Eiko Ishioka Biography

Gender: Female

Eiko Ishioka is a multidisciplinary designer whose internationally acclaimed work has made her one of the premiere visual artists in contemporary world culture. Her awards include an Academy Award® for costume design for Francis Ford Coppola's film Bram Stoker's Dracula, the Award for Artistic Contribution at the Cannes Film Festival for her production design of the film Mishima, Outer Critic Circle nominations and Tony® nominations for the sets and costumes of the Broadway play M. Butterfly, and a Grammy Award® for the artwork of Miles Davis' album Tutu. She directed a music video for the singer Björk and designed costumes for Cirque du Soleil's Varekai (Drama Desk nomination). Most recently, Ishioka was the director of costume design for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

Eiko Ishioka Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

Outer Critics Circle Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Costume Design (Play or Musical)
Eiko Ishioka, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
Tony Awards - 2012 - Best Costume Design of a Musical
Eiko Ishioka, Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark
Drama Desk Awards - 2003 - Outstanding Costume Design
Eiko IshiokaCirque du Soleil: Varekai
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Costume Design
Eiko Ishioka, M Butterfly
Drama Desk Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Set Design
Eiko Ishioka, M Butterfly
The Hewes Awards - 1988 - Costume and Scenic Design
Eiko IshiokaM Butterfly
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Costume Design
Eiko Ishioka, M. Butterfly
Tony Awards - 1988 - Best Scenic Design
Eiko Ishioka , M. Butterfly