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Noli Española

10 Artworks


Noli Española is a Filipino visual artist, muralist and art teacher. He went to FEATI University School of Fine Arts. As a mixed media artist, he works wonders on landscapes, brooks, nudes, still life, portraits, abstracts, underwater, and pen and ink. Noli has already won several awards and recognition in art and painting competitions: Grandprize winner at the 12th Hispanidad Painting Competition sponsored by the Spanish Embassy, 1st prize at the Human Right’s Painting Competition, and an honorable mention at the 2nd Nationwide Electrification Administration Painting Competition to name a few. His fascinating pieces have also been featured in the Philippine Daily Inquirer and the Coffee Table Book publication.

from: http://www.artmanila.com/an-interview-with-mixed-media-artist-noli-espanola/

Awards and Recognition

1985 - Finalist 2nd Metrobank Annual Painting Competition

1989 - Grand Prize 12th Hispanidad Painting Competition sponsored for the Spanish Embassy
 Special Award Human Rights on-the-spot painting competition, Pasig, Metro Manila

1990 - 1st prize Human Rights on the spot painting competition, Pasig, Metro Manila
 Honorable Mention - 2nd Nationwide National Electrification Administration

1991 - Finalist 3rd Ecology Art Competition, Ayala Museum

1995 - Finalist - Diwa ng Sining Painting Competition sponsored by the National Commission on Culture, Arts and Rotary Club International District 3810 held at the Art Walk, SM Megamall

2001 - Certification of Participation - Art Exhibit held at the National Bureau of Investigation Tilted: Focal Points for Gender Concern

Certificate of Appreciation for being a judge at the Celebration of Women’s Month Titled: “Kababaihan, Kabalikat at Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran held at the N.B.I, Manila

Solo Exhibition

1986 - 1st One Man Show Art Exhibition “Tinta at Iba pa” held at Galleria Andrea Plaza San Luis, Intramuros, Manila

1996 - 2nd One Man Show “Tinta at Iba pa - Series II” held at G. Design and Art Gallery, Shangrila Edsa Plaza Hotel, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong Manila

2005 - 3rd One Man Show “Pakpak Lawin” held at Galleria Andrea Plaza San Luis, Intramuros Manila

2017 - 4th One Man Show “Pakpak Lawin - Metamorphosis” heldat Artes the Gallery, 2nd floor Heartbeat Bldg. Quezon Avenue, Quezon City


2002 - Included in the Encyclopedia of Philippines Art Vol. 1

2010 - Included in the Filipino Legacies of Art

Group Exhibition:

Participated in more than a hundred group shows here and abroad since the 1980's up to the present.