Hadrian MendozaUnited States
Hadrian Mendoza is a stoneware potter whose work has been exhibited widely in the Philippines and throughout Asia, and in the U.S. at the Philippine Center in New York City. A graduate of Mary Washington College, Mr. Mendoza attended Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC from 1996 to 1997. His research on traditional ceramics in Southeast Asia resulted in the Ring of Fire: 1st Southeast Asian Ceramics Festival at the Ayala Museum in Manila in 2009, a landmark exhibition of 64 ceramic works created by 28 potters from Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, Laos, Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The website created for this event has allowed the continued communication of its participants, and they are eager to work together towards another gathering.
Grants Awarded2012 | Crafts | Asia General
ACC provided support to allow Mr. Mendoza to travel and research in the Philippines, Brunei, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Burma, and Laos to plan and organize a second Southeast Asian ceramics festival.
With the support of Ambassador to the Philippines Mr. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. and his wife, Mrs. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., Zenith Gallery proudly presents a collection of jars, wall sculptures, vases, sculpture in the round, musical instruments and other ceramic works by Hadrian Mendoza.
Grantee: Hadrian Mendoza