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Becca Gilmartin // Makeup + Body Artist / Author

Born in Adelaide, Australia and currently living in New York City, Becca’s aesthetic stretches across the full spectrum of natural beauty to body illustration effortlessly as one of Australia's favourite makeup artists.

Former Editor of Australia’s premier beauty publication, LAUD Magazine and ABIA’s 2014 ‘Makeup Artist of the Year’, Becca has been described as “Australia’s own Pat McGrath of intricate Body Art”. 

Becca’s unique work has been featured in publications such as LAUD Magazine, Black Mag, i-D online, RUSSH, Vulkan, Oyster, Vogue Italia Talents, Helmet and Makeup Artist Magazine. Her body work has been a semi-finalist for the Moran Art Prize 2012 and 2013 with her work with Patrick Fileti and Thor Elias.

Becca works her Beauty and Body art into projects with talents such as Grace Jones, Margot Robbie, Ava Max, Kim Petras, Kimbra, Dannii Minogue, Tara Moss, Antonia Kidman, Martin Short, Sydney Dance Company, Imogen Anthony, Angus Stone, Sarah Blasko, Missy Higgins, Sophie Monk, The Presets, Lisa Mitchell, Ella Hooper, Gracie Otto, Barry Otto. She has been commissioned to work on shows such as Australia’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ , Australia and Germany’s 'Next Top Model', Australia's 'The Voice' and 'X Factor'. 

With a passion for education and encouraging artistic freedom, Becca is a regular guest speaker on the NYC and Sydney stages of IMATS, Salon Melbourne, Sydney Beauty Expo, AH&M Trade Show, NZ Beauty Expo, IMAE (Jakarta) and has appeared on Channel 7s The Morning Show. A qualified educator, Becca is a regular guest speaker at Australia and NYCs leading Makeup Schools as well as touring around Australia her unique and sought after course, The Makeup Artist Mindset.

Becca is committed to maintaining a support network for Makeup Artists which includes being the Creative Director of The Face2Face Makeup Awards in Sydney since 2013 and judging awards such as the ABIA's, NYX Face Awards 2017, Battle of the Brushes IMATS and Raw Awards.

Becca is currently represented in LA by @opusbeauty

In 2016, Becca released her debut Body Art Book duo - We The Painted and Makeup Artist Bootcamp Book One – which sold out the first print run in 3 months.

These projects are currently experiencing a redesign and due for release later in 2019.

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