It’s another win for a Cebuano! In the concluded 7th World Youth Art Festival 2020 that was held in South Korea, a young lad from Danao bested over 100 participants from all over the globe. And, this artist’s name is…
Leodito Rosales Bongo III
Leodito, or as his friends call him Leo, is an 18 year old Danawanon painter determined to give the world a better perspective of art. In his journey on participating in the 7th World Youth Art Festival, he submitted his medium-sized acrylic works last August 2020 and it is just this year that the panel announced to him via email that he won the grand prize.
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As Rosales said, he joined the competition to learn from other artists and develop his passion for the arts. He also mentioned that if it weren’t for his mentor, Celso Pepito, he wouldn’t be where he is right now. Here are some of his pieces that determined his achievement.
Leodito’s Artwork Pieces
The most liked artwork from his collection that he submitted to the 7th World Youth Art Festival is an acrylic piece on Lisa Manoban, a member of BLACKPINK, the leading girl group in South Korea.
Becoming an Inspiration to Fellow Artists
With his latest attainment, Leo aims to pursue more of his talent and passion, and wants to serve as an inspiration to young artists like him in Cebu. There is no hindrance to achieving your targets and goals. May every young artist be given the opportunity to fulfill their dreams!