Katie has worked extensively as a makeup artist for over 18 years. Her career began while acquiring her BFA in Photography in New York.
Early in her career, Katie partnered with cosmetic brands MAKE UP FOR EVER and OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE COSMETICS, creating striking looks for domestic and international beauty advertising campaigns. While working with these brands she explored not only the creative- but also the corporate side of the cosmetics industry. When she wasn’t on set, she was focusing on Art Direction for beauty ad campaigns, Artist Relations, Business Development, and Product Development. In 2008 Katie co-created the cult beauty phenomenon known as OCC Lip Tar, which took the beauty industry by storm.
Katie has gone on to create looks for celebrity clients, key commercial advertising, fashion & beauty editorial, broadway shows, feature films, live & episodic television shows, music videos, catalog, runway, and was nominated for a Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup in 2010.
Her work has appeared in: Elle, Italian Vogue, Rolling Stone, Nylon, Esquire, The Knot, Make-Up Artist Magazine, Marie-Claire, Bust, Martha Stewart Magazine, Men’s Health, New York Magazine, OOB Magazine, O Magazine, Self, Redbook, Timeout NY, and Women’s Wear Daily.
Katie currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband, their daughter, & two cats.
For bookings please contact:
The Celestine Agency