"GREGORY RAYMOND Halili...
his latest series of miniatures... "Orchids," 20 pieces in watercolor onpaper, recently in West Gallery ... Mandaluyong City.
Limning numerous orchid varieties... Halili compacts in these pieces arange of colors... and a variety of patterns...
He never... depicts the entire flower but focuses on its labial form...Each piece is composed in an oval on creamy paper then dusted with metallic
Halili's... fascination with orchids... "The orchid is the flower most closely associated with humans, particularly the female genitalia..."
A Fine Arts graduate from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Halili has exhibited his works in New York, Philadelphia, Ohio, Arkansas,
Florida, Wisconsin, Washington, DC. In the Philippines, aside from West Gallery, he has shown in the Jorge Vargas Museum of the University of the Philippines."