|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1932|
|Death: ||Feb. 2, 2011|
Federico Aguilar Alcuaz (June 6, 1932 - February 2, 2011) was a Philippine painter known for his modern abstract works, visual arts, painting, sculpture, and mixed media. He exhibited extensively internationally and his work earned him recognition both in the Philippines and abroad. He studied at the University of the Philippines where he took Fine Arts. In his 55-year art career, Alcuaz is one of the most awarded and acclaimed artists internationally. He has held exhibits at leading galleries in the Philippines, Spain, Portugal, Singapore, United States, Germany, and Poland. Among his numerous awards are the first prize at the Premio Moncada (1957) and the Prix Francisco Goya (1958) in Barcelona. In Paris, he was awarded the Diploma of Honor at the International Exhibition of Art Libre in 1961, the Decoration of Arts, Letters and Sciences award from the French government in 1964 and the Order of French Genius in 1964. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Merit by the President of the Philippines in 2006. His works are displayed in museums mostly in Europe.
* 1st Prize, UPCFA Art Competition, 1953
* 1ST Prize, Roadside Squatters, 4th SNSAC Modern Painting Category, 1954
* 1st Prize, Montcada Award Barcelona, 1957
* Francisco Goya Award, Cercle Maillol Barcelona, 1958
* Republic Cultural Heritage Award, 1965
* 2nd Prize Prix Vancell, 4th Biennial of Terrassa (Barcelona Spain), 1964
The burial of Federico Aguilar Alcuaz was on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at the Loyola Memorial in Marikina City.
Loyola Memorial Park
National Capital, Philippines
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Record added: Mar 18, 2011
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