Kristin Costa

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Industry Arts
Occupation painter, costume designer, prop maker, stylist
Location New York, New York, United States
Introduction I am an artist, costumer, and fashion designer and enjoy creating costumes, props and sets for all manner of productions. I make 2 fashion collections a year, and sell my creations at My work makes me into a nomad, and I constantly explore new ways to be at home while on the road.
Interests Painting, drawing, sculpture, costume, poetry, photography, knitting, fiber arts, building things, writing, rock climbing, kayaking, being outside, climbing trees, underground fashion, historical fashion, mythology, autumn and winter, teeth, bones, corsetry, Snakes, Animals, and of course, family and friends.
Favorite Movies Dark City, Sleepy Hollow, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Children of Men, Eastern Promises, History of Violence, Royal Tenenbaums, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Titus, Early Tim Burton films, Pan's Labyrinth, Dark Crystal, Return to Oz, Labyrinth
Favorite Music Tom Waits, Tool, Fiona Apple, Dresden Dolls, Man Man, Gogol Bordello, Hole, Woven Hand
Favorite Books currently, books by: Neil Gaiman, Barbara Kingsolver, Garth Nix, Ayn Rand, Catherynne Valente, Ray Bradbury, and Harlan Ellison. I also thoroughly enjoy books about different artists, religious beliefs, mythologies, art eras, knitting techniques, other cultures, and places I have never been.