About the Artist
Victoria Bayagich is an independent artist in Detroit, MI. She graduated from the College for Creative Studies in 2015 and became a mother shortly after. In 2020, she launched "Watercolor Connections," a live portrait painting experience that utilizes technology by broadcasting the process via a monitor in response to the global pandemic. Now, it is a business that commemorates milestones and has contributed to corporate events with Shinola, Allied Media Projects, and United Wholesale Mortgage. She recently was featured in Detroit Foot Locker's Latinx Heritage Month spotlight.
2011 - 2015
College for Creative Studies, 201 E Kirby, Detroit, MI
Graduated with a 3.5 GPA with a Major in Fine Arts and Minor in Illustration.
HOW IT STARTED
Watercolor Connections was born during the pandemic in 2020 as a way to connect with people while quarantined. It started as 10-minute drawing sessions over Instagram Live with friends, but after a mistake with a drawing, it shifted to watercolors and Victoria fell in love with the outcome. Then, Watercolor Connections evolved into a TV show-style programming operating 2 days a week, where viewers would sit for 30 minutes while their likeness was captured live over instagram.