Rovart Purio Cagayat
Rovart Cagayat is a flexible painter, sculptor, carver and he is also into sugar craft modelling. He was born and raised in Paete Laguna, a town known for its generations of skilled artisans. He started his painting career at the age of 21 and was one of the Top 10 finalists of METRO BANK FOUNDATION NATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION 2000 with the artwork entitled “NAGBABADHA”. Rovart is known for his creation inspired by “BATANG 80’s at 90’s”. Most of his artworks are culturally defined and use vibrant and bold media with unexpected color combinations.
His perseverance led him to venture overseas and became a Professional Culinary Artist at Radisson Blu Hotel Dubai Deira Creek and Dubai World Trade Center. He was hailed twice as the BEST ARTIST of THE EMIRATES CULINARY GUILD YEAR 2011-2012 SIAL ABU DHABI, which included Open Showpiece, Chocolate Carving, Ice Carving and Vegetable Carving.
Garnering 22 GOLD, 42 Silver, and 31 Bronze Medals over 18 years of experience as an ARTIST and SCULPTOR. He believes his skills were refined by constant research and motivation.