Art of Makeup School


The Art of Makeup, an independently owned boutique school, is the Pacific Northwest’s only licensed career school exclusively dedicated to education in the art, business, and techniques of professional makeup artistry.

The Art of Makeup’s training and education environment provides the necessary foundation to learn makeup artistry skills from successful working makeup artists current in fashion and makeup trends, film, television, stage, special effects and HD makeup. The Art of Makeup is located in the Southwest area of Portland, OR.

The Art of Makeup was founded in 2012 by Los Angeles makeup artist and educator Celena Rubin who moved to the Northwest in 2011. As well as being the lead instructor, Celena also directs a team of instructors who specialize in different areas of makeup artistry. All instructors are successful working professionals and are highly regarded in the industry in their respective field of specialty. Instructors’ active clients include production and media brands such as: Grimm, Portlandia, Adidas, Intel, Nike, People Magazine, Apple, Portland Bride & Groom Magazine, 20/20, Oregon Ballet Theater, Portland Opera and more.

Pacific Northwest's school of makeup artistry.