Friday, July 11, 2008

Tamondong In Color Dynamics

Christian Tamondong holds his 10th one-man show billed "Pajama Party" from July 12-31, 2008 at the Blanc Art Space. Ten years before (in 1998), he was a passionate art student of the Institute of Fine Arts of the Philippine Women's University. His former instructor in Color Dynamics, Nimfa Ursabia, was kind enough to share some of Tamondong's class seat works with me. They truly convey Tamondong's early fascination with colors and shapes- the springboard to his now whimsical, somewhat cartoonish and metaphoric images. Here are two of them, posted with permission from the artist: