She graduated in 1999 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia and received an Esthetics license in 2011 from The Skin Institute.
She began her own business in 2010 in Bridal and Commercial makeup and specializes in airbrush. She has serviced over 500 wedding parties and 100 commercial clients.
She has been a makeup artist for HD video, print, television, fashion, bridal and has done celebrity makeup for talent such as William Shatner.
Emily won an award with Dinair Airbrush makeup system for having the best before/after makeup photo and has also received recognition from Lucky Magazine for being a top 27 artist around the country.
In addition, she has received The Knot ‘Best of” award for 2012, 2013 and 2015 and WeddingWire’s Bride’s Choice Award for 2011, 2012 and 2013.
She was nominated in 2013 and 2014 for the Perfect Wedding Guide’s Beauty Award as well as being nominated in 2014 for St. Louis Wedding Award’s Beauty Award.
She has appeared on KSDK Channel 5 and KMOV Channel 4 'Great Day St. Louis' television shows discussing makeup and techniques.
Today, Emily is still involved in freelance makeup artistry and is now offering and educating future makeup artists from a curriculum written by Emily herself. Her goal is to inspire people to make makeup artistry an art form as well as a career. She is passionate about education in the beauty industry and is a lifetime learner when it comes to the latest trends and techniques.