The genius of the Master Alfredo P. Alcala will be on display in the Bayanihan Center at Vallejo, California on March 14-June 13, 2009 featuring his novels and comic strips on UKALA the first Native American comic strips in the 1950’s which was made into a feature film in the Philippines.
UKALA BY ALFREDO P. ALCALA 1950's
His invention of the fountain brush made him even more versatile, undefeated and unrivalled, showing his global excellence and making the Knights of the Round Table proud and valiant.
Voltar and Ukala made Alfredo P. Alcala a true Master in the field of comic art and illustrations. His legacy is a Milestone and his exhibitions are prodigious achievements.
Karpintero Oil painting by Alfredo P. Alcala
He also illustrated several comic strips such as Prinsipe Amante, Guerrero, Ifugao, Kampanerang Kuba, Darwyn The Monkey, Kabibe, Prinsipe Ahmad similar to the Arabian Nights, Radji, Halik sa Apoy, Zombie, Nordik, Turbante Azul, Komando, Planet of the Apes, Tarzan, Swamp Thing, Infanta Judith, The Shadow, Conan the Barbarian, Batman, Hellblazer, Barracuda, Robin Hood, Pamilyang Momo, Vendetta, Kondor, Shimajar, Okleng, Tres Ojos, Komando Ang Gerilyeros, Magic Bilao, Ulupong, Ang Kasaysayan ng Paglipad, Star Wars, Ultraman, Sherlock Holmes, Sultana Ranni, Odinah, Kontra Sindak, Ric O' Shay, Anaconda, Donya Geronima, Graf Spee, Pearl Harbor, Battle of Midway, Battle of Savo, Yamato and many more.
MOONSHOT THE FLIGHT OF APOLLO XII BY DC AGLE AND ALFREDO P. ALCALA
Alfredo P. Alcala is also the artist for the centennial anniversary of the illustrated book of The Statue of Liberty with actor Henry Gibson and the artist for Moonshot, the history of Apollo XII.
HALIK SA APOY by ALFREDO P. ALCALA and PABLO S. GOMEZ
Alfredo Alcala Jr. at the Star Wars awards
2007 · Honorary Member Star Wars 501st Legion of Stormtroopers, Philippines
2006 · Hall of Fame Award, Komikon Philippines
1998 · Nominated Hall of Fame Awards, USA
1995 · Sandiwa Awards, Los Angeles, California USA
1994 · 5th Place on the International Top Cartoonists in Comic Strip Illustration, USA
1977 · Inkpot Awards, San Diego, CA USA
1972 · Science Fiction and Fantasy Awards, USA
1963-1971 · 1st Place Awards, Society of Philippine Illustrators & Cartoonists
1963 · Top illustrators Asiaweek magazine
1962 · 1st Place Awards, Society of Philippine Illustrators & Cartoonists
1949· Fastest Artist in the Philippines
Alcala Fight Komix circa 1963
Alfredo P. Alcala oil painting
Alfredo P. Alcala art circa 1966
CHRISTIAN VOLTAR ALCALA
He studied at Don Bosco Technical College and at Centro Escolar University in the Philippines. He is a freelance artist, guitarist, musician and a song writer.
King Arthur and Camelot are his artwork and it will be on display in this splendid exhibition.
· He was awarded the Certificate of Recognition by the Consulate General of the Philippines for his outstanding service and invaluable contribution toward the promotion and enrichment of Philippine culture and arts in conjunction with the celebration of Philippine Arts Festival in February 2007.
MEL VERA CRUZ
"Art is my way of life. It makes me sane, feeds me, nurtures my soul. It makes me proud and humble at the same time. Art makes me think and read. It makes me stand out from anybody else, like a rock star. It can make me outside of society and be part of the community".