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MARIPER MENEZ LLENO or “Pearl”, was an accidental writer. Although writing was a passion since she was a child, it never occurred to her that one day, her works would land into the pages of one of our leading local dailies. Since then, she has been commissioned to cover art events and to create artists’ Read More →


What is that about a father’s love to his children? Can it even be compared with that of the mother’s love to her children? Perhaps, yes. Maybe, no. But then, men know how to sacrifice, too. I’ve known Dario since time immemorial. We worked together at the Population Center Foundation, he, as the senior artist Read More →


Once an extraordinaire art director of Philippine Airlines, Ross Capili, flew very high in his executive career, hobnobbing with the airline moguls and Manila’s elite for most of his stint. He travelled with some of them, to international accounts, promoting the airline, while billeted in first class hotel suites, with round-the-clock valet and room service Read More →


We are a group of women artists from the Philippines having ethical manners, high self-esteem, strong yet feminine qualities, exuding class, self-respect and dignity. We have high regard for inner happiness, trustworthiness and we are also domestic goddesses on our own right. Truly Women of Substance, the United Women Artists Association of the Philippines is Read More →

Fidel Sarmiento Photo

Fidel Sarmiento breathes art. Yet his whole being is wired to AAP. Having watched him all these 12 years, that commitment to the association he remarkably displayed is undisputed to this very day. I saw him taught kids and I saw how every artwork metamorphosed. It was exceptional. Seeing every child’s artwork progressed to its Read More →