CEBU’S favorite neighborhood gallery, Qube Gallery, opened their new art space last March 19 in Crossroads. Marking the milestone was the opening of “She Said,” an exhibit featuring contemporary works by an all-female line-up of artists, namely Kitty Taniguchi, Jewelle Yeung, Golda King, Maxine Syjuco, Palmy Pe Tudtud, Gigi Ocampo and Yvonne Quisumbing — a show that also serves as the gallery’s nod to Women’s Month.
The new area has two floors with the first one dedicated to Cebu Brewing Company’s taproom, while the second floor serves as the gallery. With the addition of homegrown craft beer, an entirely new experience in art appreciation is encouraged, advocating the celebration of local art.
Gallery owner Maris Holopainen envisions that with the bigger space that could accommodate installations and sculpture shows, it can be a playground for experimental and young contemporary artists. She adds, “The new space signifies a continued commitment and belief in the future of Cebuano and regional contemporary art. We are hoping that this space will attract more art aficionados to just pop in! We want the art space to be true to our mission and advocacy in creating and showing leading edge art.”
Qube Gallery in Crossroads is open from Monday to Saturday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. The “She Said” exhibit runs until April 20. (PR)