Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Artist Profile - Marvin D. Baldemor

Marvin D. Baldemor , has been working and painting for some time now in Ireland, documenting and capturing the essence of the country on paper and canvas. He paints people, landscapes and historical landmarks based on the method and design principles he learned from his homeland.

Born in 1969 in Lucena City, Philippines where he received his early art training from his father . He feels that accumulated gift of knowledge coupled with a lot of practice results in the emergence of individual style. Baldemor’s work is typically dominated by bold colors, combining acrylic paint, sand, handmade papers, collage and Ink. He won several Art Awards in the painting competition of The Art Association of the Philippines and belong in the 25th finalist of The Windsor & Newton and the year 2000 Art Competition.

Baldemor continued paintings and held numerous group exhibition. Recently his painting Ceili was selected in the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts , 128th Annual Exhibition 2009 in Northern Ireland, Belfast. Last Summer 2008 he was one of the five artist included in the Summer Art Exhibition in the Central Bank of Dublin and, In 2004 and 2007 he was selected in The North West Artist Exhibition and in The Iontas 17th National Small Works Art Competition and Exhibition in Sligo. Also selected in The Open Art Exhibition in the Glebe Gallery, Co.Donegal. His painting can be view in Art galleries in Letterkenny, Sligo ,Dublin and Belfast.