Jose Santos P. Ardivilla is an Assistant Professor of Visual Communication at the UP Diliman College of Fine Arts. He has an MA Art Studies (major in Art History) from the UP Diliman College of Arts and Letters. His MA thesis deals with political cartoons of the early 20th century as a visual operation of colonial subjugation of the Philippines by the Americans. He earned his MFA degree with research and exhibition of political cartoons. He is currently pursuing his PhD in the USA as a Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED)-Fulbright Scholar. He is a political cartoonist, printmaker, animator, writer, and a practitioner of disappointment management. You may reach out to him or view his works at Ardivilla.com.
Jose Santos P. Ardivilla
Political cartoonist, printmaker, animator, and writer - Assistant Professor of Visual Communication at the UP Diliman College of Fine Arts