Story by: Eugene Y. Evasco
Illustrations by: Pepot Atienza
This is the success story of a child known for his dark complexion and his early interest in the arts. Botong found his inspiration, nurtured by fellow teachers and artists, and further shaped the art of his town of Angono. He is known for his murals that celebrate our culture and history. Let us take a look at the birth of one of the nation's greatest painters, the National Artist Carlos V. Francisco.