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Ferdinand “Chito” Maravilla has worked for 16 years as an art director at Campaigns & Grey Advertising in Manila. He worked on various print ads and TV commercials for local and multinational accounts.

Two of the TV spot animations he designed for Delmonte Juice drink and Department of Health won a Silver Award and received recognitions.

Chito and his family moved to Canada in May 2002. After a month, he landed a job as a graphic designer at Creative Advertising in Richmond. Later on, he joined two playground manufacturing companies where he enjoyed designing surround areas and sculpting play pieces. He was part of the team that designed the children’s playground at Guildford Mall, Brentwood Mall, Richmond Centre, other parts of Canada and in the US.

And in the recent years up to the present, The following are the artworks that gained awards and recognition:

2011 “City’s Fireworks Display” 1st Place Surrey Art Gallery 2011 Juried Exhibition
2013 “Dance the Night Away” 1st Place & People’s Choice Award. Arts Council of Surrey
2014 “Shadows of Green Timbers” 1st Place Arts Council of Surrey
2014 “Skytrain Fashion” Honourable Mention Surrey Art Gallery 2014 Juried Exhibition

His series of drawings have been displayed at the Vancouver International Airport since 2012 to highlight his talent as an emerging local artist.

Chito is currently working as a graphic designer with Smartfilms, and is an active participant of Dimasalang III Artist`s Group and other organizations in the community. He lives with his wife and 2 sons, who are all very supportive of his arts.

Ferdinand “Chito” Maravilla (费迪南”奇托”·马拉维拉)在菲律宾马尼拉的 Campaigns & Gray Advertising 担任过十六年的艺术总监。他曾为本地和跨国客户制作各种平面广告和电视广告。

他为 Delmonte Juice Drink 和 Department of Health 设计的两部电视动画获得了银奖。

Chito 和他的家人于2002年5月移居加拿大。一个月后,他在加拿大列治文市的 Creative Advertising 找到了一份平面设计师的工作。后来,他加入了两家游乐场制造公司,在那里他喜欢设计周边区域和雕刻玩具。他是在吉尔福德购物中心、布伦特伍德购物中心、列治文中心、加拿大其他地区和美国设计儿童游乐场的团队的一员。

他获得奖项和认可的作品如下:

2011年“城市烟花汇演”萨里美术馆2011年评审展第一名
2013 年“Dance the Night Away”第一名和人民选择奖。萨里艺术委员会
2014 “Shadows of Green Timbers” 萨里艺术委员会第一名
2014年“轻轨时尚”荣誉提名萨里美术馆2014年评审展

自 2012 年以来,他的系列画作一直在温哥华国际机场展出,以彰显他作为新兴当地艺术家的才华。

Chito 目前在 Smartfilms 担任平面设计师,并且是 Dimasalang III Artist’s Group 和社区其他组织的积极参与者。他与妻子和两个儿子住在一起,他们都非常支持他的艺术。