Jay Nathan T. Jore firmly believes in the inherent artistry of the the Bisaya and strives to see this great talent recognized through his researches on local art history, contemporary art production and the conservation of local arts and crafts. He is currently the National President of the Natioaln Youth Forum on Heritage Network which advocates for the involvement of the youth in the work of preserving Philippine cultural heritage. He also works as art historian for Project Kisame that documents, studies and promotes the conservation of ceiling paintings of old Philippine churches. He is finishing his MA Art Studies: Art Theory and Criticsm at the University of the Philippines Diliman.


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Research Interest


Graphic Design Workshop, Art and Design History, Product Design Thesis Production


Cebuano Art History and Criticism

Filipino Baroque Art

Contemporary Art Practice in Cebu

Curatorship and Museology

Cultural Heritage Studies

Master of Arts in Art Studies: Art Theory and Criticism (University of the Philippines Diliman, 2013 – present) - ongoing


Bachelor of Fine Arts major in Advertising Arts  (University of San Carlos, 2011)


Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy minor in English (units) (San Carlos Seminary College)

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Awards and Recognitions

Himaya sa Kahitas-an: Artistic and Pictorial Agency and the Performace of Beholding in Raymundo Francia’s Ceiling Paintings in the Churches of Cebu and Bohol (on-going MA thesis)


National Youth Forum on Heritage Network

Project Kisame

JuanJuana Artist Collective

Cebu Youth for Heritage

2nd Place / Logo Design Contest, 51st International Eucharistic Congress, 2015


Winner / Logo Design Contest, Canonization of Pedro Calungsod, 2012


The Ten Outstanding Graduates of 2011 Award, University of San Carlos

Published/Creative Works

“Transparent” Group Exhibit – Maribago BlueWater Resort / April 2012

 “Indio Indy” Group Exhibit, Indiapolis, USA / August 2010


“The Role of Art History and Aesthetics in Cultural Heritage Preservation: The

Curious Case of the Ceiling Restoration in Alburquerque, Bohol” / Conference on Cultural Heritage: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Theory and Practice, 2015


“Francia’s Demons: Imaging Evil in Church Ceiling Paintings of Cebu and Bohol” / J Elizalde Navarro National Workshop in Criticism on the Arts and Humanities, 2015