About

Andrea C. Samuels is an award-winning makeup artist who started off as a painter in her early years. She began her creative career drawing and sketching people at the age of two, eventually earning a scholarship to complete a semester for The School of The Art Institute at age nine. In 2009, Andrea Samuels graduated from Make Up First LLC and obtained her IL State Certification for Makeup Artistry. Between 2013 through today, Andrea has assisted some of the industry's top makeup artists such as AJ Crimson, DeShawn HatcherAshunta Sheriff, Gabriel AlmodovarViolette, Gucci Westman and Beyonce's personal makeup artist, Sir John Barnett. Andrea is the first makeup finalist for the Fall 2015 "VFiles Made Fashion" Show at New York Fashion Week and was the Key Artist for four runway designers sponsored by V Magazine. Andrea is also an IL Certified M.U.D. Makeup Educator for Pivot Point International and currently teaches Beauty Essentials 101 in Bloomingdale, IL. Andrea's work can be seen nationally and internationally with clients like Nike, Elle Magazine, Target and Hard Rock Hotels.

Representation

Factor Chosen Agency in Chicago; Contact: Lily.P@FactorArtists.com

Awards

VFILES Made Fashion Show: Winner and Key Artist for New York Fashion Week FW2015

Clients

900 Shops. Akira. Alyse Paris. Art Van Furniture. Ava Duvernay. BET. Big 10 Network. Bozomo Saint John. Centric TV. Cooper's Hawk Winery. Cosmopolitan. Corn Nuts. Glossed & Found. Hair Cuttery. Hard Rock Hotel. Illinois Lottery. Kohls. Kraft Foods. Lana Jewelry. Landa Prom Designs. Madeline Stowe. Maybelline Color Studio. Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Michelle Williams. Mizani Hair Care. MSNBC. MTV. Nickelodeon. Nigel Barker. Nike. Rodarte. SAIC. Sears. Seneca Casinos. Sephora.com. Static Nails. Target. Unilever. Virgin America. Virgin Hotels. Veronica Webb. V Files. WCIU-26. WE TV. WGN-9.

Publications

1883 Magazine (UK). Art Van Catalog. Bambi Magazine. Ben Trovato. Brune' Magazine (Paris). Chicago Woman Magazine. Columbia College Catalog. Dazed Magazine (UK). Elegant Magazine. Elle Magazine (USA and Bulgaria). Ellements Magazine. Glamour (UK). Fifty 8 Magazine. Glossed and Found. Hooligans Magazine. La Petite Magazine. Livid Magazine (UK). Lone Wolf Magazine (UK). Marie Claire (US). MOD Magazine. Modern Salon Magazine. Money Magazine. Most Magazine. Nail It! Magazine (UK). Nails Magazine. The Polo Book. Schon Magazine (UK). Scruggs Magazine. Sheridan Road. Splash by Landa Designs. Superior Magazine (Berlin). Time Magazine. VFILES Weekly. V Magazine. Vogue.com. Woman Magazine (Austria) Z!NK Magazine.