Monday, November 29

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A Spotlight for the Deserving

A Spotlight for the Deserving

Culture
ASPIRING ARTISTS are often told that they must attend art school and spend their family’s fortune in order to be successful in the art world. But the brains behind Transwing Art Gallery believe otherwise; young artists can be the next Leonardo Da Vinci or Vincent Van Gogh regardless of whether they are Fine Arts students or self-taught. For instance, Visual Communication major Ariel Enriquez is a devoted artist who channels the Philippine culture with his works about nature, functional art, and run-off-the-mill scenes of the lives of Filipinos. He will compete in the Celeste Prize—a prestigious international art prize for visual artists—and the gallery will cover all his expenses. “[T]henceforth, established and emerging artists—regardless of financial and educational background