JHMC Uses Painting to Portray Women Empowerment, Awareness on VAWC

BAGUIO CITY- John Hay Management Corporation (JHMC), in observance with the 18-day campaign to end violence against women, commissioned Cordilleran artist, Jordan Mang-usan, to showcase his artworks at the historic Bell House at Camp John Hay. Mang-usan’s various paintings, portrays Cordilleran women portraits as inspiration, capturing every woman’s empowerment and emancipation.

The painting exhibit is part of the JHMC’s gender and development activities in support to the efforts of the government to protect women’s human rights and it will be showcased until November 26, 2017.

Mang-usan uses solar pyrography in his artworks and women portraits have been one of his favorite subjects. In his paintings, Mang-usan features the diverse generation of women, showing a mother’s love and care and a nurturing woman, empowered to shift the paradigm of nation building.

Jane Theresa Tabalingcos, JHMC Vice President and COO and GAD Executive Chairperson, continues to amplify women’s empowerment through these kinds of significant activities in furtherance of the corporation’s commitment to address all forms of violence against women.

Meanwhile, the JHMC has transformed the historic Bell House into a Christmas wonderland and visitors may opt to have selfies in every corner.