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Karen Koenig

Karen Koenig is one of our exceptional and imaginative Instructors here at London Eyes International Makeup Academy. Karen brings creativity and an incredible amount of knowledge to our students. Karen’s passion for her work is evident in her attitude and her unsurpassable experiences keep our students at the edge of their seats!

Karen graduated from the Westmore Academy of Cosmetic Arts in California where she studied Motion Picture, Television, Theater, and Photographic and Video Makeup. She also attended Colombia College and the Pivot Point International/Cosmetology School. Her extensive background and knowledge of the Media Arts has enabled her to have a prosperous and diverse career as a Makeup Artist.


Karen primarily specializes in Commercial Makeup and Motion Picture, however her advanced array of skills has allowed her to work with celebrity notables such as, Barack Obama, Michael Jordan, Armand Assante, Steve Miller Band…etc, to television broadcasts on Entertainment Tonight, MTV, VH1...etc, to commercials, video productions, print such as, “National Geographic Catalog“, theatrical and live performances, media tours, runway shows, and finally Karen has worked with numerous notable photographers. Her passion for the artistry of makeup is truly undeniable.

Armand Assante
Michael Bruno
Mayor Richard M. Daly
Mike Ditka
En Vogue
Lupe Fiasco
Michael Jordan
Steve Miller Band
Barack Obama
Donnie Osmond
Danica Patrick
Lovie Smith


“The Return of Joe Rich” Key Makeup & Hair
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“Rachel Ray Show” Chicago Block Party
ET feat. “Donnie Osmond” in assoc. with Big Shoulders
ET “Jennifer Hudson Family coverage” feat. Victoria Recano in assoc. with Big Shoulders
ET “Election Night coverage” feat. Victoria Recano in assoc. with Big Shoulders
ET “Oprah Block Party” feat. Samantha Harris in assoc. with Big Shoulders
ET “Transformers 3 coverage” feat. Samantha Harris + Mark Stienes
ET “The Dilemma coverage” feat. Mark Stienes
MTV “Lollapolooza 2008” Featuring Host John Norris
VH1’s “Top 20 Video Countdown” for Lollapalooza 2005 with VJ Bradford How
FUSE TV “Get Malled Tour” Tupelo Honey Productions / Big Shoulders
E! True Hollywood Stories / “About Jane Pauley” / Big Shoulders Productions
ESPN’s “Game Night” Glory Road Segment in assoc. with Big Shoulders Productions