Teresita duldulao was born on july 19, 1932 in Borongan , Samar. She finished her bachelors degree in Fine Arts at the University of the Philippines. She became the art director for Ace Compton Ad agency and Readers Digest phils.
In 1981 she retired from advertising to go into full time painting. She is known for creating highly detailed still life subjects rendered in chalk pastels. Teresita’s work show attention to light and shadow in realistic details.