I never called myself an art critic. For me, it is a vert heavy hat to wear, knowing that I do not have the academic training to call myself an art critic. All I know is that I love art, culture, literature, and anything in between.
“When you leave home to follow your dreams, your road will probably be riddled with potholes, not always paved in happy Technicolor bricks. You’ll probably be kicked to the ground 150 million times and told you’re nuts by friends and strangers alike. As you progress you may feel lonely or terrified for your physical and emotional safety. You may overestimate your own capabilities or fail to live up to them, and you’ll surely fall flat on your face once in a while,” wrote Kelly Cutrone, the founder of People’s Revolution, a fashion public relations, branding, and marketing firm Continue reading “Saying ‘Goodbye’ and the works of Monnar Baldemor”→
There are three things that I cannot live without – the beauty that surrounds me; the truth in my heart; and the good things that Universe and the humanity have to offer.
The art of Ysa Gernale-Santos is indeed, one of the good things that the Grand Architect of the Universe and humanity are offering and I am going to accept it, willingly and whole-heartedly for they truly reflect her experiences and realizations, first as a Filipino visual artist, second as a mother, and lastly, as a human being that struggles to live a life that is full and meaningful, not only for herself but for those whom she loves so dearly. Continue reading “Honoring her heart, her being, and the things important: The art of Ysa Gernale (Santos)”→