What’s your current profession?
Production makeup artist for TV, print, stage & video. I also do makeup special f/x & character or creative work. I do a lot of high definition shoots. I work full time in network TV as well as sports advertising & print agency jobs. I’ve worked in Asia the past 6 years, hopefully 7 coming up, seasonally doing makeup special f/x.
Do you have a website?
What are your top 3 achievements?
Olympics staff makeup artist ( Beijing, Vancouver BC & London coming up), working 6 years seasonally in Asia. Climbing the Great Wall of China.
Tell us about your educational background.
Villa Julie College AA, Von Lee Esthetics & Cosmetology, Joe Blasco Makeup & Sp. F/X … other courses of interest along the way.
Tell us more about your family, with whom you are closest?
Everyone in my family is from New York … the city &all over the state. I’m closest to my Mom & Dad. My favourite family place is Lake Placid, New York.
What kind of modeling/spokesperson projects have you done?
I am usually doing the hair and makeup so behind the cameras.
What are your favorite platforms or which charitable organizations you admire most?
Give Kids the World, Humane Society, St. Jude’s
Do you have any interest in politics?
Yes some interest …but I do not talk about politics if I don’t have to.
What’s your dream job?
At this moment, being a Visual Kei stylist for the theatrical bands going on in Japan right now. I love the hair & makeup and there is a very specific style in the styling and the music. It would just be so interesting to be with an agency that works in the industry. Working in Italy would also be amazing. Anywhere I haven’t been.
Who is your favorite role model?
Ten years from now where do you see yourself?
Still going to Asia if not living there… 10 years older but still young at heart and mind. I hope to be traveling and working and enjoying life.
Favorite Book (s):
James Bond 007 … all of them. Makeup Artist Magazine, Rock & Read – Japan, Cure & Shoxx Magazines.
Favorite Musician (s):
Pearl Jam, AND- & Eccentric Agent, Prince, Big Bang … many more
Favorite Actor (s):
do not have one … i guess I will say Matt Damon
Favorite Sport (s):
Tennis, Hockey, Racing, Golf, Boxing
Favorite Athlete (s):
Rafa Nadal, Apolo Ohno, Charles Barkley, Gemma Spofforth
Favorite TV Show (s):
Anthony Bourdain – No Reservations
Favorite Place (s):
Hong Kong, China, Coasta Rica, Japan, anywhere. Ha Long Bay, Vietnam Favorite
Favorite Restaurant (s):
Do you have any pets?
‘Sheltie’ dog- Brae (Bray) & Thai fighting fish – Kazuya