Faith Costa is an artist and plus size model from New Jersey. With multiple passions, Faith's life work is to create positivity through her many arts.
Faith jumpstarted her fashion career through Instagram. In mid 2015, she started her journey of body positivity, self love and mental health awareness. Quickly, her life long love for fashion lead her to begin modeling. In September 2016 she got signed with Bicoastal MGMT and was able to begin her full time modeling career.
Faith has been featured in People Magazine, NYLON, InStyle, Yahoo, Bustle, Huffington Post Style, Plus Model Magazine, Fab U Plus Magazine as well as Refinery29, Revelist, Advance Magazine and over 30 (and counting) inclusive publications.
She has modeled for brands like Lane Bryant, Torrid, Macy's, Dia &Co and many more. Faith's trailblazing career is so impactful because she never fit the "plus model" norm. As a visibly plus, tattooed model she represents people who aren't used to seeing themselves in the media.
Working mainly in New York City, Los Angeles CA, and Philadelphia PA, she knows no bounds in the fashion industry. Faiths work consists of print, fit and runway.
Faith focuses on painting and illustrating. From landscapes, flowers, animals, beautiful skulls and more, Faith's work aims to brighten your day. Her acrylic paintings on canvas and her illustration prints are bound to transport you to a magical place. All original artwork is perfect to hang in your home or gift to family or friends. Faith is also known for her iconic "Minis," of which are original acrylic paintings on miniature stretched canvases with miniature display wooden easels! Hand painted earrings and bookmarks are some of the unique hidden gems of Faith's shop. As a lifelong painter and maker, it's been a dream to share her art with the world.
Acrylic to oil paint, pen and ink to printmaking, Faith has never been pinpointed to only one specific medium and does custom commissioned work.
Faith Costa Original Artwork shop travels around New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York City vending at art festivals and events in the Spring, Summer and Fall. Learn more about Faith's art in the "Art" tab. You can support her art by visiting her her Instagram page @faithcosta_originalartwork, her Facebook page. her Etsy and her Society6 shops!
Faith also has a passion for mental health awareness. She uses her voice often on social media and participates in panel events and online campaigns to show support and share information. Faith aims to create safe, inclusive spaces in all she does.
While currently working as a full time artist, model and influencer, this is just the beginning. It's difficult to put Faith in just one category as she has several talents, but don't let that deter your confidence in that she is exceptional in each field. Model, artist, activist, influencer. Welcome to the wonderful world of Faith.