Collection: Sam Penaso

Samuel Penaso is a multi-disciplinary artist whose works include traditional painting, sculpture, performance, and hybrid works that straddle these disciplines.  He has held solo exhibitions in Japan, Thailand, Austria, Germany, Singapore, New York, Abu Dhabi and Berlin.  Penaso received several art grants; including the Don Papa Rum residency in London in 2019,  Arthub Art Residency in AbuDhabi 2014, Asian Cultural Council (ACC) International Studio and Curatorial Program in New York (6 months)in 2013_, Penaso won the first place in the 2012 Art Association of the Philippines Annual Art Competition, and a string of other wins after that, First Prize in the 2014 and 2016 GSIS Art Competition.  In 2018, the Philippine Art Awards gave him an award of merit.  The same year, he was awarded the Metrobank Awards for Continuing Excellence and Service (Metrobank ACES).  The grand prize for the Don Papa Rum Arts competition, Excellence Award  
Penaso is one of the core members of Tupada Action and Media Art (TAMA) a group of performance artists.
Sam Penaso is a visual and performance artist from Guindulman Bohol. He finished his Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree majoring in Advertising at Technological University of the Philippines.