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Michael Vincent Manalo

Freelance Graphic Designer, Visual Artist

Photographer and digital retoucher that specializes in conceptual, portraiture and photo-manipulation photography. Has worked with international publishing companies such as Birlinn Ltd, Garzanti Libri, Weltbild. Worked with international musicians for their album covers, Michael Samson, Midgar, Liquid Tension Music. A creative perfectionist who is able to multi-task while delivering superior quality and excellence.
Awards
2014
Top 10 Most Inspiring VIsual Artists of Asia
2010
First Prize in the Digital Art Category
2010
First Place from the Here and Abroad Exhibit for the work “Tales from the Hidden Attic”
2010
Best Photography Illustration
Work Experience
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Aug 2014Present
Visual Artist, Illustrator
Create Illustrations for Online, Digital Trading Cards
Taiwan
Jan 2009Present
Graphic Design, Photo-retouching, Photo-manipulation
Photographer and digital retoucher that specializes in conceptual, portraiture and photo-manipulation photography. Has worked with international publishing companies such as Birlinn Ltd, Garzanti Libri, Weltbild. Worked with international musicians for their album covers, Michael Samson, Midgar, Liquid Tension Music. A creative perfectionist who is able to multi-task while delivering superior quality and excellence.
British Columbia, Canada
Jan 2010Dec 2012
Advanced Photoshop Tutorial Writer
My job is to create intermediate to advanced detailed tutorials on how to create photo-manipulations using Adobe Photoshop CS2 - CS5.
Artist-in-Residencies Attended
Gallery Bielska BWA Artist Residence “Beyond the Time”: ul. 3 Maja 11, 43-300 Bielsko-Biała, Poland; July 7 – September 2, 2011; http://www.galeriabielska.pl/

The Parlour Arts Laboratory: 340 Plenty Road , Preston Melbourne, VIC, Australia; October 27 - November 18, 2011; http://www.the-parlour.org/

Nomadic Village Artist-in-Residence Exhibition: Wheelchair Park; Wolsingham, England; May 20 – June 3, 2012

Zhuzihu Arts Collective: No.55, Zhuzihu Road, Beitou District,Taipei, 112 Taiwan, Province of China; June 1 – June 30, 2013

Community Space LITMUS:Wongok-dong 786, Danwon-gu Ansan City, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, July 10 – August 28 2013

自由人藝術公寓 Freedom Men Art Apartments: No.594, Wuquan Rd., North Dist., Taichung City 404, Taiwan (R.O.C.) 台中市五權路594號 開放時

Bamboo Curtain Studio: No.39, Ln. 88, Sec. 2, Zhongzheng E. Rd., Danshui Dist., New Taipei City 251, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Exhibition History
SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

The Ever Increasing Distance to Life: Kulay-Diwa Gallery of Philippine Contemporary Art - 25 Lopez Avenue, Lopez Village, Sucat, Paranaque City, Metro Manila 1700, Philippines; August 2 - September 2, 2010

Opowieści gawędziarza (Tales from the Story Teller): Galeria Wzgorze - 43-300 Bielsko-Biala ul. Wzgorze 4 Poland; August 31, 2011

The Night Market - Artist-in-residence Exhibition: The Parlour Arts Laboratory; 340 Plenty Road , Preston Melbourne, VIC, Australia; October 27 - November 18, 2011

The International Show: Craig Turner Gallery - Union Street, Maidstone, ME1 4ED, England. Aug. 11-31, 2012

IMAGINARIUM: National Parliamentary Library of Georgia, 7, Gudiashvili Street, Tbilisi 0107, Georgia; December 10 - 13, 2013

Reconstruction of Memory: GALLERIA DUEMILA, 210 Loring St.1300 Pasay City, Philippines; May 18 - June 30, 2014

Recent Works: Rosso20sette Arte Contemporanea VICOLO DEL GOVERNO VECCHIO 8 ( traversa Via del Governo Vecchio ) Roma, Italia; May 9 – June 9, 2014

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

Amarcord: Examining the role of identity and memory in contemporary international artworks – Fellini Gallery, Mittenwalder Strasse 6, 10961 Berlin; September 2011

Are we there yet? Success Today: The Pursuit of Fulfillment; Curated by Sabrina Y. Smith; Walter Reade Theater Gallery, Lincoln Center, 165 West 65th Street New York City

Art Inter/National, Here and Abroad 2010: International Exhibition featuring selected artists from all over theglobe; Box Heart Gallery, 4523 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224; January 5 – 25, 2011

Bluecanvas Magazine X Launch Event: Exchange LA, 618. Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90014, USA

Cats on the Roof Exhibition: Community Space LITMUS; Second Floor, Wongok-dong 758 danwon-gu, Ansan City, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Chianciano International Award for Digital and Photographic Art 2010: Art Museum of Chianciano Terme
280 ale della Liberta, 53042 Chianciano Terme (SI), Italia; September 18 - 25, 2010

Chianciano International Exhibition at the Gagliardi Gallery: Gagliardi Gallery; 509 Kings Road London SW10 0TX; May 6 - 15 2011

Continuum: Swee Art Gallery 2054, Trade Center Way, Naples Florida USA, February 7, 2014

Drawgasmic: International Art Compendium -2720 / Art Dimensions Gallery; 2720 Cherokee Street St. Louis MO 63118, USA; July 10, 2010

Europe – In search of new identity: Tbilisi First International Exhibition of Digital and Photographic Art – Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi History Museum, Sioni str. #8 (Karvasla Building), Tbilisi, Georgia; May 9 – 16, 2011

Festival Internacional de Arte Independiente Incubarte 5th Edition (INCUBARTE International Independent ArtFestival 5th Edition): Museo Valenciano de la Ilustración y la Modernidad (MuVIM) – June 21 – 23, 2012

Green Ripples Art Festival 綠圈圈生活藝術祭 – Taichung City, Taiwan; July 3 – August 31, 2014

Hatsuden: Exhibition for the victims of the earthquake - Kakian House, 3-6-22, Nogayamachi, Machida-shi, Tokyo, Japan; Nov 25 - 29, 2011
• Imagined Spaces: Envisioned Places - Orchard Windows Gallery; 37 Orchard St. New York, NY. (917) 995-1001; January 9 - 16, 2012

MANILART10: International Art Fair - Hall 4, SMX Convention Center, Pasay City, Philippines; July 29 – August 1,2010

Nakhchivan, the Cradle of Humankind International Art Festival – Naxcivan Park; Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic; June 18 – 20, 2012

Ninth Circle of Obsession: Contemporary Art Gallery/ SAVREMENA Galerija Zrenjanin Suboticeva 1, 23000 Zrenjanin, Serbia; June 27 – July 3, 2012

Nomadic Village Artist-in-Residence Exhibition: Wheelchair Park; Wolsingham, England; May 20 – June 3, 2012

Nomadic Village Traveling Exhibition – A Display of Artwork in Suitcases that travels from England, France, Italy and Austria in a mobile gallery. 2012.

One Hour Photo: International Photography Collective - Katzen Arts Center Washington, DC, USA ; May 25 - June25, 2010

Permanence/Decay – Trace Gallery Trace Gallery 3700 Franklin St Denver, CO 80205

Photo from Oz – Anton Pub, Anton’s Square, Bucharest, Romania – December 13, 2013

Punctum Contra Punctum: International Exhibition of Visual Art – Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia; June 10 – 20, 2012

Punctum Contra Punctum II: International Exhibition of Visual Georgian National Museum, Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery: September 1 – 16, 2013

Tales from Bielsko-Biała within a Light box - Artist-in-residence exhibition: Galeria Bielska BWA; ul. 3 Maja 11, 43-300 Bielsko-Biała, Poland; July 7 – September 2, 2011

The Light Show: Manila Contemporary - WHITESPACE 2314, Pasong Tamo, Extension, Makati City, Philippines; Dec. 11 – January 9, 2011

Redmond Digital Arts Festival 2011: 9931 Willows Rd NE, Redmond, Washington 98052; March 18 – 19, 2011

Capture 2011: End of Year Show - The Archtype Gallery; Level 2, Chauvel Cinema Cnr Oxford St and Oatley rd, Paddington, Sydney, Australia; December 16 - January 26 2011

What We Came Here For – Photographic Museum of Humanity, Carousel Studios, 3700 NE 1st Court, Miami, USA;December 7 – 8, 2012

Who’s Laughing Now? Michael Vincent Manalo & Shona Harrison - Blankspace; Greenroom, 54-56 Whitworth Street West, Manchester, MI 5WW; April 21 – May 29, 2011

Truth Visualized Tiesa: Siauliai Gallery, 245 Vilniaus St, Siauliai, Lithuania – May 3 – 19, 2012

uP: metamatic:taf gallery - 5 normanou str. Athens, Greece March 6 – March 28, 2014

Vizuali Tiesa II/Visualized Truth II - Ramybes GalerijaVytautas str. 35, Palanga, Lithuania – February 15 – March 15,2013
Languages
 
English (Fluent), Tagalog (Fluent)
Skills
 
Ableton Live, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop, Album Cover Design, Book Cover Design, Digital Painting, Illustration, Music Composition, Photo Manipulation
Publications
Advanced Photoshop (UK); http://www.advancedphotoshop.co.uk/; Article Title - Profiles Section Date Published: August 2010; Issue#: 76

Blanket Magazine (UK); http://blanketmagazine.com/; Article Title - Rock, Paper, Scissors
Date Published: 2010; Issue #: 21

Fotoblur (USA); http://www.fotoblur.com/ Issue 2: Summer 2009; Issue 3: Fall 2009; Issue 4: Winter 2009; Issue 5: Spring 2010; Issue 6: Summer 2010

KISMET Magazine (International);http://www.kismetmagazine.com/; Article Title - Color
Date Published: 2010; Issue #: 9

Stone Magazine (USA); http://www.stone-magazine.com/; Article Title - Downtown; Date Published: 2010; Issue #: 21

Tomate de Arbol (Argentina); http://tomatedearbol.com.ar/; Issue 2: Luck; February - March 2010

Issue 3: End of Times (Magazine Cover); April - May 2010; Issue 4: Fables; June - July; Issue 5: Liquids; August - September

Carpaccio Magazine (Italy); http://www.carpacciomagazine.com; Article Title - Alea Iacta est
Date Published: 2010; Issue #: 14

The University of New Orleans: Bayou Magazine (USA);http://137.30.242.125/cww/bayou/;
Article Title - 53; Date Published: 2010; Issue #: 53

Vision Magazine (USA); http://www.visionmagazine.com/index.html#; Article Title - Unsung Heroes Date Published: September 2011; Issue#: September

The Screamer Company (USA); http://thescreamercompany.com/publications/five/; Article Title - FIVE Date Published: August 2011; Issue #: 5

Gallerie Magazine (International); http://www.gallerie.net/index.html; Article Title - Poetry in Art/Art in Poetry; Issue #: 27
Lecture Presentations
Galeria Bielska BWA (Poland), 2011

TAFE - Technical and Further Education Commission (Australia), 2011

Acapella Photography - Singapore city, Singapore, 2012

National Parliamentary Library of Georgia (Georgia), 2013

Park Lane by Splendour (Taiwan), 2014
Education
Manila, Philippines
Jun 2003Mar 2007
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
References
동무 (Ghim Taedeog) - Curator / Community Space LITMUS, South Korea
Email: aaron92@hanmail.net

Agata Smalcerz - Director / Bielska Gallery BWA, Poland
Email: dyrektor@galeriabielska.pl

Richard Tooke – Curator; MOMA New York, USA
Email: CASANANAS@aol.com