Patrick Cruz mounts exhibit
Vancouver, B.C. – The prize-winning artist Patrick Cruz, last year’s Royal Bank of Canada winner, will show Bulaklak ng Paraiso (Flower of Paradise)
at Centre A from March 4 to May 7, 2016.
Curated by Makiko Hara, the show will include a video screening of the works of the late Philippine artist Santiago Bose who is one of the major influences of Patrick Cruz.
This will be Cruz’s first solo exhibition since he won the $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition in 2015. (http://www.philippinecanadiannews.com/canada/patrick-cruz-wins-25000-rbc-canadian-painting-competition/)
Makiko Hara, who is based in Vancouver and Tokyo has just been appointed as curator-in-residence for the Chinatown gallery for contemporary arts.
Cruz and gallery founder Hank Bull will talk about his work at an opening reception on Friday, March 4 with a video showing of the works of Santiago Bose.
Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-6pm
229 East Georgia St., Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1Z6