Ding is a nurse by profession. He attended his first workshop “Reviving the 1590 History Art Workshop” in 1985 under Angelito De Guzman. He finished BS Nursing in United Doctors Medical Center in the year 1995. He practiced Nursing while being engaged with his passion which is the arts. He actively participates in different art competitions, murals and exhibits where he was able to enhance his talent and skill.
He also shares his talent through teaching in art workshops and creating oeuvre for the church. He is popular for his weave painting - an artwork that requires steady hands and a lot of patience. His love for the arts led him to take his Second Degree, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Major in Sculpture at the University of the Philippines- Diliman.