Course Director - Make Up
Astrid Kearney is an international Makeup Designer and Creative Educator.
Her passion for project based briefs, which enable her to actively share her extensive experience and creativity to engage with creative teams on developmental strategies from conception to delivery, have led to numerous collaborations and ambassadorial roles with international brands and global cosmetic houses.
She has worked alongside award winning creative directors, film producers and celebrity clients at Film Premiers in London and the Cannes Film Festival and on editorials in Vogue, Tatler, Conde Nast Traveller and ID magazine, music videos and bespoke advertising campaigns.
Astrid’s unprecedented talent to engage and captivate through the creation of alluring visual interpretations, have resulted in her being one of the most highly respected and in demand makeup artists and design creative’s in the UK.
In addition to her freelance work, bespoke consultancy services and portfolio of celebrity clients such as Steven Spielberg, Sienna Miller and Daryl Hannah to name a few Astrid also lectures.
She heads up the make up Department and designs bespoke creative, fashion & photographic makeup courses at prestigious beauty schools throughout the UK, Europe and Asia.
She shares this wealth of knowledge coupled with the ability to tailor design courses with her fun creative approach and capture student’s imagination with her very personal caring nature.
Her passion for synergising together with effortless elegance make up design and creative artistry, Astrid Kearney pushes the boundaries of conceptualisation and challenges the way we define visual storytelling and commercial innovation.