Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

9th Annual MUAHS Awards 2022

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MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS | 33 L I F E T I M E A C H I E V E M E N T A W A R D JOY ZAPATA HAIR STYLING e Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild is honored to present the Lifetime Achievement Award for Hair Styling to Joy Zapata, Emmy®-winning hair stylist known for her work on A Star Is Born, Wonder Woman 1984, and Star Trek: Nemesis. e Emmy-winning hair stylist has accumulated an impressive list of credits and an equally impressive genre of box- o ce successes in a career that spans television and lm. She is the recipient of four Emmys and three nominations, among many other accolades. Beginning her entertainment hair styling career at Disneyland, Joy broke away and learned the cra of lm and television hair styling. She was immediately recognized as an artist who could accomplish and excel in every facet of developing outstanding characters for the screen. Her abilities to create fantastic characters from space and beyond led her to Galaxy Quest, Star Trek: Nemesis, Star Trek: Next Generation, Westworld and Blade. She created some of the most memorable hair fashions: the 40 hair styles worn by Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde with ponytails, updos and braids. Pro cient in all types of hair and wigs, Zapata went on to create memorable character visions over many di erent genres. Her work ranges from the gritty realism of Westerns to period pieces (Under the Rainbow, e Artist, Masters of Sex, Good Night, and Good Luck, e Hunger Games) to present-day realism (Southland Tales, Legion, Malignant, A Star Is Born, Scream, Scream 2, Mojave, Magnum PI and Rain Man). Joy spent many years as Jack Nicholson's personal hair stylist on his lms, including e Two Jakes, e Departed, e Bucket List, Anger Management, As Good as It Gets, Something's Gotta Give, and Mars Attacks. Additionally, she's worked with many other notable actors, including Ed Harris, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Tom Selleck, Jared Leto, Sir Patrick Stewart, Billy Crystal, Tom Cruise and Clint Eastwood. In addition to her production talents, Joy has also served Local 706 which she joined as a journeyman hair stylist in 1977. She is both an instructor who helped develop the CSATF journeyman classes and is an Executive Board member. She is the recipient of two MUAHS Guild Awards and another nomination. Joy is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Joy Zapata's projects have included (from left): A Star Is Born, Wonder Woman 1984, Star Trek: Nemesis, The Hunger Games and Westworld.

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