A most charming and pretty artist is Anna Vergel R.S., a former UAAP swimmer and triathlete, a commercial model and one of the top UP artists to be chosen as part of the commemorative book alongside with the Philippine National artists in celebrating the UP Centennial.
Anna Vergel R.S. solo shows were successful – her first in 2002 at Café Papemelroti Gallery entitled “The Game”; in 2008 at Ricco Renzo Gallery entitled “Beyond Borders” ; in 2011 also at the Ricco Renzo Gallery entitled: “Knock And Search”; and another at the Wine Meseum entitled “Lustrous And Undulating”.
Anna has also participated in several group shows and private events like MANILA ART 2009; Cebu’s artist 2010 together with International artists, Nederburg 1st painting Auction 2010; “Festival” 2009, “Mother and child” 2010, “Kalikasan” 2010 in Gateway Mandarin Hotel Lounge, Alabang Country Club Art Sessions 2012, “WOMAN” 2011, “ARTBEAT I” show at UP Bahay ng Alumni, “ARTBEAT III” show at UP Executive House and other regular private art session activities. She also concentrates on her private art mentoring, painting restoration and painting commissioned works.
Presently, Anna is involved in UP Diliman Alumni Association’s (Filipino Portrait Artist Guild) or FILPAG. She is a board member of the UP College Of Fine Arts Alumni Association Foundation; and also a member of an organization at UP Architecture Department UPCLAS (University of the Philippines Landscaping Architecture).
Anna was once upon a time a former Student Council representative and indulges in sports. Aside from being an artist, Anna is an accomplished businesswoman and interior decorator for private residential and commercial establishments. She used to handle her own security agency; but now, events and castings for an advertising company keep her busy.
The arts have always been Anna’s life. She keep herself designing, acting, singing, painting and modeling….in fact, she was once joined a band as its vocalist.
Viewing her art works now on display at the 4th floor of the Henry Sy Sr. Hall of the University of the Philippines BGC will introduce you to a new experience of seeing stone and rock in a variety of happy colors. Anna’s works are playful with all the strong colors you can think of……her combination of colors speak of Anna who has achieved so much at a very young age.
Indeed, Anna Vergel R.S. is a rare combination of beauty, brains, and talent and that makes her outstanding.