It was May 10, 2017 when Hari Lualhati received the great news through email that his painting making it through the first round of judging for the Figurativas 2017 (a very prestigious art competition for figurative painters). Hari’s painting was formally admitted to be sent physically and presented to the deliberations of the Jury (the next stage of Judging) to be held at the MEAM · Museu Europeu d'Art Modern in Barcelona Spain. For Hari, reaching that stage was a already a huge honor.
Subsequently on May 26, 2017, Hari sent the painting ("The Dreamcatcher") to Barcelona, Spain and it has arrived safely in MEAM on May 30, 2017. The jury of the Figurative 2017 has deliberated throughout the weekend from June 30 to July 2 at the European Museum of Modern Art in Barcelona. The Jury members are Nicola Samorì, Daniel Graves, Jose Manuel Infiesta, Alex Kanevsky, Antonio López García, Leandro Navarro & Tomás Paredes.
Hari is extremely grateful that "The Dreamcatcher" has been invited in MEAM · Museu Europeu d'Art Modern, one of the best museums in the Figurative Art World, has been seen personally by the jury of Figurativas who includes some great artist and amazing people from the art industry. Hari is grateful to MEAM · Museu Europeu d'Art Modern and to Figurativas for this great experience.
Hari Lualhati is an ARTIST (Painter, Illustrator, Graphic Artist, Designer) born in Philippines and obtained a Degree in Fine Arts in University of the Philippines, Diliman year 2006 (Cum Laude). Hari is now based in South Africa.