Alfredo Roces

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Alfredo Reyes Roces (29 Apr 1923) is a painter and an essayist, a versatile artist. He won a grand prize for his painting Kundiman at the 25th AAP annual exhibition in 1972. He also wrote many articles about art for various international magazines and a daily column. He also wrote and served as editor-in-chief of a ten-volume encyclopedia, Filipino Heritage. He even branched out into pottery in Sydney, Australia.

Other Recognitions

  • Ten Outstanding Young Men or TOYM Award in 1961
  • Journalist of the Year Award in 1971 from the Citizens Council for Mass Media
  • Artist of the Year Award from the AAP in 1974
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  • CCP Encyclopedia of Philippine Art, Vol 4. Manila: Cultural Center of the Philippines, 1994.



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