Nilo Comoda (Nonilo G. Comoda) is a Watercolorist/Cartoonist who is currently working as contributing editorial cartoonist/illustrator in PM-(Pang Masa) and Pilipino Star NGAYON tabloids. He also is a freelance graphic designer.
He was born at Badiangan, Iloilo on August 13, 1952. He took up Bachelor of Fine Arts and graduated from Feati University Manila Class 1975.
He became a student of the famous Filipino cartoonist Liborio “Gat” Gatbonton, Isaac Tolentino, and impressionist painter Ibarra de la Rosa.
Hereunder is a list of his achievements in the field of visual arts:
Senior Illustrator – National Manpower and Youth Council ( Now TESDA) from 1972 to 1977.
Art Director – THE WORD ASSOCIATES INC. Public Relations and Advertising, Manila (1985).
Creative Artist – TIHAMA Advertising, Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 1985 to 2000.
Not to be content with his success as a visual artist, he got himself into the field of martial arts and co-founded the Flying Tigers International Martial Arts Organization.
Grand Prize : National Watercolor Painting Contest/Sponsored by: UNESCO/CMLI December 12, 1968
First Prize: Photography, Feati University Student Annual Exhibition 1974
First Prize: Poster Contest. SPCA week Gregorio Perfecto High School,1968
Third Prize: Graphic Arts, Feati University Student Annual Exhibition 1974
Honorable Mention: Editorial cartoon contest/Earth survival, Climate change solutions, sponsored by: National Commission for Culture and Arts – 1997
Honorable Mention: Watercolor Competition sponsored by the Manila Rotary Club 1975
Honorable Mention: H.C. Tsai Filipino/Chinese watercolor painting competition, Manila 1969
Honorable Mention: Poster Contest sponsored by the Philippine Motor Association-1969
Artist of the Year: Gregorio Perfecto High School, Manila 1969
BLACK & WHITE- Manila Peninsula Hotel, Makati/ June 20,1979
Second Annual Watercolor Festival-Manila Peninsula Hotel, Makati/ July 11,1979
Group Show-Diplomatic Quarters,Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia/ November 30,1992
Filipino Expatriates Painting Exhibition-Al Khozama Hotel Riyadh, KSA/ November 30.1992
Multi National Plastic Art Exhibition for a Cause- Cultural Palace ,Riyadh,KSA/ Dec 1-15,1992
Group Show Watercolor Paintings- Al Khozama Hotel, Riyadh, KSA/ January 8,1995