Katie Pellegrino has worked extensively as a makeup artist for over 15 years. Her career began while acquiring her Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts, with a concentration in Photography. 
Early in her career, Katie partnered with cosmetic brands such as Make Up For Ever and Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics. She created striking looks for domestic and international ad campaigns, as she delved into Product Development, where she introduced and co-created the cult beauty phenomenon known as OCC Lip Tar.
She has gone on to create looks for celebrity clients, key commercial and beauty advertising, fashion and beauty editorial, Broadway shows, feature films, live and episodic television shows, music videos, catalog, runway, and was nominated for a Prime Time Emmy Award for Outstanding Makeup.
Her work has appeared in: Elle, Italian Vogue, Rolling Stone, Nylon, Esquire, The Knot, Make-Up Artist Magazine, Marie-Claire, Bust, Martha Stewart Magazine, Men’s Health, New York Magazine, O Magazine, Self, Redbook, Timeout NY, and Women’s Wear Daily.
Katie currently resides in Williamsburg, Brooklyn with her husband and two cats.