Growing up in the midwest Suzanne moved to attend college at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles.  Receiving an Associate's Degree in Fashion Deisgn, Suzanne moved to Chicago to continue her studies at Columbia College. While at Columbia she studied special effects and theatrical makeup and earned her B.A. in 1992. Wanting to enter the world of freelance makeup and hair, Suzanne knew that having a back ground in hair styling, would give her an extra edge in a very competitive industry.


After Columbia, she enrolled in hair school and earned her License in Cosmetology in Illinois. She went on to receiving training at a top salon downtown Chicago, cutting hair along side some of the cities best hairdressers.  During her years at the salon Suzanne cut and styled hair, applied make-up and provided make-up consulting services.


Suzanne began her freelance career in 1995 and in 1998 became a member of Chicago's Local 476 Motion Picture Studio Mechanics union.


With  20 years of hair and make-up experience and a profound love for the business, Suzanne has thrived in a competitive industry. She has been booked extensively on commercials, print work, music videos, corporate videos and fashion shows. She has worked with A-List directors including Tony Kaye, Paul Dektor, Kevin Smith, Helen Hunt and Danny Duchovny. Suzanne has also worked for many prolific photographers including Paul Elledge and Walter Looss . Suzanne's print work has appeared in Vanity Fair, In Style Magazine, Real Simple, Home and Garden, People Magazine and Chicago Magazine. In addition to television and photography Suzanne has worked on motion pictures including Universal Pictures "The Break Up" as well as "Express". Suzanne has applied her craft on many celebrity talent including Justin Timberlake, Danica Patrick, Bob Vila and numerous professional athletes from the NBA, NFL, and Major League Baseball.


Suzanne's top priority is to understand the vision of her client, and is committed to working in a meticulous manor while understanding the pace required of today's productions.  Suzanne resides in Chicago, Illinois.




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