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Emmanuel Nim

Emmanuel Nim is a versatile and prolific artist whose portraiture echoes his love for the human

figure and its emotions and deep concerns for Mother Nature. He is also known for his portraits, human

figurative and landscape paintings that usually carries a message that humans as the sterwards of

mother earth. Its's their ultimate obligation to protect the environment and conserve the nature; and that

one cannot survive without the other.For his figurative art, Emmanuel Nim explores challenging

theme's affecting women described as powerful, emotive, and passionate. One mutual desire of Nim's

work of art is the human form that unites the tranquil and trancendent portraits to idiosyncratic and

surprising life studies. Each paintings offers each own unique style of capturing the human body for the

viewer's discovery.

Emmanuel Nim's strives to create the effect of illusion with realistic representation of the images that

seem to extend the impression of social reality. For him, the use of the figures was central to his

engagement of figurative expressive style. Giving importance to the structure, shape, volume and

perspective defined through the chosen colour, tone, light and shade. Nim's work spans in oils, acrylics,

watercolour, ink and charcoal.

He is a self-taught contemporary artist who was born and raised in Polomolok, South Cotabato,

Philippines. He developed an interest in art and a taste for figure and landscapes at a young age. With

the inspirations from the works of the old masters like Juan Luna, Amorsolo, Caravaggio, Constable,

Dali, Sargent and Da Vinci. He later moved in Manila after he graduated high school and has worked

as a full-time artist since then.

Emmanuel Nim has participated in numerous group art exhibits in and outside the Philippines for more

than a decade. He has also won several awards including the AAP's First Nude On-The-Spot Painting

Competition as the 1st placer. He is a member of Art Association Of The Philippines(AAP), KUNST

Pilipino, Erehwon Art Collective and a core-member of Knights Of Rizal, Juan Luna Chapter. In 2011,

he was one of the seven selected artists to paint the "Philippine Air Force Mural". In 2015, he was one

of the ten artists commissioned to paint the "Fallen SAF 44 Mural". In 2013, he was featured in a book

"Revisiting Mabini Art". In December 2015, he was also featured at "DIFFERENT STROKES", a

book on the ingenuity of Filipino artists and Art exhibit for a cause, featuring the works of

contemporary masters and emerging artists and art groups. Another book titled, “Palettes Of Colors”

was published in November 2017 again featured him and his works. And in October 2017, he was

commissioned by the DAP Tagaytay to paint a mural of 9 National Artists featured in their gallery.