Dominic Mangila holds a BFA in studio art degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA degree in visual arts from Columbia University where has taught in the visual arts department. He had solo exhibitions at Vargas Museum in the Philippines, Marvelli Gallery in New York, Reserve Ames in Los Angeles, Alberta Society of Printmakers in Canada and Chashama in New York. He had participated in various group exhibitions at Neiman and Wallach Galleries of Columbia University New York, Storeront Brooklyn, Tompkins Project Brooklyn, Manila Contemporary, 1335 Mabini, Valentine Willie Fine Art Malaysia, HT Contemporary Space Singapore, Vargas Museum Philippines and Metropolitan Museum Manila. He has participated in artist residencies such as Skowhegan, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Yaddo, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Woodstock Byrdcliffe and Seven Below Arts Initiative. He is a recipient of New York Community Trust Art Grant, Lotos Club Foundation Art Award, D' Arcy Trust Fund, Agnes Martin Fellowship and Chicago Community Art Grant. In September 2016, he will have a solo exhibition "The Pendulum Swing" at Drawing Room in the Philippines and will be part of a group exhibition "Every Island From Sea To Sea: Recent Philippine Art" curated by Patrick Flores at Mind Set Art in Taipei in October 2016.