After completing his Certificate IV in Makeup at TMT, Rory moved to Milan and has been working as a freelance makeup artist & hair stylist, Rory has had an amazing career in this short time travelling abroad working on runway shows and magazine shoots for the European market, signed to HM Battaglia Agency in Milan, working in exotic locations like India for magazines like Italian Marie Claire. Check him out on Models.com and now back in Sydney working in the Fashion Scene. Check his website to see his style of work.
Merton originally completed his Diploma with us here in Sydney and has been working as a freelance fashion and beauty artist in Melbourne but travels everywhere his job takes him, adding runner up L’Oreal makeup artist of the year 2016 to his long list of makeup accolades, Merton also runs workshops in every state in Australia including in Sydney at TMT, to catch him at his next big event follow him on Instagram.
Cat completed her diploma here at TMT 13years ago. She has also gained herself an amazing career as a makeup artist working on the Mac Pro team here in Sydney and travels annually to work on all of the big International Fashion Runway Shows in New York, Milan and Paris to name a few.
Has been working in the industry as a professional makeup and hair artist, she started her career at TMT and continues to amaze with her beautiful work, Kelly is now represented by RELOAD agency here in Sydney. Kelly has firmly established herself both nationally and internationally across all mediums of Fashion, Advertising, Editorial, Run-way, E-com, TV and Celebrity.
Agustine Gozali was an International Student Studying at TMT in 2013, since returning to her native Indonesia she has built a hugely exciting online digital following, taking her across the world and introducing her to makeup brands. All by studying, at TMT Sydney, then with her skills and knowledge going on to design and create her innovative makeup videos, and because of this dedication Augustine has added product & brand promotion to her profile. Awesome work Agustine!
Felicia has made her mark on the Australian list of stunning makeup artists. With her extensive career taking her across the globe on so many amazing jobs, she now has moved into television while still creating beautiful magazine covers in the Fashion Arena.
Represented by the Artist Group based in Sydney, Jaclyn is born and raised in Sydney Australia. Graduating from TMT, Jaclyn always knew her heart and passion lied within the intricacies and creativity of beauty and makeup. Jaclyn is a frequently requested make up artist to assist on major advertising campaigns to high-end editorials such as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and Madison. Jaclyn has also worked on clients such as Baz Luhrmann, Kimora Lee Simmons, Jessica Mauboy, and Seth Green.
Sydney based, Ryan has lived and worked in the UK, Portugal, Spain and across Asia. Working on his first short film at age 21, fast forward 15 years of industry experience, Ryan can now be found plying his craft, with his trademark calm efficiency, within the areas of television, fashion and advertising.
Pamela has established herself locally in Sydney as a makeup artist after completing her studies at TMT, after a short while she took off overseas to show the world her talent. Her work has been published in Cosmopolitan, Cleo and Hello May Magazine, on productions including X Factor, Australia’s Next Top Model and Dannii Minogue’s main event at the Mardi Gras.
Since graduating Olivia entered retail makeup and became a part of the MAC Events Team working on projects such as Australia’s Next Top Model, The Voice Au, MBFW, as well as fashion events and more. She has work published in locally and internationally including Fashion Journal Magazine and Solstice Magazine. Some career highlights include assisting Rae Morris and also travelling to Cannes for the Film Festival Earlier to do hair and makeup and then to the Grand Prix in Monaco for the Amber Lounge Charity Events for Driver’s and VIP of Formula 1.
Variety & Creativity: Life as a makeup artist
From the glitzy world of catwalk fashion to the drama of movie sets, there’s rarely a dull moment for a makeup artist. It’s a career that opens doors into many exciting industries and allows professionals to work all over the world. But it doesn’t come without hard work: to carve out a successful career with perseverance, business smarts and the right qualification.
Sydney-based makeup artist Cat Smith specialises in fashion, both photo shoots and fashion shows. Her success has taken her to the lofty heights of New York Fashion Week; she’s also worked alongside industry greats Val Garland and photographer Steven Klein; and her work has graced the covers of more than 10 magazines. “Having my work on the cover of a magazine is always a thrilling achievement,” she says.
Asked to describe the best thing about her job, Cat cites creativity and variety (she also does television, advertising and the occasional wedding). “I love going to a different place each day, dealing with different scenarios, creative briefs and faces,” she says. There’s also the feel-good factor: “Making people feel their best is very satisfying!”Cat advises anyone wishing to pursue a career in makeup artistry to work hard, be passionate and stay humble. “Understand that you make have to work for free [when starting out],” she cautions. “You should always be trying to improve your skills and stepping out of you comfort zone.”
Education is also critical. Cat completed her studies at TMT Sydney, a leading school in the Asia Pacific region. Cat credits TMT – along with her educators at TMT – as key to her success. “I loved studying there!”, she enthuses. “TMT provided a supportive environment and gave me the confidence to take the next steps in my career. My educators were awesome and they really helped me reach my full potential.”
TMT offers internationally recognised qualifications that combine advanced skills with practical experience and networking opportunities. The school is renowned for it’s cutting-edge training, innovative vocational program and outstanding graduates.