Her+Spective Art Fair March 25, 2023 9am to 5pm
Her+Spective Art Fair March 25, 2023 9am to 5pm


Celebrate Women's Month and support gender equality with HER+SPECTIVE, an empowering art fair taking place on March 25, 2023 (Saturday) at the ES Plaza from 9AM to 5PM. Discover the amazing work of five talented women artists and experience their unique perspectives and artistic voices.

Featured Artists

Domiel May R. Mercado-Campos

Visual Artist

Yvette Co

Painter, Sculptor, Environmental Artist

Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Alejo-Aytin

Visual Artist

Helga Payawal-Vergara

Visual Artist


Tattoo Artist


9:00 AM | 25 Mar 2023

Fair Opens

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | 25 Mar 2023

Conversations with the Artists

with Domiel May Mercado-Campos

Domiel May R. Mercado-Campos is a multi-talented individual with a Bachelor's degree in Tourism from the Philippine Women's University. She's a successful model and an accomplished artist who produces paintings and short films. Domiel has organized an art contest and has been featured in numerous art exhibits. She's also a devoted mother who inspires others to express their creative passions.

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM | 25 Mar 2023

Conversations with the Artists

with Mary Elizabeth "Betsy" Alejo-Aytin

Betsy Alejo-Aytin is an unconventional artist who uses unique materials like quail, chicken, and ostrich eggs, discarded wine bottles, old glass windows, and found objects. She started painting in college and was influenced by social realism. After motherhood, her art shifted to projects that showcase Philippine culture, history, and nature's beauty. Betsy's style is folk art with artisanal techniques, inspired by Frida Kahlo's works and guided by her quote, "I paint my own reality."

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | 25 Mar 2023

Conversations with the Artists

with Kishan

Kishan is a multi-disciplinary artist currently focusing on Tattoo Art and Illustration. Her works revolve around themes of spirituality, divine femininity, and nature.

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM | 25 Mar 2023

Lunch Break

Join us for a delicious dining experience at ES Plaza's restaurants! Come and enjoy a memorable meal with friends and family in a cozy and inviting atmosphere.

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM | 25 Mar 2023

Film Showing

Short films allow filmmakers to experiment with new techniques and styles, and provide a platform for emerging filmmakers to showcase their talents.

UP Film Circle Shorts

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM | 25 Mar 2023

Film Showing and Conversations with the Filmmakers

Set against the backdrop of the brutal Martial Law era in Samar, a young boy works as a telegram courier to support his siblings while they wait for their father to reappear. The film is based on the filmmaker’s childhood.

Pormalin by Alfredo "Doy" Ongleo

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 25 Mar 2023

Conversations with the Artists

with Helga Payawal-Vergara

Helga Payawal-Vergara is an assistant professor at UP Los Baños and a self-taught painter who found her passion for art in 2015. She aims to inspire her students to appreciate art and recognize its benefits to mental health. Using watercolor on paper, she creates vibrant paintings of the flora in her hometown. Helga finds inner peace through art, and her dedication to teaching and the arts is inspiring. Her work shows how creativity can improve emotional well-being.

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM | 25 Mar 2023

Special Performance

with Leanne Ocampo

Leanne Ocampo, a third-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student at the University of the Philippines Los Baños, has been passionate about creating music and singing since she was a child. Singing has been her escape during trying times and her outlet for expression on her best days. It has given her the opportunity to showcase her skills, confidence, and passion. Through singing, Leanne has been able to connect with like-minded individuals who share the same attachment to music, as well as develop inner peace and strength.

3:15 PM - 5:00 PM | 25 Mar 2023

Tattoo Pop-Up

Get inked at the expert hands of our featured artist, Kishan.

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM | 25 Mar 2023

Conversations with the Artists

with Yvette Co

Yvette Co is a painter, sculptor, and environmental artist. Her works are inspired by the environment, drawing from her experiences living in Los Baños and creating commissioned works for organizations like the ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, the United Nations, and various colleges under the University of the Philippines Los Baños, among others.

5:00 PM | 25 Mar 2023

Fair Closes

Ideas made effective

When excellence is not an option but an obligation - let’s say we make it a habit, that’s when we create innovative solutions that drive society and creativity forward.