American Horror Story's Christien Tinsley Receives Emmy Nomination

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Christien Tinsley receives Emmy Nomination for Best Prosthetic Design in the Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special Category

Christien Tinsley, prosthetic designer of FX's American Horror Story is being recognized for his work in the Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup Category with an Emmy Nomination.

Christien Tinsley, prosthetic designer of FX's American Horror Story is being recognized for his work in the Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup Category with an Emmy Nomination. Tinsley is sharing nomination credit with Eryn Krueger Mekash, Department Head Makeup Artist; Jason Hamer, Prosthetic Designer; Michael Mekash, Makeup Effects Artist; Hiroshi Yada, Makeup Effects Artist; Christopher Nelson, Makeup Effects Artist; and Kim Ayers, Makeup Effects Artist. The winners will be announced at the Academy of Television Arts & Science's Creative Arts Awards and Ball on September 15, 2012.

"Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk have once again proven their ability to push the creative boundaries of cable television,” said Tinsley. “They have assembled a masterful team of artists to participate in creating their vision and I am humbled to be included as one of them. All the nominees recognized for 'AHS' are well deserved, and I am honored to be included."

Tinsley is a two-time Emmy nominee in the category of “Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup for a Series, Miniseries, Movie or a Special” for his work on Glee (2009) and Nip/Tuck (2003). He has worked on other prominent television shows such as Prison Break and Sons of Anarchy. Having worked with Joel and Ethan Cohen over the years, Tinsley has created memorable villains such as Anton Chigurh (Javier Bardem) in No Country for Old Men and Lucky Ned Pepper (Barry Pepper) in True Grit.

About Christien Tinsley
Christien Tinsley is an Academy Award winning makeup artist and character designer. He received the Academy Award for Technical Achievement (2007) for “the creation of the transfer techniques for creating and applying 2D and 3D makeup”. Christien continues to own and operate Tinsley Studio while maintaining his working relationships as a makeup artist and character designer from a list of Hollywood's best Directors, Actors, Producers and Studios. For more information: http://www.tinsleystudio.com

About American Horror Story
American Horror Story revolves around the Harmons, a family of three who moved from Boston to Los Angeles as a means to reconcile past anguish. The all-star cast features Dylan McDermott, Connie Britton, Jessica Lange, Denis O’Hare, Frances Conroy, Evan Peters and Taissa Farmiga.
 
Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk and Dante Di Loreto serve as Executive Producer of the miniseries.  American Horror Story is produced by Twentieth Century Fox Television.

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