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Theresa Jones is a Certified Makeup Artist through the State of Illinois. A non-exclusive makeup artist with Artists by Make Up First, LLC.

The art of makeup, hairstyling and nail artistry are a natural extension of her undergraduate education in fine arts. Theresa studied at both the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and Columbia College of Chicago. At both institutions, she studied fine art, graphic art, and media art, ultimately earning a Bachelor's Degree in Broadcast Communication from Columbia College of Chicago.

Theresa, an Illinois State - Certified Makeup Artist, trained by Jill Glaser and the other instructors of Make Up First ® School of Makeup Artistry. She specializes in beauty, fashion, bridal, body art, and airbrush makeup. In addition, she is trained and skilled in theatrical and special effects makeup, as well as camouflage makeup for skin discolorations.

Moreover, Theresa is also an Illinois State - Licensed Nail Technician, with over twenty years of experience. As a manicurist she also utilize her artistic skills, working in the application of acrylics, gels, minx's and nail art. Finally, from working in hair salons for over twenty years, she has become an accomplished hair stylist.

Makeup, Make Up First: School of Makeup Artistry, July 2010
Masters in Teaching, Columbia College, August 2003
Bachelors in Media Communication, Columbia College, August 1993
Nail Technology Course, Iris Nail Academy, April 1991
Fine Arts (Minor), University of Illinois, May 1990

Basic Makeup: Day/ Night-time Look
Basic/ Advance Hair Styling
Media Makeup: HD Makeup for Print, TV, and Film
Airbrush Makeup: Silicone-Based/ Aqua Application
Theatrical Makeup: Special Effects/ Fantasy Look
Clinical Makeup: Corrective/ Camouflaging

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CS Magazine: Fall Fashion Issue: September, 2013
Vibrant Magazine: Reflection- A Year in Review, July 2012
Julia Hadi Gallery of Jewelry, April 2012
TWIN Magazine Spring 2012
AfroPulp Magazine Dec/Jan 2011/2012
Level-Up Magazine:Issue 5, February 2012
CS Magazine: Modern Luxury: Beauty Blitz 2012, February 2012
Come to Nigeria: Life and Style of a Country Magazine, February 2012
CS Magazine: Modern Luxury: Best of the City 2012, January 2012
NBC Chicago News: Fear City/Make Up First Halloween Makeup, October 2011
Featured Makeup Artist: ModelWire Network, October 2011
FOUR Productions: Wouldn't that be Great...? Amazon Wireless commercial Zooppa competition, September 2011
NBC Chicago: The Scene: Fashion: CLEONS 3D Pop Art, August 2011
Vibrant Magazine: Breast Cancer Awareness October Issue, August 2011
Nawti NYC Clothing, August 2011
CS Magazine: Modern Luxury: Men's Issue, April 2011, p. 71
Mikkey Halsted "Field Nigga Blues," November 2010
NBC Chicago: The Scene: Necessary Taboos Fashion Show, November 2010
Pixel & Hank

Terisa Griffin, Makeup, Jan 2012
Loin Swain, Nails, June 2012

One of a Kind Sale and Show: Toyota Retreat, Manicurist, December 2013
The Makeup Show Chicago, 2013: Beauty Advisor, Eve Pearl Beauty, June 2013
America's Beauty Show 2013: Promotions, Make Up First, LLC., March 2013
Chicagolicious Style Network Media Event: Manicurist, June 2012
Proud Lady Beauty Show 2012: Makeup Artist for Marquin International Salon, April 2012
America's Beauty Show 2012: Makeup Artist for ONE Professional Styling, March 2012
StudioAlade Lookbook, November 2011
The R&B Resurrection Tour Hosted by Whispers in The Dark's Chris Michaels & DJ Phantom, November 2011
Fashion Focus Chicago 2011: Anna Fong 'A Mayan Tale' Runway Show, October
CLEONS 3-D Pop Art Fashion Show, August 2011
OverEdge Evennts: Life-Size Barbie Fashion Show, January 2011
Gear Grinder Chicago Steam Punk Event, January 2011
Tasia Moore: WGCI Model of the Week, December 2010
Necessary Taboos: Fusion of Art and Fashion, November 2010
JM Couture Midnight Model Massacre Fashion Show, October 2010
Pixel & Hank/ Amy Carroll: Michigan Avenue Photo shoot, October 2010
Dead Sexy: A Chicago Costume Fashion Show by JM Couture, October 2010
JM Couture: Glam Geisha Fashion Show at Illuminati, September 2010
JM Couture: Fashion Rocks Weekend at V Live, September 2010
JM Couture: Glam Geisha Photo Shoot, September 2010
EMPIRE Band Photo Shoot, September 2010
JM Couture: Burlesque Fashion Show, August 2010
Addicted Fashion Show: Pink Label Clothing, August 2010
Kwabena Klassics Couture Fashion Shoot, August 2010
Glam Live Gothic Night Photo Shoot, July 2010
Bass Tribes Online Magazine Photo Shoot, June 2010
Spring Bling Hair & Fashion Show, April 2010
Sensual Relevance Fashion Show, March 2010
West Bank Couture Fashion Show, January 2010

How-To Video: AS I AM Natural Hair Care, Beverly Price Company, July 2012
Webinar, Shift Focus Production: Manicurist, May 2012
Givit Digital Commercial, Evolve Digital Cinema / IMG, March 2012
Amazon Wireless Commercial, FOUR Productions, September 2011
Mikkey Halsted "Field Nigga Blues" Video Shoot, November 2010
Pillow Talk Short Film, August 2010
FCBC Expressions of MJ Play, August 2010
Before First Sight Short Film, May 2010
Jade Short Film, May 2010

CICS Longwood School, News/ TV Instructor, 2002- 2004
Street-Level Youth Media, In-School Coordinator, 2000-2001
ACOG: Saving Grace, Technical Director, WCIU Channel 26, 1996- 1998
WYCC Chanel 20, Master Control Operator, 1998

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