(NOVEMBER 5)—Professor Emeritus Virginia Flor Agbayani of the UP College of Fine Arts passed away on Oct. 22 in Sherman Oaks, California. She was 96.
She is survived by her five children, Anna Victoria Agbayani Resurreccion, Marianne, John Patrick, Cana-Mari and Franz John; son-in-law, Rey Resurreccion; grandson Carl Francis Agbayani and his wife, Marie.
Agbayani was known in the world of Fine Arts and internationally as “The Grand Dame of Philippine Art Education for pioneering the inclusion of art education in the primary and secondary levels.
Below are the links to articles about Prof. Agbayani:
- Virginia (Betty) Flor Agbayani official Facebook page — https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2108580515840719&id=313821981983257&__tn__=K-R
- GMA News Online — http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/lifestyle/artandculture/673460/grand-dame-of-phl-art-education-virginia-flor-agbayani-passes-away-at-96/story/
- Rappler— https://www.rappler.com/life-and-style/arts-and-culture/215905-virginia-flor-agbayani-passes-away