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Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – TINI MEYER – Artist & Humanitarian
Nov12

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – TINI MEYER – Artist & Humanitarian

Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf – TINI MEYER – Artist & Humanitarian Tini Meyer Photo by Eros Goze for Illustrado Magazine Artist Tini Meyer who specializes in contemporary abstracts, has exhibited and received accolades for her works on canvas and public art not only in the UAE, but also in Canada, Spain, the UK and even China.  This citizen of the world who is of German, Filipino and Spanish heritage, was originally...

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Re-branding the Image of the Filipino
Feb10

Re-branding the Image of the Filipino

By Didi Paterno-Magpali  Changing stereotypes take time. But these women say that with the right packaging and mindset, the Filipino image can be positively re-branded. Most every Filipino can remember the uproar that ensued when the Oxford English Dictionary included in its definition of Filipina “a nanny or maid”.  The nation went up in arms to complain and fight for their honor. An editorial by the Philippine Center for Journalism...

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UAE Filipino Art Showcase
Sep08

UAE Filipino Art Showcase

DARWIN “JAPAT” GUEVARRA From winning the Sheikha Manal New Signatures Young Artists Awards in 2007, bagging the silver prize at the Red Bull Art of Can Competition, to his first solo exhibition and his fruitful association with the renowned Tashkeel gallery, Darwin “Japat” Guevarra is arguably one of the first local Filipino artists to have paved the way for other aspiring creative kababayans in the emirates. Tell us about your...

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From the Red Carpet and Beyond – Shots from Illustrado’s WOS 2012 Event

Photos by Donald Rosales.  Additional images from Marlon Bautista and James Tasarra At the Anlene section Photographer Harry Cruz with wife Desiree Illustrado EIC Lalaine Chu-Benitez with contemporary artist and WOS 2010 Honoree Tini Meyer (L-R) Agnes Pedrosa Marelid, Lalaine Chu-Benitez and Philippine Commercial Attache Jose Dinsay and wife Jinggay Dinsay (L-R) Lilian Lee Bautista and WOS 2009 Honoree Engr Mary Jane Alvero Al Mahdi...

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Tini Meyer: Capturing her life’s journeys in art

From achieving great recognition for her works on canvas and public art, Tini Meyer is probing deep into transition as she explores human fat and fish eyes as prime subjects for her current projects. Her art is evolving, yes, but her portrait as beautiful woman, talented artist, humanitarian and proud Filipina is unchanging – like the immortal piece of true masters. This artist, who has mixed German, Filipino and Spanish heritage, is...

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