www.alenadawnAD.com

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Summary

Mixed media artist and photographer.  Bachelor of Fine Arts degree focused on Theatrical Costume Design.  Experienced in costume design for film, commercial print, fashion styling and original design for haute couture runway.   Professional on set make up artistry for studio photography, film, live event and retail sales.   Very detail oriented and known for an amazing eye for color, unique bold ideas and creativity.  Consistently surpasses client expectations with the strong ability to multi-task with amazing results.   Exceptional at working with talent from experience working as a SAG-Aftra actress and professional model.  Positive attitude and problem-solving master.

 

SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Acrylic Painting

Original Design Clothing

Fashion show coordination

Mixed Media Art

Adobe Illustrator CC

Pulling/Shopping

Visual Display/ Set Design

De/Re-construction

Alterations/ Embelishment

Adobe Premier Pro CC

Hand Sew/ Custom Paint/Dye

Draping

Adobe Photoshop CC

Fitting/ Quick Change

Industrial Sewing Machine/Serger

Social Media

Character Analysis

Hair and Make Up Styling

 

EDUCATION & AWARDS

Northwest Stylist- Cover Contest 1st Pl- Wardrobe Styling

Fashion Week LA-California Dreamin- Edge Award for Stylz of Alena Dawn Showcase

Seattle Pacific University- BFA- Theater Costume Design/Acting

2019 Halloween Costume Contest Grand Prize - Peties Place  

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

ART SHOWCASE

 

05/19  Studio 84

Downtown Los Angeles

-Featured Artist Group Exhibition - 10 Pieces displayed

 

9/2018 Fallen Stars Lost Music Legends

Fab Factor Music Studio North Hollywood

-Group Exhibition- Mixed media piece Chester’s Time

 

08/18  The Door Gallery

Hollywood

-Featured artist -Exhibition show - 3 paintings

 

04, 05, 06, 07/18  NOHO Artwalk

Street fair exhibit & sales booth

-Live painting

 

 

8/17 Chester Bennington Fan Memorial

Grand Park

-Chester's Time -Group Memorial Fan Art Display

 

8/15  Gorilla Kage Showcase

Las Vegas First Friday Art Walk

-Featured Sponsored Artist -Live Mural Painting

 

6/15-7/15  First Fridays At Blue Sky Yoga Gallery

Las Vegas

-Featured Artist 11 paintings, 5 photographs

 

03/14-06/14 Devastation Inspiration 

Papi’s Gallery -Downtown Los Angeles Art Walk

-Solo Artist Show

-Abstract Mixed-Media gallery collection Inspired by natural disaster, devastation, life, death

and love.

-Collection includes 42 original pieces of art.

-Many of the pieces are created with items recycled such as old doors, jewelry and vinyl records.

-Photography and graphic design also included.

Benefit for the Peace Project

 

12/13   Chocolate Art Show

Downtown Los Angeles

-Group Exhibition -  6 featured paintings.

 

8/13   Pancake & Booze Art Show

Downtown Los Angeles

-Multi-Artist show – 6-featured paintings and 5 photographs

 

6/1990 Seattle Metro Bus Stop Installation

Downtown Seattle 

-Installation piece created for placement a local bus stop featuring a mixed media painting of Seattle Space needle and monorail.

-Art was place in a bus stop in front of the Key Arena where it remained for approximately 15 years

FILM/ VIDEO/COMMERCIAL

Raven - Feature Film

Assistant Costume Designer

Gregori J Martin

 

In Her Dreams - Short Fashion Film

Creator/ Actress/ Designer/ MUA/Editor

Alena Dawn Art & Design

Rooney - Short Film

Co-Creator/ Actress/Costume Designer

LuckyMig Productions

Escape From OC - Short Film

Costume Design/ MUA/ Actress

LuckyMig Productions

L8 4 Skool - Short Film

Director/Costume Design/Editor

Dawning Productions

Who am Eye - Short Film

Writer/ Director/Editor

Alena Dawn Art & Design

Dead Things - Short Film

MUA/ Sketch Artist

Corinthian Films

Cali Love - Music Video

Costume Designer/Dancer

Pretty Dead Ferrari

Grimey Grammy - Music Video

Cinematography/ Costume/Edit

Sora-Chris Wright

Club Heaven -Commercial

Costume Designer/MUA/Dancer

Foresight Films

Hot Potatoe - Short Film

Costume Designer/Lead Actress

Paul Hardistar

Sexy Lady -6B

Music Video

Costume Designer

Foresight Films

Perfect Day- Theory in Motion

Music Video

Costume Designer/ MUA

Conner Bros.

Moto Cam Promo - Instructional

Costume Designer

Moto Cam Prod.

Replace - Short Film

Costume Designer

Paul Hardistar

Foresight 48-Horror - Trailer

Wardrobe/MUA

Foresight Films

GRAPHIC DESIGN

2077 Management Record Label

Music Artist Album Cover Design

Club Plastic at On The Rox

Weekly Night club Flyers

PreciseMomentum.com

Logo, Website and Fashion Line Illustration Design

GTGP- Grand Prix Racing

Event Deck Presentation Design

DarlinMcRoyal.com

Logo and Website Design

Howzing.com

Logo and Website Design

 

 

FASHION SHOWS

California Dreamin- Fashion Week LA

· Stylz of Alena Dawn

-Precise Momentum

-Designer/ Choreographer/ Coordinator

Rock N’Roll Snowball- Benefit for Project Freedom

-Stylz of Alena Dawn

-Designer/Coordinator/Design-Graphic Artist, Model

Who’s Next What’s Next Magazine Showcase

-Silver Star Clothing

-Show Coordinator

Seattle International Fashion Week

-Stylz of Alena Dawn

-Designer/ Model

 

Major Element-Columbia City Theatre

-Stylz of Alena Dawn

-Designer/ Line Coordinator/ Model/ Flyer Design

-Graphic Artist

 

Music Fashion Magazine Launch Party

-Stylz of Alena Dawn

-Designer/ Coordinator/ Model

Couture For College Benefit Show-

-Glow Fur

-Line Coordinator and Brand Representative

High Speed Divas Magazine Fashion Show

-A-Stylz Clothing

-Coordinator/ Designer/Model

Over My Naked Body

-A-Stylz Clothing

-Coordinator/ Designer, Model

Kube Gone Wild- 93.3FM

-A-Stylz Clothing

-Designer/ Model

Zombie Fashion Show Make Up Artist Competition

-Make-Up Artist/ Model

 

PRINTED PUBLICATIONS

Salon Plus- Cover

Wardrobe Styling

Northwest Stylist- Cover Contest 1st Place

Wardrobe Styling

Runway Magazine

MUA

Music Fashion Magazine-Issue #1, #2

Designer

High Speed  Divas Magazine  

Stylist, Model

Underground Magazine

Stylist, Model

Seattle Sinner

Stylist, Model

Lazava Coffee Commercial Print AD

Wardrobe Stylist/ MUA

D-Zul Store Flyer-Commercial Print AD

Wardrobe Stylist/Model

 

BEAUTY & FASHION INDUSTRY

 

6/2009-12/2011 Flashbox Studios Orange CA    

· Head Makeup Artist and Wardrobe Stylist

· Model

· Set Design Assistant

· Assistant Photo Editor

 

5/2015-8/2017 Dior Cosmetics

· Freelance Make-Up Artist for Special events with Nordstroms

· Highly successful at achieving sales goals

 

5/2012-12/2012  Illuminate Dance Co. - North Hollywood CA 

· Sewing & Construction Department

· Hand Sewing LED Lights

· Costume construction

· Worked on costumes for celebrity entertainers such as Chis Brown and Justin Bieber

 

6/2009- 12/2011  Scooter Girls Go-Go Gear   

· Product Development

·  Sample Maker, Grading, Alterations

·  Model for Live events and Print catalog

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