What is Ronald Ventura known for? Leading Filipino contemporary artist Ronald Ventura is known for his finely crafted sculptures, installations, and works on paper, through which he seduces viewers into confronting modern ills.
When was Ronald Ventura famous? In 2001, he received the Artist of the Year prize from Art Manilla, and then in 2005, he won the prestigious Ateneo Art Gallery, Studio Residency Grant in Sydney, Australia, for his The Human Study series of graphite works on canvas. He also participated in the Prague Biennale in 2009.
What is the background of Ronald Ventura? Ronald Ventura was born in 1973 in the city of Manila, Philippines. He studied painting at the University of Santo Tomas in 1993, where he worked after graduation as an Art instructor for a while. For the first time in 2000, he had his two solo painting shows.
What is the meaning of Grayground painting? In Ventura’s multilayered painting entitled Grayground(2011), the fusion between the physical and metaphysical realms is made possible. The recurring theme of Platonic or metaphysical fall is magnificently interacted with the images of robotics and modern technology.