Filipino Spirit

Artist: Danielle Age: 15 School: Clarendon College City: Roxas Country: Philippines Medium: Poster color In my drawing you can see the Filipino values and traditions. I gave emphasis to the boy holding the hand of his father to bless. That shows respect. Events that are celebrated every month are also mounted like, “Reyna Elena,” “Mahal […]

Unique Traditions of Filipino Mindoreño

Artist: Michelle Age: 14 School: Clarendon College Country: Philippines Medium: Oil pastel My scene shows mixed traditions of Filipinos. On the left side it illustrates “Simbang Gabi,” which we celebrate during Christmas season. On the right side, it is a house decorated with many products of agriculture which we get from our fertile land. It […]

Climbing Mango Tree

Artist: Jean Age: 12 School: St. Francis School – VSA arts Phillippines, Inc. City: Quezon City Country: PHILIPPINES Medium: pencil, oil pastel I drew a picture of a scene in our province in Tuguegrao Cagayan. I love mangoes. When I’m hungry I climb our mango tree and my brother helps me. I chose this scene […]

My Favorite

Artist: Camilo Age: 13 School: St. Francis School – VSA arts Phillippines, Inc. City: Quezon City Country: PHILIPPINES Medium: oil pastel, crayon I drew a picture of a scene in our house. Every Saturday I see an ice cream vendor through our window with my sister. Then we go down and buy ice cream. I […]

Pet Shop

Artist: Nathan Age: 7 School: Listen to Happiness Speech Therapy Center City: Quezon City Country: PHILIPPINES Medium: crayon, pastel The pets are happy in the pet shop. The vet takes care of the animals. I chose this scene because I love my pet and I love animals. I like drawing and reading books. I like […]

Ants At Work

Artist: Ray Jasper Age: 10 School: St. Francis School- VSA arts Philippines Country: Philippines “I am wearing a green shirt lying with my best friend on the ground. I chose this scene because we were watching the ants, how they help each other.” “In my family, I have one brother and my mother and father. […]

Happy Time

Artist: Maricar Age: 16 School: St. Francis School – VSA arts Philippines, Inc. City: North Araneta Subdivision Country: Philippines My cousin and I are playing “sungka” (a Filipino game). I chose this scene because it is my favorite past time when our family visits relatives in the province. It makes me think. I live with […]

My Happy Time

Artist: Clouie Age: 7 School: VSA Arts NG Pilipinas City: Quezon City Country: PHILIPPINES My friends and I are doing an art craft, showing different faces to our teachers. I chose this scene because it is my favorite thing to do. I live with my parents and my brother. I love to read books and […]

Karaoke

Artist: Brianna Age: 7 School: St. Francis c/0/ VSA Arts ng Pilipinas City: Quezon City Country: Philippines Artifact: Karaoke Set Medium: Water Color I am the girl singing. This is what I like to do when I am home. I chose this scene because I like to sing and dance with the Karaoke machine. I […]

Puk Pok Palayok

Artist: Kate Elaine School: St. Francis K-6 Inclusive School VSA Arts NG Pilipinas City: Quezon City Country: Philippines A game of Puk Pok Palayok is played during fiestas. The ÒitÓ is blindfolded and breaks the pot for a prize. I chose this scene because I love getting candies when the pot is broken. I have a […]

Tinikling

Artist: King Laurence C. Age: 11 School: St. Francis K-6 Inclusive School VSA Arts NG Pilipinas City: Quezon City Country: Philippines This shows the traditional dance called Tinikling. I am sancing it with my classmates in school. We dance through bamboos. I chose this scene because I wanted to show others how uniques this dance is. […]

Bayanihan

Artist: Kevin Age: 12 School: Guardian Angels Institute of Learning City: Mandaluyong Country: PHILIPPINES I am carrying the nipa hut at the middle. My painting shows my country’s old tradition. Bayanihan means unity. I chose this scene because it shows unity and cooperation. I am proud of my culture. “In my family I have a […]