We speak to one of the finalists of this year's award, a Manila-born artist and RA graduate
After over a thousand entries, the Converse Emerging Artists Award is now closed to submissions. Our judges – practicing artists Jeremy Deller, James Early, Kirsty Ogg and Yuri Pattinson; gallerist Magnus Edensvard; critic Nancy Durrant; and Dazed's Visual Arts Editor Francesca Gavin – have whittled it down to the final four.
First up is Manila-born Pio Abad. Following his undergraduate degree in Painting and Printmaking at the Glasgow School of Art he completed a Master's in Fine Art at London’s Royal Academy. Since then he has shown in numerous group exhi... article continues » View Article Gallery (4 images) »mail this article to a friend »