Thursday, March 5, 2009

ALCALA LEGACY EXCALIBVR JUSTICE MILESTONE OF THE MASTER MARCH 2009














ALCALA LEGACY MILESTONE OF THE MASTER






ESTELITA and ALFREDO ALCALA photo 1968

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




It will also feature his masterpiece VOLTAR a Viking saga which is the most detailed art to appear on comic books that won several awards in the Philippines and the US, and was admired throughout the entire continents of North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Africa and Asia that gained Alfredo P. Alcala international fame, respect and an emblem of a genuine Master.

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.

THE GIFT



CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY



By HENRY GIBSON and ALFREDO P. ALCALA. 1986

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.







VOLTAR by ALFREDO P. ALCALA, circa 1963, ALCALA FIGHT KOMIX




It will remain paramount, unsurpassed and highly respected until the end of time.






He passed away on April 8, 2000 but his spirit lives on. He was born on August 23, 1925 in Negros Occidental, Philippines.


HALIK SA APOY by ALFREDO P. ALCALA and PABLO S. GOMEZ





ALFREDO P. ALCALA (1925-2000)

Awards


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




1948 · Official Artist for the National council of the Boy Scouts in the Philippines










Alcala Fight Komix circa 1963


Alfredo P. Alcala oil painting

Alfredo P. Alcala art circa 1966












CHRISTIAN VOLTAR ALCALA
















Alfredo’s youngest son. He was born on July 26, 1976 in Mandaluyong, Philippines. After his father’s death, he has vowed to follow his father’s footsteps and continue his legacy.

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.




















Awards
· 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










He was born in Manila and grew up in a barrio south of Manila (Quezon Province). He studied Fine Arts in University of Santo Thomas in Manila.




Mel's Statement:

"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".




THE EXHIBITION WILL BE FROM MARCH 14-JUNE 13, 2009 at the BAYANIHAN CENTER IN VALLEJO, CA.



Address: 3495 Sonoma Blvd., Vallejo, CA 94590.



OPENING RECEPTION WILL BE ON SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2009 AT 5:00pm



ADMISSION IS FREE.







Christian Voltar Alcala email at christianvolt76@yahoo.com



Mel Vera Cruz email at melveracruz@sbcglobal.net






































































1 comment:

  1. Alfrado Alcalá es y será siempre un Arista único.

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