Armar Ramirez Profile



Armar Ramirez to his peers, Arnaldo C. Ramirez Jr., graduated from Far Eastern University with a Bachelor of Science in Fine Arts degree, Major in Advertising. A native of City of San Pedro, Laguna, Armar Ramirez is a Multi Awarded Art director back in his ad agency days, and winner of some National painting Competitions. Armar Ramirez has a 30-year experience in Advertising, specializing on Print Ad layouts, storyboards, Designs, merchandising and collateral materials.

At Present works as a Free Lance Visual Artist, specializing on Portraits, designs of some sorts. Armar RAmirez’s style in painting is semi-abstract cubismw, 3D Mixed medias on canvas and Semi Surrealism.


Professional Experience

  • 1980-86- Avellana & Associates,Inc.- Senior Visualizer /Senior Artist
    Clients handled: Purefoods Hotdog, Dutch Boy, Amon trading, Sterling Products etc.
  • 1986-91- AVIA Communications, Inc. – Studio Manager /Art Director
    Clients Handled: Phil. Airlines, Kao Feather Shampoo and Magnolia Ice cream

Travelled local and abroad for some shoots and supervision:

  • 1987: Dubai UAE – supervision of Mabuhay Night for PAL
  • 1988: Spokane/Seattle/ Los Angeles USA – supervision of Air to Air Animation PAL 747-200
  • 1989: Shooting for PAL brochures ,calendars, Posters, Print Ads all over the country
  • 1990; Supervision of PAL mabuhay Night: Taipei Taiwan
  • 1990-91: Singapore/ Hongkong : supervision of Cibachromes and Panoraqmic posters for PAL
  • 1991-93- AB Communications,Inc – Senior Art Director
    Clients Handled: Hunts Pork& Beans, Goldstar appliances, Magnolia Sorbet
  • 1993-94- MarkeTrends Design Studio:
    Clients handled, Insurance Companies, Pharmaceuticals
  • 1994-2007 – Communication Concepts Inc – Executive Art Director / Associate Creative Director
    Handled: Philpost, Chain of Hotels and Restos, Bayview Park hotel, etc


Art Shows

  • 1983: Ass of Advertsing Agencies Group Show , Rizal Theatre Ayala Ave, Makatu City, Philippines
  • 2011: San Pedro Art Society Group Show , San Pedro Sports Complex, San Pedro City, Laguna, Philippines
  • 2011: 2nd San Pedro Art society Group Show : San Pedro City Hall Lobby, Sampaguita festival
  • 2012: Susi at Agnos Art Society Group Show: La Salle Lobby
  • 2012: 1st Lakbay Kulay Art Group Show: GSIS Museum January 2012
  • 2012: 2nd Lakbay Kulay Art Group Show: SM Tunasan Foodcourt
  • 2013: 3rd Lakbay Kulay Art Group Show: GSIS Museum Lobby
  • 2013: Muntinlupa Art Society Group Show: Contemporary Art Gallery, Muntinlupa City, Philippines
  • 2013: AgawXena Art Group Show: Quattrocento Art gallery, Serendra Mall, Global city, Taguig City, Philippines
  • 2013: 2Man 4S portrait Show: Singacup, Singapore
  • 2014: Las Pinas Group Show: One place Tagaytay Hotel lobby
  • 2014: Paranaque Art group Show: SM Southmall, Las Pinas City, Philippines
  • 2015: Las Pinas Art Group Show: The Corridor Art gallery, Ayala Alabang Country Club, Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines
  • 2015: Upcoming 2Man Show at The Address condominium, Wackwack Road, Mandaluyong City, Philippines.


Art Awards and Competitions in Advertising and Paintings

  • 1982: Grand Prize: T-shirt Design Competition, Professional Category: Entry Island Cement, Luneta Park, Philippines
  • 1983: Grand Prize: Float Design competition, Cebu Fest parade, Entry: Sterling products
  • 1988: Gold Award: PAL destinations Print Ad Series, Ad Congress, Baguio City, Philippines
  • 2003: Top Ten Finalist: T-shirt Design Competitions, Flame Ministries, Inc, Theme Possess the Land, Ateneo Gym, Philippines
  • 2009: Finalist: Top15, Painting Competitions, Title : KALAM
  • 2010: Participant: GSIS Art Competitions
  • 2011: Grand prize: 1st Open On the Spot painting Competitions, City of San Pedro, Laguna, Philippines
  • 2012: Participant: GSIS Art Competitions
  • Honorable Mention: 4S Portrait tournaments, Theme: Photographs and memories
  • Top 5: 4S Portrait Tourney: Col Villa Portrait
  • Top 5: SingaCup Portrait Tourney
  • 2013: Top10 Finalist: 66th Annual National Open AAP/ NCCA Art Competitions
  • 2013-14: Juror’s choice: 1st Batangas City National Open Art Competitions , Title of work: Batangas at its Best
  • 2014: Grand prize: ASEAN/Philpost Stamp design/Painting competitions
  • 2015: Top20 Finalist: GSIS national Open Art Competitions: Theme: Gender Equality is Empowerment: Title of work: The Balance Sphere

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