EDUCATION/TRAINING
2015    Master of Fine Arts, Goddard College
2012    Illusions and Effects course, MUSE of London
2010    Airbrush course, Makeup Designory, NYC
2009    NYCDOHMH infection control course & certification
2003    Bachelor of Arts, University of California, Berkeley

COMMERCIAL/ADVERTISING

2013    MUA“Motorola / Droga Project” documentary short
            (Droga5 / Media MVMT / Director, Terence Nance)
2013    Featured Artist“From the Imagination of Danny Simmons: Collage" 
             (Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series / RUSH Arts Philanthropic Foundation)

2012     MUA – Wella Professionals, “Illumina Color Test” 
             (P&G Productions / Photographer, Tracy Young)

2011     MUA - NIVEA, “Kiss of a Lifetime” 
             (Pipeline Productions / Director, Mark Warfield)

FILM/VIDEO

2017    Key MUA & SFX – “The Paris Project” Short Film
             (Independent / Director, Tamara P. Carter) 

2017    Key MUA & SFX – “Suitable” Short Film
             (LA Film Independent, Project: Involve, Director, Thembi Banks)

2017   Key MUA & SFX – “Random Acts of Flyness” Pilot
            
 (Media MVMT / Director, Terence Nance)
2016    Bodypainter – “Egyptian Second Line” Short Film
             (Nicholas Payton / Paytone Records, Director, Ayanna Bassiouni) 

2016    Key MUA & SFX – “They Charge for the Sun” Short Film
             (LA Film Independent, Project: Involve, Director, Terence Nance)

2014    MUA – “The Meeting”, short film starring Gayle Rankin
             (Independent / Director, David Rocchio)
2014    MUA & Bodypainter – The Dig music video, “So Alone & Cold Afternoon”
             (Media MVMT / Director, Terence Nance)
2014    MUA & Bodypainter – M.A.Y.O.R. music video, “Gold Dreamin’”
             (Level Expert Media / Director, Bike Tyson)
2013    MUA & Bodypainter – Cakes da Killa music video. “Goodies”,
             premiered on interviewmagazine.com
             (Mishka Records / Director, Ja’Tovia Gary)
2013    Key MUA & SFX “Suicide by Sunlight”, web series promo
             (Independent / Director, Nikyatu Jusu)
2012    MUA & Bodypainter – Melissa Laveaux “The Postman” music video
             (Media MVMT / Director, Terence Nance)
2012    MUA & Bodypainter - Meridian music videos, “Truth” & “Magic”
             (Independent / Director, William Murray)
2011     MUA - Jay Gharty music video, “Papa” 
             (A76 Productions / Director, Christian Macauley)
2011     MUA & Bodypainter - Winter Gordon music video, “Crash & Burn Remix” 
             (Atlantic Records / Director, Rah Campelli)
2011     MUA - Cubic Zirconia music video, “Take Me High” 
             (Fool’s Gold Records / Director, Tiombe Lockheart)
2011    Key MUA & SFX - “The Pride” Film
             (Independent / Director, Kaream Appleton)
2010    MUA - “Uptown Girls” Pilot Episode
             (Catscape Productions / Director, Tracey Moore)
2010    MUA to Pastors TD Jakes & Fred Price - “The Scroll” Documentary
             (The Scroll Movie / Director, Parrish Smith)
2010    Key MUA & SFX - “Black Swan Theory” 
             (Independent / Director, Nikyatu Jusu)

PROMOTIONAL/PRINT

2012-16 MUA & Beauty Editor “Heart & Soul Magazine” 
            (MUA for cover stories as well as makeup column)
2012    MUA“Arise Magazine Online” photo layout
            (Photographer, Kwesi Abbensetts)
2012    Bodypainter - Work featured on back cover of photo art magazine, “Hycide”
            (Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection)
2011    MUA & Bodypainter - “Cirque Berzerk, Los Angeles”, Promo
            (Photographer, Freeman White) 
2011    MUA - Sarah White’s “Space Madness”, Album Cover
            (Photographer, Quazi King)

LIVE/STAGE

2017    Live Body Painter – Chashama Gala
            (Times Square, New York City, NY)
2016    Live Body Painter – AFROPUNK’s “Carnival of Consciousness”
             (Atlanta, Georgia & Los Angeles, CA) 
2016    Collaborator/Concept Artist – Ryan Conarro’s “Saints of Failure”
             (Residency at the Gainesville Theatre Alliance)
2015    MUA “Betty’s Story: a tribute to Betty Davis” 
             (Presented at Joe's Pub)
2014    MUA – Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons “Procession”
             (Presented at the Guggenheim Museum – Carrie Mae Weems Retrospective)
2013    MUA“Shelley Nicole's blaKbüshe live show
             (Presented at Brooklyn Academy of Music)
2013    MUAMercedes Benz Fashion Week
             (Kimberly Goldson, Project Runway finalist, Spring/Summer Collection)
2013    Live Body Painter - “Hycide” Magazine, “Art” & “Sex” Issues release parties
             (Rush Arts Gallery, Chelsea & Aljira, Center for Contemporary Art, Newark)
2012    MUA - “Betty’s Story: a tribute to Betty Davis” 
             (Presented at the Brooklyn Museum & Apollo Theatre Cafe)
2011    MUA - “Betty Davis Retrospective” 
             (Presented at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture)

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Advanced airbrush makeup skills including stenciling, temporary tattoos, tattoo cover up, faux finishes, faux tanning and HD makeup
  • Special Effects skills, including bruising, blood, aging, scars, zombification and light prosthetics
  • Wide range of makeup techniques ranging from natural look/beauty to avant garde/fantasy
  • Visual art skills enhance approach to aesthetics, color theory and corrective make up
  • Experience as filmic concept artist facilitates design & conceptualization of director’s vision