Dy, SJ

Jason Dy, SJ, Given Order, Lopez Museum, 2017.

Jason Dy, SJ is a Jesuit priest and artist who lectures at the Fine Arts Department of Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City. In 2009, he founded the Alternative Contemporary Art Studio (ACAS) in the garage of Sacred Heart Parish, Cebu City. In 2013, after being a parochial vicar at Sacred Heart Parish and holding a solo exhibition Testimony of What Remains (2013) at the Fernando Amorsolo Gallery, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, he pursued his graduate studies in the arts. His creative practice investigates the community and studio-based responses to changing religious and cultural circumstances, locations, and events. Currently, since, and because of, the lockdown, Dy has been arranging flowers as part of the project Arrange/Enliven (2020–ongoing).