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 Museum, Biggs Museum of American Art, etc., and recently his Museum Solo Show at Berman Museum of Art. Michael’s work conveys feelings of displacement and belonging, exploring and negotiating the complex terrain of identity, globalization and labor.