I am an independent special effects Makeup artist that caters towards professional work for the entertainment industry. Creating iconic looks for film, television, theater, museums, performance art, Music Videos and everything in between. I specialize in the darker side like Zombies, Gore, cuts, & bruises as well as Sci-Fi and cosplay using mainly practical FX.
I’m a huge part of the Zombie Walks in the Greater Cleveland Area each year. They are mainly charity events for the Food shelters in north eastern Ohio. it’s a fun way to give back and help out the community. I am also the makeup artist each year for the Zombie Claus another charity event to gather toys at Christmas time for Toys for Tots. I have also done makeup for the Zombie runs raising money for breast cancer and lung cancer awareness
In 2013 I competed at Horror Hotel and placed 1st in horror, and 2nd in Sci-Fi. I also competed at the Indie Film Gathering, and placed 1st in Sci-Fi and 2nd in Horror. In 2014 I placed 1st in both Sci-fi and Horror at the Indie gathering.
In 2015 Progressive insurance hired me to turn their marketing staff into Zombies for a Halloween contest within the company
In 2017 I joined the production team for Horror Hotel TV show as the Assistant Director
In 2017, 2018, 2019 I was a judge for the Final round of the Monster Make-Off Makeup competition
In 2018 my team won 9 awards at the 48 horror film competition including best film
Between 2018 & 2020 I gave several makeup lectures including Wizard World Comic Con, Neo Comic Con, Horror Hotel Film Festival, and The Indie Gathering Film Festival
In 2019 my team won 8 awards at the 48 summer film competition including best film
In January 2020 I became the producer for the Cleveland 48 Hour Film festival
In February 2020 I won best Special FX for the Funmill film competition
In May 2020 I became the host of the YouTube show "Inside the 48"
On May 27th 2020 I won a Telly award for the TV show Horror Hotel