Celebrating Artistic Collaboration: J.A. Tan’s Multifaceted Journey
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Celebrating Artistic Collaboration: J.A. Tan’s Multifaceted Journey

In the vibrant tapestry of the art world, few stories resonate as profoundly as that of J.A. Tan, an artist whose boundless creativity transcends boundaries, both geographical and artistic. Hailing from the Philippines, Tan embarked on his artistic odyssey in 2006, finding his muse amidst the bustling streets of Vancouver. Graduating from the esteemed halls…

J.A. Tan’s Painting Featured on Italian Wine Label
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J.A. Tan’s Painting Featured on Italian Wine Label

In the world of wine, labels are not only a way to identify a particular bottle, but they also convey the winemaker’s story and the philosophy behind their wines. The story behind Italian winemaker Monteocorneo 570’s Albe wine goes all the way to the Philippines! That’s right for their newly-released Greccheto Passito dessert wine, they…

FILIPINO-CANADIAN ARTIST J.A. TAN HOLDS “MINDSCAPES” EXHIBIT AT THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE IN VANCOUVER 
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FILIPINO-CANADIAN ARTIST J.A. TAN HOLDS “MINDSCAPES” EXHIBIT AT THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE IN VANCOUVER 

Vancouver, BC – The Philippine Consulate General in Vancouver is proud to present the exhibit “Mindscapes,” by J.A. Tan, a talented Filipino-Canadian artist with autism.  The exhibit features a collection of J.A. Tan’s paintings, showcasing his unique perspective on landscapes and abstract art, mostly inspired by local Vancouver locations and trips to the Philippines. His…

Paintings Inspired by Music

Paintings Inspired by Music

“All Without Words” is the musical journey of a parent raising a non-verbal child with autism.  The theme on which eleven trumpet jazz-concerto variations are based is built around the spontaneous singing of the composer’s son—it is the actual voice of the child, set as a melody and played by the trumpet, accompanied by an…

Happy Summer – An Art Exhibit at Melo Patisserie in Vancouver, Canada

Happy Summer – An Art Exhibit at Melo Patisserie in Vancouver, Canada

Filipino Canadian Neurodivergent Artist J.A. Tan holds an art exhibit featuring his latest landscape paintings at Melo Patisserie, a popular cafe in the hip and cool neighborhood of Mt. Pleasant in Vancouver, BC. A MESSAGE FROM THE ARTIST I have always loved nature.  Wherever and whenever I am able to go to a place surrounded…

J.A. Painting in Music and Autism Concert

J.A. Painting in Music and Autism Concert

Classical musicians from Central Washington University (CWU) invited artists with autism to collaborate on a unique concert. Composers used paintings to inspire their creations. The concert series was called “Sound Paintings” and was presented by CWU’s Piano, Composition, and Percussion studios in collaboration with autistic artists from “The Art of Autism.” J.A.’s painting “Third Movement”…

“Picasso Inspiration” Painting by J.A. Tan on Book Cover
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“Picasso Inspiration” Painting by J.A. Tan on Book Cover

The Art of J.A. Tan’s painting “Picasso Inspiration” was used as the book cover of author Dr. Ginny Russell’s “The Rise of Autism: Risk and Resistance in the Age of Diagnosis.” It is available on Amazon. Dr. Russell is a researcher at the University of Exeter Medical School & College of Social Science. She is…