Multi-talented artist, the Rupert Jacinto, capped another fruitful year with the launch of
his Faaabvlous V photo exhibit and coffee table book at The Peninsula Manila’s The
Gallery in November.
No less than Ambassador Ivo Sieber of Switzerland and Ambassador Gilles Garachon of France served as guests of honors, who were joined by Beth Day Romulo and the book’s cover ladies, Sandie Poblador, Mabel Abano, Sally Maliuanag and Jennifer Sarmiento.
In partnership with the Advertising Foundation of the Philippines, the event is in support of the advocacies of the foundation’s Love-a-Parish program for the Sto. Niño de Paz Chapel in Greenbelt. The program aids needy churches across the country.
The event featured the traditional Jacinto portraits with subjects such as business personalities Manny Pangilinan, Lorenzo Tan, Gus Albor, Architect Carlos de Castro, Romulo Galicano, Francis Libiran, Francis Manalo, former Senator Ramon Magsaysay, Jr., Michael Martinez, Rex Mendoza, Greg Navarro.
Meanwhile, this year’s set of “Faaabvlous Fifteen Women” were Nabbie Alejo, Tetta Agustin Bravery, Flora Chua, Sheree Chua, Mags Cue, Tiffany Syson Cuna, Benedicta du-Baladad, Jemellie Gonzalez, Nguyen Mai Huong, Gina Ronquillo, Sarah Sison, Annie Tanco, Mildred Vitangcol, Ofi Wadle and Marife Zamora.
Lastly, the silkscreen portraits in the “Portraits of the Imagination” series included the portrait of Imelda Marcos and 26 other silkscreen portraits.