My wish to discover the world and innovate has brought me closer to costume, fashion, and graphic design.
Beatriz Arevalo is a Costume Designer from São Paulo, Brazil, currently based in Toronto. She has lived in four different countries. Her favorite thing is to travel and get to know new people and cultures. She graduated from High School at the age of 16 in Belgium. "For me, my experience in Belgium was life-changing. There I learned more about myself and what I was meant to do. My growing wish to discover the world and innovate has brought me closer to Design."
In December 2016, Beatriz graduated with a major in Fashion Design from FAAP (Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado) in São Paulo, Brazil. She specialized in Fashion, Costume and Graphic Design.
In 2017, Beatriz attended a course at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) in New York. The course entitled Wardrobing for Theather; Film and TV, instructed by Ingrid Price and Pattie Barbosa, fully explained the costume and wardrobe world, with theoretical classes, practical work, and talks with professionals in the Costume market.
In August 2017, Beatriz started working at Cocoa Village Playhouse (Cocoa, FL) wherein each production she was in charge of one or two characters whole Costume Design and Making. In parallel, she worked very closely to the Costume Designer, Dan Hill, creation and making process, which allowed her to learn and improve her skills.
Beatriz is currently working in Toronto, ON as a Freelancer Costume Designer. She is the first Resident Designer at Triga Creative, a next-generation collective of designers that apply an autonomous, collaborative model that values the sustainability of people, planet and profit, founded by Alexandra Lord, Michelle Tracey and Shannon Lea Doyle.