Joe Dulude II is probably best known for his makeup designs for the Tony Award-- winning hit musical Wicked. He has won both an Etsy Design Award and Local 706 Makeup and Hair Guild Award for this work. Since Wicked, Joe has moved on to do such productions as The Wedding Singer, Grease!, Follies and many more. He has also consulted on several Broadway productions including Catch Me If You Can, The Normal Heart and Assassins.
Prior to his design work on Broadway, Joe freelanced as a makeup artist in both New York City and Los Angeles. His makeup skills have been seen on E!, Style and Lifetime, as well as several commercials.
Joe Dulude II’s work has also graced the runways during Mercedes--Benz Fashion Week, including most recently Diane Von Furstenberg, Donna Karan and Monique Lhuiller.
Throughout his career Joe’s work has enhanced the faces of many well--known actors and performers for television, theatrical and personal appearances.
Early on in his makeup career, Joe worked for MAC Cosmetics, managing the flagship MAC Pro Store. This specialty store is designed specifically for persons in the industry to provide them with a unique and knowledgeable shopping experience. Joe worked with many industry leading makeup artists and high profile celebrities, helping to choose products and colors, while maintaining connections with various television and film productions to ensure their makeup supply needs were met.
In his spare time Joe is also a fine artist and photographer. He has also lent his talents to producing and directing several benefits including most notably Defying Inequality: The San Francisco Concert.
With over fifteen years of makeup experience, Joe is constantly seeking inspiration for his next artistic challenge. By observing the world around him while evoking the glamour of days gone by, he continues to forge a path to his creative future.