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Medina Maitreya fell in love with costume design at a very young age. Raised deep in the teeming jungles of the Hawaiian Islands, she began dressing her dolls in flower petals, leaves and moss.
She’s been a professional makeup artist (with a diploma from The Makeup Designory in Special Effects and Creature Creation), a successful hairstylist, and after spending time in the design program at FIDM, enjoyed a three-year stint in Los Angeles designing for Lucent Dossier Vaudeville Cirque, creating countless costumes for their touring shows. After a relocation to the bay area, she furthered her fashion design education at CCSF. She’s costumed a myriad of world-renowned dancers and performers, including Zoe Jakes, Kami Liddle, Belly Dance Super Stars, Colleena Shakti, Gina Bruno, Jill Parker, Ariellah, Elizabeth Strong, Sabrina Fox, March Fourth Marching Band, and many more…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 29
  • Joined May 22, 2008

Favorite materials

Sequins, rhinestones, old nasty metal pieces, vintage buttons, antique lace, appliques

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About

Medina Maitreya fell in love with costume design at a very young age. Raised deep in the teeming jungles of the Hawaiian Islands, she began dressing her dolls in flower petals, leaves and moss.
She’s been a professional makeup artist (with a diploma from The Makeup Designory in Special Effects and Creature Creation), a successful hairstylist, and after spending time in the design program at FIDM, enjoyed a three-year stint in Los Angeles designing for Lucent Dossier Vaudeville Cirque, creating countless costumes for their touring shows. After a relocation to the bay area, she furthered her fashion design education at CCSF. She’s costumed a myriad of world-renowned dancers and performers, including Zoe Jakes, Kami Liddle, Belly Dance Super Stars, Colleena Shakti, Gina Bruno, Jill Parker, Ariellah, Elizabeth Strong, Sabrina Fox, March Fourth Marching Band, and many more.

She currently resides in a seaside castle with her fiancé and two cats, where she creates her one-of-a-kind costumes and works towards her Masters Degree in Art History.

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