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Gel Jamlang

Gel Jamlang

About the Artist

Gel is a Filipino artist and illustrator living in Bethesda, Maryland. She received her degree in art from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She began her career as a designer for home design companies, painting large scale flower murals and eventually exhibiting her work at the Philippine Consulate New York. She moved on to painting surreal portraits in watercolor and received awards for RAW Baltimore and RAWawards Visual Artist of the Year 2012.

She became a freelance illustrator in the mid-2013 doing work for the New Republic Magazine, Intro Magazine, Guitar World Magazine,…

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About the Artist

Gel is a Filipino artist and illustrator living in Bethesda, Maryland. She received her degree in art from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. She began her career as a designer for home design companies, painting large scale flower murals and eventually exhibiting her work at the Philippine Consulate New York. She moved on to painting surreal portraits in watercolor and received awards for RAW Baltimore and RAWawards Visual Artist of the Year 2012.

She became a freelance illustrator in the mid-2013 doing work for the New Republic Magazine, Intro Magazine, Guitar World Magazine, Foreign Policy Magazine etc. She’s also an art instructor at Artworks studio in Bethesda and currently a faculty member at Maryland Institute College of Art.

Artist's Work

Mates 3
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Mates

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Swimmers
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Swimmers

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Waiting 11
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Waiting

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Slut
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Slut

By Gel Jamlang

Coddle
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Coddle

By Gel Jamlang

Manic 2
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Manic

By Gel Jamlang

Gravity 2
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Gravity

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Lost everyday
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Lost Everyday

By Gel Jamlang

One two
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One Two

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321
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321

By Gel Jamlang

Domino
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Domino

By Gel Jamlang

Selected Exhibitions

  • Spacewomb Gallery
    57 Stanton St., New york, 2013
  • Gallery 788
    Baltimore, MD, 2013
  • Artspace Warehouse
    Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles, CA, 2013
  • Philippine Embassy
    Washington DC, 2013
  • Philippine Consulate
    Fifth Avenue, New york, 2012

Press and Accolades

  • RAW Visual Artist of the Year 2012
    Jan. 13, 2013

Education

  • University of the Philippines, Bachelor of Arts
    Diliman, Philippines,1996