Originally, Katie sought a career in acting, studying theatre in college and receiving a BFA in Theatre Performance, however, she quickly discovered a flair for makeup behind the scenes. Shortly after college, a friend introduced her to a makeup course and entry to the world of fashion, and from that point on she was hooked.
After moving to New York, Katie began assisting some of the top makeup artists in the industry, including Dick Page and Brigitte Reiss-Andersen, helping her to hone her craft and launching her into her own career.
She now works in a variety of mediums including fashion, film, theatre, and television, and has been fortunate enough to work with some of the top designers backstage during New York Fashion Week.
Her makeup is best described as beautiful with a modern edge, and clients appreciate her speedy application amiable, friendly demeanour that she brings to set. Katie is currently based in New York City.