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  • Loverswhoareseekers
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Birthplace
Quezon City, Philippines

Birth year
1977

Lives in
San Francisco

Works in
San Francisco

Website

Tags
mixed-media

Statement

Hidalgo's composition of drawings, photocopy, cut-and-paste, and paintings, layer current and historical facts, popular icons and punk culture in one visual platform.

His work exults the freedom of biculturalism, the torment of great contempt and the seduction of material objects.

Titles of works such as "We don't make it to the Headlines", "Peace is Patriotic and that’s a Problem”, or "Forced Unfair Future", illicit facts/news/observation/documentation that is at play with semiotics and the dissemination of information.

In his childhood in the 80’s, Hidalgo's Father exposed him to the art of political cartoons in Philippine Newspapers. In 1999, his art workshop at the Pacific Bridge Gallery in Oakland, California with Carlos Villa and Santiago Bose proves to be most influential in his art practice.

Hidalgo was born in Quezon City, Philippines and took Painting at the College of Architecture and Fine Arts at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. He continued the course and also took Printmaking at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, California.

He currently lives and works in San Francisco, California.

England Hidalgo

b January 8, 1977, Quezon City, Philippines

Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

EDUCATION:

2010

College of Fine Arts, Painting, University of the Philippines, Diliman

2001

College of Fine Arts, Painting, Printmaking, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California

1995

College of Architecture and Fine Arts, Painting, University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2011

Kakistocracy: Lirio Salvador + England Hidalgo,

Green Papaya Art Projects, Quezon City, Philippines

 

2010

San Francisco Fine Art Fair, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, California

REMIX: Santiago Bose, Yuchengco Museum, Makati City, Philippines

Fact Sheet , Manilatown Heritage Foundation Gallery, San Francisco, California

Amor Fati , Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, California

 

2009

Tabi-Tabi Po, 1 AM (1st Amendment) Gallery, San Francisco, California

Bring Back the Dead! / El Regreso de Los Muertos!

Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco, California

Asimilasyon Radikal, Cultural Center of the Philippines,  Manila, Philippines

Blow By, The Cube Gallery, Pasig City, Philippines

 

2008

Kwatro-Kantos, 21 Grand Gallery, Oakland, California

Advancing the People's Struggle!, Balazo 18  Art  Gallery, San Francisco, California

Love Not Love, Balazo 18 Art Gallery, San Francisco, Califonia

Rendering Capitalism and Globalization: Response and Responsibility,

Manilitown Heritage Foundation Gallery, San Francisco, California

Balazo 18 Art Auction, Balazo 18 Art Gallery, San Franisco, California

Filipino Diaspora III: International Exhibition,

Manilatown Heritage Foundation Gallery, San Francisco, California

 

2007

Picture Progress, Red Ink Studios, San Francisco, California

Hijo De Tuta!, Kearny Street Workshop, San Francisco, California

Overmapped, Remys on Temple, Los Angeles, California

Traidor, Esteban Sabar Gallery, Oakland, California

Overmapped, SomArts Cultural Center Main Gallery, San Francisco, California

 

2006

Bulaklak ng Dila, Bindlestiff Studio, San Francisco, California

 

2005

Profits Enslave the World: Philip Vera Cruz Centennial Celebration,

Asian Resource Gallery, Oakland, California

Protektado, Bindlestiff Studio, San Francisco, California

Filipino Arts Exchange, CCSF/ Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, California

 

2004

October Launch Show, Bindlestiff Studio, San Francisco, California

Filipino American Heritage Month, Philippine Center, San Francisco, California

 

2003

To Conjure A Language, Bay Area Artists Speak Out,

Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California

New Visions 03: Introductions, Juried Exhibition, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California

 

2002       

New Visions 02: Introductions, Juried Exhibition, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, California

BU$H, Balazo 18 Art Gallery, San Francisco, California

Inhibition, Fort Mason, San Francisco, California

 

2001

Agunyas, Pacific Bell  Building, San Ramon, California

 

2000

Far from Home, Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, California

SELECTED REVIEWS:

Chen, De Witt. “Loving the Messy World”. Eastbay Express, January 2010

Ringer, Isabelle. “Kwatro-Kantos exhibits –As-Is- at Joyce Gordon Gallery”.

Piedmont Post, Vol12,no.13, January 2010

The Oakbook. “Love of Fate”. The Oakbook, January 2010

Morales, Isadora. “Radical Arts”. Philippine Daily Inquirer Video Blog, January 2009.

Chen, De Witt. “Thinking Globally, FilAm Artists Questions Infalliability”.

Eastbay Express, August 2007.

Vance, Kelly. “Four Filipino Artists and their Identity Crises”. Eastbay Express, May 2007.

Yuen, Jennifer May. “Bay Area Artists Speak Out for Peace in New Exhibit”.

Asianweek, February 2003.

Koppman, Debra.  “Review: To Conjure a Language”. Artweek, March 2003.

Lin, Serena. “Artists Speak Out Against the War”. Tea Party Magazine, Issue 13, 2003.

 

 

Recent Exhibits

England Hidalgo participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2012 End Result
Light and Space Contemporary
 
May, 2010 SFMOMA Artists Gallery 3-Day Show Welcoming the SF Fine Art Fair
SFMOMA Artists Gallery
 
Nov, 2009 Tabi Tabi Po, a charity art event @ 1:AM gallery!
1AM Gallery
 
Jan, 2009 Amor Fati
Joyce Gordon Gallery
 
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