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 has exhibited in various art venues such as Reserve Ames Los Angeles, Neiman and Wallach Galleries of Columbia University, Marvelli Gallery New York, Chashama NY, Storeront Brooklyn, Tompkins Project Brooklyn, Alberta Society of Printmakers, Manila Contemporary, 1335 Mabini, Valentine Willie Fine Art Malaysia, HT Contemporary Space Singapore, Vargas Museum 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 2015-2016, he will have solo exhibitions at Vargas Museum and Drawing Room in the Philippines.