BILL ATKINS – Refining his artistic skills in traditional media, in 2001 Bill evolved into the world of digital media. During the past 16 years, he’s successfully worked on a wide variety of projects for clients including: The City of Irvine, Orange Coast River Park, South Coast Water District, Dana Point Harbor, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach and Orange County California. Bill’s unique talents were put to good use by the Aqua Caliente Casino, Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage, California, where he designed and created nearly 100 custom posters to promote the artists performing at the casino. Bill has also received public acclaim by developing graphic art campaigns to promote and support fund-raising efforts for the Laguna Art Museum, AIDS Services Foundation in Orange County, and poster designs to assist the local chapter of Human Rights Campaign. Bill was also the contest winner in the California Coastal Commission’s, “Whale Tail License Plate Contest”. He was given the opportunity to use his design and digital imaging skills to help create the revised license plate image for the state of California.