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MARY-KATE GALES

Mary-Kate Gales is a celebrity makeup and hair artist, licensed Cosmetologist and certified makeup artist with almost two decades of experience in the beauty, film and television industry.

As a young apprentice, she was trained extensively by a top Hollywood makeup artist specializing in Film/TV and Special Effects. Over the last decade, she has mastered her craft on countless TV sets, commercials, and major motion pictures. Gales’s work can be seen in national commercials, print and Hollywood Films.

She has taught HD Film and Television courses at EI., School of Professional Makeup in Hollywood, California from 2015 to 2017 and continues to teach across the country and privately by appointment.

She specializes in beauty, airbrush, character, special effects and prosthetic applications.

Her dedication to the creative vision and holistic approach to each transformation keep her in high demand globally. Today, she splits her time between LA and NY while she can be found working anywhere in between

Specialist

Specialist
Makeup and Hair

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FILM
Desparate Films
2012
TICKET OUT | MAKEUP ASSISTANT

DIRECTOR Doug Ladato PRODUCERS Chris Noonan, Kevin Dewalt UPM Demetra Diamantopoulous

Jack Frost Films
2012
FINDING JOHN SMITH | DEPARTMENT HEAD MUA/HAIR

DIRECTOR Marlo Bernier PRODUCER Jennifer Fontaine

Overture Films
2010
THE CRAZIES | MAKE-UP ASSISTANT

DIRECTOR Breck Eisner PRODUCER Rob Cowan UPM Brain E. Frankish 

Mandate Pictures
2010
PEACOCK | MANICURIST/ PEDICURIST To “SUSAN SARANDON”

DIRECTOR Michael Lander PRODUCER Barry Mendel UPM Sharon C. Dietz 

Unified Pictures
2010
JANIE JONES | DEPARTMENT HEAD HAIR

DIRECTOR David M. Rosenthal PRODUCERS Keith Kjarval, Eric Bassett UPM Kevin Carraway 

Bluebox Limited Films
2010
IMPULSE | SFX MAKE-UP ARTIST

DIRECTORS Scott Beck, Bryan Woods PRODUCERS Christy Sullivan, Darren Brandl

Iowa Film Production Services
2010
SPLATTER LOVE HONOR & PAINTBALL | KEY MUA/HAIR

DIRECTOR Lonnie Schuyler PRODUCER Bruce Heppner-Elgin 

TV/COMMERCIAL/VIDEO
2007 - 20019

Brisk Commercial “How Do You Open A Can Of Whup Ass” Hobbs & Shaw, Rachael Ray Show - NBC Morning Show- NBC Today Show -CBS Recipe Rehab -THE CW Dream Quest "One Magnificent Morning" - CNN -MSN Life Style Channel Life Time Pilot- Diga Vision - Coca-Cola Commercial 2013 Olympics "Shawn Johnson"- Cracker Barrel - Air Wick - Latin Grammy Awards 2013 Miss America Pageant Tucson Arizona - Lowes - Nintendo Wii - KRAFT Incorporated - All People Quilt.com - Better TV, Better Homes and Gardens NYC - Smuckers -Hungry Jack - Kellogs - Bissell - Michelin - 3M - DuPont - Gordmans - Mediacom - Iowa Lottery - Iowa State - 'Slipknot' - 'Nadas'

PRINT
1998 - 2018

ESPN The Magazine - Glamour Magazine - Disney Walmart - Nivea Jergens - Parents Magazine -Better Homes and Gardens Magazine - Pepsico, Disfrutalo - Diet Magazine - Figure Magazine - Life Beautiful - Ladies Home Journal - Midwest Living Magazine - Diabetic Living Magazine - Kraft Food and Family Magazine - Kitchen and Bath Products Guide Magazine - Simply Creative Weddings Magazine - Successful Farming Magazine - Lasting Memories Magazine - Publix Magazine - Real Life Decorating Magazine - Scrapbooks Etc. Magazine -Wells Fargo Financial Corporation - The Principal Financial Group

CELEBRITIES

Susan Sarandon - Elizabeth Shue - Maureen Ohara - Abigale Breslin - Christopher Masterson - Alessandro Nivola - Peter Stormare - Joel David Moore - Brittany Snow - Evette Rios ABC "The Chew" - Shawn Johnson Olympic Gold Medalist Gabby Douglas Olympic Gold Medalist - Sandra Lee - Rocco Dispirito - Chef La La - Vikki Krinsky - Ellie Krieger - Laurie Smith - Laurie Berkner - Dr. Connie Peraglie Guttersen, R.D., Ph.D.

EDUCATOR
2015-2017

Makeup Instructor for EI., Professional School of Makeup, Los Angeles, California 

2012-2013

Iowa State University-Key speaker as makeup artist educator for Broadcast News courses.

EDUCATION
2010- 2011
Des Moines Area Community College - DMACC

DES MOINES, IOWA- 1 year course, Business Entrepreneurship Program Small Business Marketing and Small Business Management

2007-2008
Iowa School of Beauty

Urbandale, Iowa- 1 year course, Cosmetology License and Certification I hold a current 2019 Cosmetology license.

Full Resume Available Upon Request

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