In 2014, Bautista shared with The Manila Times that his childhood has always been filled with words and literature.
He explains that he was a voracious reader, always feeding
his curious fascination for words.

Design and text by Dianne Grace Consignado and Thea Torres

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The Center for Campus Art would like to thank the following:

Br. Edmundo Fernandez FSC
President, De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde

The Family of Cirilo F. Bautista
Mrs. Rose Marie Bautista
Maria Bautista
Laura Anna Bautista Jensen
Nikos Bautista

Ar Harvey Vasquez
Co-Curator

Dr. Ronald Baytan
Director, Bienvenido N. Santos Creative Writing Center
De La Salle University

Dr. Shirley O. Lua

John Iremil Teodoro

Aji Manalo

Rowena Antonio
Butch Tecson
Office of the President

CCA Intern
John Bautista

CCA Associates
Jessa Awatin
Sheena Divina
King Ectobañez   

The Zine Artists:

Nel Banaag
Gringo Benedicto
Blic
Gab Brioso
Tricia Castillo
Julius Clar
Mariah Concepcion
Jackie Cruz
Bayani Galera
Winna Go
Miguel Infante
Doktor Karayom
Charles Mañez
Stephen Matti
Regina Morales
Walther Ocampo
Robin Ravago
Gabby Rosario
Isola Tong
Thea Torres

 

Design and text by Dianne Grace Consignado and Thea Torres

The House of Words Artists:

Marco Ajero
Tracie Bejar
Bea Carague
Jackie Cruz
Gelo Fabian
Janelle Gan
Enrique Masias
Kevin Nuñez
Raine Sanciangco
Emilio Tenorio
Aaron Yu

The National Artist said this in an interview
with Rappler where he shared his humble beginnings as a writer to his success at becoming a literary prodigy and mentor to younger aspiring writers.