Ferdie Montemayor (b.1965)
signed (lower right) dated 2015 (verso)
acrylic on canvas
45 1/2” x 57” (116 cm x 145 cm)
Ferdinand Montemayor studied Fine Arts Major in Painting at the University of the Philippines. His recent solo exhibitions include: Move (2015), Boston Gallery, Quezon City; Fireflies (2014), Boston Gallery, Quezon City; Game (2014), Pinto Art Museum, Antipolo City; Race (2013), Boston Gallery, Quezon City; (2012), Tin-aw Art Gallery, Makati City.
Abroad, Montemayor has participated in various group exhibitions in Singapore, Malaysia and Japan including: Maelstrom (2012), Valentine Willie Fine Art, Singapore; Art Expo Malaysia (2011), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 14th Asian International Art Exhibition (1999), Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan.
Montemayor has also received numerous awards that attest to a solid artistic practice. He received the Metrobank Foundation Award for Continuing Excellence and Service (ACES) in 2004. In 1992, Montemayor was the grand prize winner in the 9th Metrobank National Painting Competition. He was the recipient of Thirteen Artists Award by the Cultural Centre of the Philippines in 1994 and in the following year, he was named the Most Outstanding Visual Artist of Antipolo.