J.A. Participates in Generation One Exhibit for Asian Heritage Month

J.A. Participates in Generation One Exhibit for Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month. To celebrate, the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society is holding the ExplorASIAN Festival. One of the highlights of the festival is the Generation One Exhibit at the Vancouver Lipont Art Centre. J.A. Tan is part of a juried exhibition of Asian Canadian artists. This is the 4th year he is…

J.A. Tan’s Paintings on Fabric to be Highlighted at Exhibit and Fashion Show in New York City

J.A. Tan’s Paintings on Fabric to be Highlighted at Exhibit and Fashion Show in New York City

Vancouver-based Filipino artist J.A. Tan will be one of the featured artists in the Autism Hearts Foundation series of art exhibits and a fashion show in New York City, April 3-7, 2017 in celebration of World Autism Awareness Month. The event billed Fashion Arts Autism Benefits Project (FAAB,) highlights the work of young Filipino artists…

Art of J.A. Tan featured in University Research on Autism and Neurodiversity

Art of J.A. Tan featured in University Research on Autism and Neurodiversity

The University of Exeter used J.A. Tan’s artwork together with other artists on the spectrum to showcase the value of alternative thinking demonstrating how neurodiverse individuals can — and do — communicate in visual rather than verbal ways.” The University’s research team is based at Egenis, part of the University of Exeter in the UK….

“Stress Free” by J.A. Tan on permanent exhibit at Philippine Consular Office in Vancouver

“Stress Free” by J.A. Tan on permanent exhibit at Philippine Consular Office in Vancouver

When the Philippine Consulate transferred to their new office space at Canada Place, Vancouver, J.A. loaned 7 of his artworks to give color and a welcoming atmosphere to the consular office. His paintings hung on the walls in the board room and the public space from February to Dec. 17, 2015. This began a wonderful…

J.A. Tan Featured in Autism File Magazine, October-November 2015 issue
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J.A. Tan Featured in Autism File Magazine, October-November 2015 issue

The Art of J.A. Tan is featured in the October-November 2015 issue of The Autism File, a bi-monthly magazine dealing with all aspects of autism. The article was written by Debra Muzikar, author of the book, “The Art of Autism: Shifting Perceptions.” Click here to read the magazine. Excerpt: “Using art to show how his…

J.A. Tan’s Paintings at the Philippine Consulate in Vancouver

J.A. Tan’s Paintings at the Philippine Consulate in Vancouver

The Philippine Consulate office at 999 Canada Place in Vancouver is a little brighter these days. Thanks to the art of J.A. Tan hanging on the walls. In February 2015, J.A.’s paintings “Stress Free” and “So this is Canada” series were hung at the Philippine Consulate General offices. Filipino-Canadian artist J.A. Tan’s paintings hang in…

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J.A. Tan’s Painted Stories Exhibit in Manila, March 2014

  GALLERY NINE presents Vancouver-based Filipino artist J.A. Tan. The 27 year old painter who is a Fine Arts graduate from the prestigious Emily Carr University of Art+Design has been quietly raising the Filipino flag in a unique way, particularly when one of his works was chosen by the United Nations to be featured as…

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The Sketchbook Project at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn

In 2012, J.A. participated in The Sketchbook Project. Well, this year, his #sketchbook will be at the Wythe Hotel in Brooklyn, NY. +The Sketchbook Project is the world’s largest collection of artists’ sketchbooks. The entire library, of close to 30,000 original works, has been built one book at a time, by people of all ages…