Andrea 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 Hatcher, Ashunta Sheriff, Gabriel Almodovar, Violette, Gucci Westman and 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's work can be found with clients such as Nike, Playboy, Target and Hard Rock Hotels.
Press & Mentions
VFILES Made Fashion Show: Winner and Key Artist for New York Fashion Week FW2015
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