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Adeste Deguilmo was born in Isabela, Basilan, Philippines. His parents are Emilio Deguilmo and Juanita Deguilmo. He took up painting at the UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES CEBU and became a student of Cebu's foremost Painter, Martino Abellana. After obtaining his diploma in 1986 he worked in an Advertising Agency OLBES, OGILVY AND MATHER for six years as a visualizer. In 1993 he helped organize the Art Group, CEBU ARTISTS INC. He then became a president for a year. Adeste entered the teaching profession in 1999 and became a member of the Fine Arts Faculty of the UNIVERSITY OF SAN CARLOS until 2006. In 2000, he received a grant and stayed in Vienna, Austria for three months as a foreign Artist in residence through the courtesy of the FEDERAL CHANCELLERY OF THE REPUBLIC OF AUSTRIA and the CEBU ARTS COUNCIL. In Vienna he exhibited his works at the KUNSTLER HAUS. Adeste bagged  two important awards in 1997. He won the grand prize for the LETRAS Y FIGURAS, a National Competition Organized by the INSTITUTO DE CERVANTES in Manila. Also the same year he garnered the grand prize for the LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES Centennial Mural Painting Competition. In his prolific career as a professional artist, Adeste had ten solo exhibitions and numerous group shows. In April/May, 2010 Adeste won 3rd prize in the INTERNATIONAL ARTIST MAGAZINE (72) Challenge no.56 "FLOWERS AND GARDEN". He was also featured in the same magazine (74) Aug/Sept with article and demonstration. 

In 2012, he won the grand prize in the FIGURATIVE ABSTRACTION category organized by the KAALYADO NG SINING National Painting Competition. In March 2017 at the ART CENTRAL HONG-KONG Adeste was presented by QUBE GALLERY CEBU.


INTERNATIONAL ARTIST MAGAZINE (122) again featured Adeste in (Aug/Sept) 2018 with an article and demonstration. Adeste became a Finalist (Portrait Category) in the 14th International Virtual Art Renewal Center Salon (2019-2020) Adeste became a finalist (portrait and imaginative category) in the 15th International Art Renewal Center Salon (2020-2021).


SELECTED WORKS



PRESS

>> Young Mindanao Artist Adeste Deguilmo memorializes Mamasapano
>> Deguilmo at Artes Orientes
>> Distortus by Radel Paredes
>> Vibrant Voices From The Visayas At SM CITY CEBU
>> A tribute to Abueva and Rodriguez at SM City Cebu

Sunstar
Beauty and Depth in distortion by Doneb R. Batucan

Cebu Daily News
Come As You Are by Bob Lim

Sunstar
Finding Meaning in Distortion-by Chelsee G. Salera

Cebu Daily News
The Arts Council’s Evening of Music by Jaime Picornell

The Freeman
Art in the Visayas by Archie Modequillo


EXHIBITIONS

 

SOLO SHOWS 

1987
A TOUCH OF ART
Christian Formation Center Isabela, Basilan


1993
VISTA ADESTE
Chika-an Sa Cebu


1995
REPERTOIRE DI ADESTE
CAP Art Center, Cebu


1996
VISIONS OF POETRY
Montebello Villa Hotel, Cebu


1999
DALI SA PASKO
SM Art Center, Cebu


2001
HERE AND WIEN
CAP Art Center, Cebu


2007
MEMORIES OF A RACE
Manila Peninsula Hotel, Makati City


2010
CALM JOYS AND HARVESTS
ARTASIA, Ortigas 

2015
DISTORTUS
Qube Gallery, Cebu

2016
SHADES OF NIGHT
Qube Gallery, Cebu



GROUP SHOWS

1994
FIESTA CEBUANA
Edsa Shangrila Hotel Manila


1995
INAHAN
Montebello Hotel Cebu


1997
ART WALK
Ayala Center Cebu


1998
CEBUANO LEGACY EXHIBIT
GSIS Museo ng Sining, Pasay City


2017
DIVERSE YET UNITED
Art Center, SM Mega Mall, Manila


2017
DIVERSE YET UNITED
Gallery Y, SM Mega Mall, Manila


2018
RHYTHM OF LIFE - Two-Man Show
With Celso Duazo Pepito-Art Asia Gallery, SM Mega Mall, Manila


ART FAIR BY SELECTED GALLERIES
Presented by Qube Gallery at the ART CENTRAL HONG-KONG

 


ADVERTISING EXPERIENCE

Onate and Perez Design Studio

Olbes, Ogilvy and Mather
Visualizer

 

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