Danielle ‘Dani’ Gerkens is a Makeup Artist from Baltimore, MD who’s currently living in New York. She has been in the film & television industry for 7 years, working alongside makeup experts in Film, Ashley Levy & Janice Kinigopoulos. As well as, Daniel Sallstrom, Fawn Monique, & Campbell Ritchie in the fashion industry. She previously worked at MAC Cosmetics and is a recent graduate of Alex Box’s School of Makeup: Mastered 2017. She was also an Educator at the Von Lee School of Aesthetics, teaching the Basics of Beauty. Dani believes education is the best way to (not only) further her knowledge and skill set as an artist, but others as well.
With her extensive background in both visual and performing arts, Dani has the ability to understand what it’s like to be on screen and behind the camera. Her ethereal, organic, & conceptual aesthetic, allows her to communicate and engage with a vast clientele, in order to bring their vision to life. Dani is currently working on merging her two passions; film & fashion, by creating beauty & fashion focused short films. She loves meeting new and interesting people, traveling to cool and unique places, trying new foods, and maintaining a healthy mind-body lifestyle.