Art for Alice Fundraiser Event Slated for May 5

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The Art for Alice Guillermo is a fundraiser hosted by the UP Department of Art Studies (DAS), College of Fine Arts (CFA), colleagues from UP Diliman, and the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), and is slated on May 5, 2018, Saturday, 4 to 8 pm, at the UP CFA Auditorium.  Professor Guillermo is professor emeritus of DAS where she is also the former chair, an esteemed art and social critic, author of books on social realist and Philippine arts, and a nationalist educator.

Professor Guillermo has experienced a complete heart block in 2017 where she was confined in the hospital for two months. A heart pacemaker was mounted to strengthen her health. This year, it is unfortunate that she suffered an acute intraparenchymal hemorrhage or hemorrhagic stroke, and an acute kidney injury. The costs of her hospitalization and home care continue to inflate.

The Art for Alice fundraiser has three components:  an arts raffle where tickets are priced at P5,000 each and guarantees an art work prize, an online arts auction, and lugawan.

For art work donations, contact Flaudette May Datuin at DAS, or Leonilo Doloricon (09202541589).  The drop-off points are the Department of Visual Communication office, CFA at E. Jacinto Street, UP Diliman. Look for Ms. Jane M.  For DAS, it is at Pav 1122 (Palma Hall Annex) along Quirino Avenue, opposite NSRI. Look for Hans.

Works by artists Francis M. Verano, Leonilo Doloricon, Con Cabrera, Iggy Rodriguez, Vincent Coronel, Joe Datuin, Ambie Abano, Raul Lebajo, Irma Lacorte, Aba Dalena, Tednicalao Dimaporo Camahalan, Jun Vinculado, and Kelly Ramos, among others, have been donated and received for the online auction and arts raffle.

For arts raffle ticket, contact Janette or SC at the UP Film Institute 9818500 loc 2670.  For the Lugawan for Alice, spearheaded by ACT, tickets are sold for P500 and P1,000.  For tickets, contact Zenie Lao-Santos (09198688154).

For the online auction, go to https://goo.gl/forms/2nYxdJmZJkiasq0N2 to bid.

For those who wish to donate cash or purchase tickets through bank transfer payments, here are the banking details:  DAS bank account is Landbank of the Philippines 3071-0412-70, with account names as Flaudette May Datuin and Cherryl Navida; ACT-Alliance of Concerned Teachers, Incorporated is at PNB UP Diliman Branch, Savings Account No. 393062600015.  Send the scanned copy of your bank deposit slip to roland.tolentino@gmail.com.

For details of the Art for Alice fundraiser, go to the Art for Alice page on Facebook.

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