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Self-taught Igorot artist from Benguet featured in an international magazine

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Cordillera - Born in Benguet and grew up in the city of Baguio, Jason Dominguez Duclan is a proud Igorot artist and one of the promising young artist members of the renowned Tam-awan Village.

Duclan once dream of becoming a cop so he took up a Criminology degree at the University of the Cordilleras but didn't finished it so he pursued his passion of becoming a full time professional artist instead.

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Duclan, a self-taught artist believes that being an artist is the purpose of his life. He wants to apply to paper and canvas the ideas, emotions, and the ugliness and beauty of the things around according to his own artistic perspective.

Since childhood, Jason loved arts. His school notebooks were full of carton/anime characters that he drew during his elementary and high school days. This was a proof of his passion in arts which he later pursued later in life - to become a professional artist.

Drawing became his hobby until college and he had no idea that it would also be his profession.
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Being an artist also help his family coped with financial problems when his mother was hospitalized with stage 4 cancer. He sold some of his artworks so he can help his family during those trying times. 

Today, Jason's works in the art industry has become popular and in fact, he was featured in the recent issue of the Showbiz Magazine. 

Pursuing what he really passionate about, Jason was able to raise family and thanks to those who shared ideas and those who patronized his art works. 



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