GRANDIER GIL C. BELLA
(born 1972, Cebu City) earned his degree in Fine Arts, Painting at the University of the Philippines in 1993. After a decade of working as art director and photographer, Bella eventually turned his gaze towards a full-time career in the visual arts. Graduating cum laude, he focused his efforts in studying and perfecting the classical painting techniques espoused by Rembrandt, Caravaggio and Da Vinci. With further studies at the Gage Academy of Art in Seattle in 2009, he continues his interest in the subject of human dichotomy, struggle and resolve. His artworks have been published in International Artist Magazine and Pastel Journal Magazine. He was also a recipient of several awards in both local and international art competitions. Works by Bella have been exhibited in several galleries in the Philippines, Dubai, Denmark, and the USA. He is currently affiliated with the International Guild of Realism and Art Association of the Philippines.