ANKARA 07 January 2022 – Ms. Jee Urot, a kababayan based in Istanbul and originally from Cebu, is the first featured talent for 2022 at the Artist’s Corner of the Philippine Embassy in Ankara. 

Ms. Urot’s sketch artworks are displayed for public viewing, including the showpiece, “Suffering World,” inspired by the continuing pandemic.


Ms. Urot with her sketch artwork, “Suffering World.” (Embassy photo)

Ms. Urot began her hobby of drawing and painting when she was only eight years old, using sticks to draw human figures and anime style. With the onset of the pandmic, she further honed her skills in realism sketching. For Ms. Urot, art signifies passion for expressing deep thoughts and feelings.


The Artist’s Corner located at the Embassy Chancery’s 1st Floor (Embassy photo)

The Embassy’s Artist’s Corner showcases the artistic talents of Filipinos n Turkey. Interested kababayans with a passion and talent for the visual arts to be featured in the Artist’s Corner may contact the Embassy’s Cultural and Filipino Community Relations Officer, Ms. Sheila H. Solas, via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..