Amado Binwag Dulnuan

Foot Artist


Amado Binwag Dulnuan


Amado Binwag Dulnuan was born without arms on 3 May 1957 in Ifugao. At the age of five, his family sent him to a home for disabled people. He received primary and secondary education in a school for disabled children. After school, he studied fine arts at the University of the Philippines up to the fourth study year. In 1983 he held his first one-man exhibition with the help of the Heritage Art Centre. Three years later Amado Binwag Dulnuan received a scholarship from the Association. Since then he has given several interviews and received invitations from various television stations.

He was furthermore given the opportunity to present his works at group exhibitions in different Philippine cities and in Taiwan. In 1991 he became an Associate Member of the AMFPA. As a consequence, his works were also admired outside Asia. The favourite subjects of Amado Binwag Dulnuan are the Philippine landscapes and flowers. His preferred technique is oil painting. He has received several distinctions for his works and was also honoured by his hometown Ifugao.