Thursday, June 20, 2024

Sining Filipina National Art Competition now open for entries

Sining Filipina National Art Competition now open for entries

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The submission deadline is until January 31, 2024.

In a celebration of art, women empowerment, and the boundless creativity of Filipina artists, BDO Unibank, Inc. and SM Supermalls, in collaboration with the Zonta Club of Makati and Environs, proudly announce the launch of the first-ever all-female national art competition in the Philippines – Sining Filipina.

Entries for Sining Filipina, the pioneering all-female national art competition in the Philippines, are being accepted until January 31, 2024.

This groundbreaking competition aims to provide a platform for Filipinas to express their artistic talents, promoting them as originators of art and empowering them in the creative realm. With both Figurative and Non-Figurative categories, Sining Filipina invites participants to showcase their unique perspectives on the contemporary woman.

(L-R): SM Supermalls’ Vice President for Corporate Marketing Grace Magno, Zonta International Foundation for Women District 17 Ambassador Armita Rufino, Zonta Club of Makati and Environs (ZCME) Past President Maritess Pineda, Zonta International Past President Olivia Ferry, ZCME Vice President Joanne Zapanta-Andrada, BDO Unibank Vice President and Head of Sustainability Office Marla Alvarez, BDO Private Bank Executive Vice President and Head of Wealth Management Group Stella Cabalatungan, ZCME President Rosario Abaya, SM Supermalls’ President Steven Tan, BDO Unibank Senior Vice President and Head of Cash Management Services, Transaction Banking Group Carlo Nazareno, and BDO Unibank First Vice President and Officer in Charge for Marketing Communications Group Hannah Lopez

Contestants should submit original artworks, entirely conceptualized and executed by themselves, until the deadline on January 31, 2024. The competition offers a generous cash prize of up to P250,000 for the First Place Winner, providing not only recognition but also a significant boost to their artistic journey.

SM Supermalls’ President, Steven Tan (right), with BDO Unibank Vice President and Head of Sustainability Office, Marla Alvarez (second from right), Zonta Club of Makati and Environs Vice President, Joanne Zapanta-Andrada (second from left), and host Ces Drilon (left), during the panel discussion at the recent Sining Filipina National Art Competition Media Launch at the SM Aura Samsung Hall Lobby.
SM Supermalls’ President Steven Tan
BDO Unibank Vice President and Head of Sustainability Office Marla Alvarez
Zonta Club of Makati and Environs Vice President Joanne Zapanta-Andrada

For a detailed understanding of the mechanics, application process, and guidelines, interested participants can visit https://zontaclubme.com/sining-filipina/. Additionally, inquiries can be directed to siningfilipina.secretariat@gmail.com.

This initiative reflects the commitment of BDO Unibank, Inc., SM Supermalls, and the Zonta Club of Makati and Environs, to champion the flourishing talents of Filipina artists. As a testament to their support, the competition seeks to amplify the voices and visions of women in the realm of art.

Join us in celebrating the richness of Filipina creativity – Sining Filipina awaits your masterpiece!

To know more about the exciting events at SM Supermalls, visit www.smsupermalls.com or follow @SMSupermalls on social media.