"you can have anything you want in life if you dress for it." —edith head


timeline

Fashion Institute of Technology - 2012 Graduate with Bachelors of Science in Special Occasion Design

Elle NEXT 2012 - New York Fashion Week finalist - design contest at Lincoln Center

Project Runway Season 12 (US) - September 2013, Finalist in competitive fashion design reality show, presenting at finale hosted at Lincoln Center

56th Grammy Awards Designer - 2014, Design collaboration with B. Akerlund design direction for Mary Lambert’s original red-carpet and performance gowns

Project Runway All Stars Season 4 - 2015, Second runner-up finalist, presented full collection for judges Isaac Mizrahi, Alyssa Milano, Georgina Chapman, Zac Posen. Later recruited to design for Zac Posen.

Project Runway All Stars Season 6 - 2018, Last female designer finalist, ranking top designer in majority of challenges.

Blue Man Group Costume Design - 2018, Design collaboration with Blue Man Group creating original full body coverall for BMG performance


experiences

Vivienne Westwood Design internship, London, UK 2011

Vera Wang Bridal House Design internship, New York, NY 2012

Zac Posen Designer, 2015

Reebok Designer, 2012

Mood Fabrics School Instructor, 2015/2016



accomplishments

Design Mentor - Private design mentoring at NYC atelier, assisted in portfolio development for 14 fashion students who were admitted to FIT, Parsons and RISD over the span of my career

College Lecturer - Fashion design lectures: Montclair State University, Kean University, Hudson County Community College, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Indiana State University, Institute of Design & Technology South Dakota

American Ballet Theater - Commissioned designs for Spring Gala 2018 & Spring Gala 2019 for Cassandra Treanery, Catherin Hurlin, and Executive Assistant

New York Ballet - commissioned by infamous dancer Wendy Whelan for ABT Met Spring Gala dress design

Macys Herald Square - hosted 6 look collection for sale at their boutique level

Celebrity Clients - Mary Lambert, Rachel Melvin, Debra Messing, tailoring for Justin Timberlake, Cape for Nina Garcia