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 he has taught in the visual arts department. He has participated in the 2018 Gwangju Biennale at the Philippine Contemporary Art Network Pavilion and had solo exhibitions at Marvelli Gallery and Chashama in New York, Reserve Ames in Los Angeles, Alberta Society of Printmakers in Canada and Vargas Museum and Drawing Room in the Philippines. He has also 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.

Dominic’s most recent work was exhibited at the 2018 Gwangju Biennale in South Korea at the Philippine Contemporary Art Network which is curated by Patrick Flores and at the Asia Art Now Paris in October 2018 .  He has an ongoing a solo show at The Drawing Room in the Philippines in January to February 2019.