Silas James is a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts with a BFA in Scenic and Costume Design in December of 2016. He most recently been working at Lucid Studios on the fabrication of Lil Nas X’s costumes for the ‘Panini’ music video, and costumes for the performance at the 2019 VMAs. Before that, he was working in Seattle as a set design assistant for Matthew Smucker, on Matilda, and Into the Woods. Before that, Silas has designed burlesque, props, puppetry, and masks, both in and outside of Cornish. He is located in Los Angeles, currently, where he works freelance as a fabricator, and a trans and LGBT focused tailor.