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10.05.2006

Pacita Abad




Pacita Abad

  • 1st Filipina to receive the Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) Award in the Field of Arts
  • 1st Filipina-American Modern Painter to paint the 55-meter long Alkaff Bridge, the 1st "Art Bridge" in Singapore (2004)



DATE OF BIRTH
October 5, 1946

BIRTHPLACE
Basco, Batanes, Philippines


FATHER: Jorge Abad
MOTHER: Aurora Barsana


HUSBAND: Jack Garrity


YEAR OF DEATH
December 7, 2004


USEFUL LINKS
Official Website Pacita Abad


Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?

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