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Mauro "Malang" SANTOS biography | artworks | events

Education
1934     
Antonio Regidor Elementary School
1939     
Teodoro Buenaventura, private drawing tutor
1941     
Arellano High School
1946     
University of the Philippines College of Fine Arts (One Semester)
1972     
Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles California (3 months scholarship)

Achievementl /Work Resume
1947     
Creates the first english daily comic strip, “Kosme the Cop, Retired” for the Evening Chronicle
Layout artist, This Week magazine of the Manila Chronicle
1952     
First “Kosme the Cop, Retired” book published by Kiko Printing
1955     
Sets up “The Bughouse”, the only gallery exhibiting cartoons, with Abustan, Alcala, Gat  and Yonzon
“Kosme the Cop, Retired”, featured in Spain’s Mundo Hispanico magazine
1956     
“Chain-Gang Charlie” featured in Pageant magazine
1957     
Included in Lyd Arguilla’s list of 12 artists in The Philippines’ Who’s Who, published by Capitol Publishing House, Inc.
1958     
Second “Kosme the Cop, Retired” book published by Benipayo Press
1960     
Designer, This Week Magazine
1961     
“Chain-Gang Charlie” book published by Benipayo Press
1964     
Art Director, Marcos for President Movement
1965     
Sets up “Gallery Seven”, the first art gallery in Makati, with Asuncion, Bungian, Kiukok,  Manansala, Ocampo and Yonzon
Special Assistant to the Office of the President (up to 1969)
Art Consultant, Weekly Graphic magazine (until 1968)
1966     
Starts “Art for the Massess” serigraph prints with Francisco, Joya, Kiukok, Manansala, Navarro, Yonzon and Zobel
1967     
“The Art of Malang” book, published by the Luz Gallery
Featured in “Sketches of Manila”, The Asia Magazine
Member and Vice-president, Board of Supervisors Philippine Tourist and Travel Association (until 1972)
1971     
Featured in Insight Magazine
Art Consultant, Express Publication (up to 1986)
Art Consultant, Philippine Quarterly (up to 1980)
1972     
Featured in Orientations Magazine
Art Consultant, Focus magazine (up to 1986)
Member, textbook Board (up to 1986)
1974     
Organizes “West Design Studio” with Gatbonton and Galang
1975     
Sets up “The Filipino Woman” exhibit at the Philippine Center, NY
“Malang An Assembly of Themes” by Manuel Duldulao, published by the Manila Book
1977     
Sets up “Five Years of the New Society” exhibit at the Philippine House, New York, with Goy and Stevesantos
1980     
Art Consultant, National Media Production Center (up to 1986)
1981     
“Malang Paintings and Drawings”, published by Raya Books
1982     
Sets up Philippine exhibit at the Philippine House, New York on the occasion of  Marcos U.S. state visit
1988     
Featured in The Chronicle Magazine “Malang: Intimist Midas in Pastel” by Dr. Rod Paras-Perez
Art Consultant, Lifestyle Asia Magazine
Newsday “Malang, Artist of Color” by Guia Albanao-Imperial
The Daily Globe “Creativity under a Cartoonist Cloak by Buddy Fanega
Businessworld “Malang:From Daffy Cartoons to Fine Art” by Felicidad V. Tan
1990     
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “Fake Botong Paintings”           
Businessworld “Malang Wages War Against Fake Art” by Dwight D. Morales
1991     
Sunday Globe “Malang Sees Red” by Neal Cruz
1992     
Manila Chronicle “Power Block” with Stevesantos, Soler & Mona by Rod Paras-Perez
“Malang’s Women” book by Cid Reyes, published by Hans Sy                 
Sunday Globe “Malang’s Way withWomen”
Starweek Magazine “The Women in Malang’s World
The Manila Times “Conversations with Malang” by Francine Medina
The Philippine Star “How Malang Found the True Color Of Life” by Ching Alano
1993     
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “Three Artists” with Stevesantos and Soler
Chronicle National Weekly “Power People ’92 by Melissa G. Contreras and Alya B. Honasan
Featured in Guam’s Shoppers’ Guide “Five Filipino Artists - One Beautiful Island”
Businessworld “The Copycat Phenomenon” by Sta. Cecilia M. Santillan
1994     
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “It’s Malang Again” by Lorna Revilla Montilla     
The Philippine Star”, “Inside Malang”
1995     
Dimensions Magazines “All in the Family” by Johnny Gatbonton                 
Today “The Madonnas of Malang” by Ruben D.F. Defeo
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “Malang’s Amulet for Gladness” by Nita Berthelsen
1996     
Taipan Magazine “Malang’s Happy Worldview” by Dr. Rod Paras-Perez
The Manila Times “Lucky Malang” by Karen Galarpe-Mendez
 “Malang and Modern Art” by Florentino Dauz
1997     
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “Chip off the Old Block”
Today “Bonded by Oil”
Sunday Inquirer Magazine “A Portrait of Malang” by Joy Rojas and Alya Honasan
Sunday Lifestyle of The Philippine Daily Inquirer “The Real Malang in an Era of Fake Art”
1998     
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “Malang Comes Face to Face with Fake Malang” by Susan A. de Guzman
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “Why Malang Can’t Stop Smiling These Days” by Lorna Revilla-Montilla
1999     
The Manila Times “Malang Faces, Phases” by Cora Lucas
The Philippine Daily InquirerMalang Discovers Oil Pastels by Arturo Luz
Philippine Star “The New Faces of Malang” by Reuben Ramas-Cañete
2000     
Today “Seven Samurais” by Cid Reyes
The Sunday Inquirer “Malang’s Upper Rooms” by Karen Galarpe
Businessworld “Malang in the 21st Century”
The Manila Times “Malang’s Many Colored Days” by Dexter O. Osorio
The Manila Bulletin “Malang’s New Beginnings” by Ivy Lisa F. Mendoza
Lifestyle Asia “Art 200 Malang’s Exhibits” by Karen Galarpe
The Philippine Star “Malang Welcomes the Millennium”
The Manila Bulletin “Malang Greets the New Year with Four One-man Exhibits”
Today “Malang Takes Four”
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “Malang Welcomes the Year with Four Solos”
The Philippine Post “Malang Welcomes Millenium with Four One-man Exhibits
Philippine Free Press “Four by Malang”
Malaya “Malang X Four” by Annie Carolina Villasin
Starweek of The Philippine Star “72-K Ready”
Women’s Journal Magazine “A Fresh Look at Malang, Purveyor of Pinoy Dreams” by Rowena Burgos
Mod Magazine “Malang Celebrates the New Century
The Philippine Panorama Magazine “Malang Celebrates the 21st Century”
The Philippine Daily Inquirer “Malang’s Quratet” by Alex Vergara

Selected Individual Exhibitions
2001     
“Malang Festive May Women”, Asia Art Gallery, Shangri-la, Mandaluyong City
2000     
“Malang Celebrates the 21st Century”, Artprints Gallery, West Gallery, SM Art Center  and Glorietta Artspace
“April Show”, Asia Art Gallery, Shangri-la Plaza, Manila
1999     
“Recent Works”, Metropolitan Art Gallery, SM Megamall
“Tall Paintings”, West Gallery, Makati City
“Small Works”, Artprints Gallery, Shanri-la, Mandaluyong City
“Colored Drawings”, Luz Gallery, Makati
1998     
“Malang Celebrating Seventy”, The Art Center, SM Megamall
“A New Phase for Malang”, The Art Space, Glorietta
1997     
One-man show, Luz Gallery, Manila
One-man show, Gallery 139, Alabang Town Center, Manila
“Malang: 50’s to the 90’s” retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum
Malang: One”, West Gallery, SM Megamall
1996     
“Women”, Gallery 139, Alabang Town Center, Manila
1995     
“Women Venders”, West Gallery, Manila
“Landscape”, The Art Center, SM Megamall
1994     
“Drawing”, The Art Center, SM Megamall
“Small Works”, The Art Center, SM Cebu
1993     
One-man show, Davao City
“Malang at Genesis 6750”, Gallery Genesis, Makati
“Malang Gouache and Prints”, Finale Art File, Makati
“Women”, West Gallery, Manila
One-man show, Cebu City
1992     
“Women: 30 Years of Art”, The Art Center, SM Megamall
1991     
“In the Beginning”, Finale Art File, Makati
1989     
One-man show, West Gallery, Manila
1987     
One-man show, Luz Gallery, Manila
1984     
One-man show, Museum of Philippine Art, Manila
“Malang’s Women II”, Finale Art File, Makati
1983     
“Malang Visits”, series of one-man shows sponsored by the Art Foundation of the Philippines: Marguerite Gallery, Hyatt Terraces in Baguio, Art Association of Bacolod Gallery in Bacolod and Bayview Plaza in Cebu
1981     
One-man show, Alegria Gallery, Manila
1980     
One-man show, Printmakers Gallery, Manila
1979     
One-man show, Luz Gallery, Manila
1976     
“Malang in October”, one-man show in three galleries: ABC Galleries in Manila
The Gallery, Hyatt Regency in Pasay City and Luz Gallery, Manila
1974     
“Malang’s Women”, Luz Gallery, Manila
1973     
One-man show, Luz Gallery, Manila
1972     
One-man show, Luz Gallery, Manila
1967     
One-man show, Luz Gallery, Manila
1962     
First One-man show, Philippine Art Gallery, Manila

Major Group Exhibitions
1958     
Filipino and American Artists, sponsored by the U.S. Embassy
1960     
“Philippine Paintings”, Rome and London
1963     
“Trio” with Kiukok and Yonzon, Philippine Art Gallery
1973     
“Tatlo” with Kiukok and Yonzon, Gallery One, Greenhills, San Juan
1975     
"“Three-man exhibition with Ocampo and Aguilar-Cruz, Impressions Gallery, Makati
1976     
First Cultural Center of the Philippines Annual, Cultural Center of the Philippines
1977     
“Insights into Philippine Contemporary Art”, Museum of Philippine Art, Manila
1978     
First Black-and-White Show of the First Friday Group, with Doctor, Kiukok, Legaspi,
Manansala, Ocampo and Olazo, Museum of Philippine Art
1980     
Group Exhibition at The League, Hong Kong
1981     
With Baldemor and Legaspi, Bahrain
1982     
London exhibit with BenCab, Gaston, Kiukok and Legaspi  
“Alima Folio”, Museum of Philippine Art
1984     
“Four Masters, Four Worlds”, with Kiukok, Legaspi and Olazo
“Figurative Statements” and exhibition of studies with Kiukok, Legaspi and Olazo, Small Gallery, Cultural Center of the Philippines
 “Eleven Filipino Artists” in New York and San Francisco
“Three Faces of Philippine Paintings”, BMW Gallery, Munich, Germany, sponsored by Cultural Center of the Philippines, Asean Institute of Art, Museum of Philippine Art and Goethe Institut, Manila
“Twenty Three Filipino Masters: 20 Years of Philippine Paintings”, in Washington D.C., Seattle and Honolulu
Three-man exhibition with sons Stevesantos and Soler, Finale Art File, Makati
Two-man exhibition with Soler, Finale Art File, Makati
1988     
“Four Masters’ Four Worlds V”, with Kiukok, Legaspi and Olazo, Finale Art File, Makati
Group Exhibition with Kiukok, Legaspi and Olazo at West Gallery, Quezon City
1990     
“Four Generations” Finale Art File, Makati
Saturday Group in Iloilo
1991     
“Seven Years of Philippine Art”, Finale Art File, Makati
Group Show, Finale Art File, Makati
“Malang, Stevesantos and Soler” Cultural Center of the Philippines
Group show with the Saturday Group, Museo Iloilo
1992     
“Drawing”, invitational show with Kiukok, Legaspi and Olazo at the finale Art File,
“Out of Rizal’s Dapitan”, Saturday Group Exhibition, organized by Finale Art File, The Art Center, SM Megamall
Group Exhibition with Stevesantos and Soler in Bacolod
1993     
Group Exhibition in Guam
Group Exhibition with the Saturday Group, The Art Center, SM Megamall
“Three Artists, Three Visions” with SteveSantos and Soler, The Art Center, SM Megamall
“Year of Serigraphs”, Finale Art File, SM Megamall
1994     
“Contemporary Filipino Artists”, Furama Kempinski Hotel, Hong Kong
1995     
“Inspirations at El Nido: A Visit by the Artists”, The Gallery, Peninsula Hotel, Manila “A Tribute to Legaspi”, Saturday Group Exhibition, The Art Center, SM Megamall  
1996     
“Pala-One 2”, Group Exhibition with the Saturday Group, The Art Center, SM Megamall  
“El Hardin” with Mona, Stevesantos and Soler, The Art Center, SM Megamall
Annual Saturday Group exhibition, The Art Center, SM Megamall
1997     
“Colors by the Masters”, Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall
Saturday Group Interaction, The Art Center, SM Megamall
“Small Works”, Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall
1998     
The Master’s Touch”, Far East Broadcasting Company’s 50th Anniversary Exhibit,Ayala Museum, Makati City
Saturday Group’s 30th Anniversary Show, The Art Center, SM Megamall
Saturday Group’s Christmas Show, The Art Center, SM Megamall
1999     
“Small Works II”, Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall
“We’re One at Thirty-One”, Saturday Group Show, Art Center, SM Megamall
“Women”, Art Center, SM Megamall
“8 Artists”, Gallery 828, Shangri-la
2000     
“Sharing 3”, with Bungian and James Ong Le Pho, Asia Art Gallery, Shangri-La Plaza
“Go 32”, The 32nd Anniversary Show, Saturday Group, The Art Center SM Megamall, organized by Crucible Gallery
“Collage”, Art Space, Glorietta, Ayala Center, organized by West Gallery
“Flora-Flowers in Art”, Art Café, Hotel Inter-Continental Manila, Makati City
2001     
“Group Show 2001”, The Luz Gallery, Makati City

 

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