Masterpiece Artwork TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS
Our professional team of approximately 30 experienced professions and our amazing Celebrity Santa are all there to produce this exclusive and magical event just for you. Here is a list of people needed to create this extraordinary Christmas extravaganza.
A-List Celebrity Santa, part actors, artists, writers, planners and coordinators, lighting team, set designer, beauty team, set and wardrobe stylists, servers, construction crew, shipping crew, set set-up and tear-down crew, professional art gallery installer, canvas craftsman, handmade book producer, poet, and many behind the scene independent contractors.
Emily Sherman - EXECUTIVE COORDINATOR
Emily Sherman is a luxury event planner, designer and founder of Event Bliss, Inc. With a diverse and polished background in the fields of art, design, catering and food service, floral design, and event coordination, Emily knows that passion and creativity are the keys to successful event management, and she uses every ounce of those qualities to make each event unique and unforgettable. Emily has been professionally involved in over 700 private events over the past decade. She has worked with several prominent celebrities including Sean “Puffy” Combs, Future, Quavo, and Rick Ross, as well as countless other high-end clients who expected nothing but the best of the best…..and Emily always delivered. Event Bliss has been featured on E! News and The Today Show, as well as in GQ Magazine, The Knot, Grace Ormond, The New York Times, Soap Opera Digest and Southern Weddings, among others. Since it’s inception in 2008, Emily has built Event Bliss into a multi-million dollar company. The company has been honored with a multitude of awards for superior service and quality by The Knot and Wedding Wire, most notably the prestigious Hall of Fame Award is given by The Knot.
Additionally, Emily is an experienced art curator with a double major in Fine Art and Art History, and began her professional career at Global Fine Arts, Inc.; one of the world’s largest art dealers at the time.
Ray Roman - PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
Ray Roman is widely considered one of the top wedding and event cinematographers in the world. Ray routinely travels the globe documenting weddings for high profile clients and discerning couples, as well as numerous star athletes (most notably NBA All-Stars Chris Bosh and Rip Hamilton, NFL All-Pros DeMarco Murray, Brian Dawkins, Chris Hope, Devin Hester, and F1 Racing Champion Nico Rosberg). Ray has been the official wedding cinematographer for the Trump family, Gucci Mane and Keshia Ka’oir’s televised “Mane Event” Wedding, royal weddings and the highly publicized $20 million redwood forest nuptials of social media mogul Sean Parker. A winner of countless International awards for his work, Ray is the first and only wedding cinematographer in the world to be named a Zeiss Ambassador by Carl Zeiss Lenses and was twice named one of the hottest and most influential filmmakers on the planet by EventDV Magazine.
Ray is also a passionate educator and has trained thousands of videographers and photographers around the world. Ray’s course on CreativeLive is the number one online resource for wedding cinematography. Ray’s sponsors have included Canon, Rode, DJI, Cinevate, Kessler, Manfrotto, Musicbed, Cinevate, Tiffen Steadicam and countless others.
Rod Evans - STYLIST
Portrait Artist Rod Evans has become renowned for his innovative portraits by combining an intense love of art and a visionary style. He has been requested to lecture nationally as well as internationally for a host of venues including PPA’s Imaging USA, WPPI, and Senior Portrait Artist events. Rod’s images have been exhibited in art galleries, showcased in Canon training books as well as magazine publications. His work has also been featured on the cover of Professional Photographers of America Magazine. He is also featured as one of 11 top photographers for Canon USA’s workflow training DVD. He is a PPA National Award winner who has been on Photo workshop and PhotoVision Video Magazine. Rod was selected to be a member of the prestigious Society of XXV, an international group made up of some of the finest photographers. Rod feels the art is in communication and learning to feel the image versus just seeing the image. This is how he is able to create art in each subject he photographs. Publications…Rangefinder Magazine, Professional Photographers of America, Shutterbug, Canon Digital Workflow Solutions, Photovision Video Magazine.Recognitions…Professional Photographers of America National Award Winner, Canon Explorer of Light 2007-2010, Westcott Top 100 Pro, Society of XXV
Jennette Sandifer Zitani - BEAUTY & FASHION ARTIST
Jennette Sandifer Zitani has 20 years experience in the luxury event, hair styling and makeup artistry industry She has created for red carpet, fashion, makeup education, creative theatrical and studio productions as well as product consultations. Jennette believed that the most beautiful thing a person can wear is confidence. Hair styling and makeup are just tools used to help each client feel they are most confident! This mission statement is the driving force that she lives by; helping enhance the client’s image through hair styling and make-up artistry, while keeping true to which they are. Jennette’s vast experience, combined with training by some of the industry’s most highly regarded professionals, sees her clients transformed into their best selves. Jennette honed here skills in the high end fashion industry in Miami, FL.
Jennette worked alongside artist for The Hair Magazine. By 19 years old she was recruited by the Estee Lauder Corporation as a trainer and educator.. At the young age of 21 years old Jennette was working for the Ford Modeling agency, and it was not long before Jennette made a name for herself as a respected make-up artist in the fashion industry. In 2008 Jennette established her own event hair and makeup company, Beauty Couture Inc. and quickly became a household name in the wedding industry. With over 1,000 events (and counting), Jennette is the leader in event hair styling and make-up artistry. Jennette Sandifer Zitani has won awards in hair styling and makeup artistry from The Knot Magazine, Wedding Wire.Com, Martha Stewart Magazine, Style Me Pretty and Borrowed and Blue. Jennette has been featured multiple times on TLC’s hit show Four Weddings, Casting Network TV, Miami’s Swim Week.
Eddie Tapp - DIRECTOR OF LIGHTING & DRONE ARTIST
Considered one of the most influential photographers and digital imagers, possesses multi-dimensionality as a visual communicator. These photographic talents for creating and teaching the total visual image have earned him the recognition from Canon USA as an “Explorer of Light”.
He was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame 2006 and is actively commissioned for private clients and events globally.
The adventurer in his soul is leading to his current passion for exploring photography and video images with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), commonly referred to as Drones. An FAA Part 107 Certified Commercial Drone Pilot along with the COA for 14 CFR 107.29 Daylight operations for night flights.
A professional photographer since 1973, Eddie has been recognized with the highest in industry honors from the Professional Photographers of America including the Gerhard Bakker Award, National Award and Directors Award. Eddie has been recognized with distinction as Master Photographer, Photographic Craftsman, Master of Electronic Imaging, Approved Photographic Instructor and is a Certified Professional Photographer.
Over the past 3 decades, he has provided on-site consulting for dozens of corporations, studios and government agencies and organizations worldwide.
Zung Heng - CANDID CELEBRITY PHOTOGRAPHY
Zung is an award-winning international photographer. His is known for his distinctive ability to capture fleeting moments and emotions stealthily, which earned him the moniker “ninja photographer”. Zung has shot portraits of Anthony Robbins, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Andrea Bocelli, the Dalai Lama, Donald Trump, Prince Charles (UK), Prince Albert (Monaco), Mel Gibson and many more.; he is also a favourite among the Malaysian royalties and the high society.
- 2018 WTOPP World’s Ten Outstanding Photography Professionals Awards 2017
- Commissioned for photo assignments in seven continents. In only five years, his job covered seven continents, including the South Pole & Arctic Circle
Raise the Standard & Image of Photographer in the Public eye: he is endorsed by and collaborates with both Canon & Leica. He has also been invited to be an ambassador for many non-photographic brands such as Rimowa ( premium International luggage brand), JLC watch (high-end Swiss watch), Oppo, Samsung phone, Expedia … & most recent, Rolls-Royce car.
Rachel Dalton - THE CELEBRITY EXPERIENCE
Rachel Dalton, founder, and the president began producing celebrity entertainment in 2001. Rachel is an attorney who practiced corporate and entertainment law in New York City where she developed strong relationships with the top agents in Hollywood, NYC, Broadway, and the sports world. Rachel got her legal training at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP in NYC, after attending both the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Law School, where she currently serves on the Dean’s Council for Penn Law Women. After Paul Hastings, Rachel was the Director of Special Events at SuperStar EXP, an SFX spinoff.
Rachel specializes in securing and producing any type of celebrity talent for any kind of event: musical artists, comedians, athletes, chefs, actors, authors, politicians, and other well-known personalities. Because of Rachel’s extensive entertainment law experience, she gives her clients great comfort in knowing that they are protected on the legal front when dealing with the talent. Her company provides white glove turn-key services for all facets of event planning from securing a venue, to selecting a caterer and décor team, to handling all aspects of the technical production – which are carefully and meticulously handled.
Rachel also has three children and loves spending time helping with homework and watching their sporting events. In the moments that Rachel is not working or spending time with her family, you will find her on the golf course working to lower her handicap!
International and Cultural Entertainment and Dance
Dance and performance are one of the oldest art forms. Working and creating with NuArt accomplishes this universal dance and performance experience like non-other! Nuart is our event concept & show production partner focused on brand entertainment strategies.
Creating a sumptuous gala is the culminating segment in an extraordinary series of artistic events. Not only does this require elite planning, hosting and an extraordinary venue, it also requires world-class entertainment. This is where Nu’Art comes into your world. After experiencing their performances first hand, Lawrence and Ela personally sought them out to be the designated performing group for Masterpiece Artwork Gala presentations. Working in conjunction with a celebrity costume designer, Nu’Art will create a musical and dance performance that will be second to none. Their creative team of artists and choreographers will exceed your expectations while also incorporating your chosen theme. For example, you may choose a cultural theme or perhaps something fantasy. Once you have made your theme selection, Nu’Art will take it from there, with the end result being both entertaining and powerful.
From the costumes, music, and dance, each performance will be delivered with expertise, precision and with the client in mind. This is a continuation of “your” legacy and will be documented by our cinematographic team then added to your documentary.