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Filipino, Everlito Villacruz, Won Top Prize in the Red Bull Art of Can Competition in Kuwait

By on Dec 6, 2011 in Announcement, Arts, Lifestyle, Middle East Comments

Filipino Everlito Villacruz’sScorpion” has won the top prize at the “Red Bull Art of Can Competition” in Kuwait. There were 120 entries and 63 made it to the exhibit, as disclosed by news sites, December 5, 2011.

Everlito Villacruz and his Scorpion
Image Credit: Everlito Villacruz/Red Bull Art of Can

Ever, as Villacruz is known to friends, used several red bull cans to come up with his intricate and ingenious design for the” Scorpion.”

Image Credit: Everlito Villacruz/Red Bull Art of Can

Villacruz works as an interior designer and Project Design Coordinator for the Warba group in Kuwait.  He also writes for several online sites and for his blog “Pamatay Homesik” for which he is popularly known online. Incidentally, his blog is a finalist in the 2011 Philippine Blog Awards in the Filipiniana category.

He is also into photography, painting, and poetry. He says:

“Maliban sa pagpipinta, kinagigiliwan ko rin malaman ang tradisyon, lugar at, ang iba’t ibang kulturang aking ginagalawan…”

(Aside from painting, I am fond of learning about the tradition and culture of the different places that I circulate in.)

It is not the first time that Villacruz’s work of art has been recognized; he and 4 other OFW organized an art group named Adhika, which was featured previously  in ABS-CBN Global and GMA News, two of the leading Filipino TV stations.

Reportedly, the second prize winner for the Red Bull Art of Can Competition was awarded to Bader Al Mansour for his Large Bull creation entitled, “Ready for Action” and the third prize winner was Hadeel Al Latheeth for her “Dazzling Lady Gaga” creation.

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