Regina is a book designer and illustrator. She graduated in 2009 with a BFA in Illustration from the University of the Arts. She's hapa: half Filipino and half American and 100% constructed from witchcraft, yarn, sewing needles, and snacks.She's a friend to imaginary creatures everywhere.
Regina is represented by Teresa Kietlinski at Bookmark Literary. View her portfolio here.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Bloomsbury USA, Walker Books for Young Readers, Random House, Sourcebooks, The University of the Arts, Amazon Publishing Company, Simon and Schuster Simon Pulse, and others.
- 2016 Best Children's Book Category 3rd Place, New York Book Show: Diary of a Haunting (jacket art direction and design, cover art direction and design, interior art direction and design)
- 2017 Best Children's Book Series Category 1st Place, New York Book Show: Night World Series (cover art direction and designer, interior art direction and design)
Interviews and Speaking Engagements
If you're interested in interviewing Regina for your blog or website, or if you'd like her to join your panel or be a guest speaker at your design/illustration event, drop her a note! She loves any opportunity to talk about book design, illustration, and art direction! Bonus points if you need a visual presentation; her animated gif game is strong.
On the Internet and Beyond:
New York Comic Con panel speaker: Women of Color Break Out the Books
Readers recreate my design for When Dimple Met Rishi
Casual Optimist Best of 2017 for This Mortal Coil and When Dimple Met Rishi
Paste Magazine Best of 2017 for When Dimple Met Rishi
Bookish Best of 2017 for This Mortal Coil and When Dimple Met Rishi
BookMachine Week 2015 panel speaker
Guest speaker for UArts Illustration Seniors
Guest speak for UArts Illustration Seniors