DON DJERASSI DALMACIO
Born in 1979 in Manila, he graduated Fine Arts Major in Advertising at the Far Eastern University (2003). Since 1999, he has been a part of several exhibitions and competitions both in the Philippines and abroad.He had held six solo shows since 2007. He was awarded as Juror’s Choice (one of the Top Five) in the Philip Morris Art Awards in 2003, representing the Philippines in the 2004 ASEAN Art Awards in Bangkok, Thailand and in 2009, He was one of the recipients of the Cultural Center of the Philippines Thirteen Artists Award. He enjoys photography, painting, installations, and helping animals in distress.
He doesn’t have an artist statement but his favorite quotation is this:
"The only thing that will have mattered is if you took the time to stop and pick someone else up out of this shit when they needed it, made something out of nothing, or opened someone's eyes." - Monica Canilao