Clarissa Marie B. Rodriguez (b. 1991) obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at the University of the Philippines, Diliman and was awarded the Outstanding Thesis Award and Gawad Tanglaw upon graduation in 2013.
She also studied as an exchange scholar at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris under the auspices of the French Government. She has exhibited her works in Hanoi, Ho Chi Mihn City, Manila and Paris. Issay currently lives and works in Marikina City, Philippines.