Is a New York based makeup, hair, and special effects artist. He fell in love with the transformative properties of makeup while earning his BA in Theatre at UW Madison. Jake began his career designing and executing makeups for theatrical productions. After getting a taste of the creative opportunities that awaited him, he quickly progressed from character makeups to executing stunning beauty, fashion, and avant-garde looks.
A graduate of Make-up Designory, Jake currently works as a makeup artist and Operations Manager for Alcone Professional Makeup Supplies, in addition to freelancing in print, television, film, event & fashion - including New York Fashion Week. He strives to consistently provide his clients with the most professional services, polished results and a distinctly personalized experience. He firmly believes in the power of continuing education, whether it be furthering his own industry knowledge through classes and workshops or keeping his clients up-to-date on the latest trends in skin care, ingredients and application techniques.
Injury and Aging Effects
Prosthetic/Bald Cap Application
Period, Avant-Garde & Character Designs and Application
Zink Magazine Fashion Story - Assistant MUA: Jake Aebly (Key MUA: Ames Amore - Photographer: Mani Zarrin)
HighLights Mag Fashion Story - Assistant MUA: Jake Aebly (Key MUA: Wendi Miyake - Photographer: Luzena Adams)
Vice Magazine Editorial Spread - Assistant SFX MUA: Jake Aebly (Key SFX MUA: Jenn Blum - Photographer: Sue de Beer)