Aristole “Aris” Reveral Ventures
Aristole "Aris" Reveral Ventures is one of the established visual artists from Samar, the founder of the Eastern Visayas Young Visual Artists Association "BAGHID," a former senior high school teacher at Calbayog Art and Design School of Eastern Visayas (CADSEV), and also a member of SULYAP.
He is known for his mind-twisting surrealistic concept of paintings, as well as his marvelous figurative abstractions using cubism style and refined realism.
He graduated with a BS in Industrial Technology Major in Drafting from Northwest Samar State University and is currently based in Marikina City, Metro Manila. He worked at MC Graphics International as a former advertising installation supervisor, artist designer, and site photographer.
He has participated in over one hundred group exhibitions all over the country since 1995. He has received several local and national awards and won 5 championships in the years 1993, 1995, 2000, and 2019, respectively. His name has been published in national and international art books, including Art Creation by Carmi Book 3 - Artist's Self Portrait Edition - Part 2, and Book 5 - Artist's Classic Nude Figures Edition, Philippine Modernism Book, and Europe Pinoy International Art Book "Heart For Art" showcasing his high level of artistry.
As a testament to his high level of artistry, Ventures was included in an international group art exhibit entitled "Tugahan nga ladawan sa isla san Samar" held at the Philippine Art Center in New York City, USA, and was a national finalist during the 2005 Dumaguete Open Biennial Terra-cotta Sculpture Competition at Silliman University, Dumaguete City. Ventures has established himself as a noted artist; his versatility ranks highly amongst his peers, allowing him to switch from one genre to another with ease. Indeed, his future is confirmed; there is no other way but up.