Philippine artist at Furman Park

DOWNEY - Local artist Rafael Maniago will be the guest demonstrator when Downey Art League and the Traditional Artist's Guild of Paramount meet Tuesday at Furman Park at 7:30 p.m.Maniago studied fine art and commercial advertising at the University of the East in Manila. He owned and operated an art gallery in Maila for 20 years before coming to the United States in 1985. Maniago continued his studies at the Pasadena Art Center. He now specializes in portraits, and has completed more than 1,000 portraits of Philippine leaders. More recently, Maniago has dabbled in outdoor paintings and teaching art. Maniago's demonstration Tuesday is free and open to the public.

********** Published: October 23, 2009 - Volume 8 - Issue 27