Bambi Breakstone Bambi Breakstone

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b. Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works in Chicago, IL and Los Angeles, CA 

EDUCATION

2020 MFA / Fiber and Material Studies The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018 Permanent Collection: Dolly Parton Costume, Country Music Hall of Fame
         Arts Club of Chicago Members Exhibition, Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
         Americas 2017: Paperworks, Northwest Arts Center, Minot, ND
2017 Group Show, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2002 Fashion in TV, Costume Designers Guild, The Academy of Television Arts and Science, Los Angeles, CA

AWARDS

1998 Member of Costume Designers Guild and Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
1993 TV Guide Best Dressed List of TV Characters
1986 CFDA for Miami Vice

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2004 - present
  Adjunct Professor, Fashion Design, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Classes taught: Costume Design for Film and TV; Intro to Fashion Body and Garment; Sophomore Fashion Design; Sophomore Fashion Construction; Junior Fashion Design; Senior Fashion Design; FVNM Seminar: Fashion and Film, co-taught with Bruce Jenkins; Two Study Trips to Paris and Antwerp. 

COSTUME DESIGNER TV

Then Came You (2000), True Love (1999), Getting Personal (1998), Suddenly Susan (1996), Ellen (1994-1998), Partners (1995-1996), Living Single (1993-1994), Flying Blind (1992-1993), Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel (1992), Incredigirl (1992); Red Dwarf (1992); Princesses (1991); Babes (1990); The Marshall Chronicles (1990); Call From Space (1989); The Edge (1989); Microcops (1989); The Immortals (1988); Infidelity (1987) Tonight’s the Night (1987); Miami Vice (1985-1986)

COSTUME DESIGNER FILM

One of the Oldest Con Games (2004), The Adventures of Captain Zoom (1995), Mindwalk (1990), Clara’s Heart (1988), One Fine Night, (1988) Infidelity (1987), Tonight’s the Night (1987).

COSTUME DESIGNER MUSIC VIDEO

Covers of two of Dolly Parton’s CD’s: Dolly Parton: Live & Well (2004) Halos & Horns (2002), Huey Lewis and the News, “Happy To Be Stuck With You” (1986)

COSTUME DESIGNER COMMERCIALS

LaChoi Bar-b-que Sauce (1984), May Company (1984)

COSTUME DESIGNER THEATER

Oedipus Rex (2015), Reynolds Theater, University of Chicago

FASHION DESIGNER

Bambi Breakstone Design, Los Angeles and Chicago (1983-present); Joanie Char, San Francisco (1984-1985); LA BON TON, Los Angeles (1982-1983); The Great American Racket, Los Angeles (1979-1981)

JEWELRY SOLD AT

(Jewelry Design) Neiman Marcus: Beverly Hills, San Diego and San Francisco; Jennifer Kaufman, Los Angeles; Fred Segal, Santa Monica; Harari, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and Beverly Hills; Jewelry Featured in: “Charlie’s Angels, Full Throttle”, “Dharma and Greg”, “Will and Grace”, and “Passions”.

FASHION SOLD AT

Lina Lee, Beverly Hills and NYC; Macys, San Francisco; 
I Magnin, San Francisco; June Blaker, Chicago: Robin Richman, Chicago; Pavilion Gallery, Chicago

BIBLIOGRAPHY

New York Times Sunday Fashion, TV Guide, USA Today, Woman’s Wear Daily, TIME Magazine; InStyle Magazine

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