Artist: Precious Jade Asumbrado
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Precious Jade Asumbrado is a young adult with a penchant for arts and cultural work. She loves to draw inspiration from social issues, culture, and anything that the human mind can conceive. She is the pioneering vice president of Sandog, a community art volunteerism guild aimed at beautifying the spaces of the city through meaningful artistry. She is also the inaugural illustrator of a storybook-coloring book series called “Oman-oman”, which advocates the teaching of indigenous stories to young audiences. Furthermore, she has been awarded with the most coveted Outstanding Artist Award during her graduation from university. Prominent art competitions became a learning ground for her. Her most remarkable feats was when she became a national finalist for established competitions such as the 54th Shell National Student Art Competition, 6th Tarlac National Art Contest, and Kapatiran at Ugnayan ng Natatanging Sining at Talento (KUNST) 12th National Painting Contest.