Nature's Impulse: New paintings by Rosscapili

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Nature's Impulse
New paintings by Rosscapili

With poetry by Miro Capili

Opening Cocktails on June 26, 2013, 6PM
Exhibition will run from June 27-July 8, 2013

Ayala Museum
Makati City


Rosscapili at Ayala Museum

Built around deep personal motives of freedom and the impetus of nature that moves the artist to create, Rosscapili exhibits his biggest work with a distinct approach.

Nature’s Impulse, his latest show at the Ayala Museum's ArtistSpace, references his most intimate encounters with nature which account for his deepest aesthetic moments. On the surfaces of his canvases are nubbly textures of paint, some with silky watery glaze keyed to a sense of gesture and fluidity. His brushwork has a particular unrestrained take on movement, manifesting in broad calligraphic and swirling strokes. In this show, he celebrates these affinities with nature and its powerful presence in humanity.

Opening cocktails will be on June 26 at 6PM. Exhibit will run until July 8, 2013. For more details, please call 8368799, 4700360 or email


About the Artist

Rosscapili, 54, collaborates with architects, interior designers and design groups. He delivers site-specific artwork anywhere around the globe.

His commissioned bodies of work are seen in Chanel Centre Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel Makati, De LaSalle Museum, National Panasonic, Citibank, Johnson & Johnson, Philippine Airlines, Philippine Stock Exchange, United Airlines, Belo Clinic, Philam Life Makati, Waterfront Hotel and Casino Cebu, Manila Pavilion Hotel, and Opus in Resorts World to name a few.
Some of his esteemed collectors are Ambassador Philippe Lhuillier, Senator Ralph Recto, Ms. Kuh Ledesma, Senator Sonny Angara, Manolo Lopez, the Sultan of Qatar, Indonesian Ambassador Soedarmono, Jean Henri Lhuillier, Senator Miguel Zubiri, Singaporean Ambassador Maurice Baker, and Ms. Korina Sanchez.

Rosscapili has mounted over 30 solo art exhibitions in Manila, Paris, and the United States. He has participated in more than 35 group exhibitions in Fukuoka, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and Seoul Korea.

He has also accumulated at least 55 awards and distinctions, including Jurors’ Choice in the 1994 Philip Morris Asean Art Awards; a Pamana ng Lahi Award in San Francisco, USA (2001), the 2008 PATA Gold Award for Travel Photo Journalism in Hyderabad, India; the 2009 Ani ng Dangal Presidential Award. He was also an Executive Council member of the National Committee on Visual Arts of the NCCA from 2007-2010, and Chairman of the Philippine Committee at the 26th Asian International Art Exhibition (AIAE) in Seoul, Korea in 2011.

Rosscapili was featured in coffee table books including 21st Century Filipino Artists, Art Philippines, The Art Collector's Guidebook, 100 Years 100 Artists, the CCP Directory of Filipino Artists, World Artist Directory, and Standard Chartered Bank's 140 Years.

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