About the Artist

Rowena Castillejos (RO) is a designer living in Las Vegas, NV and currently works for MGM Resorts International group of properties including ARIA Resort and Casino, Circus Circus Las Vegas, MGM National Harbor, M life Rewards, Monte Carlo Resort, New York-New York Hotel & Casino, The Park and T-Mobile Arena.

The designer is effective and highly experienced in typography, layout, print advertising, publication design, direct mail, branding, art direction, presentation/proposals, signage, social media and illustration.

She pursued a minor in Fashion Design and Illustration from Pasadena City College but shifted her concentration into Graphic Design. The artist received her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Visual Communications – Graphic Design from The Art Institute of California-Orange County in 2004.

Clients Include:
MGM Resorts International, DermaSpa, Theralight, Taylor Simone, Snuggwugg, American Heart Society, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Luxury Las Vegas Magazine, Brennan Media Group, Station Casinos, The Cannery & Eastside Cannery, Rampart Casino, Centennial Toyota, Mc Donalds and Orange County Women.

2013 American Gaming Awards Daily Newsletter “The Pulse”
2012 Nevada Press Association 2nd Place Best Illustration Luxury Magazine
“Peace, Love & Zappos”
2011 Nevada Press Association
2nd Place for Best Information Graphic “Luxury’s Holiday Calendar”
2nd Place for Best Illustration “Wedding Dress Stress”
3rd Place for Best Information Graphic “Chewing on the Decade’s Top Foods”
3rd Place for Best Illustration
“Luxury’s Celestial Guide to Perfect Presents”
2008 Las Vegas ADDY Awards Bronze Award for “East Side Cannery Newsletter”
2008 NAP Media Innovations Award Best in Show “McDonalds Spadea Advertising”
2007 Las Vegas Review-Journal Adflair 1st Place  
2006 Las Vegas Review-Journal Outstanding Ad of the Month March  
2005 City of Orange Public Library Employee Excellence Award  
1997 Bank of America Achievement Award in Art  
1997 Los Angeles County Fair 1st & 3rd Place for Digital Art
1996 Los Angeles County Fair Honorable Mention in Watercolor 3rd Place in Digital Art
1996 Coca-Cola Paint the Town Red Museum Awardee Best in Show
1996 Ryman Foundation High School Scholar Recipient Otis College of Art and Design
1996 Optimist International Oratorical 2nd Place & 3rd Place Essay Contest


For inquiries – mylilshow@gmail.com