Dina Gadia was born in Pangasinan, Philippines in 1986 and currently lives and works in Manila. She combines and re-appropriates images that are old and new, familiar and unfamiliar, beautiful and grotesque. Solo exhibitions include Primal Salvo in Vibracolor at Silverlens (2012); Regal Discomforts at Blanc Compound (2011); Contra-Affair at Silverlens (2010), How Does that Grab You Darling at Blanc Artspace (2010) and Ultra Plastic Style Now! at Hiraya Gallery (2009). Her show Regal Discomforts was short-listed in the 2012 Ateneo Art Awards. She received her BFA Advertising degree in 2006.