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Dumaguete City, Philippines

Two Girls Eating Mangos - acrylic on canvas 36x24" 2014
The Pagka-pinay series is Koosmann's visual story as a foreigner living and working abroad for nearly two years in the Philippines (2012-14).  The term pagka-pinay means "being Filipino". The series has been exhibited in galleries around the Philippines, including Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues V-day event and art exhibit entitled, Herstory, on February 14, 2014.  The all women group show collectively raises awareness about violence against women and children.

The Pagka-pinay series was also part of the ARTWalk: Art for a Cause fundraiser for Estudio Damgo in Dumaguete City, Philippines (November 14, 2013).  Koosmann's version for Hersley-Ven Casero's House Project was sold during the ARTWalk to patrons in Manila.  Other versions are sold to a local patron in Dumaguete City.

Watermelon - acrylic on canvas 40x30" 2014

Buko - acrylic on canvas 8x10" 2014

Guyabano - acrylic on canvas 8x10" 2014

Kalabasa - acrylic on canvas 8x10" 2014

Kalamunggay - acrylic on canvas 8x10" 2014

Manga - acrylic on canvas 8x10" 2014

Mangosteen - acrylic on canvas 8x10" 2014

String Bean - acrylic on canvas 8x10" 2014
Luna Inocian and her husband purchased the Pagka-pinay House Project painting for the ArtWalk art for a cause fundraiser for Foundation University's Estudio Damgo Multipurpose Hall building completed March 2014.  Also pictured left Arlene D. Uypitching and artist, Anna Koosmann at KRI Dumaguete City, Philippines.

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