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					Claro Ramirez
Lives and works in the Philippines
Address:     24 Baghdad corner Beirut, B.F. Homes Paranaque, 1700 Pque., MM
             Tel: (632) 825-5325, Mobile: 0917-9536301
Studied at: University of Santo Tomas, Commercial Arts, 1983-1985
            University of the Philippines., B.A. Painting, 1986-1991

Selected Awards
CCP Thirteen Artists Award, 2000.
Cultural Center of the Philippines Visual Arts Venue Grant, 1999, 2002.
Mex-Am Honorable Mention Grant, Vermont Studio Center, 1999 and 1996.
Juror's Choice, Painting Category, Art Association of the Philippines Annual
        Competition, 1995
Finalist, Philippine Art Awards, 2001,1995 and 1994
Second Place, UP Sigma Delta Environmental Art Competition, 1991, 1990
Finalist, 23rd Shell National Art Competition, 1990

Solo Exhibitions
2002 Deep Penetration, Cultural Center of the Philippines Small Gallery, Manila
2000 Tampulan, Cultural Center of the Philippines Bulwagang Carlos Francisco,     Manila
1998 Bagay? Bagay., Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong
1997 Recent Work, West Gallery, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong
1997 Dayo, Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont, U.S.A.
1996 Palliative Formulations, Lopez Museum Gallery, Ortigas Center, Pasig

Selected Group Exhibitions
2003 First Bulacan Art Festival, Pulilan, Bulacan
2003 Densities: Making Sense of Dense Cities, CCP Front Lawn, Manila
2002 Asian Comments, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002 City Transformers, Laznia Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland
2002 Recent Works, Kulay Diwa Art Galleries, Parañaque City
2002 The Coaster Project, Destination: The World, A.W.O.L Gallery, Toronto and Havana
      Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; Inner Mongolia Museum of Fine Arts, China; Galerie
      Wolfson, Aalborg, Denmark; Art Legacy Gallery, Hamphshire, England; Art Gallery
      Ripustus, Hameenlinna, Finland; Andreas Baumgartl Galerie, Munich and Atelier
      Block 16, Hannover, Germany; Lakeeren Gallery, Mumbai, India; The Gallery of
      Mizpe Hayamim, Israel; Ichon Art Center and Museum of Chunghakdae, Korea;
      Museo de la Ciudad, Guadalajara, Mexico; West Gallery, Music Museum and
      Freedom Bar, Manila, Philippines; Otwarta Pracownia Gallery, Krakow, Poland; The
      Open Window Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa; Bilbao Arte and Espacio F Gallery,
      Spain; Artemis Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey; The Simon Wiesenthal Center, Museum
      of Tolerance, Fort Collins Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Cultural Center,
      Woman Made Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Fuller
      Museum of Art, The National Center of African American Artists, Bernard Toale
      Gallery, Florence Lynch Gallery, Gallery Tonje, Parson’s Fine Arts Gallery, PS 122
      Gallery, Rockland Art Center, and the Southeast Museum, United States
2002 Hilagyo, GSIS Museo ng Sining
2001 Philip Morris Philippine Art Awards, Metropolitan Museum of Manila
2001 Bangladesh Biennale, Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2001 Depleted, The Drawing Room, Makati
2001 Annual Sound Art Festival, Surrounded by Water Gallery, Pasig
2000 Paper Over, Ayala Museum Gallery III, Makati
2000 CCP Thirteen Artists Award Exhibition, CCP Main Gallery, Manila
2000 Artist Friendship Association of Asia Exhibition,Tokyo Metropolitan Museum,
     Japan and the Nanjin Museum, China
1999 Vision 21, Jorge Vargas Memorial Museum, Quezon City
1998 Sculptour, GSIS Museo ng Sining, Manila
1998 Second Fax Art Biennale, Gallery Showcase, The Showspace Galleries,
     Reykjavik, Iceland
1999 The Filipino Can!, Hiraya Gallery, Manila, NCCA Galleries, Manila, Jorge Vargas
     Memorial Museum, Quezon City, Museo Iloilo
1996 Functional Art, The Junk Shop, Cubao, Quezon City
1995 Painting by Numbers (One Hundred Artists), Cultural Center of the Philippines,
1990 Philippine Paintings: A Survey of Trends and Forms, Traveling ASEAN Show,
     Goethe Institut Manila, Quezon City
1990 Baguio Summer Arts Festival, University of the Philippines, Baguio
1987 6 x 8 / 8 x 12, Finale Art File, Makati

Guillermo, Alice. “Experiencing Installations,” Today, December 8, 2002.
Tejero, Constantino. “The Year’s Most Significant Art Exhibits,” Philippine Daily
        Inquirer, December 23, 2002.
Ruiz, Jose Tence. “Atras/Avant: Reflections from a Continuing Reinvention of the Thirteen
Artists,” Pananaw, Phil. Journal of Visual Arts, Volume 4, National
        Commission for Culture and the Arts, Manila, 2002.
Labrador, Ana P. “A Bigger Drawing Room,” The Philippine Star, December 17, 2001
Flores, Patrick D. “Paper Over,” Ayala Museum, October 2000.
Flores, Patrick D. “Coming and Going,” Cultural Center of the Philippines Thirteen
         Artists Award Catalogue, September 2000.
Ruiz, Jose Tence. “M.M.Y.,” National Commission for Culture and the Arts, December
Cañete, Reuben Ramas. “Tomorrow’s Art Today,” The Philippine Star, December 20,
Lerma, Ramon E.S., "Claro Ramirez's Mish-Mash of Text and Objects," Philippine Daily
        Inquirer, November 9, 1998.
Valdez, Violet. “Trash and Treasure,” Philippine Daily Inquirer, May 20, 1996.
Cid Reyes, "Abstract Art of the Eighties," Art Philippines, The Crucible Workshop,
      Manila, 1992.

Organizational Affiliations

Member, Saturday Group of Artists, 1990.
Member, Art Association of the Philippines, 1994.
Member, Society of Philippine Sculptors, 1999.

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