Kagayanon artist Michael Bacol won an Award of Merit in the recently concluded Philippine Art Awards (PAA) National Competition 2018 held at the Yuchengco Museum in Makati City. The Award of Merit is among the Top 5 winners in the said competition. Bacol also won in the PAA Mindanao Regional Competition. The PAA is a national visual art competition which helps in the contemporary art development in the Philippines.
Shown below is Michael Bacol receiving the Award of Merit for the National Competition.
Michael Bacol (right) together with the other winners in the PAA National Competition.
Michael Bacol (center) receiving the award as among the winners in the Mindanao Regional Competition.
Michael (2nd from left) with other winners and his artwork.
Read more about him in this SunStar article below.