Orville Giguiento

With an architectural background, Orville has a consultancy gig doing architectural design and 3D graphics, but the painting bug keeps pursuing him. When all things slowed down due to covid 19 in the summer of 2020, he dug up his brushes and joined painting clubs.

Though he does oil, acrylic and digital media, he loves the nuance and challenges of watercolor, as reflected in most of his recent works. Being self- taught, he doesn't adhere to any set rules or styles, but is in continuous exploration of the magic that is, watercolor.

 

Education:
- BS Architecture, Univ. of San Carlos, Philippines

- BS Civil Engineering (undergrad), Mindanao State Univ., Philippines

Membership:

- Plein Air Artists Colorado

- American Impressionists Society

- Laguna Plein Air Painters Association

- Outdoor Painters Society

- National Watercolor Society

Plein Air Awards:

2022 

             * 1st Place: Plein Air @ Altitude, Winter Park CO

             * Best Marine Painting: Plein Air Easton, Easton MD

             * People's Choice Award: Douglas Land Conservancy Plein Air Event, Castle Rock CO

             * Honorable Mention: Plein Air Salon, April & July 2022

             * Award of Merit: Plein Air Southwest, Galveston TX

             * 2nd Place: Quick Draw @ Lighthouse Plein Air Festival, Tequesta FL

2021   

             * Best Plein Air Work: Plein Air Salon Sept 2021

             * Artists Choice Award: Central City Plein Air Festival, Central City CO

             * 1st Place: Steamboat Art Museum Plein Air Festival, Steamboat Springs CO

             * People Choice Award: Douglas Land Conservancy Plein Air Event, Castle Rock CO

2020

             * 3rd Place: Steamboat Art Museum Plein Air Festival, Steamboat Springs CO

National Exhibition:

2022

             * juried into the American Impressionist Society(AIS) 3rd Annual Assoc member Online Exhibition

             * juried into the Plein Air Artists of Colorado (PAAC) 25th Annual National Show

2021

             * juried into the American Impressionist Society(AIS) 2nd Annual Assoc member Online Exhibition

2020

             * Honorable Mention: New Trends 2020 @ Colorado Watercolor Society Exhibit