Cynthia Bauzon-Arre
Freelance graphic designer
e-mail: cynthia at bauzon dot ph

employment history

2009-Present - Freelance graphic designer

January 2004 - 2009 
Design Director
Wedding Essentials Magazine

January 1999 - January 2001
Associate Creative Director

August 1992 - August 1998
Art Director
Ogilvy & Mather
(Philippines) Inc.

April 1991 - May 1991
Practicum Trainee
J. Walter Thompson
Advertising (Manila) Inc.


1998 Fall Term -
Parsons School of Design

Department of Continuing Education
NYC, New York USA

1988-1992 - BFA in
Visual Communication
University of the Philippines Diliman Quezon City

1978-1988 - University of the Philippines Integrated School (UPIS) -- Cum Laude
Diliman Quezon City


Bronze, 2000 New York
Ad Fest UN Award
Finalist, 2000 Australasian Writers and Art Directors Awards Show
Silver, 1999 Phil. Ad Congress Araw Awards
Kalakasan 'Domestic Violence'
ad campaign

Gold, 1999 London International Advertising Awards
Silver, 1999 Phil. Ad Congress Araw Awards
Bayfresh 'Fan' print ad

Silver, 1999 Phil. Ad Congress Araw Awards
Bayfresh "Fan', 'Trash bin', 'Ashtray' ad campaign

Certificate, 1998 Asian Advertising Awards
Silver, Phil. Ad Congress
Araw Awards
Midol "Periods" print ad

Spike, 1998 Asian
Advertising Awards
O&M "Scam" house ad

2nd runner-up Print Ad of the Year, 1998 Creative Guild
Equal "Nothing" print ad

Best Album Packaging,
1997 Katha Music Awards
Best Album Packaging,
1997 NU Rock Awards
Eraserheads "Fruitcake" album

Bronze, 1997 Phil. Ad Congress Araw Awards
Pepsi "Singko" poster/print ad

Shortlist, 1997 Cannes
Film Festival
Huggies "Singing in the Rain"
TV Commercial

Bronze, 1997 CLIO Awards, Non-Alcoholic Beverages/
Print Category
Gold, 1997 New York Festival Advertising Awards
Grand Prix, 1997 London International Advertising Awards
Spike, 1997 Asian
Advertising Awards
1st runner-up Print Ad of the Year, 1997 Creative Guild
Pepsi "No to Dope" print ad

Bronze, 1996 London International Advertising Awards
Bronze, 1997 Phil. Ad Congress Araw Awards
Creative Guild "Call for Entries" poster campaign


Ranked #47, Campaign Brief's Rankings of Asia's Top Creatives, 1997

Ranked #66, Campaign Brief's Rankings of Asia's Top Creatives, 1999

Finals and Pre-finals judge at the 4th Philippine Web Awards, 2001

Finals Judge at the 5th Philippine Web Awards, 2002


Joya Medal recipient, 1988 Jose Joya Artist Awards

Outstanding Art student
UPIS AY 1987-1988

Outstanding student in Print/Media
UPIS AY 1987-1988

Editorial Board member and layout editor, Ang Aninag
(UPIS newspaper) -
AY 1987-1988

Outstanding Artist
Fernando Sena Art Workshop 1985 and 1986




Sights, Sounds, And Sites To Behold: Graphic Design By Cynthia Bauzon
by Indira Endaya
(Legmanila, Aug 1, 2001)

Portfolio: Cynthia Bauzon,
Interview by Heinz Bulos (ITNetCentral, Aug 15, 2001)

Philweavers Featured Member: Cynthia Bauzon
Interview by Jose Illenberger (Philweavers, October 2001)

KaKosa Silya Elektrika
Interview by Rome Jorge
(KaKosa, December 18, 2001)

MaArte Collaborations:
Tala Studios

by Brian Barenio
(MaArte, May 2002)

Creative IT List:
Arnold Arre and Cynthia Bauzon
by Shiloah Matic
(Preview Magazine, September 2002)



husband - Arnold Arre
[ U.P. College of Fine Arts Diliman QC 1994 ]
Fantasy artist / graphic novelist / freelance designer

father - Leslie E. Bauzon PhD
[ Duke University 1970 ]
Professor V, C.S.S.P. Department of History, U.P. Diliman Q.C.

mother - Aurora F. Bauzon MD
[ University of North Carolina 1968 ]
Physician, U.S.T. Hospital Manila

brother - Calvin James Bauzon
[ Teshirogi Chu-Gakko, Tsukuba Japan 1994-1996 and U.P.I.S. 1998 ]
Senior, U.P. College of Architecture