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Filipino Artist - Mamerto Evangelista

The artist spent his youth in the town of Gapan in Nueva Ecija. Went to Manila in 1960 to find work and at the same time study Fine Arts at the University of Santo Tomas. In 1964 joined the art staff of the National Museum until 1966. In 1967 the Museum of Philippine History and Iconographic Archives (presently the Ayala Museum) hired the artist, among others, to build the now famous dioramas of Philippine History. Stayed with Ayala Museum as Staff Artist until 1981. Built dioramas for other institutions such as the National Historical Institute, PANAMIN, Quezon Memorial Museum, Philippine Army Museum, NFA Grains Museum, Villa Escudero Museum and the Philippine Military Academy. Joined group art exhibitions with the Ayala Artists Group. Held a one-man art exhibit at the Heritage Art Center, SM Mega Mall, in December 1995.

Presently, the artist is a free-lance painter and resides in No.31 Rizal St., Brgy. Poblacion, San Pedro, 4023 Laguna, Philippines.

Signature of Mamerto Evangelista - Painter

Above are some of the watercolor samples of Life in the Philippines in mid-19th Century which are in thumbnail version clickable to see the larger version. For pricing information and other inquiries, please contact the artists at:

Mamerto Tuazon Evangelista
No. 31 Rizal St., Brgy. Poblacion, San Pedro, Laguna, 4023 Philippines
Tel. Nos.: +63 2 520 1587