My favorite local clothing brand, Freeway is honored to pay tribute to another National Artist who earned the title in 4 disciplines – Visual Arts, Painting, Sculpture and Mixed Media in 2009.
Sir Federico Alcuaz joins the roster of the National Artists whose great works would be immortalized by the fashionable collection only available at Freeway. B-annually, Freeway pays launches pocket collection to pay tribute to the works of Philippine National Artists.
Freeway’s 10 piece fashion collection tribute is composed shift dresses, comfortable casual tops, shirts and slinky pieces beautifully adorned with Alcuaz’s masterpieces such as “Man with Still Life” and “Duet in Brown and White” to name a few!
The collection is just perfect for the Holiday Season with rich colored print dresses and tops that can be worn from day to night affairs, complete with tote bags for functional trips (I used one of my Freeway bags during a trip to London! So fashionable handcarried bag!).
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The collection uses comfortable material such as satinized twills and poplins for the casual work wear to stretch georgettes and knits for the weekend get-up.
Each item will have a National Artist gift packaging and a bio-tag so that one can learn more about the life and works of Alcuaz. A perfect gift for anyone this Holiday season.
The Freeway x Alcuaz Collection
About Federico Alcuaz
Federico Alcuaz is one of the country’s internationally renowned and multi-awarded artists, having excelled beyond the borders of the Philippine islands. Juggling two degrees in college- Fine Arts degree in University of the Philippines in the morning where he was taught by National Artists such as Fernando Amorsolo, Guillermo Tolentino to name a few, and a pre-law degree in San Beda College in the evening. He continued his studies in law at the Ateneo de Manila University but decided to pursue art on a full-time basis.
Alcuaz has since bagged awards for his works from across the globe and of course in his own country with Presidential Medal of Merit Award at 2005 under his belt and being claimed as a National Artist for visual arts.Alcuaz has come to be known for his “Tres Marias,” his Manila landscape series, portraits and his abstracts.
Alcuaz’s works are showcased in 20 museums and major cultural institutions all over the world. In his 55 year career he has exhibited in leading galleries in Spain, the Philippines, Portugal, Poland, the United States and Germany.