Makeup Artistry

We believe in ADVANCED EDUCATION! So we offer an advanced makeup course at Austin Kade. This course is open to the public and our students. We limit the class size to 12. At the end of this class you do a professional photoshoot are a certified professional makeup artist. The class kit comes with MAC, RCMA, and other specific to instructor and class, professional product. We hire only the BEST instructors for this course.

We also regularly hold mini advanced makeup classes on specific topics like:

  • Smokey Eyes
  • Holiday Makeup
  • New Year New You Photography
  • Portfolio Building etc.

Our lead makeup artists are:

A bi-coastal artist with a bachelor of science in chemistry from the
Univeristy of Utah, Kelly now lives and works from California as a free lance artist. Until late 2009, Kelly lived in New York and worked also as a free lance artist and an assistant manager for MAC Pro Cosmetics. She holds licensure in three states for both hair and makeup, as well as being an instructor. Kelly is a world wind of information and is the consumate makeup artist business woman. Her warm, charismatic personality will keep you entertained as you learn.
Some of her many accolades are:

  • New York and Madrid Fashion Week
  • Sex and the City the Movie
  • Gossip Girls (Season 1)
  • My BFF
  • Music Videos
  • CFDA, VMA, and Tony Awards Shows
  • Sundance Film Festival
  • Celebrity private parties, personal appearances and events
  • Socialite weddings and parties
  • Featured Artist in The New York Daily News
  • Modern Bride

Click here to visit her site.

Has been doing makeup for the past four years, three of those with MAC. Amber trained under Kelly Hanna Thompson and has assisted Kelly with many of her accomplishments. Currently she is the Artist Training Specialist for the state of Utah for MAC, works at the counter for MAC at Nordstrom in Orem, is a full time student at UVU studying philosophy and is the Trend Spotter for Utah Style Magazine. Amber’s youth and enthusiasm will keep you on the cutting edge of the makeup industry and fashion.

Frank is an award winning photographer who earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Utah State University and has worked as a makeup artist for Lancôme at Bergdorff Goodman, as well as Fiorucci in New York City. Frank has studied in Italy and Germany where he did both makeup and photography. Currently, Frank works as a Freelance Artist/Photographer and as a sought-after-stylist in a high-end salon in Salt Lake City, Utah. Points of training include bridal, era, mature, editorial, color theory and more.