Artist to give preview of work

DOWNEY - Philippine artist Rafael Maniago will demonstrate his work Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at Furman Park, part of the Downey Art League's regular meeting.Maniago studied fine art and commercial advertising at the University of the East in Manila before operating an art gallery for 20 years. He came to the United States in 1985. Upon arriving in the U.S., he continued his art studies at the Pasadena Art Center. He has painted more than 1,000 portraits of important Philippine leaders, including notables in industry, commerce and politics. Maniago continues to do outdoor paintings on a daily basis. He also teaches art. The demonstration will take place inside the Furman Park building. There is no contest to attend.

********** Published: October 20, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 27