Tobacco Harvest


Artist: Pol A. Mesina, Jr
Size: 24in x 18in
Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Story behind the artwork:
The painting shows a large field of tobacco plants that are flowering, a sign that the leaves are ready for harvest.
It is the livelihood in Ilocos Norte.


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About the Artist


POL MESINA, Jr. studied art under Fernando Sena in 1975. In 1978 he started joining group art exhibitions and did six solo exhibitions from 2001 to 2012.

In 1982, he earned a degree in Architecture at the National University, Manila. Recognitions from the Holy Pope John Paul II at the Vatican in Rome, Italy.

He has also worked as a background artist for Hanna Barbera Productions (now Fil-Cartoons) and other animation companies. In 1996 he became a full time visual artist and co-founded ARTipolo in 2014 for which he has served as president for seven terms and has organized more than 70 group exhibitions. His show at the Pinto Art Museum in 2020-21 displayed new elements of pointillism evident in Pol’s style in recent years.