News 2013

NEWS 2013


The Sprawl
November 7 – December 2, 2013
Art Informal Gallery
Manila, Philippines
For more info click here

The Awkward Inevitable
A new series of more than 20 paintings.
May 25 – July 30, 2013
Gallery 13
Minneapolis, Minnesota


February 22 – June 3, 2013
Pop Up Artshop
Cra 54 # 68-169
Barranquilla, Colombia
For more info click here.

Eye On The Storm
March 1 – April 13, 2013
Bob Rauschenberg Gallery
8099 College Parkway
Fort Myers, Florida
You can download the catalog here.
June 13 – July 26, 2013
Housatonic Museum of Art
900 Lafayette Boulevard
Bridgeport, Connecticut
For more information click here.

Benefit Auction in support of Advancing Human Rights (AHR)

Ten artists selected to show alongside Ai Wei Wei in support of Advancing Human Rights’ efforts to promote social activism.
The pieces are created specifically for this event, with oppression and struggle as the core concept of the work.
April 30, 2013
545 West 25th Street, Floor 7, New York, NY

Here Is Where We Jump: El Museo del Barrio’s 2013 Bienal

June 11 – January 4, 2014
El Museo del Barrio
1230 5th Avenue, New York, NY

The Indifference of Wisdom
June 14 – July 12, 2013
Brooklyn, NY
A group exhibition on the theme ‘transgression personified’ opening on June 14.



The Latest Art From New York, a review of my solo exhibition, THE SPRAWL in the BusinessMirror written by Samito Jalbuena. View the article here.

A Constellation of Identities, Winking and Shifting
, a review of our exhibition at El Museo Del Barrio’s 2013 LA BIENAL written by Holland Cotter. “In El Museo’s lobby, a wall drawing by Ernest Concepcion, born in 1977 in the Philippines, depicts El Museo and buildings farther east caught up in a kind of whirlwind. It’s a fantastic image, out of a digital disaster film, but with a grain of factuality: the barrio really is being blown apart by gentrification.” To read the full article click here.

Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings, a book by Matt Bua & Max Goldfarb included one of my drawings. It is now available on

Gang of Five, a book by Ninotchka Rosca included a couple of my paintings. For more info click here.

Satellite, a biannual Toronto-based magazine focusing on cities, culture and politics featured my works. For details click here.

Contemporary Art Philippines Magazine did a feature on me detailing about my Manila shows and being a NY-based Filipino artist. View the article here.

Here is an awesome review about my solo exhibition, PUSO + DAGA, on the BusinessMirror. View the article here.

A full-page article about my work and art practice came out on Manila Bulletin. View the article here.

Tales from New York: In the End, a Good Story Is All That Remains, my group exhibition at Fran Hill Gallery, Toronto, Canada is featured on The article contains very good write ups about each artist. Check it out here.

MY work is featured in the Winter-Spring Edition of CAROUSEL #28, a Canadian-based art magazine. To see the image click here. To go to the Carousel site, click here.

My work, “The Invasion of Brainyack” at the Rockland Center for the Arts, was featured in the NY Times! Check out the article here.

Writer and art afficionado, Alice Sarmiento wrote an article about me for UNO Magazine, July 2011 issue. Check it out here.

The INVASION OF ONA drawings were featured in METRO Home & Entertaining Magazine in the Philippines. Check it out here.

You can now download THE RECLUSE #4, an annual publication from the Poetry Project of which I did the cover. Click here.

You can now listen to my podcast radio interview on Awkward Transition Phase with LA-based artist Andrew Thompson here.

I worked on a new series of oil and enamel on canvas paintings: Opened on Nov. 7, 2013 at Art Informal, Philippines
at The Rockland Center for the Arts, Oct 16 – Dec 18, 2011: Click NY Times link under PRESS & CATALOGUES for higher res
ARCHITECTURAL INVENTIONS Visionary Drawings by Matt Bua & Max Goldfarb: my work is included in this book now available on
Police Cars, oil on canvas, 22 x 32 in. 2013: from a new series of paintings called “The Awkward Inevitable”
Priests vs. Praying Mantids Trilogy: ink on paper, 44 x 30 in. each, 2012 SOLD
The Invasion Of Brainyack (drawing installation): at The Rockland Center for the Arts, Oct 16 – Dec 18, 2011
WWM – World War Mun: acrylic on vinyl, 2011 SOLD

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