Curriculum Vitae

Celline Marge Mercado
b. 1997, Pampanga, Philippines


EDUCATION

Master of Fine Art (2024)
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

BFA Information Design, BFA Art Management,
Minor in Japanese Studies (2019)
Ateneo de Manila University
Quezon City, Philippines

Summer Session (2018)
Waseda University
Tokyo, Japan

Jesuit Educational Exchange Program (2017)
University of San Francisco
San Francisco, California, USA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Somehow I can't stop eating
24 June - 5 August 2022
Galleria Duemila, Pasay City, Philippines

A Soft Place to Land
3 - 24 July 2022
Pintô Art Museum, Antipolo, Philippines


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023 / Illuminations, curated by Carlomar Daoana
Pintô Art Museum, Antipolo, Philippines

2023 / Object Orientations, curated by Carlos Quijon Jr.
Gravity Art Space, Quezon City, Philippines

2023 / Umbilicus, curated by Jan Sunday 
Kalawakan Spacetime, Quezon City, Philippines

2023 / The Wild Garden of Childhood, curated by Empty Scholar
Modeka Art Space, Makati City, Philippines

2023 / Eat Only When You're Angry
Space Encounters Gallery, Pasig City, Philippines

2022 / First Edition
Cartellino, Mandaluyong, Philippines

2021 / Hitherto IV: Lamentations
Project Space Pilipinas, Lucban, Quezon, Philippines

2020 / Marciano Galang Acquisition Prize
Ateneo Art Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines

2020 / For My Eyes Only
The Grey Space, San Juan City, Philippines

2018 / The Tiny Show
Prism Gallery, Makati City, Philippines

2017 / Thinking FWD: The 18th Thacher Annual
Thacher Gallery, San Francisco, USA


CURATORIAL PROJECT

In the Spaces We Mend
16 March - 29 April 2019
Rizal Library Special Collections
Ateneo de Manila University
Quezon City, Philippines


AWARDS

Marciano Galang Acquisition Prize (2020)
Shortlisted
Ateneo Art Gallery
Quezon City, Philippines

Loyola Schools Award for the Arts (2019)
Winner for Mixed Media, Visual Arts
Ateneo de Manila University
Quezon City, Philippines

Ateneo Socio Civic Engagement for National Development Awards (2019)
Citation for the project 'In the Spaces We Mend'
Ateneo de Manila University
Quezon City, Philippines

Thacher Annual (2017)
Curator's Choice Award
Thacher Gallery
San Francisco, California, USA


OTHER EXPERIENCE

Associate Creative Producer
Student Life, RMIT University (2023 - present)

Curatorial Assistant
Metropolitan Museum of Manila (2021 - 2022)

Research Assistant
Ateneo Art Gallery (2021)

Art Editor
Heights Ateneo (2017 - 2018)

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