This Printed Bag Collection by Artist Rommel Rico Is for the Benefit of Smile Train Foundation

A printed bag is a valuable must-have for any trendy Pinoy on the go. More so when a piece, at the same time, also helps a cause.

That’s exactly the idea visual artist-turned-painter Rommel Rico had in mind. He wanted to ship the idea of “art-to-cause” with his upcoming Virrco Bag Launch on October 16, 2 pm, at Pandan Café in Tomas Morato, Quezon City.

Virrco cover scaledImage: Virrco Facebook page

Catch these limited edition bags personally given an artful rendition by the OFW-turned-artist Rommel Rico. Also known as Virrco, the art-for-a cause advocate is known to reflect the passion of Pinoy women in many of his works.

In this vibrant collection of bags, Virrco applied his signature strokes with passion featuring Filipina women who truly embody resiliency and unfaltering spirit—relatable to the contemporary modern setting. From curations to setting of colors, this bag is a worthy collection item or gift this coming Christmas season.

Virrco bagImage: Virrco Facebook page

But more than possessing the charm of an artful printed bag is the opportunity to help a cause. Proceeds of the Virrco bag will benefit the Smile Train Foundation—an international children’s charity that supports children with cleft palate.

Witness the unveiling of Virrco’s brand of sensibility and manifestation through these printed bags on October 16, 2 pm, at Pandan Café in Tomas Morato, Quezon City.

Virrco posterImage: Virrco Facebook page

Virrco’s first official breakthrough exhibit entitled One Eyed Woman was launched December of 2021 at MetLive Atrium in Macapagal and has received an impressive reception from both art appreciators and buyers benefitting AIDS victims. His second exhibit in SM Centerpoint came last June 12 in celebration of Independence Day featuring his definitive portraits and artworks.

Virrco bags are also available online at www.virrco.net. Please follow the artist page www.facebook.com/virrco for more details.

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