Yaiza Pinillos has a bachelor in Art History and Fine Arts, she has completed her training at the most prestigious institutions in Europe (Central Saint Martins School of Arts and Design (London, UK) and Fondazione Roberto Capucci (Florence, Italy).
Her career as a costume designer has developed on theater and advertising; However she is especialized in Dance and particularly in Flamenco.
Her style, based on new technics applied to tradition, confers to her work a high visual and conceptual originality and innovation.
She is an specialist in textile manipulation and effects applied to stage costumes. This special sensibility and resources has put her on the map as the avant- garde person dressing the Flamenco Art.
Yaiza is thereference designerin this matter. She has worked for the main figures: Manuel Liñán, Olga Pericet, Marco Flores, Concha Jareño, Belén Mayaand Blanca del Rey among others. Yaiza has also worked for three different shows with the Ballet Nacional de Españaon its shows “Zaguán” (2015), “Ícaro” (2018) and “Eterna Iberia” (2019), obtainning very favorable reviews internationally.
Her creations have been exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum in New Yorkin 2010 at the show “Dressed to Dance”. This exhibition has rounded the world with great success.
In 2016, she directs “FEW: Flamenco Esencial Workshop”, a format that combines academic and artistic experience through an artistic research residence for the creation of scenic costumes in unconventional spaces. XIX Flamenco Biennial of Seville.
Currently she combines her artistic career in design with that as a teacher in one of the most prestigious Masters of Arts programs in the world: at the renowned Escuela Universitaria Tai (Madrid, Spain). Additionally Yaiza, gives master classes of costume design throughtout Spain.