About Kari Koerper
EMMY AWARD WINNING MAKE-UP ARTIST
Kari began her career as a professional make-up artist in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1980. After completing studies in Fashion Merchandising and Design she moved to Hollywood to attend courses at the prestigious Joe Blasco Make-up Center at Sunset Gower Studios. Her year long in-depth study included Beauty, Special Effects Make-Up, Prosthetics and more. After graduation her professional career took off. She was the head make-up instructor at John Casablancas Modeling Agency, Hollywood, as well as working for companies such as ABC, CBS, and many more. Kari also freelanced at Hollywood's number one magazine, The Hollywood Reporter.

Kari moved on to work in television, feature films, print and theater. She has since continued her education in Advanced Beauty, Certification as an advanced Esthetician and Advanced Airbrush Make-up Artist. With over 26 years of experience in the industry, Kari has become an expert in Make-Up Application and Theory. She is an outstanding artist and talented instructor.

Kari is a focused professional with experience as an in demand makeup artist to clients ranging from celebrities, models, and bridal groups to post surgical patents. Scope and expertise in design, creation, application of beauty, corrective, charter, wound and burn simulation, make-up for photography, motion picture and television.
Notable Clientele
  • Beverly D’Angelo
    American Actress
  • Robert Blake
    American Sctor
  • Pat Boone
    American singer
  • Chris Connelly
    American Reporter
  • Grae Drake
    Senior Executive Editor - Rotten Tomatoes
  • Annabella Lwin
    Burmese Singer
  • Miss Marvella
    Drag Show
  • Tom Mesereau
    Celebrity Attorney
  • Smokey Robinson
    American Singer-Songwriter
  • Paul Walker Family
    American Actor
  • Kayna Whitworth
    ABC News Correspondent
  • Ginger Zee
    American Television Personality
Television Programing
  • Oscars
    2014 - Present
  • Oscars Nomination Luncheon
    Good Morning America
    2014 - Present
  • After the Oscars Party
    Good Morning America
    2014 - Present
  • Emmys
    2014 - Present
  • SAG Awards
    2014 - Present
  • Golden Globe Awards
    2014 - Present
  • Governor's Award Show
    2015 - Present
  • KABC
    Disney / ABC
    2014 - Present
  • 20/20
    News
    2014 - Present
  • Access Hollywood
    Ginger Zee
    2016 - Present
  • Good Morning America
    Personal Makeup Artist to Mr. Chris Connelly
    2014 - Present
  • Nightline
    News
    2014 - Present
  • Star Wars Press Junket
    Nightline
    2016
  • General Hospital
    Soap Opra
    2014 - 2015
  • E! Entertainment
    Makeup Department Head
    2011
  • A.L.L.I.A.N.C.E.
    SyFi / Pilot / Kenneth Mader
    Makeup Department Head
  • Cochran & Co. Court TV
    Makeup Department Head
  • National Geographic
    John The Baptist / Docudrama / Far-West Productions
    Makeup Assistant
  • VIP With Tressa Smiley
    Talk Show / LA
    Makeup Department Head
Feature Films
  • Lost Souls
    Film / PENWHEEL Productions
    Makeup Department Head
  • Experiment 77
    Film / Apple Road Films
    Makeup Department Head
  • Distortion
    Film
    Makeup/Hair Department Head
  • Life At The Resort
    Film / Creative Actors Alliance
    Makeup Assistant
  • Battlefield America
    LA / Battle America, LLC.
    Makeup Assistant
  • Apocalypse & the Beauty Queen
    James Schulte, Producer / STL
    Makeup Department Head
Short Films
  • ECHOES
    Award Winning Short Film / Maderfilm Studios
    Makeup Department Head
  • Disorder
    Award Winning Short Film / By: Nicholas Davidoff
    Makeup Department Head
  • Packing Up
    Award Winning Short Film / New Standard Creative Agnecy
    Makeup Department Head
  • Ultra Guys
    Short Film / Planet Me Productions
    Makeup Department Head
  • CBS Class Act
    Brian Winter, Producer / LA
    Makeup Department Head
National Commercials
  • Bad Barnacles
    Pull Tab Productions / Jim Landro
    Makeup Department Head
  • ZuZu Babies
    Pull Tab Productions / Jim Landro
    Makeup Department Head
  • ZuZu Ponies
    Pull Tab Productions / Jim Landro
    Makeup Department Head
  • First National Bank (Bancompany)
    Vision Tacks / Jeff Feldman
    Makeup Department Head
  • Anheuser Bush
    Makeup Department Head
  • Southwestern Bell
    Makeup Department Head
  • Hardees Commercial
    Makeup Department Head
  • Rawlings
    Makeup Department Head
  • Cellular One
    Makeup Department Head
  • Dagodar Commercial
    Pull Tab Productions / Vision Tracks
    Makeup Department Head
  • Lenox Heating and Cooling
    Makeup Department Head
  • CPI Photo Finish
    Makeup Department Head
Local Commercials
  • Toy Loan
    2011 Emmy Winning Commercial / Santa Monica
    Makeup Department Head
  • Behlman Van and Audio
    Avatar Productions / Saint Louis
    Makeup Department Head
  • Lutheran Medical Center
    Special effects
    Makeup Department Head
  • Southeast Heath Center
    Saint Louis
    Makeup Department Head
  • Octoberfest Commercial
    Saint Louis / Aunt Max Productions
    Makeup Department Head
  • Diamond Vault
    Matthew Kilburn
    Makeup Department Head
Music Videos
  • ABC Rocks
    Makeup Department Head
  • OMG
    Aunt Max Productions
    Makeup Department Head
  • Murphy Lee
    Saint Lunatics / Matt Wicks
    Makeup Department Head
  • Nelly
    Visiontracks
    Makeup Department Head
Theatre
  • Annabella Lwin
    Touring Concert
    Makeup Department Head
  • Willy Wonka and the chocolate factory
    Hollywood Bowl
    Makeup Department Head
  • Carol Lawrence
    Fox Theater / STL
    Makeup Department Head
  • George Burns
    Fox Theater / STL
    Makeup Department Head
Fashion / Runway
  • Fashion Show Case
    Tom Kemp, Producer / LA
    Makeup Department Head
  • Model Search
    Tom Kemp, Producer / Marina Del Ray
    Makeup Department Head
  • Casting Partyodle Showcase
    Tom Kemp, Producer / Hollywood CA
    Makeup Department Head
  • Pure Sweat Fashion Show
    John Casablancas & Sweat Clothing / LA
    Makeup Department Head
Editorial
  • Vanity Fair Magazine
    Gavin Bond, Photographer / Hollywood CA
    Makeup Department Head
  • Vanity Fair Magazine
    Art Streiber, Photographer / Hollywood CA
    Makeup Department Head
  • Hollywood Magazine
    Tom Kemp, Publisher / LA
    Makeup Department Head
  • CPI Photo Finish
    Makeup Department Head
  • Ozzie Smith
    Golden Glove Awards / Rawlings
    Makeup Department Head
Film Festivals
  • Burbank International Film Festival
    Event Coordinator - Women in Film - Burbank, CA
Certification and Training
  • Joe Blasco Make-up Center
    Hollywood, CA Class of 1984
    Certified Make-up Artist / Beauty - High Fashion, Character, Hair works, Special FX, and Prosthetics
  • American Institute of Esthetics
    Certification / Class of 1985
    Certified Esthetician / Advanced Body Conturing, Body facial / Advanced make-up Theory
  • Joe Blasco Make-up Center
    Orlando, FL / Class of 1995
    Advanced Beauty

  • TEMPTU Airbrush Make-up Artistry
    Class of 2011
  • Freelance Make-up Artist
    MAC Cosmetics
  • Joe Blasco
    Teacher Certification - 2014