SM Supermalls always supports and celebrates the gift of artistry in Filipino that is why last June 1, 2016, SM City San Pablo launched the Shop and Make Art Contest Design your own Taka edition. The contest run from June 1 until August 31, 2016.
While SM has been consistently supporting cultural and art events for years now, Shop and make art is the first art contest that has been launch simultaneously in different SM Supermalls promoting a new shopping experience for the mall patrons.
Nina Rada, PR Manager of SM City San Pablo, said that the event gives shoppers a venue to enjoy and learn from art, art that is accessible to everyone. ”Events like this opens platform for budding artists to present their works in a venue that attracts a large number of audiences” added Marketing Manager Roselle Ayala.
Shop and Make Art judges are composed of Angelika Jones Alarva, former Laguna Board Member and JCI Hijas Founder, Nicky Hernandez, President of San Pablo City Fashion Designer and Carlo Ortega, noted artists specializing in brass sculpture.
A total of 158 entries joined the contest and the winners are the following: School Category Winners 1st: # 74 Mary Loreez Anne Cruz,2nd: # 33 Angelica Ramosand third 3rd: # 21 Loren Briz. Mall Category Winners 1st: # 68 John Carl Vincent Bayer, 2nd: # 55 Maria Krizza Cavitana,3rd: # 29 Benevel Sumadsad and the People’s Choice Award #29 Benevel Sumadsad.
SM City San Pablo thanks everyone who joined and supported the event. Art works like these deserve to be seen so that the public can learn to appreciate good art. For more details of the awarding do check SM City San Pablo Facebook and Instagram page.