Kitsch and art do mix

Inquirer.net

September 15, 2014

Consider “Reverie,” by Sequi Cu Unjieng, 14 pieces in acrylic, charcoal and oil on canvas, until Sept. 18 in ArtistSpace, GF, Ayala Museum, Makati Ave. cor. De la Rosa St., Greenbelt Park, Makati City.

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Sequi translates dreams in exhibit

The Manila Times

September 13, 2014

Expressing her views on “day dreaming,” or the “state in which you are thinking of pleasant things,” talented visual artist Sequi Cu Unjieng opens a solo exhibit at the Ayala Museum’s Artist Space in Makati City.

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Beauty and the Breast

The Philippine Star

December 18, 2012

Art, music, and enlightenment were the themes when MediCard, a leading HMO in the country, and Friends Under the Tree Foundation presented “Transcending Boundaries,” an exhibition showing breast paintings of real women, in celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Art With a Heart

The Philippine Star

October 10, 2012

Almost a decade ago, I first heard about Fr. Gerard Deveza when I saw a poster announcing a date for a healing Mass and talk in our parish church, the Santuario de San Antonio. Not paying much attention to it, I felt there were more desperately ill patients and people who needed his attention and care.

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Bosom Buddies

The Philippine Star

September 23, 2012

“In a recent mini reunion of high school friends, we realized that just among the nine of us who attended the gathering, there were three cancer survivors. That’s a ratio of 1:3 — a statistic that, although unscientifically deduced, is very startling and really brings to home the prevalence of the disease.

It would be safe to assume that we all have had some association with cancer. Each of us must have had at least one family member or friend killed by this dreaded illness. Without really wanting to, I have been exposed to its cruelty specially when one of my dearest friends battled fearlessly and fiercely against cancer. I joined her in the fight and we would rejoice in her small triumphs but, in the end, the disease was just too tricky, sneaky, expensive and elusive to overcome. My friend’s name is Dayday Joseph-David and she would have been 44 last Sept. 1.”

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The Breast of Times

The Philippine Star

September 23, 2012

I doubt if Sequi Cu-Unjieng has ever gotten stark-raving angry. I doubt if her heart rate ever goes beyond 80 beats per minute. Quirky, lovable person that she is, Sequi will probably deny this observation, eyebrows raised, arms flapping like a seagull that is about to land –– but this is my story and I am sticking to it. Despite her generally mellow disposition, Sequi is a dedicated artist who has spent years honing her craft, having studied at Emily Carr Art Institute in Vancouver.

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Passion for Painting

Lifestyle Asia Magazine

May 2011
By: Cecile Lopez Lilles

“It now feels guilt-free and it is wonderful,” she says of her creative preoccupation.

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