OLIVER JOHN V. DADIVAS is a promising young visual artist from Antipolo City, Philippines. He has participated and won an award and recognitions in various on-the-spot art competitions and exhibitions namely:
Bloom Arts Festival 2013 Malugay St. The Collective, Makati City
Manila Art 2013 SMX SM Aura, Bonifacio Global City
TOEI Animation 20th Anniversary, Eastwood City, Libis November 2006
Art Petron 2006
Heaven, Earth, Blooms Art Show, Hollywood & Tahiti, Seven Suites Hotel Observatory May 2006
Philippine-Austrian Cultural Society Art Exhibit, Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Makati December 2005
A Day with Artist Romulo Galicano Workshop, Ayala Museum
Flores de Mayo, Summer Art Exhibit – Le Souffle, Ortigas Center May 2004
Free Spirit, Museo ng Makati April 2004
United Nations International Year of Sport and Physical Education 2005 On-the-Spot Postage Stamps Design Contest, DepEd, Pasig City 2005
Hawaii Centennial Stamp Competition
Toyota International Dream Car Design Contest, 2004
PhilPost Stamp Design Competition, 2004
Crayola National Art Competition, 2004
Sesame Street Art Contest, Glorietta Makati City, 1997
Sta. Lucia East Mall On-the-Spot Summer Art Contest, 1995
His recently awarded art work entitled “Unity Thru Sports” is now included in the collection of the Philippine Postal Museum and Philatelic Library while one more of his remarkable art piece is also a part of the collection of the Makati Museum (Museo ng Makati).
He was chosen by the Philippine-Austrian Cultural Society together with his mother, impressionist artist Luz Verceles Dadivas and UP College of Fine Arts Dean Nestor O. Vinluan to exhibit in their Christmas Art Show at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. In this event, he was given an on-the-spot recognition and his work was personally chosen and acquired by the Austrian ambassador, His Excellency Herbert Jager.
This young talented artist who has self-taught himself the visual arts is desirous to learn and achieve more.
Aside form visual arts, he has trained in martial arts. He now also helps in teaching arts to children.