Carissa Marinelli

Visual Merchandiser


Carissa Marinelli is an energetic, creative, and innovative Visual Merchandiser and Stylist. Carissa graduated from Moore College of Art with a BFA in Fine Arts & Design. Carissa has a passion for fashion, event styling, and visual merchandising. Carissa also has experience as a Scenic Artist, and Scenic Stylist working on Museum exhibitions, live television sets, photoshoots, and trade show conventions.


Career Highlights:

  • Scenic Artist and Stylist for the Jurassic World exhibition at the Franklin Institute
  • Scenic stylist for BeautyCon LA and NYC
  • Visual Merchandiser, Set Stylist, and Artist for QVC


Visual Merchandiser

ZenGenius, Inc.



  • Style sets for live television and photoshoots
  • Style mannequins, models, and props
  • Partner with manager, coworkers, and other creative departments on visual merchandising strategies to increase sales


Stylist/Scenic Painter

Franklin Institute, Philadelphia

  • Partnered with the Artistic Director on visual aesthetic and styling of the exhibit
  • Transformed a blank space into Jurassic World through prop styling, scenic painting, and faux finishes