Student Success Story: Miki Willis

The Fashion industry in Portland is on the rise with indie apparel and unique local brands flourishing. The Pacific Northwest has been known for its outdoor & athletic apparel with major brands like Columbia Sportswear, Sorel, Nike, Adidas, Keen, Reebok, Under Armour, and Ice Breaker headquarters’ located in Portland. Several winners from Project Runway have
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A Student’s Journey: Choosing The Art of Makeup

What makes the Art of Makeup School successful and a standout source for makeup education? We interviewed a recent graduate Allisun Sipes to find out why after attending other makeup schools, she finally decided on The Art of Makeup School as the one school that finally met her education needs. She came all the way
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A Student Success Story! Theater Makeup Artist

June 6, 2018 The love of makeup artistry transcends all ages, genders and races, and The Art of Makeup School supports students of all kinds with a variety of goals to make their personal dreams come true. Sometimes those dreams never got realized early on, and sometimes they are new dreams after already living through
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A Student Success Story!

We’ve been busy this spring catching up with former students and getting their advice on what it takes to be a working professional. Danielle Millard only graduated 6 months ago and is already proving she’s a force to be reckoned with. Upon graduating from The Art of Makeup School, she has already made connections with
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Profile of a Student Graduate

Brittan Bodnar only graduated from Art of Makeup 6 1/2 months ago, and not long before that had just graduated High School, and she’s already well on her way to making a career for herself in makeup artistry. She just sent me this message which I wanted to share with those of you who are interested
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Profile of a Student Graduate

As you know, a career in makeup artistry can take you down many paths, some rather unexpectedly! Having an open mind and flexibility can bring a lot of adventure and new experiences. Shannon Vincent recently became the IMATS retail sales manager, and gets to travel to every IMATS location around the world, managing the retail booths and
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Profile of a Student Graduate

A career as a makeup artist can take you down many paths, and Art of Makeup graduates have achieved successful careers in so many different ways! Brooke Morse graduated from Art of Makeup in 2012. Since then her life has taken her to Britain and back, marriage, and a career doing costuming full-time for the hit
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Camille Rose Milroy

Student: Camille Rose Milroy Program: Art of Makeup Master Class From: Anchorage, AK Currently Residing: Anchorage, AK Portfolio: camrosebeauty.com Camille Rose Milroy came all the way from the Inupik region of Alaska to attend Art of Makeup. She wanted to be a part of the booming film industry in Anchorage, where her Native Eskimo roots
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Profile of a Student Graduate – Sarah Rubano

Sarah was no ordinary student of mine. Every student has their own special qualities, but Sarah Rubano is pretty darn extra special and it was such an honor to have her in my classes. Not only was Sarah the Head of theHair and Makeup Department on the recent block buster film Chappie, but she was
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Jennifer Knauss

Student: Jennifer Knauss Program: Art of Makeup Master Class From: Sherwood, OR Currently Residing: Portland, OR Jennifer Knauss came to Art of Makeup after leaving cosmetology school when she became discouraged upon discovering there was no focus on makeup. Makeup was what she really wanted to learn and by discovering Art of Makeup she was
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Profile of a Student Graduate – Courtney Lewis

Courtney Lewis was one of the first people to knock on my door when I started teaching classes in 2012. She was still in high school, but had been planning her future for as long as she could remember. She wanted to be a Disney princess at Disney World. She also wanted to be a makeup
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