Leanne Catena

Freelance Artist & Painter

Location:Oxon Hill, Maryland, United States
2 Skills
Leanne Catena
Wig, Makeup and Fine Artist

Professional Experience
Tiffany’s Blue Box Event, New York, NY
Makeup Artist (April 2013)

Elsen Associates, Pittsburgh, PA
Wig maker (April 2013)

Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
Associate Wig and Makeup Designer (Mar.-Apr. 2013)

Human Analogue Applications, Winston Salem, NC
Special Effects Artist (January 2013)
Prosthetic development and application

Running Gun Films, Winston Salem, NC
Makeup Artist (January 2013)
Beauty and prosthetic makeup application for Mila 2.0 Book Trailer

Feather Light Wigs, Winston Salem, NC
Ventilator (January 2013)

Washington National Opera,Washington D.C.
Wig and Makeup Artist (2013-present)
Wig making, hair styling, makeup applications and running shows

Manhattan School of Music, New York, New York
Wig and Makeup Assistant (2012)

Sarasota Opera, Sarasota, Florida
Wig and Makeup Assistant (2012)

Glimmerglass Festival, Cooperstown, New York
Hair/Makeup Assistant (2013) Senior Staff (2011)
Ventilating fronts, deep fronts and altering hairline, adjusting wig foundations, period hairstyles, pre-show makeup calls including realistic beauty makeup and old age, running backstage quick changes.

John Dods Studio, Somerset, New Jersey
SFX Assistant (2008-2010, 2012)
Grog Returns and Forest Story, Stop motion animation films
Restoring Tim Hildebrandt mural, painting set pieces, painting foam urethane dinosaurs, introduction into armature model making, repairing sculptures, apoxie mold making.

Toxic Avenger the Musical, Off Broadway/Dir. John Rando
Assisting in the coloration and alteration of silicone mask and props and foam urethane body parts

International Experience
Glimmerglass Festival, Muscat, Oman
Wig and Makeup Assistant (2012)
Glimmerglass’ production of The Music Man performed at the Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman.

M.F.A Wig and Makeup Design 2012 UNC School of the Arts Winston-Salem, North Carolina

B.F.A. Visual Arts 2008 Mason Gross School of the Arts
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Visual Arts Study 2005-2006 Santa Reparata International School of Art
Firenze, Italy
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