Mel McGowan

Mel McGowan is the Chief Creative Officer at PlainJoe Studios in Corona, California.
Corona, California

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Mel McGowan is the Chief Creative Officer at PlainJoe Studios in Corona, California.

Mel McGowan is an experienced creative executive and master planner who has formed and led teams of Imagineers,architects, artists, artisans and builders in the development of destinations that lift the spirit and spaces that tell stories.

Mel McGowan combined his background in film and design during a decade long stint at the Walt Disney Company. Post-Disney, he has led teams which have won multiple Solomon Awards for “Best Church Architect,” and “Best Builder” and is the author of Design Intervention. Mel was named one of the top 25 influencers by OC Metro Magazine, is a contributing editor to Outreach Magazine as well as an Adjunct Professor at CBU’s College of Architecture, Visual Arts & Design.

At PlainJoe Studios, Mel McGowan creatively leads the unique multi-disciplinary Spatial Storytelling SM studio, which integrates the multiple disciplines of master planning, architecture, interior design, show set design, environmental graphics, and themed attraction design in the creation of compelling experiences and environments around the world.

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See his work at PlainJoe Studios.

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