MATAHOM: Captivating the Essence of Ilonggo Artistry

Mandaluyong City—-Imahica Art Gallery proudly presents “MATAHOM,” an exceptional art exhibition featuring the works of nine talented artists from Iloilo Province. This extraordinary exhibit showcases the works of Allain Hablo, Arel Zambarrano, Ed Defensor, Ed Uygongco, Frank Alexi Nobleza, Jo Uygongco, Margaux Blas, Renwil Jake Portodo, and Shiela Molato are set to captivate art enthusiasts and cultural enthusiasts alike as it unveils the profound beauty and richness of Ilonggo artistry.

A captivating display of artistry awaits as a new exhibition opens its doors to showcase the remarkable talent of Ilonggo artists. Through mesmerizing strokes of color, these vibrant canvases bring to life the emotions and intensity of the local artists, painting a vivid picture of the Ilonggo spirit. Skillfully crafted artworks serve as a powerful testament to the harmonious blend of tradition and modernity that characterizes the Ilonggo way of life. This immersive experience invites visitors to witness the captivating dance of colors, as these masterpieces effortlessly capture the essence of Ilonggo culture through their own experiences shown on their canvas.

“MATAHOM” is a heartfelt tribute to Iloilo, a province fondly recognized as the “City of Love.” This remarkable exhibition stands as a powerful testament to the deep impact this region has had on the artists, capturing their genuine and profound connection to their origins. Step into the gallery and embark on a captivating journey through a harmonious symphony of artistic expressions. Each artwork within the collection reverently honors the Ilonggo passion, its vibrant inhabitants, and the profound stories they hold, inviting viewers to immerse themselves in the rich narratives that unfold before their eyes.

More than an exhibition, “MATAHOM” is a celebration of Ilonggo artistry. Through their masterful creations, these talented artists invite you to witness the essence of Ilonggo culture and experience the world through their eyes. Their works speak of resilience, passion, and an unwavering love for their heritage, inspiring us all to embrace our own roots and celebrate the beauty that lies within.

Join us for this extraordinary artistic journey from July 29 to August 19, 2023, at the Imahica Art Gallery, located at 2A Lee Gardens, Lee Street, Wack-Wack, Mandaluyong City. Immerse yourself in the splendor of “MATAHOM” and discover the magic that unfolds when art and culture intertwine.

For further details, please contact us at 0917 894 5646 or visit our website at We look forward to welcoming you to this remarkable celebration of Ilonggo artistry.