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


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

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

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

Ar Harvey Vasquez, co-Curator

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

Dr. Shirley O. Lua

John Iremil Teodoro

The Zine Artists:

Nel Banaag
Gringo Benedicto
Gab Brioso
Con Cabrera
Adam David
Jed Gregorio
Doktor Karayom
Walther Ocampo
AK Ocol
Levyn Purcil
Gabby Rosario
Mark Salvatus
Christian Tablazon
Isola Tong
Thea Torres
Nice Buenaventura and Cos Zicarelli of Tropikalye
Ev Christine Yu

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.