Avigail “Vi” Viray Bautista is a medium agnostic creative specializing in design processes, image-making, and conceptualization.

Collaboration is a core part of their practice—so much so that they’ve co-founded art and design collectives in recent years: KAIRE (2014–2016), Export Quality (2015/7–present), and Wash Cold, Hang Dry (2018).

They are currently Design Lead and Creative Strategist for Her Notoriety—a collective and creative agency affliated with Modern Notoriety, leveraging their team’s expertise in content creation with brands such as Puma, Finishline, Monaco, Adidas Originals, et al.


Exhibitions / Showcases
Modern Notoriety + Her Notoriety c/o Adidas Originals: Through The Lens / 2019 / Revel Fulton Market, Chicago, IL
Museum of Streetwear: HERWorld/ 2019 / Lab on Lake, Chicago, IL
FILIPINX presented by The Annex / 2018 / The Annex, Chicago, IL
File, Save, Export: an Export Quality Collective Exhibition / 2017 / 187 Augusta, Toronto, ON
Open Engagement Conference: as part of Rebirth Garments fashion show / 2017 / Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
The Design Show / 2017 / Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL
SAIC BFA Show / 2017 / Sullivan Gallery, Chicago, IL
Nandito Na Ako: I'm Here, Now (2nd traveling iteration) / 2017 / ETSU, Johnson City, TN
LiT! : Living in Technicolor / 2016 / Toronto, Ontario, CA
Nandito Na Ako: I'm Here, Now (1st traveling iteration) /2016 / Tipton Gallery, Johnson City, TN
Nandito Na Ako: I'm Here, Now / 2016 / Leroy Neiman Gallery, Chicago, IL
All Dogs Go To Hell Part 2 / 2015 / Chicago, IL
New Blood VIII / 2015 / Links Hall, Chicago, IL
ExFEST / 2014 / SAIC Columbus Auditorium, Chicago, IL
48.24.12 Film Festival / 2014 / Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago, IL
Student Community Exhibition / 2012 / Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

Jacque and Natasha Gelman Scholarship recipient / 2017 / Chicago, IL
AMITA Health Design Hackathon (1st place winning team) / 2016 / Arlington Heights, IL
19th Annual Odyssey Travel Grant recipient / 2016 / Chicago, IL
Dean's List of Outstanding Students / 2015 / Chicago, IL
Leon W. Guggenheim Scholarship recipient / 2015 / Chicago, IL
Eleanor Foster Foundation Scholarship recipient /2015 / Chicago, IL
New Blood VIII Exhibiting Artist / 2014 / Chicago, IL
ExFest, Jury's Pick / 2014 / Chicago, IL
Morton Salt Girl Centennial Scholarship recipient/ 2014 / Chicago, IL
“48.24.12” 48-hour Film Festival (1st place winning team) / 2014 / Chicago, IL
Int'l Fumetto Comix-Festival Feature (as part of Gokhan Ersan’s Intro VisCom class submission) / 2013 / Lucerne, Switzerland
California Scholarship Federation Life Member / 2013 / San Mateo, CA
Duane Hagen Scholarship recipient / 2013 / San Mateo, CA
California Arts Scholar / Governor's Medallion / 2012 / Valencia, CA
Pixar Animation Studios CSSSA Scholarship recipient / 2012 / Valencia, CA
McConville Award for the Arts / 2011 / San Mateo, CA

Press / Publication
Echo Magazine (exclusively on print)
The Daily Herald
Pinoy News Magazine
Johnson City Press
Republic of the Philippine Government's Department of Foreign Affairs
F News Magazine
Sad Asian Girls Club (SAGC) (exclusively on print)
East Tennessee State University Art & Design(exclusively on print)
The Philippine Star Global
American Museum of Philippine Art (AMPA)
Filipino Kitchen
E+D (exclusively on print)
FIRST 2014 (exclusively on print)

Talks / Presentations
Lechon Lectures: Export Quality Collective/ 2018 / KULTURA 2018, Chicago, IL
FACT Conference: “Common Threads” representing the Field Museum Co-Curation led by Jerico Domingo / 2017 / University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Pamanang Pinoy: Shields & Armor / 2017 / The Field Museum, Chicago, IL
School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Board of Governors / 2016 / SAIC, Chicago, IL
Word Vomit / 2013 / UIC / Hull House, Chicago, IL

© Vi Viray Bautista 2017