JoEllen Elam a.k.a Lillyxandra, is a costume designer and make-up artist living in Los Angeles, California. JoEllen’s passion for costume creation and design began in 2002, and she has since crafted literally hundreds of costumes and props for her clients, as well as film & television productions. She is trained in numerous sewing techniques, has worked under fashion designer Vannessa Riley, led the Costume Department at the University of North Texas, and acted as Wardrobe Master for many Hollywood productions.
Her work has been showcased in magazines around the world: “CosMode” (Japan), “Cosplay Mix” (Mexico), “Cube” (United Kingdom), “Kogaru” (France), and countless Cosplay and fashion websites. JoEllen has been a guest at conventions across the U.S., Mexico, Chile, Russia, Germany, and Italy, where she enjoys sharing her knowledge and love for the craft.
Throughout her career, she has worked on many projects, including costuming & make-up for feature films “The Asylum’s: Zombie Apocalypse” & “Nazis At the Center of the Earth”, as well as web series “Fresh Hell”, ”There Will Be Brawl” & “Fear News” on FearNet. Her costumes can also be seen at award-winning Los Angeles hot-spot “The Edison” and at exclusive launch-party events for the International toy company, Sanrio.