Congressional spouses group to launch fund-raising art exhibit

MANILAThe Congressional Spouses Foundation, Inc. (CSFI), under its new president and chairperson Rep. Lani Cayetano of the 1st District of Taguig, will launch a fundraising art exhibit "Pinto sa Kongreso: An Art Appreciation Exhibit at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on Monday (September 23).

The Art Exhibit envisions an exhibition that generously presents contemporary art practice, putting a spotlight on the remarkable Filipino talent, creativity, and imagination. Proceeds from the exhibit will be for the benefit of the livelihood programs and projects of the CSFI, Cayetano said.

House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Dr. Joven Cuanang from the Pinto Art Gallery will grace the launch of the art exhibit, the CSFI's first project in the 18th Congress. It will run until October 3.

The exhibit will feature over 75 prominent artists in Philippine visual arts. Their works that portray various themes, from abstract expressions to figurative depictions of everyday life to fantastical representations of surreal imagery, enrich the Filipino culture that captures the noble spirit of the nation.

CSFI is a non-stock, non-profit organization composed of the spouses of the members of the House of Representatives. It supports the legislative initiatives of the House members through the implementation of meaningful socio-civic projects that meet the short-term and long-term needs of their respective constituents.

In collaboration and partnership with government agencies and other organizations, CSFI harnesses its organizational value in championing the cause of a better quality of life for all Filipinos through service excellence. (PR)

Source: Philippines News Agency