RODOLFO RAGODON +

Born 1929 in Manila U.P. School of Fine Arts.  Is noted for his paintings of Philippine church facades, as much as for his series on Philippine nipa huts.  Held a UNESCO grant to study European and Mexican churches for a year. Received several awards from the CAP.  Headed the Sunday Times Magazine Art Section.  Was a 1964 TOYM awardee for Art and also a cultural awardee of the Australian government. Actively worked with the Filipinas Foundation in setting up the Ayala Museum. Commissioned in 1978 by First Lady Imelda Marcos to do a painting of the Miagao church in Iloilo as a gift to Pope Paul II. Held several one-man shows in reputable Manila art galleries. Featured in Manuel Duldulao’s book “Contemporary Philippine Art” and in the CCP’s Encyclopedia of Philippine Art. Was a member of the National Museum Authentication board.


Featured Works: 2 Pieces
(All Measurements in Inches)

 


"NIPA HUT II"
1990
#0452
8.25X10.75

ACRYLIC ON ARCHES PAPER
Php 12,000

Nipa Huts (1 pc)

 


"CHURCH III"
1990
#0454
13.25X20.5

WATERCOLOR ON ARCHES PAPER
Php 16,000

Churches (1 pc)