Local 706 - The Artisan

Summer 2019

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When she was working at a SOHO salon called Girl Loves Boy, she met the niece of the famed New York make-up artist & wig maker, Bob Kelly. In 1983, Jeff Silver, a client at the time, was UPM-ing a small indie film, Home Free All, and asked if they would be interested in doing the make- up and hair on it. Bob Kelly offered to tutor the girls at his wig space in Times Square, midtown Manhattan to train for their test to become members of NABET. Bob did NOT ask for any compensation, however, he did insist that Jeanne con- tinue to pass on the knowledge to "pay it forward." She hon- ored Bob Kelly's wishes to the end. Jeanne passed her test in 1984, and shortly after, was on location in Pennsylvania. On that show is where she met her future husband, John Murphy. They then moved to Los Angeles, CA, together. During the late 1990s, Jeanne felt that make-up and hair stylists should also be recognized and honored by their peers for their work on film and television. She was determined to make her ideas and concept happen, and come to fruition. She EXTENDED FAMILY NEWS In Memoriam Jeanne Van Phue Make-up Artist/Hair Dresser On May 4, 2019, Jeanne Van Phue, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed peacefully in her home surrounded by her husband, son and two best friends. Jeanne was born on March 9, 1949, in Manhattan, New York, to Petra Torres and Danny Van Phue. She was a unique woman—she touched the lives of ALL who knew her. She was kind, loving and treated everyone with dignity and respect. In December 1986, she married John Murphy in Newport Beach, CA, on a yacht which was gifted to her from her friend Marla Maples. Jeanne had two sons. Jeanne attended Robert Fiancé Beauty School in New York. She was a professional make- up artist & hair dresser for nearly 50 years. As a hair dresser, she worked in many salons, and she was also a tattoo artist, during the time when tattooing was banned from 1961 to 1997. As a tattoo artist, this gave her a significant edge as an artist. She was an innovative, brilliant pioneer with all her crafts. Top Parade & Circus Celebration held each year in Baraboo, Wisconsin. He will be missed, by everyone who knew him. Brother Crary is survived by his four sisters and his husband Arthur Talaugon. T R A N S F O R M I N G S K I L L S I N T O S U C C E S S F R E E T R A I N I N G F O R E L I G I B L E U N I O N M E M B E R S Software Digital Design Drawing & Painting Writing & Storytelling Visual Lectures eido-ed.com

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