PHILIPPINE ART AND CULTURE & WOMEN IN THE ARTS
Dr. Brenda Fajardo
Brenda V. Fajardo, a Professor Emerita of the University of the Philippines, taught art at the Department of Art Studies, UP Diliman. She finished her M.S. in Art Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and completed her PhD in Philippine Studies at the UP Diliman.
A practitioner of visual arts and theater, she has exhibited nationally and internationally. Her works are in the collection of the Queensland Art Gallery in Australia, Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Japan.; Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo, the Singapore Art Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Manila.
Her works were recently exhibited at the “Asian Women Exhibition” held at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, the 1081 REVIEW held at the CCP Main Gallery, and the “Triumph of Philippine Art” held at the George Segal Gallery at the University of Montclair, New Jersey.
Dr. Brenda co-founded the Philippine Art Educators Association (PAEA, 1967) and other art and culture organizations such as KASIBULAN, and BAGLAN Art Initiatives for Community Development.
She was awarded the GAWAD CCP for Visual Arts in 2012.