31 July – Google celebrates Filipina artist, Pacita Abad on Google Doodle.
You may have seen this colorful image welcome you before you Googled-a-search today. On this day in 1984, Abad made history as the first woman to receive the Philippines’ prestigious Ten Outstanding Young Men award.
Pacita Abad is known for her Trapunto work and has crafted over 5,000 pieces of art, and today her colorful legacy resonates in collections in over 70 countries.
Here’s a look at the early sketches of this Google Doodle.
Pacita Abad’s exhibition “A Million Things To Say” that was exhibited at the MCAD museum if featured in Art+ Magazine issue 56.