Jordan Doner is a New York City based artist and photographer. His fashion work has appeared on the covers of international editions of Vogue, Bazaar, L’Official, and in the pages of Interview, Wallpaper, V, Visionaire, Jalouse, GQ, the Wall Street Journal and other titles. Jordan’s first portrait job was shooting painter Peter Halley for Vogue Italia. His early portraiture includes American cultural icon Timothy Leary, poet Alan Ginsburg, and modernist architect Morris Lapidus. Jordan has photographed pop stars Lil’ Kim, Foxy Brown, the Brazillian Girls, the Kills, Rob Zombie, designers Dominico Dolce & Stefano Gabana, Hollywood darlings China Chow, Bijou Phillips, Elodie Bouchez, and Gerald Butler.
His conceptual photography has been featured in the Arts section of the New York Times, exhibited at the P.S. 1 Museum, Miami Art Basel, and auctioned at Christies. His cultural criticism has been published by Thadeaus Ropec Gallery in Paris. His design work has been featured at the Whitney Museum Store, and is part of the permanent collection of the Cooper Hewitt Museum, the MET Costume Institute, and the Louvre. Jordan has a B.A. in philosophy from the University of Michigan, and has studied photography at the I.C.P., digital media at Parsons, and Film & Video production at NYU’s Tisch Film Institute.
Peeping Tom Editor Ted Hesse is a twenty-one year-old aspiring film major at Pratt Institute. Originally from Jersey, lives in Bedstuy. Currently a contributor for Superchief.tv as well.
New York based Fashion and Celebrity stylist, René Garza, learned to view the world differently early in life. Texas bred Garza summered in Mexico throughout his childhood. He moved to London after high school for a brief period to start his life. Through travel came an
appreciation of art, culture and eventually fashion. In addition to being the Fashion Editor of FutureClaw Magazine, he contributes to top international fashion magazines such as Elle and Harper’s Bazzaar and is sought after by such photographers as Eric Guillemain, Diego Uchitel, Joshua Jordan, Gray Scott, Guzman, and Clayton Cubbit. Some of the celebrities that have been styled by Garza include Alicia Keys, John Legend, Christina Ricci, Jessica Szhor,Penn Badgley, Amanda Bynes and many more. When asked what the next step will be, he says his ultimate goal is to create images through styling and design that have a lasting and timeless significance.
No stranger to the creative arts, Damian Monzillo was nurtured by an actress mother and a musician father, exposing him to theater and music that included the influence of the New York stage and Rock and Roll. Think Fosse meets Hendrix.?Taking those roots to the School of Visual Arts in the Big Apple and after school, the legendary music clubs of the Lower East side. Think Mohawks meeting Magritte. He found his muse and it was Hair. No not the musical, the follicle.?Like so many others the cry of Go West, Young Man, took root in Damian’s soul and landed him in San Francisco, just in time for the Dot Com Boom when technology and creativity fused with the energy of a Nevada test site. Music was always there and so were musicians. And they found a friend in Mr. Monzillo.?With a comb and curling iron in hand he stood shoulder to shoulder with the drummers and guitar players who wanted it louder and flashier. More spray and more sparkle.?Staffing at the very chic downtown salon of Elizabeth Arden, Damian excelled and soon became Artistic Director and Platform Artist for EA and the world class, Graham Webb International, leading seminars and shows nationally.?A move south brought him to his natural habitat, Hollywood! The lucky landing place was the trendy Lather Beauty Lounge awash with celebs and a showplace for local sculptors, photographers and painters.?Clientele has included: Kate Moss, Dita Von Teese, Kirk Hammet, Juliette Binoche and Kevin Bacon. And don’t forget those photo shoots for Future Claw, Blank and UK Grazia.
Celebrity and fashion makeup artist Deborah Altizio learned at an early age the Importance of loving what you do in life. Growing up in Buenos Aries, Argentina her family instilled in her the philosophy that “beauty comes from within”. This statement has become the mantra by which Deborah lives and the power behind it has led to her incredible success.
As a child artist, Deborah would spend countless hours on a creative painting and drawing which kept her quite entertained. She began to cultivate this passion that accelerated into an artistic journey that defined her life. Deborah pursued her ultimate dream as a make up artist with the training and encouragement from mentors such as Dick Page, Tom Pecheux, Laura Mercier, and Bobbi Brown.
Once Deborah found representation her career truly began as a successful independent artist. Moving up to the top of the “it” list of “who’s who” in the beauty industry, she has quickly become one of the industries most dynamic and sough after talents. With her passion for art, color, and make-up, along with her charm, contiguous enthusiasm and magnetic personality, her work branched off into a vast horizon of celebrities including Megan Fox, John Mayer, Joss Stone, Kerri Washington, Anna Torv, Padma Lakshmi, Tricia Helfer, Jill Scott, Framke Jensen, Adriana Lima, Gael Garcia Bernal, Isabella Rossellini, and Michelle Rodriguez. Celebrity and fashion photographers such as Arthur Elgort, David LaChapelle, Albert Watson, Max Vadukai, Mark Abrahms, and Alexei Hay are among others who have collaborated with her, as well. Top reality shows have requested her services such as Project Runway and Celebrity Apprentice.
Deborah has the natural ability to make her clients not only look beautiful but feel beautiful. She has a talent for bringing out the natural beauty in everyone with her magical touch. Her beauty philosophy emphasizes healthy breathable skin that looks polished, clean, fresh, young, and sophisticated.
Williamsburg Brooklyn is where she currently resides. Some of her favorite things are red lips, a great big smile, ballet classes, all her medals form competitive late ballroom dancing, anything vintage, animal rescue & wildlife rehabilitation, and always working with new & exciting people.
Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, Jill Mckay always had a flair for the creative. Following her professional training in Dublin, she began a successful career as a freelance make-up artist. Over the last eight years her talent and enthusiasm has led her to work on Ireland’s top fashion magazines, advertisements and TV.
After conquering the Irish industry, Jill sought a new career challenge and made the decision to move to New York.
In the short time she has been here her work can already be seen in many fashion magazines. Everyone who works with Jill is impressed by her professionalism, confidence and experience. Above all, Jill’s ability and talent continues to attract clients, which has enabled her to start building a strong portfolio of work in the United States.
Maia has worked on numerous feature films and television productions in both New York City and Los Angeles, as well as the Mark Morris Dance Group traveling production of “The Hard Nut”, opera festivals around the country and high profile corporate events for companies
like Reuters. She has an exceptionally diverse portfolio making her an asset to any production.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Maia migrated to New York City to pursue her love of theater, film and dance in the most exciting city in the world. A professionally trained makeup artist,Maia was drawn to working in film and theater for the story telling, specifically the character development and how makeup design can contribute to the overall style and vision of a project.
Now, with many years and numerous projects completed, one of her most important talents is her understanding of film and theater as a medium; collaborating with directors and producers to translate their style and vision to the screen and stage while adjusting her work to compensate for varying lighting and formats specific to each project.
Rama Kolesnikow is a performing musician and composer who has recently relocated to Los Angeles. He has composed and produced music and sound effects for a wide variety of forms including: film and animation aired on PBS and Cartoon Network; commercials and industrials for clients such as Apple Computers and Visa; and soundtrack and voice-over for internationally franchised guided tours. ?In 1994, Rama started the Neil Diamond tribute band, Super Diamond. He currently serves as musical director and plays keyboards with the nationally touring 6 piece band.
Born in Vancouver, Canada, James Neate is a model and actor. He has appeared in fashion advertisements for Guess?, Kennith Cole, Belstaff, Lacoste, and Helmut Lang to name a few. He has studied acting at
the William Esper studio in New York and the Beverly Hills playhouse in LA. James is an avid carpenter and enjoys making custom hand crafted furniture. He currently resides in LA.
Isabelle McNally is an actress and model. She is a bona fide New York girl with a look that has received widespread attention in New York Magazine and Paper Magazine, and in international fashion press such as Purple Magazine and Jalouse Magazine. Acclaimed photographer Todd Selby and Louis Vuitton have also featured McNally. Having wrapped an independent film in August 2010, Isabelle is currently developing her career as an actress.
Alex Rivera is a New York based digital media artist and filmmaker. His first feature film, SLEEP DEALER premiered at Sundance 2008, and won two awards, including the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award. Rivera is a Sundance Fellow and a Rockefeller Fellow. His work, which addresses concerns of the Latino community through a language of humor, satire, and metaphor, has also been screened at The Berlin International Film Festival, New Directors/New Films, The Guggenheim Museum, PBS, Telluride, and other international venues.