Michael Dela Dika is an artist and educator. Dika is a current resident artist at Tyler School and Architecture in Philadelphia. Dika has received numerous awards including the 2022 Multicultural Fellowship Award (NCECA). His work has been shown nationally and internationally including Germany-Berlin, Virginia, Florida, Oregon, Delaware Contemporary, Biggs Museum of American Art, his first Museum Solo Show at Berman Museum of Art, PA with two upcoming museum shows at Richmond Museum and The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia. Dika Michael’s work conveys feelings of displacement and belonging, exploring and negotiating the complex terrain of identity, globalization and labor.