DATA escrito por Jaume Angulo, RCBTV, Badalona, España
GUY CUSTODIO was born in Manila in 1954. After graduating from Letran and U.S.T., he immigrated to California in 1972 and finished secondary at the Hollywood High.
He took courses in drawing and music at the LA City College then later joined the U.S. armed forces that gave him the opportunity to travel in Italy and Spain.
He was so moved with the renaissance art and his passion for XVIII c. Spanish painters made him permanently lived in Spain where he made his artistic career as a painter and taught modern techniques of recording studios at C.I.E.J. in Barcelona.
He came to Bohol together with his Spanish wife where their first son was born at Tagbilaran City in 1995. He did his first solo art exhibits in Metro Manila later that same year.
From 1996 to 2003 he traveled back to Spain together with his family during summer vacations and took courses of restorations and conservations of antique arts at workshops in Barcelona with exceptional masters from the Escuela de Artes y Antiguedades (EEART, San Marcos) and the Istituto Centrale del Restauro (Roma), intensively working with frescoes, tempera, panels and other religious artefacts in Spain.
Guy Custodio’s artworks are impressionist in nature. His unique works has been collected by ambassadors, diplomats, collectors and professionals internationally. His exhibits in the Philippines presented by EAI are as follows:
Hocus II, National Museum of the Philippines, September 2019 to present
Hocus I, National Museum of the Philippines, April-October 2017
Heaven, Earth, Blooms, Seven Suites Hotel and Observatory, Antipolo City, May 2006
Obras de Amor, Museo ng Makati, February 2004
Arts Passion for Peace, Le Souffle Bistro, The Fort, Taguig, April 2003
Tagpuan, Pasig City Museum, July 2001
Mediterranean Dreams, Paper Moon, Makati City, 1997
Rare Impressions, Poppies, Makati, October-November 1996
Eurasian Fantasy, Le Souffle, Makati, 1996
Artist Tree, Makati, 1996
Pure Imagination, Giraffe 6750, Makati, 1996