B. Philippines, 1970
Dancing on the Roof, 2008
Signed and dated “Daniel Coquilla 2008” on lower right
Acrylic on canvas
60 x 76 cm
Provenance Private Collection, Kuala Lumpur
Daniel “Dansoy” Coquilla, born in 1970 at Panabo City, Davao del Norte, majored in painting at the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Fine Arts. This is also where he received the UP Gawad Chanselor para sa Sining Biswal in 1998. He garnered two Juror’s Choice awards in the 1997 Philip Morris Philippine and ASEAN Art Awards, and has also been Grand Prize and Juror’s Choice winner in AAP Competitions, as well as a finalist in the Metrobank and Shell National Painting Competitions. Dansoy was a Philippine Finalist to the Windsor & Newton World-Wide Millenium Painting Competition. In 2006, he was made a Thirteen Artists Awardee by the Cultural Centre of the Philippines.