The Art of Makeup is an independently owned boutique school 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 and is licensed with the Oregon Department of HECC (Higher Education Coordinating Commission).
Founded in 2012 by Los Angeles makeup artist and educator Celena Rubin who moved to the Northwest in 2011. As well as being an 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’ 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 much more.