CLSU Artist Club Founding Anniversary

February 24, 2017 at Sabado Knights Resort, Licaong, Science City of Munoz, Nueva Ecija. All Alumni and chapters are invited to attend and required to share registration fees. For more information please contact Leando G. Tecson on Facebook or the Grand Artist.

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Willi`s 2nd Nueva Ecija Personal Essay Writing Workshop

The wilfredo Pascual Jr. Personal Essay Writing Workshop this year is 2nd Writing Workshop held at San Jose city, Nueva Ecija in celebration of National Arts Month in cooperation with the Office of City Mayor, the City Tourism Office and the Rotary Club of San Jose Golden harvest. The Two (2) days writing workshop was facilitated by willi's friends Teresita M. Circa and Liza L. Ciencia and two guest panelists Luna Sicat-Cleto and Wena Festin. Willi's talk - "Ano ba ang personal essay? How is ...Click to read more

Medical, Dental and Art (Lapis, Papel at Krayola LPK)

January 21, 2018 - known folk artist Elito Circa aka Amangpintor the chairman of Samahang Makasining (Artist Club), Inc. and president of the Rotary Club of San Jose Golden Harvest organized a public services on Medical, Dental and Art with the support of co-rotarians and other donors together with 84IB AFP and 703rd Agila Brigade 7 Infantry Division of AFP. The activity was able to cater 300 individuals for Medical Services, 120 for Dental Services, 60 for Haircut, 250 for Shoe Repair and 300 plus kids for the Gift Giving Activity. Amangpintor also shared his talent through actual hand painting demonstration for almost 300 kids and contributed pencils, erasers and crayons as part of his advocacy "Lapis, Papel at Krayola (ALPK)".

Whang-od`s family urges public: `Stop the negativity`
(by re-write Elito V. Circa 10/30/2017)

MANILA - The family of Filipino traditional tattoo artist Whang-od called on the public to "stop the negativity" after the organizers of Manila FAME suffered a backlash for bringing the artist to the trade fair in Manila. In an interview with Rappler, Grace Palicas, the grandniece of Whang-od who did tattooing with the artist during the fair, said the family was surprised by the backlash. (READ: VIRAL: Was Whang-od exploited at Manila FAME?) Palicas said that Whang-od herself requested to do as much tattooing as she could during the fair since "she's already in Manila." "Gusto niya talaga na siya. Ang masasabi ko lang, sana nandoon sila sa event para alam nila. Hindi tayo sana mapanghusga. Sabi nga ni Bob Marley, stop the negativity," Palicas said, paraphrasing the famous line in the la ...Click to read more

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One of a kind Algae Artist Jerome Icao from Zamboanga
(by Makasining 12/12/2017)

Jerome Galve Icao, born July 14, 1982 in Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay a Filipino and indigenouism artist. Like other contemporary artists, Jerome explore other techniques and medium based on his philosophy in life. He uses Algae from river or stream to create unique images of old, indigenous and ancestral Zamboangenian people in their province, which are also part of the province and town history.

This is my Story (Titsir Ka)
(by Teresita M. Circa 11/22/2016)

The sun was hazy that morning, I had my brown ribbon tied upon my fixed collar. The plum skirt fitted me still as I stepped on the jeepney's rack. Humidity came to welcome me and I had my hair tucked behind my ears. Ellipses filled the atmosphere until someone had dared to crack the silence: "Titsir ka?" he uttered while I watched him draw his fingers in a crooked position. "Nag-aaral pa lang ho." I shooked. Never did I know, that day began to be the beginning of everything. The first page of my life being a teacher and a wife carried by a surname: Circa. It's a mere realization of this: "TitS ...Click to read more

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These Artists Use Unusual Materials For Their Works
(by 12/12/2017)

( The local art scene is alive and well, thanks to the wealth of talent from young and established artists. There's always something new to look forward to, whether it's an ongoing exhibit or a must-see museum. And then there are those that, while they're just at the fringes of this dynamic sphere, are still worth learning about and keeping on your radar. Here are 13 artists who have found their calling in art, but have done so with unusual materials and one-of-a-kind techniques.

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< May 2018 >
Vacant boxes for personal study

The Indigenous games or Laro ng Lahi was coined and popularized by the Samahang Makasining (Artist Club), Inc. (commonly known "Makasining") with the help of National Commission for Culture and the Arts and being used by the other Philippine Local Government Unit, other organizations and other institution. Imparting of these Filipino games to the youth is one of the main objectives of the organization. The Makasining also created time based scoring for five (5) selected games (Patintero, Syatong, Dama, Lusalos and Holen). (If you want to use this word kindly acknowledge our organization)


"Community development through arts"

The group has been conducting arts/culture activities for the past years, through self-discovery and learning. Today, the group has come-up with the idea of imparting their knowledge and experiences to the youths to make their time more meaningful and useful. This also helps the youth to get away from unnecessary vices and help them discover and develop their hidden talents, which is beneficial for the upliftment of the Filipino culture.


  • Brotherhood and camaraderie.
  • Impart knowledge about arts & culture to the community.
  • Have an opportunity to discover and develop hidden talents.
  • Know that each time and work is essential.
  • Preserve and maintain Filipino culture through everyday living.
  • Provide beneficial and livelihood skills thru commercial arts.
  • Utilize their worthy leisure hours.


  • Art Projects Management and packaging
  • Seminar / workshop on Visual Arts
  • Seminar / workshop on Theater Arts
  • Script Writing
  • Variety show for town fiesta
  • Computer Animation


    Members are true artist in their heart, we are not talking about their skills in the field of arts but we are talking about their talents in arts.

    They possess humility, self discipline and concern to the Mother Nature. Hence, they are environmentalist in nature, have own philosophy in life, and they have extensively believed in God. Sometimes they believe that they are couriers of God.

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