PHOTOS: Art in the Park 2015 Throwback

Art lovers in Manila, we’ve got something exciting to look forward to this weekend: Art in the Park 2016 is coming to town this Sunday, April 3!

Cover photo from Art in the Park’s official Facebook page

An affordable local art fair now on its 10th year, this much-awaited event is held every year in Jaime Velasquez park in Salcedo Village, Makati.

Marco and I had a blast at last year’s event! It was a (warm) afternoon of art appreciation, knick knacks, summer food, and more art appreciation. I’m really looking forward to going inspiration hunting and maybe even buying a piece or two this time around.

For those going for the first time this Sunday, setting out early in the morning will give you a better chance at finding a parking space not too far from the park. But going in the late afternoon/early evening to avoid the heat isn’t such a bad idea either. Dress comfy and anticipate the crowd of artists/art buyers/hipsters who will be there as well to see art and be art. #ThereISaidIt #haha

Romeo Lee paintings from Art in the Park 2015
The Thursday Group’s booth
My favorite piece that I saw that day. I still think about how I wish I bought this.
Peace out
A painting by one of my friends, Alfred Marasigan 🙂
Sunflowers make me happy 
Best view in the park though (hehe)
Fun fact: This was one of our first dates! But it feels just like yesterday 🙂

It’s bold, but one of my goals is to have some of my artworks sold at this fair next year. Fingers crossed!!!

See you there!


For more information, check out Art in the Park’s official website here and their Facebook page here.


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