1987 - Swiss Diploma (BFA equivalent) in Dress Making - Women's Technical College, Basel, Switzerland (1984 to 1987)
1990 Fashion Illustration - Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London (Certified)
1995 Swiss Diploma (BFA equivalent) in Fashion Design - School of Art and Design, Basel, Switzerland (1992 to 1995)
Rosi (Rosie) Gabl was born and raised in Switzerland. After earning a Swiss diploma for completing the Haute Couture Apprenticeship at the Technical College of Dressmaking Basel, she founded the fashion label Best Of Rosi and ran her own fashion studio. Soon after she was accepted into the Basel School Of Design, Switzerland, from where she graduated with a BFA in Fashion Design. After her graduation she studied Fashion Illustration at Central Saint Martins College of Art in London.
In 1996 Rosi immigrated to Los Angeles and soon found work in the entertainment industry. Within a couple of years, she was accepted into the Costume Designers Guild as Costume Illustrator, and into the Motion Picture Costumers Guild as Pattern Maker/Fitter. She is a member of both guilds since then and freelances in both fields.
Since 2003 Rosi teaches fashion model drawing at OTIS College of Art and Design Los Angeles (Senior Lecturer). She also teaches Costume Drawing at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
In addition to her work for television and film, Rosi produces and creates for her own label, Best Of Rosi.
FILM, TELEVISION, THEATRICAL WORK | EXHIBITIONS & SHOWS:
2016 - Death Wish - Costume Illustrator - Mary Jane Ford
2014 - Jerseyboys - Costume Illustrator - Deborah Hopper
2011 - Moneyball - Costume Illustrator - Kasia Walicka Maimone
2005 - XXX State of the Union - Costume Illustrator and Manufactoring Forperson - Sanja Hays
2004 - Fly By (later Superman) - Pattern maker/Fitter - Kim Barrett
2002 - The Adventures Of Pluto Nash - Pattern Maker/Fitter and Workroom Supervisor - Ha Nguyen
2001 - John Carpenter's Ghost of Mars - Costume Illustrator - Robin Bush
2000 - Breathing Space - Costume Designer - Lenka Danoff (Director)
2000 - Mission to Mars - Costume Illustrator - Sanja Hays
2000 - Lost Souls - Pattern Maker/Fitter - Jill Ohanneson
1999 - The Bicentennial Man - Costume Maker - Joseph G. Aulisi
1999 - Instinct - Draper, on Set - Jill Ohanneson
1998 - Star Trek: Insurrection - Costume Illustrator - Sanja Hays
1997 - Contact - Space Suit Maker for Jodie Foster - Global Effects Inc.
2003 - Sabrina the Teenage Witch - Costume Illustrator and Head Pattern Maker/Fitter (5 seasons) - Rachael Stanley
1998 - That 70’s Show - Costume Maker - Melina Root
1998 - Titus - Pattern Maker/Fitter - Cliff Chally
1998 - Baby Bob - Pattern Maker/Fitter - Rachael Stanley
1998 - Sabrina the Teenage Witch - Costume Illustrator and Pattern Maker/Fitter - Dianne Kennedy
1997 - Sports Theater, First Time - Costume Illustrator and Pattern Maker/Fitter - Jim Echert
1997 - Virus - Costume Illustrator - Jim Echert
1997 - Replacing Dad - Pattern Maker/Fitter - Jim Echert
1997 - Star Trek Voyager - Costume Maker - Muto-Little Inc.
1997 - Radio City Show - Costume Maker - Elisabeth Courtney Costumes
1997 - From The Earth to the Moon - Space Suit/Accessories Maker - Global Effects Inc.
1996 - 2004 - ER, Veronica’s Closet, and more - Draper - Warner Brothers Warderobe Dept.
Dance, Musical, Opera, Theatre:
2001 - The Janet Jackson Tour - Costume Illustrator - Andrea Liebermann (Stylist)
2000 - Don’t Stop The Carnival - Costume Illustrator - Helen Hiatt
1997 - Scarlet Pimpernell - Period Costume Maker - John David Ridge
1997 - Bob Mackie Line - Dressmaker - Elisabeth Courtney Costumes
1995 - Spengler, Co. (Basel, Switzerland) - Pattern Maker
1991 - Hans Krattiger, Co. (Basel, Switzerland) - Pattern Maker/Fitter and Workroom Supervisor - Hans Krattiger
1990 - La Traviata - Period Costume Maker - Theater Basel, Switzerland
2011 - FIDM - The Art of Costume Illustration - Group exhibition
2005 - OMAGE / OTIS Group Exhibition - Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
1999 - Hollywood Wrap for DIFFA (runway fashion show) at the Pacific Design Center - Designer/Illustrator/Maker
1998 - Hollywood Wrap for DIFFA (runway fashion show) at the Pacific Design Center - Designer/Illustrator/Maker
2010 - Fish Of Hope (photo essay by Nicole Zachmann, Switzerland) - Rosi Gabl as model (cover, inside)
1999 - Meyers Modeblatt (print magazine, Switzerland) - Interview
1998 - The Secrets of Star Trek: Insurrection (making of, art book) - Costume illustrations
1998 - 2014 - Costume Designers Guild Directory - Artwork
1995 - Annabelle Magazine (print issue #18/1995, Switzerland) - “Glamour, Glanz und Glitzer” - Artist portrait
1995 - Basler Zeitung (newspaper, Basel, Switzerland), “Kleider Machen Bräute” - Artist portrait
1995 - B Wie Basel (print magazine, Switzerland) - “Design ist Lernbar” - Artist portrait
1993 - IGEHO (a chef’s magazine, print), Switzerland - “Unsere Augen für Das Ungewohnte Schulen” - Fashion illustrations
1998 - Swiss Television DRS - Interview about my work on Star Trek: Insurrection