MANILA, Philippines - Over a hundred original scrolled Chinese artwork and paintings on Chinese fans will be on display at SM Lanang's atrium from October 13 to 26.
This exhibit is a first in the Philippines.
The exhibit will also feature the original western paintings of Chan Lim family patriarch, Jose Lim. A prolific painter for over 50 years, Lim is recognized as one of the country’s master Chinese calligraphy artists.
An on-the-spot Chinese painting demonstration to be led by Dr. Alex Chan Lim, Ph.D will be held at Marco Polo Davao Hotel’s Lobby on Sunday, October 14, 11AM.
At least 20 of the exhibited Chinese paintings on Chinese fans shall be donated to the Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF).
They shall be sold to the public to help PEF's conservation efforts in ensuring the survival of the endangered Philippine Eagle.
"The exhibit offers the rare pleasure of enjoying Chinese artwork crafted using ancient hand-painting techniques while taking part in a global cause to save Philippine Eagles from extinction.
"Arts and philanthropy are powerful inspirations for humanity and so PEF is very happy to be a part of this initiative," says Dennis J.I. Salvador, Philippine Eagle Foundation’s executive director.
Donations to the Philippine Eagle Foundation are welcome. Their contact numbers are (082) 271-2337 or (082) 284-0568. - Rappler.com