meet our team

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Anna Karina Jardin

Founding Artist & Chief Executive Officer

She is a Filipina visual artist, children’s book illustrator, educator and Creative Projects Management Consultant based in Malaysia. She believes in the power of art in creating a positive social impact.

She graduated with a degree in International Relations major in Diplomacy and furthered her studies in Development Policy at De La Salle University. Her contribution and continuous exemplary work in promoting cultural understanding and empowering children and youth through the arts made her become an Internationally Acclaimed Young Woman leader in Art being recognized by several institutions and government bodies. She had several group art exhibitions across Asia; has installed over 30 murals and impacted thousands of children across the world; designed and implemented various programs for communities, educators and youth that uplift morale and open opportunities to up skill and see the world. 

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Micah Hilotin

Chief Operating Artist/Officer

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Ann Pauline Nievera

External Affairs Manager

She is a Filipina visual artist, children’s book illustrator, educator and Creative Projects Management Consultant based in Malaysia. She believes in the power of art in creating a positive social impact.

She graduated with a degree in International Relations major in Diplomacy and furthered her studies in Development Policy at De La Salle University. Her contribution and continuous exemplary work in promoting cultural understanding and empowering children and youth through the arts made her become an Internationally Acclaimed Young Woman leader in Art being recognized by several institutions and government bodies. She had several group art exhibitions across Asia; has installed over 30 murals and impacted thousands of children across the world; designed and implemented various programs for communities, educators and youth that uplift morale and open opportunities to up skill and see the world. 

Micah “Meeka” Hilotin is a soil painter and visual artist.  She received her Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree Major in Visual Arts at the University of the Philippines-Baguio.

She is also an apprentice of artist/metal sculptor Ben-Hur "Bumbo" Villanueva Jr. of Arko ni Apo Art Gallery. They worked together on a Cinema- One Brass Trophies for 3 years . On 2016, she started her Soil Searching Art Journey wherein she collects soil samples and creates handmade paint as her medium in painting. As an artist, she aims to contribute in the community and has been engaging herself since her college years through volunteering, collaborating and co-organizing art projects/events that promote culture, art appreciation, youth empowerment and preservation of the environment. Currently, she is the Head of Youth Programs of Artdialogo Asia. She helps in promoting, organizing and implementation of international and cross- cultural programs for young artists especially in South East Asia.

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Karlo Tanodra

Chief Administrative Officer & Inclusive &Creative Urban Spaces Head

She is a Filipina visual artist, children’s book illustrator, educator and Creative Projects Management Consultant based in Malaysia. She believes in the power of art in creating a positive social impact.

She graduated with a degree in International Relations major in Diplomacy and furthered her studies in Development Policy at De La Salle University. Her contribution and continuous exemplary work in promoting cultural understanding and empowering children and youth through the arts made her become an Internationally Acclaimed Young Woman leader in Art being recognized by several institutions and government bodies. She had several group art exhibitions across Asia; has installed over 30 murals and impacted thousands of children across the world; designed and implemented various programs for communities, educators and youth that uplift morale and open opportunities to up skill and see the world. 

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Martin Jerome Cruz

Arts Education Programming Head

She is a Filipina visual artist, children’s book illustrator, educator and Creative Projects Management Consultant based in Malaysia. She believes in the power of art in creating a positive social impact.

She graduated with a degree in International Relations major in Diplomacy and furthered her studies in Development Policy at De La Salle University. Her contribution and continuous exemplary work in promoting cultural understanding and empowering children and youth through the arts made her become an Internationally Acclaimed Young Woman leader in Art being recognized by several institutions and government bodies. She had several group art exhibitions across Asia; has installed over 30 murals and impacted thousands of children across the world; designed and implemented various programs for communities, educators and youth that uplift morale and open opportunities to up skill and see the world. 

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Analiza De Leon

Internal Linkages Manager

Ana is a licensed Teacher and has been teaching for almost 13 years. She studied Bachelor in Secondary Education Major in Physical Education degree at Philippine Normal University.

Her passion for arts was ignited as she joined the ARTDIALOGO ASIA as project manager in their cross-cultural community events. Since then, she became active in community relations involving the youth in different art programs.

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Marielle Laurein Ferma

Program Management Manager

Marielle Laurein Ferma is a creative writer, adventurer and a storyteller since 12. She is an advocate of Sustainable Development Goals, and a graduate of Foreign Service major in International Trade.

She has a professional background in government service and is currently working with different projects from education, culture, trade and gender. She loves experiencing and learning new things, but most of all, she loves to meditate and listen to classical music. When not reading, she plays chess with her brothers.

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Carlie Mañalac

Communications Manager

Carlie, as known to her peers and colleagues, is a passionate and professional graphic designer who earned her bachelor’s degree at the Philippine State College of Aeronautics.

Despite having a degree in Aviation Communication, Carlie pursued her passion and drive in honing her visual art talent by earning design units through studying Digital Illustration and Page Design at the College of Arts and Technology. Aside from her continuous work as a Digital Artist for Artdialogo Asia and her freelance design works for her commissioned clients, she also engages the public through serving as a volunteer for various causes through different Non-Government Organizations such as Gawad Kalinga, Red Cross Philippines and her local church.