Pio Abad (b. 1983)

Pio Abad (b. 1983, Manila, lives and works in London) began his art studies at the University of the Philippines before receiving a BA from Glasgow School of Art and an MA from the Royal Academy Schools, London. He has exhibited at Centre for Contemporary Arts Glasgow; Gasworks, London; Whitechapel Gallery, London; Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow; EVA International Biennial, Limerick; Kadist, Paris; e-flux, New York City; Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong; Para Site, Hong Kong; 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney; and the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD) Manila.

He was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2024.


Born: 1983 in Manila, Philippines

RA Schools student from 2009 to 2012

Gender: Male

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