PILAR CASTILLO is a Belizean-born artist and designer based in Los Angeles, California and proudly represents her tropical roots as part of the Caribbean diaspora. She has dedicated twenty-years as an art practitioner and professional in the L.A. art community with a focus on Public Art. Pilar’s work is recognized for her intentional handmade processes to design work ranging from publication to product design. Pilar holds an MFA from Otis College of Art and Design, and a B.A. in World Arts and Cultures from UCLA’s School of Art & Architecture. She has completed field studies in Amsterdam, Belgium and Cuba. Her work has recently been featured in the Los Angeles Times and Hyperallergic.