Marisa Choate of Choate Studio is an artistic designer and teacher with a passion for creating art that everyone can enjoy. She and her mother Nuccia curated and designed a fashion show to help celebrate the Winfield Centennial in partnership with The Winfield Foundation. The focus was a 100 years of fashion through the ages from 1920’s-2020’s. Marisa shared, “we want to tell the story of the empowerment of women throughout time and how the clothing has helped shape our history and our future.”
Nuccia Choate shared about her early fashion design inspiration when altering her Catholic School uniform to add flair as a young girl and seeing her classmates follow her lead. This fashion show has been a dream in her mind for more than 20 years. Marisa’s art design skills paired with Nuccia’s seamstress skills made for a gorgeous and diverse selections of designs inspired by the decades. This talented Mother- Daughter team created custom garments that showcase couture designs highlighting trends over the last 100 years. Models walked in the designs while The Prissillas Band performed live music from each decade. There was a raffle and a skit performed to highlight the early history of Winfield. The audience cheered for the creativity and unique details in each look and the show ended with a “Future Fashion” design winner and a model wearing her idea brought to life by Choate Studio.
“Marisa’s work is about embodying feelings and wearing emotions. She shows interior elements, both physical and emotional, on the exterior of the body.” It is a privilege to photograph other artists and their passions when they are bringing that to the world.
A visual storyteller that focuses on human emotion & connection. I help families, individuals, & couples to share their beautiful messy story.
I also partner with humanitarian, non-for-profit organizations, and NGOs share their stories with intention, dignity, & excellence, so they can have a greater impact on their communities.