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Personal Net project: (under construction) Traveling: USA, Central America

Volunteer work: One Brick, Aids Housing Alliance and animal rehabilitation centers  Makeup & Prop Design: Designer for 100’s of small local theatrical productions and drag performances Frequent performer: at drag events and the currently running hit musical “Pearls Over Shanghai”


  • 7+ years experience in professional Makeup Artistry and Costuming for stage, fashion photography, film and special events
  • Teaches a highly acclaimed monthly makeup tutorial.
  • Unique experience in a variety of Visual & Performance Arts, including film and video, theater, graphic design, product design, interactive art and illustration.
  • 10+ years management experience


Designing and creating costumes for theater and photography.  Dressing models and actors.  Performing various repairs and modifications.
Teaching a monthly makeup tutorial at RetroFit Vintage in SF Mission district.  Teaching a theater summer camp for kids.
Video and Audio software
Knowledge in audio software such as protools and video software, such as Final Cut Pro.
Makeup Artist
Makeup and special effects artist and designer for theater, photography, events and film.
Computer programs
Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office, 2-D animation software,  3-D rendering software such as Solidworks and Sketchup,
Confident solo manager and collaborator with management team.

Press and Awards

Work experience

Jul 2009Present

Makeup Artist & Designer, Performer (sing and dance)

Thrillpeddler's Hypnodrome

Teaching glamour, drag and special effects makeup to cast members and audience members.  Teaching prop-making, staging and improvisation techniques. Designed curriculum around makeup and special effects for Creepshow Camp, 8 weeks of summer camp for 8-15 year-olds. Acting, singing and dancing in a hit musical that was extended for over 22 months, as well as other plays and musicals within that time.

Jun 2004Present

Makeup Artist, Costumer & Performer


Location: San Francisco, CA; Reno, NE; Honolulu, HI; New Orleans, LA

Perform 1-3 times/week at various nightclubs, theaters and events.  Events range from private

parties to fund-raising events for non-profit organizations such as the AIDS Housing Alliance.

Also hold a monthly makeup tutorial, called “Pretty Pretty (Look at You!),” where I teach

glamour, drag and special effects/gore makeup to adults and children at Retro Fit, a privately

owned retail shop in the Mission.

Dec 2010Present

Recreation Leader III (Teacher & Program Developer)

San Francisco Recreation & Parks

Teaching unique, creative classes for teens and youths. Designing flyers and writing copy to promote classes, organizing events and online promotion for SF Recreation and Park as well as other administrative duties. 

May 2011Present

Makeup and Costume Designer

Tom Chapman/OSF

Designing Makeup and costumes for Tom Chapman, dresser for the Oregon Shakespeare Festival on an upcoming theatrical production.  Selecting models, designing practical makeup and costumes for outdoors, while maintaining high standard of visual excellence.

Sep 2006Dec 2009

Assistant Manager, Media Center

California College of the Arts

Responsible for campus-wide technical support, training students and staff on audio and video equipment and procedures, creating attractive and functional equipment layout, designing and distributing instructional and promotional print material, inventory organization and control, cleaning, testing, and maintaining proper functionality of all equipment.

Jun 2007May 2008

Office Manager and Web Designer

Makingthings, LLC

 Provided technical support, trouble-shot with clients, updated company website, managed shipping and receiving,ordered supplies, attended trade shows and built displays to demonstrate hardware for this small hobby technology company.

Feb 2003Feb 2007

Asst. Designer and Producer

Clay Art, Inc.

Description: Assistant creative designer and producer for high-end ceramic tableware company with worldwide distribution.  Clients include Macys, Costco, Steinmart, Linens N Things, Bed Bath and Beyond as well as hundreds of privately-owned retailers. o Designing several product lines for national and international key accounts  o Managing design communications with overseas factories in China & Thailand o Interfacing between sales and marketing departments and owners to meet deadlines  o Designing catalogs for new products  o Conducting design and market research for new products o Planning and staffing industry trade shows  o Training new hires on business processes, hardware and software o Designing and implementing improved tracking system for prototype development

Oct 1999Jan 2003

Store Manager

Marsoner, Inc. d.b.a. Fascinations

Manager of regional specialty retailer's flagship store, responsible for hiring, purchasing, designing store displays to represent company image, inventory and loss control and human resources.  Won several intra-company awards for various retail criteria, including inventory control, employee performance and store appearance


Jan 2004Dec 2008

Bachelors of Fine Arts

California College of the Arts

Awarded High Honors in Design, Media Arts, Video and Technology-based Arts.  Merit-based scholarship award winner for 2004-2009

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