Iris Tirambulo

About artist

Iris graduated with a BSMT from Silliman University and worked as a Registered Medical Technologist for almost 10 years. Her love for the arts and design, started in a high school drafting tech class, and  was re-ignited when she came back to Dumaguete.  In 2010, she enrolled in visual arts subjects in Silliman. Balancing home, motherhood, business and sports, she graduated Bachelor’s in Fine Arts, major in Painting.

In addition to her oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings, Iris has done children’s furniture, food product, poster, and book cover designs.  As well as installations, mural and community art projects.  She has collaborated with artists in the city and neighboring towns to promote awareness of the local arts. She and her husband, Ritchie T. Armogenia, manage restaurants turned alternative art spaces in Dumaguete City.

ROOTS exhibition Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist

Iris’ fascination with fabric and the feminine/maternal narratives, brought about Tuya-tuya her first solo textile installation.She’s participated in a couple of group exhibitions, to name a few:   Anonymous Animals II that was later exhibited at the NCCA and the Plate Movement a community art project benefiting children with cancer.   In 2020, she graduated in the Dep’t of Trade and Industry’s OTOP Next Gen “Modernong Obra, Disenyong Atin” (MODA) Manlilikha Designers’ Course. 

Iris Tirambulo artworks

Dawata si Dodong, ‘Nang! Artist: Iris Tirambulo Medium: oil, acrylic Dumaguete city artist artwork original exhibition
“Dawata si Dodong, Nang”
(oil on canvas, 9″x6.5″)
Lugar Lang Nong! Artist: Iris Tirambulo Medium: oil, acrylic Dumaguete city artist artwork original exhibition ATOA
“Lugar Lang Nong”
(oil on canvas, 9″x6.5″)

For the Show ATOA: are pieces on family, acceptance, protection, and yearning to resolve “distances”.

TUYA-TUYA textile installation
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist textile artwork

When does one start realizing that one has the agency?

How does one stay connected without wanting to disconnect?

from TUYA-TUYA textile installation and monochromatic sewn text messages
Quilts, 2014
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist textile artwork
24″x21″
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist textile artwork
14″x15.5″
ROOTS exhibition Iris Tirambulo
Roots Group Exhibition
(Bacolod City)
2019, Acrylic Paintings and Fabric Installation
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist oil on canvas artwork
Pakaw
2012, Oil on Canvas
3 ft x 3 ft
Anonymous Animals II Group Show
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist textile artwork Anunugba
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist textile artwork Anunugba
Anunugba I
2018, Quilt
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist coffee artwork
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist coffee artwork
Coffee Stains, 2020
Iris Tirambulo Dumaguete artist watercolor artwork
Watercolor, 2019

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