Davao City, Philippines — Discover the harmonious connection between humanity and nature at Elvi Tamayo’s 6th solo painting exhibition, “Nature’s Embrace.” From May 4 to 18, 2024, art enthusiasts and nature lovers are invited to experience a unique collection of paintings that not only showcase the beauty of the natural world but also offer a deeper exploration into the spiritual essence that flows through all life.

Held at the 3/F Community Center of the First Companions at Ateneo de Davao University’s Jacinto Campus, this exhibition is an opportunity to step into a realm where art and nature converge. With vivid acrylics and thoughtful compositions, Elvi Tamayo’s work provides a sanctuary for visitors, inviting them to pause, reflect, and find peace in the present moment.

Elvi Tamayo, a Davao-born visual artist and poet, has made significant contributions to the local art scene through his creative journey. With a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and a master’s in Theology from Ateneo de Davao University, Tamayo’s transition from philosophy teacher and formator to full-time artist has been nothing short of inspiring. His previous exhibitions, such as “Sparking Joy” (2022) and “In Sunlight and Nightshade” (2021), reflect his talent for capturing the subtleties of nature and the human spirit.

Visitors to “Nature’s Embrace” can expect to find themes of faith, love, and time woven into Tamayo’s work. The exhibition’s serene setting creates a perfect backdrop for contemplation, reminding us of the importance of cherishing and preserving the natural world. By immersing ourselves in these paintings, we may also discover a renewed sense of reverence for the Spirit that gives life to both nature and humanity.

The exhibition is open from 9 AM to 6 PM, with a break on Sundays. Admission is free, and all are welcome to experience the art and the peace it evokes.

Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with nature through the eyes of an artist who brings out the beauty and vulnerability of the world around us. Let Elvi Tamayo’s “Nature’s Embrace” inspire you to find harmony in the present moment and to foster a deeper connection with the Spirit.

Photo Credit to Igy Castrillo

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