Name

Janos Delacruz

About

JANOS DELACRUZ studied at the University of Santo Tomas, Where he majored in Advertising Arts. A consistent winner in national student art competitions and a recipient of the Benavides Award for Outstanding Achievement, in 2006. In college, he learned the basics of printmaking ie, etching and woodcut . After college, he made further experimentation in printmaking. He held a solo exhibition of Intaglio Prints at the Crucible Gallery in 2006.

His art is rich in surreal imagery about daily life in the big city. A winner of the AAP Annual Art Competition. His work “Hari ng Kamaynilaan” won first prize in the Print Category at the Art Association of the Philippines Annual in 2004 and a Finalist on the Painting Category in 2012, and this was followed by winning the first prize for the PAP Open Fine Prints Competition, “Bulong Sa Panaginip”. He won 2nd Place on the 38th Shell National Student Art Competition (Digital Category) “Tulog na Nene…”, Delacruz attended the Art Students League of New York, in 2012. He won the Juror’s Choice of Merit in the Philippine Art Awards and winner of the Metro Manila Art Award, in 2013. He has exhibited his works in New York, USA; Bangkok, Thailand; Singapore, Abu Dhabi; UAE and Taiwan. He has held (8) Eight Solo Exhibitions. A member of the Philippine Association of Printmakers (PAP) and Art Association of the Philippines (AAP). He was a lecturer at the University of Santo Tomas, in 2014. The Artist resides at Bahaysining, Muntinlupa City, Philippines.

EDUCATION

2006
- BFA Major in Advertising Arts, College of Fine Arts and Design University of Santo Tomas, Espana, Metro Manila, Philippines
2012
- Art Student League, New York City, USA

AWARDS AND DISTINCTION

2014
- Instructor, University of Santo Tomas
- Juror’s Choice of Merit, Philippine Art Award
- Juror’s Choice, Metro Manila Art Award
2013
- Third Place (Sculpture Category), AAP Annual Art Competition
- Finalist, BSP Tanaw Art Competition and Exhibition
2012
- Honorable Mention, (Painting Category), AAP Annual Art Competition
- Finalist, Maningning Miclat Art Foundation Art Competition
2008
- Secretary, Philippine Association of Printmakers
2006
- UST Benavides Outstanding Achievement Awardee
- Outstanding Thesis in Advertising Arts (Book Illustration) UST College of Fine Arts and Design
2005
- Second Place 38th Shell National Student Art Competition (Digital Art Category)
2004
- Best Entry, Annual Art Competition (Printmaking Category), Art Association of the Philippines
- First Place, Open Fine Prints Competition, Philippine Association of Printmakers
1998
- Jurors’ Choice: Letras Y’ Figuras
Painting Competition & Exhibition.

ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS

2014
- “KALAMAY” CCP Pasilyo Vicente Manansala, Pasay City
- “FOREIGN LETTERS”, Arthub, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2013
- “ARCADIA” (Oil Paintings and Fine Print) The Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
2012
- “MAG-AMA”, Two Man Art Exhibition The Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
- “Human / Nature”, Two Man Art Exhibition Philippine Center, New York City, USA
2007
- “Visual Journey : A road less traveled…” Artists’ Gallery, BF Homes, Paranaque City
- “ryt;mo sa 2b;g”, Two Man Art Exhibition, Sining Makiling Gallery, University of the Philippines Los Banos, Laguna, Philippines
2006
- Tales From The Big City (Intaglio Prints)
The Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
2002
- Olympus: House of God (Pen & Ink) Madrigal Art Center, Commerce Ave. Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
-“International Tsai – Mo Butterfly Art Festival”, Taichung, Taiwan
2014
- Acid Free, NOW Gallery, Ecoplaza Building, Makati City
-“International Tsai – Mo Shoe Art Festival”, Taichung, Taiwan
2013
- 27th Asian International Art Exhibition, Bangkok City, Thailand
- AIAE Homecoming Exhibition, Ayala Museum, Makati City
- Finalist, BSP Tanaw Art Competition and Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum, Manila City
2012
-“Art Takes Times Square”, New York City, USA
-“International Tsai – Mo Mask Art Festival”, Taichung, Taiwan
2011
-“International Tsai – Mo Art Festival”, Taichung, Taiwan
- Petit Format: PAP Fine Print Exhibition 2011, CCP, Pasay City, Metro Manila, Philippines
2008
- Monotype, Artasia, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
2007
- KAIBA / KAISA, 32nd Annual Lakansining Art Exhibition, GSIS Museo ng Sinig, Financial Center, Pasay City
- Pinoyprintmakers@thegermanclubmanila, The German Club, Legazpi Village, Makati City, Philippines
- Philippine Print Exhibition, Momentous Art, Singapore
- KUTKOT: A Cut Above the rest, The Yellow Door Gallery Powerplant Mall, Makati City, Philippines
- Hagonoy Art Group, Hag Art Exhibition Art Circle Gallery, Shangrila Mall, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
2006
- Restrike 3 : Philippine Association of Printmakers The Art Center, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
2005
- 38th Shell National Art Competition & Exhibition, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
2004
- Annual Art Competition & Exhibition GSIS Building, Pasay City, Philippines
2003
- PAP Open Fine Prints Competition & Exhibition
Art Walk, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City, Philippines
1998
- Letras Y’ Figuras Competition and Exhibition
Philamlife Building, U.N. Avenue, Manila City, Philippines

Specialties

  • Illustration
  • Painting
  • Printmaking

Skills

  • illustrator
  • freehand
  • pencil
  • watercolor
  • oil
  • fineprint