Biography Geoffrey Rodriguez
A native of Los Angeles, Geoffrey moved to New York in 1994 where he met and apprenticed with internationally renowned make-up artist Vincent Longo. Three years later, a move to London in 1997 as the Global Artist for Vincent Longo Cosmetics would become Geoffrey’s launching pad for being recognized by top beauty industry insiders as an authority in beauty and beauty education. In the spring of 2000, he redirected his focus toward editorial, fashion and advertising, working with high profile celebrities and prestigious print magazine clients.
Returning to the US in 2001, Geoffrey has established a reputation as one of the most sought after talents amongst influential fashion editors including Anna Wintour, Glenda Bailey, Franca Sozzani, and Carine Roitfeld as well as an impressive roster of celebrities that includes Victoria Beckham, Blake Lively, Connie Britton, Emma Watson, Mamie Gummer, Mary Steenburgen, Becki Newton, Padma Lakshmi, Gabrielle Reece, and Emma Roberts.
Geoffrey’s overall body of work includes numerous impressive advertisements for Kay Jewelers, Auberge Resorts, Puma, Smashbox Cosmetics, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Royal Bank of Canada, and Boost Mobile, and his work is also regularly published in a variety of highly respected fashion magazines including Vogue, Teen Vogue, W, Glamour, Marie Claire, and Harper's Bazaar.
He has collaborated with many of the industry’s most talented photographers including Amanda Marsalis, Chris and Sarah Rhoads, Norman Jean Roy, Cheyenne Ellis, Jonathan Becker, Melvyn Sokolski, Andrew Durham, Michael Haber, and Ericka McConnell. As well, Geoffrey regularly finds himself working with celebrated fashion designers including Gregory Parkinson, Jenni Kayne and Juan Carlos Obando. He is also a respected writer and contributes to several high-profile online style guides. Currently, he has a regular column entitled Beauty Guru for JCReport.com.
With more than twenty years of experience as a leading make-up artist, Geoffrey has an eye for the latest trends as well as a keen sense of understanding the individual needs of his clients. An instinctive touch combined with a very distinctive approach to beauty as well as his vast knowledge of make-up artistry makes Geoffrey a respected member of the industry elite.