PROFESSIONAL MAKE-UP ARTIST
Kari began her career as a professional make-up artist in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1980. After completing studies in Fashion Merchandising and Design she moved to Hollywood to attend courses at the prestigious Joe Blasco Make-up Center at Sunset Gower Studios. Her year long in-depth study included Beauty, Special Effects Make-Up, Prosthetics and more. After graduation her professional career took off. She was the head make-up instructor at John Casablancas Modeling Agency, Hollywood, as well as working for companies such as ABC, CBS, and many more. Kari also freelanced at Hollywood's number one magazine, The Hollywood Reporter.
Kari moved on to work in television, feature films, print and theater. She has since continued her education in Advanced Beauty, Certification as an advanced Esthetician and Advanced Airbrush Make-up Artist. With over 26 years of experience in the industry, Kari has become an expert in Make-Up Application and Theory. She is an outstanding artist and talented instructor.
Kari is a focused professional with experience as an in demand makeup artist to clients ranging from celebrities, models, and bridal groups to post surgical patents. Scope and expertise in design, creation, application of beauty, corrective, charter, wound and burn simulation, make-up for photography, motion picture and television.
Unique traits: Certified Make-up Artist / Beauty - High Fashion, Character, Hair works, Special FX, and Prosthetics Certified Esthetician / Advanced Body Conturing, Body facial / Advanced make-up Theory Airbrush Make-up Artistry
Television by ABC freelance personal MUA for Chris Connely , Good Morning America, 20/20 , Nightline , SAG Awards, Grammy Awards, Oscar Awards
Joe Blasco Makeup Artist Training Center , Hollywood
Joe Blasco Makeup Artist Training Center, Orlando
Temptu Airbrush Makeup Artistry