Awards

We strive for
excellence.

Our graduates have forged successful careers as make-up artists in a wide range of fields. They’ve also received some of the highest honors for excellence in film, television, theater, retail and print.

MUD Graduate Awards and Recognition

Name: Carleigh Herbert

Award: 2018 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: American Horror Story: Cult
MUD Graduation Year: 2008

Name: Emma Faulkes
(AKA: Emma Sarah Sheffield)

Award: 2018 Emmy® Winner
Nominated For: Game of Thrones: The Dragon and the Wolf
MUD Graduation Year: 2007

Name: Melissa Buell

Award: 2018 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: GLOW: Money’s in the Chase
MUD Graduation Year: 2007

Name: Melissa Buell

Award: 2018 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: The Last Tycoon: Oscar, Oscar, Oscar
MUD Graduation Year: 2007

Name: Kristina Frisch

Award: 2018 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: GLOW: Money’s in the Chase
MUD Graduation Year: 2000

Name: Nicole Faulkner

Award: 2018 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: RuPaul’s Drag Race: 10s Across the Board
MUD Graduation Year: 2009

Name: Jennifer Ann Fregozo
(AKA: Jen Fregozo)

Award: 2018 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: RuPaul’s Drag Race: 10s Across the Board
MUD Graduation Year: 2005

Name: Gina Ghiglieri

Award: 2018 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: The Voice: Live Finale, Part 1
MUD Graduation Year: 2003

Name: Hugo Villasenor

Award: 2018 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: Star Trek: Discovery: Will You Take My Hand?
MUD Graduation Year: 2003

Name: Natalie Driscoll

Award: 2018 Emmy® Winner
Nominated For: The Assassination Of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story
MUD Graduation Year: 2007

Name: Judith Lynn Staats

Award: 2017 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: This Is Us: I Call Marriage
MUD Graduation Year: 2003

Name: Sarah Wolfe 

Award: 2017 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: Dancing With The Stars: Halloween Night
MUD Graduation Year: 2005

Name: Jennifer Ann Fregozo
(AKA: Jen Fregozo)

Award: 2017 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: RuPaul’s Drag Race: Oh. My. Gaga! 
MUD Graduation Year: 2005

Name: Nicole Faulkner

Award: 2017 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: RuPaul’s Drag Race: Oh. My. Gaga! 
MUD Graduation Year: 2009

Name: Carleigh Herbert

Award: 2017 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: American Horror Story: Roanoke
MUD Graduation Year: 2008

Name: Sarah Hindsgaul

Award: 2017 Emmy® Nominee
Nominated For: Stranger Things: Chapter Two - The Weirdo On Maple Street
MUD Graduation Year: 2009

MUD Accolades

We are proud of our graduates and all they have achieved.

Name: Lora Arellano

Accolade: Owner and Founder
Company: Melt Cosmetics
MUD Graduation Year: 2006

Name: Lilit Caradanian

Accolade: Owner and Founder
Company: Elcie Cosmetics
MUD Graduation Year: 2003

Name: Anna Petrosian

Accolade: Owner and Founder
Company: Dose of Colors Cosmetics
MUD Graduation Year: 2005

Name: Lana Horochowski

Accolade: Make-Up Department Head
TV Show: Glow

Name: Angel Radefeld

Accolade: Make-Up Department Head
TV Show: Shooter

Name: Ashley Joy Beck

Artist: Lilly Singh
TV Show: Jimmy Kimmel

Name: Christine Nelli

Artist: Justin Timberlake
TV Show: Close Up with the Hollywood Reporter

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MUD instructors draw upon at least five years of hands-on experience in a diverse range of make-up fields.

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