Manila, 2 May 2023 (TDI): The Philippine Consulate General in New York successfully sponsored the opening reception of Claude Tayag’s “Water Colours” exhibit in the lobby of the Philippine Centre on April 27, 2023.
Senen T. Mangalile, the Philippine Consul General in New York, greeted the attendees to the opening, which included kababayan from the Filipino-American community.
He added in his remarks that Tayag is not only a well-known chef and food writer but also a self-taught artist who became interested in watercolors while traveling around Europe.
He invited everyone to appreciate the 22 watercolor paintings he had chosen, saying they “are guaranteed to stir your senses and elicit a response.”
Tayag thanked the Philippine Consulate General in New York for hosting his art exhibition and supporting his book signing event on Monday, April 24, 2023, at the Philippine Centre.
Claude Tayag and his wife, Mary Ann Quioc-Tayag, Consul General Senen T. Mangalile, Ambassador Antonio M. Lagdameo of the Philippine Mission to the United Nations, and others participated in a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony to formally open the exhibit.
This exhibit is a celebration of the art and culture of the Philippines, featuring the works of one of the country’s most renowned artists, Claude Tayag.