Jeff Dizon

About the Artist

Jeff Dizon, a well-known contemporary visual artist, was born on the 4th of February in 1954. He is renowned for his exceptional talent in painting, which he pursued at the University of the Philippines. Dizon’s impressive skills were not unnoticed, as he was awarded prestigious scholarships for his outstanding abilities. His unique style of highly detailed and ornately embellished line work, combined with his richly colored characters, has earned him much recognition and praise from his peers. Even his professor, the esteemed National Artist Jose Joya, recognized his exceptional talent.

Dizon has successfully held numerous solo exhibitions, showcasing his modern expressionist approach and symbolic concepts. His works have won many awards, and his artistic endeavors are highly valued, finding their place in prestigious family and corporate collections. His artistic style truly reflects his mastery and command over his craft, and his works continue to inspire and captivate audiences worldwide. Jeff Dizon’s contributions to the art world are truly remarkable and have left an indelible mark on the contemporary art scene.

Art Gallery

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Title: Oh my Gosh, There's a Photo Bomber
Size: 30 in. x 30 in.
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Title: At Powerplant (Rockwell)
Size: 30 in. x 30 in.
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Title: Facebook Friends
Size: 30 in. x 30 in.
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Title: Instagram Lover
Size: 30 in. x 30 in.
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Title: Night at Poblacion
Size: 30 in. x 30 in.
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Title: At BGC Night
Size: 30 in. x 30 in.
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Title: Thank God Its Friday
Size: 30 in. x 30 in.
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Title: Zoom Meeting
Size: 30 in. x 30 in.
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas

Educational Background and Grants

  • 1972-1976: Scholarships in art studies, University of the Philippines
  • 1973: Celia Diaz Laurel, U.P.
  • 1974: Jose Moreno, U.P.
  • 1975: Governor Isidro Rodriguez, U.P.
  • 1976: Rizal Artist, Malaysia Jean Paul Kraft, Air France, David Forcher, Museo Decoratiff De Louvre, Paris, France Exhibition

Awards and Distinctions

  • 1961: First Prize, Araw ng Maynila On-The-Spot Painting Contest
  • First Prize, Pepsi National Art Contest
  • 1962: First Prize, Araw ng Maynila On-The-Spot Painting Contest
  • 1965: Second Prize, Araw ng Maynila On-The-Spot Painting Contest
  • Young Artist Ambassador/Antonio Villegas Award
  • 1966: Second Prize, Intramuros Day On-The-Spot Painting Contest
  • 1967: 3rd Honorable Mention, University of Santo Tomas Day Painting
  • 1969: Young Artist Ambassador of Goodwill, Cambodia
  • 1975: 13th Artist Award, Art Association of the Philippines, Club Filipino
  • 1976: Honorable Mention, PNB National Art Contest
  • 1979: Honorable Mention, Art Association of the Philippines Art
  • 1981: Artist-in-Residence, The Forum Gallery

Solo Art Exhibitions

  • 1969: First One-Man Show: “Nam-Tram-Dong” / Metro Gallery, Paseo de Roxas.
  • 1977: 2nd One-Man Show, Baguio Pines Hotel
  • 3rd One-Man Show: “Tiket” / Cultural, Hotel Intercontinental
  • 4th One-Man Show, El Filibustirismo, Heritage Art Center
  • May 18-31, 1996: 5th One-Man Show “Recent Works” Shangri-La Mall
  • Dec. 10, 1996: 6th One-Man Show “Pasasalamat” Gen. Luna Gallery, Davao City
  • May 4, 2000: 7th One-Man Show “Tampipi”
  • Apr. 15, 2003: “Kristo” 8th One-Man Show Gallery Art Novou Shangri-La Mall 2003
  • Jan. 28, 2007: “Watawat” 9th One Man Show, Pinto Gallery 1,2,3, 
  • May 16-31, 2008: 10th One-Man Show, “Lakbay Series” Choice Expression Gallery Makati
  • Sept. 28, 2009: 11th One-Man Show “Sosi Series” Botong’s Up, The A-Venue Makati City
  • 2014: 13th One-Man Show, Huge Collection, ATCT Center, SM Megamall
  • 2016: 12th One-Man Show: “Gnashing of Teeth” / UP Diliman College of Fine Arts
  • 2016: 13th One-Man Show: “Fine Details” / Shangri-la Mall Edsa
  • 2017: 14th One-Man Show: “Diviners” / Art Center SM Megamall
  • 2019: group show Sining Kamalig: Last Full Show / Sining Kamalig Gallery
  • 2020:15th One-Man Show: Kabuki / Art Circle Gallery Shangri-la Plaza Edsa

Group Art Exhibition

  • 1973: Group Show, U.P. Scholars, U.P. Main Library
  • 1974: U.P. Group Show, U.P. Main Library
  • 1975: Two-Man Show, Kilusang Sining Group Show, U.P. Clark Air Base
  • Pamaskong Handong Kilusang Sining Makati Group Show, Galerie Bleue
  • 13TH Artist Association of the Philippines (AAP) Club
  • 1976: Filipino Group Show, Baguio Pines Hote; Group Show, Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP)
  • 1978: Group Show, Sining Kamalig, Pasay City
  • 1979: Group Show, Cultural, San Juan; Environment Show, San Juan; Side Street Show, Cloth and Film, Cabott Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 1980: Group Show, Contemporary Philippine Art, Philippine Center, New York; Group Show, Museo de Moderno, Museo del Mexico, Mexico City; Group Show, Filipino Contemporary Art, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • 1981: Nude Exhibition, Galeria Piccolita; “Pasasalamat sa U.P.” Group Show, U.P. Alumni, Philippine International Convention Center
  • 1982: “Focal Point” Group Show, Hong Kong
  • 1986: Diners International Collectors Choice, Manila Peninsula
  • 1987: Rotary International Group Show, Inter Gallery, Hotel Nikko Manila Garden
  • Dec. 28, 1993: “Pasasalamat sa Diyos”, SM Megamall
  • Oct. 15-18, 1993: “Triptych Show of Folk Traditions” Makati Peninsula Hotel (Cacnio, Dizon, Parial), 3-Man Show
  • Jan. 6, 1994: Singapore Private Viewing, La Salle
  • Jan. 27, 1994: Vigan, Florentino House Town Fiesta Fund Raising For the Vigan Ancestral Homes
  • Feb. 8-15, 1994: Manila Hotel
  • Feb. 17-19, 1994: “Singapore Impression” Robinson’s Galleria
  • April 1994 – May 1994: Abra, Municipal Hall
  • May 2-7, 1994: Philippine Center, New York
  • May 21, 1994: Malabon Municipal Hall (Araw ng Malabon), a fundraising for Drug Rehabilitation
  • July 29-Aug. 2, 1994: Jakarta Indonesia Asean Secretariat, Alaala Foundation Setia Kawan
  • Sept. 3-6, 1994: “U.S.A. Impression” In Cooperation with United Airlines
  • Sept. 20-25, 1994: Hong Kong
  • Oct. 21-23, 1994: Cagayan de Oro, Lim Ket Kai Mall (Allegria de Oro Branch)
  • Nov. 4-6, 1994: Valle Verde Country Club, Valle Verde Ladies Committee
  • Nov. 26-Dec. 3, 1994: Singapore, La Salle Sia College of Art (Assoc. of Muslim Prof.) In Cooperation with Philippine Embassy
  • Dec. 8, 1994 – Jan. 1995: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Sept. 6, 1997: Sining Pambansa Art Works Gallery
  • Oct. 2, 1997: The MAPA 49ers Association, INCT National Museum
  • June 16, 1998: Group Show “Pagdiriwang” / Kapitan Moy, Marikina
  • Aug. 28, 1999: Inaugural Show Gallery 828 Shangri-La Mall
  • Phil. Center 5th Ave. New York City, U.S.A.
  • Aug. 28, 2000: Anniversary Group Show Gallery 828 Shangri-La Mall
  • Dec. 7, 2000: Group Show Art Post Asia Pacific Star Plaza, Makati City
  • 2007: Small & Large Scale Painting
  • 2009: 1st Manila Arts Festival, The Tent, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig
  • 2010: 2nd Manila Arts Festival SMX, SM Mall of Asia
  • 2015: Group Show / Palm Country Club, Alabang
  • 2016: Group Show / UP Art Expo, University of the Philippines Professional Schools BGC 
  • 2019: group show Sining Kamalig: Last Full Show / Sining Kamalig Gallery
  • 2021: 79 Artists Tribute to Junyee group show / Altromondo Gallery
  • 2022: Virtuoso/ Art Center, SM Megamall
  • 2023: UP Alumni group show / Dante Silverio Legacy Gallery
  • group show (May 2023) / Ides Contemporary

Book Citations

  • Filipino Nude by Alfredo Roces
  • Century on Realism by Manuel Duldulao
  • Twentieth Century Artist (First Edition) by Manuel Duldulao
  • Twentieth Century Artist (Book 1 & 2) by Manuel Duldulao
  • Illustrated Guide for Philippine Art by Manuel Duldulao
  • Artist in His Studio by Manuel Duldulao
  • Family of Artists by Mary Jane Stangel Albero
  • The Art Collector’s Guide Book by Manuel Duldulao