Artists Profile - Riel Hilario

    Ronald Jaramillo Hilario
    Visual Artist and Writer
    b. Sept 9, 1976 in Vigan, Ilocos Sur

    Studied santo-making from Jose Lazo, San Vicente, Ilocos Sur (1994)
    Visual Arts Major, Philippine High School for the Arts, National Arts Center, Laguna (1990-1994)
    Studied Painting and Art History, College of Fine Arts, University of the Philippines, Diliman (1994-2000)

    Solo Exhibitions

    Astral Projections (2011) The Drawing Room, Makati City
    If an Apostle Looks in, no Monkey can look out (2010) The Drawing Room, Makati City
    BaroBalasang (2010) Art Informal, Mandaluyong City
    Aniwaas (2009), Art Informal, Mandaluyong City
    Santing (2008), Art Informal, Mandaluyong City
    Homebound Sketches (2006), Boston Gallery, Quezon City
    Kadkaduwa (2005),Boston Gallery, Quezon City
    Kolorum, (2003) Boston Gallery, Quezon City
    Divining Grace (2002), Pinto Art Gallery, Antipolo City
    Works Without Faith (2001), Boston Gallery, Quezon City
    Kristuhan (1996), Hiraya Gallery, Manila

    Group Exhibitions
    Scope Basel, (The Drawing Room) Basel, Germany
    Stories of Dreams and Reality. Rossi & Rossi Gallery, London, UK in cooperation with The Drawing Room
    ArtHK 11, Hong Kong International Art Fair, HK (The Drawing Room)
    Topak: All in the Mind, Vargas Museum, Quezon City
    India Art Summit 2011, Delhi, India (The Drawing Room)
    Art Stages, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore (The Drawing Room)

    A Residency in Time, The Viewing Room, Art Informal, Mandaluyong City
    Inaugural Show, Pinto Art Museum, Antipolo City
    Icons of Rock: The Birth of Legends, Ricco Renzo Galleries, Makati City

    Anyo Dos, Art Informal, Mandaluyong City
    First Asian Outdoor Exhibition, EDSA, Metro Manila

    Alay 12, Boston Gallery, Quezon City
    17 x 17 @ 17. Metro Gallery, San Juan City
    Anyo: Annual Invitational Sculpture Exhibition, Art Informal, Mandaluyong City
    The Exiles (two-man show with Carlo Saavedra), Art Informal, Mandaluyong City
    08.08.08, Britania Art Projects Gallery, Quezon City
    Lualhati, Art Informal, Mandaluyong City
    Alay 11, Art Center, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City

    Lakbay, West Gallery, Mandaluyong City

    Alay 10, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Alay 9, Pinto Art Gallery, Quezon City

    Icones Symbolicae (two man show with Joel Alonday), Pinto Art Gallery, Antipolo City

    Sungdu-an 3: National Traveling Exhibition, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila
    Alay 8, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Sungdu-an 3: Making the Local. (Iconologia Series). Sison Auditorium, Lingayen, Pangasinan
    Alay 7, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Alay 6, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Alay 5, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Alay 4, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Alay 3, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Buen Viaje (Two-man show with Anthony Palomo), Ayala Museum, Makati City
    Kalendaryo, Vargas Museum, Quezon City
    Alay 2, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Biyaheng Makiling, Main Gallery, Cultural Center of the Philippines
    Larawan, Vargas Museum, Quezon City
    Alay, Boston Gallery, Quezon City

    Ang De-latang Pinoy: Yes the Filipino Can. Hiraya Gallery, Manila
    Mula Filibustero Hanggang Kay Marimar, Rizal Library, Ateneo de Manila, Quezon City

    Baguing, Sawdust Atbp, Main Gallery, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila

    Work Experience
    Art Workshops Instructor, Art Informal (2004-2010)
    Special Education Teacher (Arts Studies), Philippine High School for the Arts (2005-08)
    Gallery Curator, Boston Gallery (2002-2007) and Pinto Art Gallery (2003-2007)
    Organizer, Young Artists Development Program, Pinto Art Gallery (2005)
    Curator for Art by Addition, Orange Gallery, Bacolod City (2007)
    Curator for Tampo Lapuk, 2nd Open Terracotta Biennial, Dumaguete City (2007)
    Secretary, National Committee on Art Galleries, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (2004-2007)
    Marketing Officer and Writer, Silangan Foundation (2001-2007)
    Marketing Officer, Art Informal (2005-2006)
    Curator, Portal Shifts, Substation, Singapore (2004)
    Co-founder, Art Informal (2004)
    Co-curator, Panimula: Young Artists Selection, Ayala Museum (1998)
    Project Officer (Sambayan), National Commission for Culture and the Arts (1998)
    Project Officer, Philip Morris Philippine Art Awards, Ayala Museum (1997-2001)

    Distinctions and Special Projects

    Shortlisted, Ateneo Art Awards 2010: Shattering States, Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City (2010)
    Grant Recipient (National Commission on Culture and the Arts) to participate in the First Asian Art Museum Directors Forum, National Art Museum of China, Beijing (as Speaker on Philippine Galleries and Artist-run spaces) (2006)
    Grant Recipient (Asia-Europe Foundation and Goethe Institut Jakarta) as Philippine representative to the Multifaceted Curator Workshop in Bandung and Jakarta, Indonesia (2006)

    Grant Recipient, Dayo for Sungdu-an 3, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (2003)