A native of Southern California Corinna grew up in Chino and Arcadia. After graduating from Arcadia High she went to Cal Poly University Pomona on a volleyball scholarship and in 1990 graduated with a B.S. in Business Management.
In 1993 she went back to school and received an accredited certificate in Learning Tree University’s Makeup Artistry program. During the following few years she added to those foundation skills taking classes in sculpting, airbrushing and appliance application while working as a Department Head on a wide array of non-union projects. From 1997 to 2000 she was asked to teach the beauty and beard-work classes at Learning Tree University following in the footsteps of her mentors.
In 2000 Corinna was accepted into the Makeup Artist Union Local 706 (60/60/60) joining the ranks of the worlds most respected Makeup Artists. Within two years she achieved Journeyman status and has been working consistently in Dept Head, Key, 3rd and Special Makeup units on high profile union projects.
In 2012 she went back to school to get her Skin Therapists license. She uses this new information to prevent talent skin fare ups and keep her casts skin healthy. Some of the talent she has worked with are : Justin Hartley, James Caan, Dennis Leary, Sigourney Weaver, Martin Sheen, Steve Carell, Lily Collins, Josh Duhammel, Will Ferrell, Nick Offerman, Christopher Walken, Robert Wagner, Zoe Saldana, Carmen Electra, Kid Rock, Drew Carrey, Scott Porter, David Guintolli, Cheryl Ladd, Amanda Righetti, Michaela Conlin, Madchen Amick, Yvette Nicole Brown, Markie Post, Cress Williams, Russel Hornsby, William H Macy, Eric Winters.
She is based in Portland Oregon and has active memberships in both Locals 706 & 488.