Chris Velasco

Artist Photo

About the Artist

Chris Velasco was born on November 21, 1953, in Sabang,
Baliuag, Bulacan. He graduated from the University of the East
with a degree in Fine Arts and is a member of Lakan Sining ng
Bulacan. Although a Painting major, his pieces are sculpted
wood works where he adds grains of sand and metal to make
it more realistic. Inspired by Spanish Colonial era architecture,
Velasco’s pieces are beautiful expressions of liminal spaces:
doorways, archways, and windows reminiscent of Hispanic


Three Islands (Fishing Village)
11 in. x 37 in. x 8 in.
Brass on Wood
From One Small Island to the Other
37 in. x 9.5 in. x 13 in.
Brass on Wood
Infinity Circle A
55.5 H x 15 W x 44.4 L In
Brass on Wood 
Small Town on a Hill
28 H x 14 L x 51 W (inches)
Brass on wood
Landmark: Tower
16 In x 12 In
Fish District 2
16 x 12 In
Fishing Village
16 In x 12 In
Floating Village
18 In x 14 In

Educational Background

1973-1977- University of the East Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts
Major in Painting

1969-1973- Secondary : Bulacan Community College


1978 – Handymans Guide Monthly Magazine Covering Trade, Agriculture, Fisheries (Front Cover, Interaction Design)
1982 – The Philippine Budget Magazine (Front Cover, Movement of Life)
2003 – Woman today “fathers day special” (Featured Article, Portrait of the Artist) June Edition
2004 – Sense and Style, Lifestyle Magazine (Featured Article, Malolos Mansion) August Edition
2005 – Gawad Dangal ng Baliwag (Sining Biswal) Buntal Festival 07
2011 – Buwan ng Kapaligiran Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium Malolos Bulacan


2002 – Encyclopedia of Philippine Art vol. 1 page: 325
2007 – Structural Art by Philippine Artists vol.3 page: 65
2007 – Bulacanana A Heritage of Artistic Excellence page: 49





Group Exhibition:

1980 – Heritage Art Gallery New York St., Cubao, Q.C.
1980 – Philamlife Art Hall United Nation Ave. Manila
1980 to 2001 – Art Association of the Philippines Phil. Investment and System Organization Exhibition.
1981 – Gallery Bleue Rustan Makati
1981 – Finale’81 The Ministry of Budget Cultural Affairs Gen. Solano St., San Miguel Manila
1981 to 1986 – Seven Artists Playboy Club of Manila Silahis Intecontinetal Hotel Roxas Boulevard Manila
1982 – The Economic Indicator of Phil. Art Moods of Summer 82′
Cafe de Espinosa
1987 – 1991 Positive Artist Group Galleries of Fine Arts White Plains
1997 – GSIS Museo ng Sining
2000 – Sari-saring Ilustrasyon Interior Lobby SM City North Edsa
2001 – Museo ng Bulacan Seven Artist Exhibit Crimson Gallery Q.C. Manila Hotel Alumni Art Exhibit UE, CM. Recto
2002 – Art Exhibition at le Souffle Fort Bonifacio Taguig M. Mla.
2003 Philippine Heart Center gallery Exhibits of Paintings and Sculpture Makati Shangrila & Gallery of Fine Arts Pulilan
2003 – Landscape II: A five Man Exhibition Pulilan Bulacan Fiesta Bulakena Rustan Makati Ayala Center, Makati City Likhang Sining ng mga Pintor ng Bulakeno Center of Bulacan Studies Bulacan State University
2004 – Wow Philippines Intramuros Manila
2005 – Four Man Show “Vanishing Scene” Reinassance Gallery Art Walk, SM Megamall
2006 – Heritage Gallery Art Walk, SM Megamall
2007 – Linggo ng Bulakan GSIS Museo ng Sining
2008 – Quarenta 1968-08 Art Exhibit 40 years A Homecoming of UE’s Fine Artists Cultural Center of the Philippines.
2010 – Father and Son “Velasco Art Exhibit” St. James the Apostle Convent Plaridel Bulacan
2011 – Jubilee Art Exhibit St. James the Apostle Convent Plaridel Bulacan