The only known and acknowledged art mentor of the Philippines’ first female president and an icon of democracy, the late Corazon “Cory” Aquino—Artist Jeffrey Consumo or JeffCon still vividly recall the late president as a prolific painter.
JeffCon famous student and the mother of former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III took painting classes from him from 1996 to 1999 and attended the classes weekly. According to JefCon, “She started it as a hobby and eventually I learned that she continuously paints even the classes under me is done. That’s passion. “
For this year, JeffCon with the help of Tag Media Group headed by Grace Bondad Nicolas where he just signed a contract for his marketing and public relations got a chance to meet another person with a Philippines presidential lineage. The grandson of former President Jose P. Laurel and a philanthropist accepted his proposal to showcase his arts at the “Gallery of the world” inside the newly built “Ayala By the Bay” along Macapagal in Pasay.
Gallery of the world is the newest project under the Yupangco Group of Companies that will House 3 shops with engaging activities from Zoomanity Group, Yupangco Music Academy and Yupangco Electronics Corporation.
JeffCon paintings is up now for auction and will have painting workshops and lots of activities for the young artists too at The E Hotel Makati headed by another business magnate, Dr. Elton See Tan, son of Tan Yu, the richest man in Asia during his time.
When approached, Dr. Elton See Tan didn’t hesitate as the paintings will be part of the asserts in the lobby area where patrons can auction or buy the paintings. The E Hotel is perfect fit as executives, Asian leaders and diplomats are usually staying there. They might like to own some paintings of JeffCon.
For more information and to know more about the paintings, contact 09778978877 or 02 2193503