Filipino digital painter Rebie Ramoso featured in Italian Atlas of Contemporary Art

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Rebie Ramoso (Center) and her artworks inspire empathy. As a visual and conceptual artist, she has always strived to elicit a visceral response from her audience. Photos from Rebie Ramoso’s Facebook and website.

Filipino digital painter Rebie Ramoso has been featured in the Italian Atlas of Contemporary Art – the only Filipino among 800 artists in the latest edition of the renowned art book.

Ramoso represents Philippine artistry in the massive volume of a thousand pages dedicated to complete the mapping of Italian artistic context.

The digital painter shared to social media on July 27, 2020, the honor of being featured in the Atlas saying:

“I am honored to be one of two Asians, and the only Filipino featured in the atlas. This is a strong reminder of who I really am and what I want to share with the world.”

The Filipino artist earned the approval of the scientific committee for the Atlante dell’Arte Contemporanea 2020 (Atlas of Contemporary Art) which was launched at the MAXXI Foundation, National Museum in Rome on June 5, 2020.

The young artist, who studied painting at the University of the Philippines Diliman and Psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University where she graduated cum Claude, expresses art that inspires empathy.

Art critic and Artistic Director, Dr. Rosi Raneri wrote of Ramoso’s works stating:

“The strength of the artistic research of young artist, Rebie, is that she dwells in capturing the emotion and psychology of experiences, allowing us to understand the motivations of the women in her paintings; such that we are moved to visually read their thoughts.”

Ramoso’s works have been featured in solo and collective exhibitions locally and internationally and can be viewed on her website.

Listed below are some of her award-winning digital paintings and exhibits:

  1. “The Long Forgetting,” – received the Special Merit award at the 5th Annual All Women Art Exhibition, organized by Light Space and Time Gallery, in Florida, USA in 2015.
  2. Her paintings were featured at EGOS XIII Edition: From Picasso to the International Artists, at Oud-Sint Jan Museum, Brugge, Belgium in 2017.
  3. “How I Forget You,” was featured in ArtExpo New York, through Coronari 111 Gallery, Rome, Italy in April 2018.
  4. Her solo exhibition entitled, “The Stories That Write Us”, at Galleria La Pigna, Rome, Italy, featured her aesthetic research on the different cusps shared by women beyond distance, culture and geographic differences in May 2019.

The Filipino artist is the Founder and Chief Product Designer of Quarkus and is a member of the Kababaihan sa Sining at Bagong Sibol na Kamalayan (Kasibulan) and Art Ventures and Advocacy Network (ARTVAN).

Another artist who made a name internationally is self-taught Filipino graphic designer AJ Dimarucot who was featured on NBA’s Vince Carter tribute

11 Filipino artists recently held an advanced virtual group exhibit that will be showcased in Art Moments Jakarta next year.

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Alyssa Leyda-Aldemo
Alyssa Leyda-Aldemo was a contributor in the News Letter of her former agency and is currently a content writer on her church's website and social media platform. She is now a full-time housewife who wants to re-ignite her passion for writing.