Edwina Pellikka is a renowned textile artist, dyer, painter and printer. Edwina studied at Chelsea College of Art, Byam Shaw School of Art, and was awarded a space at St. Katharine’s Dock for her Post Graduate year. She also studied photography at the London College of Printing. Following work at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, for Opera and Ballet, (dyeing, painting, printing fabrics, costumes) where she achieved Master Craft status, she left for the U.S. for a nine month project - Lucasfilm’s “Return of the Jedi.” With a $3,000 tax refund earned from that project, Edwina founded “A Dyeing Art” studio in Hollywood in 1983. Her extensive credits over the past 30 years include: Hundreds of films: “The Last Samurai”, “A River Ran Through It”, “Dick Tracy”, “Iron Man 3”, “Forest Gump”, “The Golden Child”, “Pirates of the Caribbean I, II & III”, “Liberace”, “The Hunger Games,” and every “Star Trek” film since 1984; Red Carpet gowns: Giorgio Armani, Marchesa, Rodarte, Gucci, Prada, Versace; Music Media Tours: The Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Bette Midler, Madonna, Usher, Rihanna, Gwen Stefani; Exhibits: FIDM, New York City; De Young, San Francisco; Costume Design Guild, Hollywood; Rodarte Exhibit; and the current Hollywood Costume Exhibit at LACMA (five costumes from films on which she was the textile artist), plus Television, Commercials, Operas, Ballet, Broadway, Theme Parks, and countless private clients. Edwina is a sought after lecturer across the United States and Canada and is featured in numerous books including the latest “Star Wars Costumes, the First Trilogy”.