Sino si Juan
Kuwento nina Gigo Alampay at Annette Ferrer
Inilaraw ni John Paul Antido
Parehong Pilipino ang magulang ni Juan, pero nakatira silang lahat sa England. Madalas siyang kuwentuhan ng kaniyang mga magulang tungkol sa Pilipinas—tungkol sa kultura, kasaysayan, mga kuwento, at mga tradisyon nito. Pero ni minsan di pa nakatungtong si Juan sa Pilipinas. Hanggang ngayon.
Sa unang pagkakataon sa kaniyang buhay, bibisita si Juan sa Pilipinas. Samahan siya sa kaniyang pagtuklas ng kahulugan ng pagiging isang Pilipino sa pamamagitan ng mga palaisipan, pagkulay, at iba pa.
Type: Softbound, full-color
Age Recommendation: 6 to 12 years old
About the Artist: John Paul Antido, or Japs for short, hails from Antipolo and is a graduate of the University of the Philippines Fine Arts Program major in painting. Impressionistic and Van Gogh-esque, Japs' works are lively in color and movement. By mixing traditional and modern symbols, he is able ti succinctly capture the Filipino culture's vibrancy, hybridity, and ever-changing nature.
Japs received praise and awards for his works, including the grand prize in the 2005 Art Petron National Student Art Competition. He was also shortlisted in the 2011 Philip Morris Philippine Art Awards, the 2009 Metrobank Art and Design Excellence National Competition, the 2005 GSIS Annual Painting Competition, among others. He has also exhibited in Lao, Singapore, Malaysia, and Denmark.
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