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YVONNE QUISUMBING

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Biography

Yvonne Quisumbing (b. 1975, Cebu City) is a multimedia artist based in Cebu. She is known in the fashion field— representing the Philippines at the Concours de Jeunes Creatur de Mode in Paris in 2001 and 2005; and with international awards that include: Japan Airlines Award in Makuhari Asian Fashion Competition, Osaka (1999); and grand prize in the Philippine Fashion and Design Competition for Apparel (2001) and Accessories (2005). She studied design, film, and is currently taking her MFA.


In her first solo show, Infernal Desire Machines (2005), the breadth of her skills is explored with a dynamic fusion of fashion, sculpture and painting to create wearable and interactive art.

 
AWARDS

2005 Grand Prize: Accessory Division, Philippine Fashion & Design Competition

2001 Grand Prize: Apparel Division, Philippin Fashion & Design Competition

1999 Jal Award: Makuhari Asian Fashion Competition, Japan


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 Who Are You Wearing?, Silverlens, Manila

2015 Aurum, Manifesto Gallerie, Manila

2005 Infernal Desire Machines, Gallerie Astra, Manila


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015 Art Apart Fair, Singapore

2015 She Said, Qube Gallery, Cebu, Philippines

2009 Stick With The Enemy, MO_, Manila

2005 Metrobank Art and Design Excellence, Manila


WORK EXPERIENCE

2011–Present Owner/Designer, YVQ Enterprises, Manila

2007–15 Contributing Illustrator, Rogue Magazine, Manila

2007–08 Design Editor, Homestyle Magazine, Manila

2006 Design Consultant, CITEM

2003 Trainee, Raymond Red (FILMEX)

2001–10 Freelance Designer

 

EDUCATION

2016–Present Master of Fine Arts, University of Santo Tomas, Manila

2002 Directing & Screenwriting, Mowelfund Film Institute, Manila

1997–01 BA Fashion Design and Merchandising, De La Salle University - University of St. Benilde, Manila

1994–97 Interior Design, Philippine School of Interior Design, Manila 



Shows

Who Are You Wearing?, 2016


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