The Museum of Modern Filipino Art (MoMFA) begins with a dream and the land on which to build it.  To stand proudly on historic Mount Samat in Bataan, its goal is to showcase the best of modern and contemporary Filipino art and to instill in future generations an abiding love and pride in their cultural heritage.  Aside from the structure that will preserve and display the art collections, activities such as exhibits, competitions and workshops are being designed for the MoMFA dream to come to fruition. By doing all this, we acknowledge with gratitude that man’s innermost aspirations and his very ability to create art emanates from the Divine Creator Himself.

Arnel natividad

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He took Fine Arts and majored in Painting at E.A.R.I.S.T. in the early 2000s. Since then, he has been actively participating in different group art exhibits and is currently part of a Pasig-based art group known as Door305.

His art seeks mainly to portray the different passions of this generation and paints what he observes in his community, juxtaposing human pastimes and frivolities against reminders of mortality and sacred images of the Catholic faith. Arnel strives to imbue his contemporary art with social responsibility.

He is known for his poetic captions and titles, as well as for the colorful stories behind his paintings. He loves to intrigue his audience with his work and lives by his own words, "Life is a puzzle of stories, a palette of experience and a rainbow of excitement".

He loves to distort images in his artwork in a style called cubism, popularized by master cubist Pablo Picasso and locally by Vicente Manansala, that uses different colors, shapes and geometrical patterns. Using his own visual language, he transforms canvas into interesting pieces of art.

Arnel is now a full time artist/cubist signing his works as ARJANA (short for Arnel Jatulan Natividad) in honor of his roots.