Tina Panariello’s Journey As An Artist
Tina Panariello, the multi-talented artist, was born in Manhattan but moved to Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, at the age of 11. Since her childhood, she was a daydreamer and dreamt of becoming a dancer, beautician, and even a surgeon! In the beginning, Tina had an in-house jewelry business. But later, she started outstanding nail artwork. Tina expanded her nail art business with two clients with the mental preparation of owning her own salon soon.
Tina’s First Salon
After years of sharpening her nail art skills, Tina finally had her salon with the financial support from her parents and the construction support from her Uncle Richie, Brother Andrew, and boyfriend at the time, Frank. She designed the interior of her first salon including the blueprint and started her journey as a self-taught nail technician. Since there were no nail schools, Tina received her license based on her OPI certificates and ten years of learning experience. At the age of 38, Tina Panariello became an accomplished miniature nail artist and the owner of Nail Artistry by Tina. She is a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Manhattan and performed for 7 years after graduating. She is also the founder of The Carousel Players, which was a children’s theater group that she owned. All of these personal experiences have helped her art as it has allowed her to express herself more than ever before.
Her Background AND Experience
Ever since Tina stepped into the nail art business, she’s won multiple awards and prizes from various events. She has secured the 1st and 2nd places in the World and International Nail Art Championships. Also, she came first in a nail art competition, conducted by the Vice President of OPI, and after that, she was recruited as OPI’s Nail Art Educator. Apart from that, Tina has judged several nail art competitions, guided multiple beauty shows, hosted events, and taught her hand-painted nail art technique at various places within the United States.
Tina Panariello was invited to teach her nail art technique at The Nail Technology Institute of Patchogue, in Patchogue, New York. Being a brave woman, she didn’t stop chasing her dream even after major surgery she went and gave an in-person, one-week seminar in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Tina’s articles were published in various nail industry magazines, including Nail Pro, NAILS Magazine, The New York Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, Cranes New York Business, Honey Magazine, Home Reporter and Spectator, and many others.
From The American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Manhattan, Tina Panariello received an Associate’s Degree. She also was honored with The Top Woman In Business Award because of her credentials in the nail industry. With honesty, integrity, professionalism, respect, transparency as her core values, Tina released her motivational/inspirational autobiography POLISHED: filing away at life’s truths. Afterward, she was invited to St. Francis College and St. Josephs College as a guest speaker to encourage and motivate the students.
However, that is not all about her; you can keep checking Tina’s press page for more exciting news and updates.