As effiable as beauty is, Gina Barrington carries the rare ability to define it, on the spot. Whether on a photoshoot in studio, or on location, at any moment Gina will surprise a producer, photographer, or client with her creative calm. Her skilled artisrty , and trending visionary eye transcend ever-changing enviroments.
Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI, Gina was introduced to fashion very early. Modeling from age sixteen, Gina worked in the fashion capitals of New York, London, and Milan, absorbing the cultures and essence of fashion, refusing to limit her scope to narrow concepts.
After suceeding in the modeling industry where everyone is obsessed with perfection, Gina proposed to create beauty, everyday, uniquely. Choosing to pursue other avenues in the business she loved so much, she relocated to Los Angeles, CA and started attending courses in clothing and textile design. Together with her studies and a local modeling agency, she was excited to explore photoshoots beyond the role of modeling. Gina took assisting jobs with producers, agents, stylists and artists, working for experience only. Eventually, hair and makeup became her medium and true passion. Shifting from in-front of the camera to behind the scenes, Gina found she possessed the talent and confidence to see things from several creative perspectives, which she can call upon to help achieve any desired look. This enables her to work for a wide range of special clients, including Nike, Sears, Kohls, Pampered Chef, Bonton, Goody, American Airlines, Ulta, Kmart, Lord and Taylor, La Petite Parade, Milk Magazine, Style Me Pretty, Matrtha Stewart Weddings, Juliette Lewis, Anna Wintour, Sofia Bush, and Santigold.......
Gina calls the gorgeous Midwest home once again wiith her family. She enjoys the frequent traveling between her favorite cities Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York, for work , education, and inspiration. In her spare time Gina dedicates herself her business, Wide Eyed Beauty, local non-profits, producing and promoting, and styling fashion and art projects and events, as well as writing, playing, and singing in her band, Rose of the West.