Emmy Award Winner and Five Time Winner of the International Make up Artist And Hair Stylist Guild Award
Jennifer began her career at 12 years old working for dinner theaters in Philadelphia, PA. At 18, looking to expand her opportunities she moved to New York City. Jennifer's creativity and ability to adapt has allowed her to work in many mediums within the make-up field. Starting with theatre, television commercials and print work, moving into make-up effects for horror films (including the cult classic "The Toxic Avenger") and day time drama ("All My Children"), to six seasons at the New York City Opera and designing for Broadway (most notably "Victor/Victoria" with Julie Andrews).
Jennifer's career, and Fox TV, brought her to Los Angeles, California in 1996, where for fourteen years she served as make-up department head for Quincy Jones' "MADtv" (for which she won the 2009 Emmy Award and seven Make-up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards, along with 14 Emmy Award Nominations over her 14 seasons).
Her experience also includes heading the departments for such television shows as "Saturday Night Live" (for which she received an Emmy nomination), "Frank TV" and "The Jamie Kennedy Experiment" as well as helping out on such films as "Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull," "Star Trek," "Erin Brockavich," "Fight Club" and designing make-up and effects for films including "Basquiat" (with David Bowie, Dennis Hopper, Jeffery Wright and Gary Oldman), "The Tic Code" (with Polly Draper and Gregory Hines) and most recently "Cinderella Story" (prosthetics for Jennifer Coolidge).
Jennifer was recently profiled in Emmy Magazine; chosen as an "Admired & Inspired" talent who exemplifies the best in her field. She can also be seen on screen as a guest judge on the Sci Fi Channel's hit series "Face Off" and as a Featured Guest Make up Effects Artist on the Nerdist/ Fangoria Channel's Anthrax's Scott Ian's show "Blood and Guts."