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With an art career spanning 50 years, the master's works live and breathe art. SIR PANDY AVIADO earned his Bachelor's degree in Fine Arts at the Philippine Women's University. He began specialised training in printmaking at the Contemporary Graphic Arts Workshop under Manuel Rodriguez Sr. After training under Rodriguez, he pursued further studies in this medium at the Escuela Superior de Bellas Artes in Madrid, Spain (1966-1971) and the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris (1974). He has mastered different printmaking techniques from woodcut to colour etching.
Aviado held his first solo exhibition at the Luz Gallery in 1967 and represented the Philippines at the Sao Paolo Bienniale in the same year. Aviado has since participated in several international art events among them the India Triennial in New Delhi (1968), the Paris Biennial (1969) and the Havana Biennial (1991). He also participated in Philippine exhibitions held in Australia, Korea, Canada, Chile, Netherllands and Japan. Aviado has held more than 20 solo exhibitions and several group exhibitions.