R.M. De Leon

Born: 1960 in Manila, Philippines 

Education:
1979 - 1984
Attended University of the Philippines, College of Fine Arts, Major in Painting

Awards & Distinctions:
1984
Donor of Children's Artworks from the Philippines to the Children's Art
1983 - present
Serving as teacher and coordinator, Children's Summer Art Workshops for Phil-Am Village, Quezon City
1989
Attended the 10th International Children Art Festival in Toyoma Japan
1997
1st Filipino Awardee of the Vermont Studio Center (Vermont U.S.A.) of Studio Arts Program for Painting

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2002
"Fun!", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
2001
"Wrong Pictures", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall, Mandaluyong City
2000
"More Readings Between The Lines", West Gallery, Glorietta, Makati City
"Between The Lines", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall
"Seven Easy Pieces", Finale Art Gallery, SM Megamall
1999
"Landscapes", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall
1998
"Parodies of The Liver is the Cocks Comb by Gorky and other Paintings" Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall
"Seeing Gorky" Brix Gallery, Makati City
"New Paintings", West Gallery, SM Megamall
1997
"New & Unexhibited Works" Lopez Museum
1996
"Silhouettes, Recent Paintings", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall
"Wallbound" Ayala Museum, Makati City
1995
"Recent Paintings", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall
"Recent Drawings", The Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall
1994
"Paradigms Cont'd.", West Gallery, SM Megamall
"Paradigms", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall
"Drawings on Paper", The Crucible Gallery, SM Megamall
1993
"Caricatures", West Gallery, SM Megamall
"New Works", Lopez Museum
"Inaugural Show", Metro Gallery
1992
"Actual Painting Activity - New Works on Paper", Lopez Museum
1991
"Idols", Finale Art File Gallery, Makati
1990
"Still Life and Others", Alliance Francaise of Manila
"Attitude and Form", Alliance Francaise of Manila and Finale Art File Gallery
1989
Luna (Main Gallery), Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila
1988
"R.M. De Leon: Recent Works", Finale Art File Gallery
1987
"RM de Leon Drawings", Finale Art File Gallery
1984 - 1986
Consistent participation in the annual shows of the Cultural Center of the Philippines and its local invitational shows
Traveling group exhibition, on board the ship Pearl Scandinavia, in cooperation with the Metropolitan Museum of the Philippines
1985
"Random Pages - The Magazine", La Tasca's Grille Room
1983
Individual exhibition of monotypes, Cultural Center of the Philippines

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2002
"Fun!", Galleria Duemila, SM Megamall,Mandalutong City
2002
"Pretty Strange", West Gallery, Glorietta 4, Ayala Center, Makati City
2000
"Recent Drawings" (with Jonathan Olazo), The Drawing Room, Makati City
1997
"Modern Art", Galleria Duemila, The Art Center, SM Megamall
1995
"Recent Works", Finale Art File Gallery, SM Megamall
1993
"Big Works", Finale Art File Gallery, SM Megamall
"Recent Works", Art Center, SM Megamall
"Facts & Faces", Cultural Center of the Philippines
1991
"Dan Raralio/RM de Leon: Sculptures and Paintings", West Gallery, Q. C.
1990
Two-Man Show with Jun Dominguez, Finale Art File, Makati
"Four Artists in Iloilo", Iloilo City
"Homage to Van Gogh"
"New Works", Finale Art File Gallery
1989
"Banaag: Currents in Philippine Art", Bulwagang Juan
1988
"Manila-Berlin Exchange Exhibit", Raab Gallery, under the auspices of Pinaglabanan Gallery, West Germany
"I am A Cream Doughnut" A multi-media reaction to Berlin, CCP, Manila
Three-man exhibition, "Paintings and Sculptures" with Dan Raralio and Marcel Antonio, Alliance Francaise of Manila
1987
Represented the Philippines along with other artists at the Third Biennial in Bangladesh sponsored by the United Nations; shared top award with Gerardo Tan, also of the Philippines
"Just Thought I'd Stop for a Bottle of Beer", Kulay Diwa Gallery
1986
"Objects & Spaces", Pinaglabanan Galleries
1985
"Six Artists in Subic", Subic Naval Base
1984
"Peking Preview", Beijing, with preview exhibition at the CCP
1983
"Selected Prints", Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila
1982
First four-man exhibition with Gerardo Tan, Raul Rodriguez and Teresa Balatbat, Sining Kamalig, Sinig Kamalig, The Regent of Manila

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