Don M. Salubayba is one of the most prolific contemporary artists in the country today. A graduate of Fine Arts from the University of the Philippines, Don is engaged ina range of forms such as painting, drawing, shadowplay theater and installations. His works are exhibit in local and international art spaces.
A multi-awarded artist, Don has received invaluable grants and awards namely an Asian Cultural Council grant to participate in a residency program at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, California, and at the International Studio, and Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York City in 2004-2005, Special Jury Prize Award and Voice Award at the Singapore Short Film Festival held at the Substation Art Center in Singapore for his animation piece, “A Not So Giant Story” in 2006, Artist Residency at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum in Fukuoka, Japan in 2008, and 2009 Thirteen Artists Award at the Cultural Center of the Philippines.
Don currently teaches at Philippine High School for the Arts and is an active member of Anino Shadowplay Collective and TuTok artists collective.