Friday, August 1, 2014

Daniel “Dansoy” Coquilla a.k.a. Cox, Administrative Assistant of the Audiovisual Group, was a special featured artist in the IKOTOKI Para exhibit held on 27 February-1 March 2014, at selected sheds along the Ikot and Toki routes in UP Diliman. He was also one of the alumni artists from the University of the Philippines who participated in a drawing session organized by UP Diliman called, A Day with UP Artists held on 24 February 2014 at the Bulwagan ng Dangal, Main Library. Proceeds from the auctioned artworks were donated to the calamity-stricken areas in the Visayas, particularly UP Tacloban.

Cox is a multi-awarded artist. Among his awards are the 1998 UP Gawad Chanselor para sa Sining Biswal; 1997 Philip Morris Philippine and ASEAN Art Awards; Grand Prize and Juror’s Choice winner in AAP Competitions; finalist in the Metrobank and Shell National Painting Competitions; Philippine Finalist to the Windsor & Newton World-Wide Millenium Painting Competition; and one of the Thirteen Artists Awardees by the Cultural Center of the Philippines in 2006.

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