fernando modesto


Fernando Modesto has been working as an artist for more than 40 years. Last weekend, he held an exhibit in Shutterspace Studios in Quezon City where he displayed some of his works from the 80s to the late 90s. This was a very important exhibit to him because it served as a fundraiser to support his daughter, Roxy, who wants to follow her dreams and study in New York. Most of the works he displayed were oil paintings. Some pieces are inspired by concrete concepts, such as angels, ice cream, and Cannes, while others are much more abstract and open to interpretation, such as the pieces like Feel Picasso, Ray, and Kafka’s Hair. He also experiments with various media at times, most notably his piece Droplets, with acrylic paint and marbles, and his lithographic prints from the 80s like Dracula. The most notable aspect of Modesto’s art is the playful…