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3rd Exhibit of 2017 Philippine Art Trek opens at Goshen Art Gallery Singapore

The Philippine Embassy in Singapore and Goshen Art Gallery launched the third exhibition of this year’s Philippine Art Trek in Singapore exhibit entitled “Impressions of Heritage” on 11 September 2017.

In “Impressions of Heritage”, visual artist Enrique Cachero Jr. presented a collection of paintings representing images of his Asian heritage fused with the western influences of the Philippine’s cultural past.

Ambassador Antonio A. Morales graced the opening of the colourful exhibit which was attended by members of the diplomatic corps, Filipino and Singaporean artists, members of the Filipino community and art connoisseur.

The guests were impressed with Mr. Cachero’s mixed media artworks with images themed in the following groups: Kalesa, the horse carriage introduced by Spanish colonials; Bahay Kubo or nipa hut, the rural Filipino dwelling of palms leaf and bamboo and life in the country; Mother and Child; Vintage Transport; transport of both elite and regular folks from the past till present; Lacquer, influenced by the lacquer art of China, Japan and other trading partners of the Philippines.

Ambassador Antonio A. Morales (extreme left) delivers his opening remarks during the launching of “Impressions of Heritage” at Goshen Art Gallery Singapore on 12 September 2017. With the Ambassador are Mr. Jack Yu, owner of Goshen Art Gallery, and Filipino artist Enrique Cachero Jr.