Joe Orteza is a charismatic hair and makeup artist, certified art teacher, published artist and father. He is an artist foremost, with a love seen in his makeup applications, as well as in his hair sculpting and color theory. Discovering his love of the arts early on, Joe graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Joe has the exceptional ability to see art in all things tactile. His craving for creative outlets eventually led him to Tricoci University of Beauty Culture where he graduated with honors. His art spans from numerous competitive hair and makeup awards for Tricoci University, published work for Cricket Magazine, illustrations for the textbook, “Investigating Chemistry”, and is internationally renowned for miniature art. Joe is not limited to one artistic form, which is evident in his many artistic abilities, endeavors and projects. He is professional, personable and modest in all his abilities and pursuits. Joe is detail oriented, and artistically guided which makes him a welcomed asset to any bridal production.