News & Media

Critical Creativity: Climate Change, Art, & Activism

August 2022

Breanna was the guest speaker for Creative Mornings Dallas for the August theme of “Critical.” Climate change is the critical issue of our time and Breanna shared her journey of weaving climate action messaging into her art, apparel, and body painting work.


screenshot of Greensource DFW article featuring model in coral reef activewear and body paint.

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Dallas Designer Paints Picture of Coral Crisis

May 2022

Breanna’s coral reef activewear for the Glowing Gone campaign was featured in Greensource DFW, a source for environmental news and events in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


screen shot of East Dallas advocate story with photo of model in coral reef apparel and body paint on beach in Maui

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How an artist’s clothing line, body paint help address climate change

April 2022

Breanna’s work for The Ocean Agency’s Glowing Gone campaign was featured in the East Dallas Advocate, a local print and online magazine featuring news from the East Dallas area.



Podcast: Interview with Breanna Cooke on “Why? The Podcast”

March 2022

Luke Poling and Heidi Hedquist, hosts of Why? The Podcast, invited Breanna to share all about what it takes to be a body painter. Breanna talks about how she first got into body painting by painting herself. Then they go on to discuss her creative process, including what paints she uses, how people should prep before they’re painted on, the physicality of being a painter (and model), and what sorts of requests she gets.

LISTEN to the Episode


READ about it on the Why? Blog

Member Spotlight at Good Coworking

February 2021

Breanna was one of the February featured members at Good Coworking, a coworking space in Dallas, TX, that is focused on sustainability and building community. Get started with coworking!

Breanna Cooke teaching Paint Your Date - WFAA feature segment

Body Paint Feature on WFAA news in Dallas, TX

September 2019

Paint Your Date night and Breanna’s body paint work was featured in this WFAA news segment produced by reporter, Alex Rozier, and photojournalist, Andy Wallace.


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Sculpt Demon Horns from Foam and Paper Towel – guest blog post for Make Magezine

Speakeasy Star – guest blog post on the Dallas Museum of Art blog, Uncrated

Move over Hercules — a Greek Hero DIY – guest blog post on the Dallas Museum of Art blog, Uncrated

Living Art America Body-Painting Event Hits Atlanta by Makeup Artist Magazine

Review of Living Art America 2014 by Living Art America

Living Art America – North American Bodypainting Championship Results! by Living Art America

2014 Masquerade Winners on Dragon Con Daily Dragon website.

Ken Pearson Photography Feature – Flying Monkey Costume photo in iCosplay Magazine

Wizard of Oz Wicked Witch and Flying Monkey Cosplay by Geek Girls

[VIDEO] Interview with LeAnna Vamp at Dallas Comic Con 2014 feat. Green Dragon costume at 1:20.

[VIDEO] Fan Expo Dallas Comic Con 2015 Cosplay Music Video feat. Mystic costume at 1:07.