Bridget Bellavia is a dynamic and versatile artist, designer, and musician, whose journey unfolds across the realms of physics, composition, and fashion. In 2013, she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Physics and Astrophysics from Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, a milestone marked by her receipt of the prestigious Illinois Space Grant scholarship. As part of the National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, Bridget immersed herself in a NASA project centered on groundbreaking research in x-ray optics.
During her time at Northwestern, Bridget's artistic pursuits flourished under the mentorship of accomplished multimedia artists such as Pamela Bannos and Molly Zuckerman-Hartung. Here, she honed her skills in classic oil painting and film photography, laying the foundation for a rich and diverse creative journey.
In 2015, Bridget embarked on a new chapter in New York City, delving into her professional music career. Over the ensuing five years, spanning from 2015 to 2020, she traversed the United States, Canada, Europe, Central America, and parts of Asia. The experience of touring became a crucible for Bridget, shaping her worldview and fostering a capacity for innovative thinking across a spectrum of perspectives.
Currently enrolled in the BFA program at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Bridget is immersed in the study of fashion design, sewing, digital design, and technical design. Her fascination with the impact of fashion on society is complemented by a profound appreciation for the convergence of creativity and analytical training within the craft. A staunch advocate for sustainability, Bridget aspires to bring innovation to the forefront of the fashion industry, exploring the potential of sustainable fabrics and practices. In her pursuit, she seeks to seamlessly blend her passion for creativity with a commitment to responsible and environmentally conscious design.