“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…

FIL-CANADIAN ARTIST WITH AUTISM J.A. TAN TO EXHIBIT AT THE AYALA MUSEUM

(Manila, August 7,2013) — Artist J.A. Tan returns to the Ayala Museum for his second one-man show at ArtistSpace. The show entitled “On and On…Step By Step,” will feature new paintings by the Vancouver-based Tan, and will run from August 21st to September 3rd, 2013. His last exhibit in Manila was also held at the…

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Artist J.A. Tan Gives Keynote at International Association of Special Education Conference

J.A. Tan gave the keynote address at the opening of the 13th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Special Education, held at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C. on July 8th, 2013. Below are excerpts from J.A.’s 25 minute speech,”A Part of…not Apart.” for which he received a standing ovation. At the…

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The Sketchbook Project

One of J.A. Tan’s projects this year was participating in “The Sketchbook Project,”  a collection of creative works in the form of sketchbooks that are contributed by individuals from around the world. You can view J.A.’s sketchbook “One Day…” by clicking on this link. His theme was “Travel with Me” and features pencil drawings. Here…