A preview vid of the show I worked on in the late spring of 2011, Hands on a Hardbody. Quite an endearing story, and a wonderful musical!
Some old Bonnie and Clyde videos from fall of 2009. This was a production that I worked on at La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, California. I added them because I thought they were an interesting record of some of the work that's typical for people in my field of costuming. Enjoy!
Hello! I'm Corey Johnston. I live in San Diego, California. Relished Artistry is my wearable art venture with the goal of infusing joy back into the wearing of clothing! I have 20 years of experience designing and building high-caliber theatrical costumes in regional and educational venues (and teaching others in classes as well). This allows me to make custom-built artwear pieces that should help you feel expressive, stylish, dramatic, excited, and cultured!
Relishing the artistic opportunities inherent in clothing, the aim of my work is to bring out that inner flair in all of us, so we can feel good about how we adorn ourselves. Not necessarily for the "fashion conscious", I strive to make every piece a one-of-a kind work of art.
The artistic opportunities inherent in clothing are limitless! Materials abound all around us. My influences are culled from my exposure to theatrical literature and my study of a variety of stylistic eras throughout the world. Sometimes overtly retro or culturally specific, each piece may use a variety of materials. From hand painted velvet capes and coats to handbags, shawls, or whatever else may be inspiring, my pieces are authentic and heartfelt regardless of the materials.
Showing how we are unique through what we wear on the outside is part of the how we share with others who we are on the inside. Life is too short. Live it with relish!