Riel Hilario (b. 1976) is a Philippines-based artist.  Hilario’s solo exhibitions include And He Spoke and Walked at his Birth, Eglise St-Merri, Paris, France (2012) and Event Horizon, The Drawing Room, Makati, Philippines (2012). Group exhibitions include Diversecities, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (2012) and Thirteen Artist Awards Exhibit, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines (2012). Hilario’s residencies and awards include Cultural Center of the Philippines Thirteen Artist Awards (2012); Ateneo Art Awards (2012); and Award of Excellence, Philippine Art Awards (2012). Publications include Manila Bulletin (2012), Contemporary Art Philippines (2012), and Arts Asia Pacific (2011). During his ACC Fellowship, Hilario intends to create woodcarvings and wood constructions to make sculptural elements for an installation.

Image credit: Courtesy of the artist