United Makeup Artists Expo The UKs Professional Makeup Artist Trade Show That Listens

Speakers Demonstrators & Educators 2018

Please check back as more names will be added as they confirm for our 2018 show


David Malinowski (2018 Oscar and BAFTA winning special effects make-up artist)
David Malinowski

David Malinowski is a BAFTA and Oscar winning special effects make-up artist. He started his career in 1996 and spent 10 years working for Madame Tussauds in London, then left to pursue his career in film and television.

At the 2018 BAFTA Film Awards he won the award for Film Makeup and Hair, and at the 90th Academy Awards, he won the award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling for his work on the 2017 film Darkest Hour. He was nominated with Kazuhiro Tsuji and Lucy Sibbick.

Presented by: PPI Premiere Products Inc

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Show floor
Time : Saturday 15:00 pm

Website: ATD Creations
About ATD Creations & David Malinowski

Formerly known as MAKEUP-EFFECTS.COM, David decided to change the name of his business to ATD Creations in February 2010 to better represent the variety of products and services he now has to offer...

David has been working in the industry since 1996 and in October 2000 decided to start his own business. He wanted to take on bigger projects and ultimately be responsible for the overall quality of the final product.

As well as taking on private projects, David still regularly works for other SFX companies as a freelance special effects make-up artist.

Phyllis Cohen (Professional Makeup Artist)
Phyllis Cohen

Phyllis Cohen has attended two of the best Art Schools in the world. At 19, she studied illustration at Art Centre in Pasadena, California, and ten years later she received a BA and MA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College in London. Most of her research while at Art School has focused on analysing faces. She has done this through studying sculpture, painting, design, photography, sociology, facial attractiveness, anthropometrics, forensics, perceptual psychology and any other field that she finds revelant. All in all she has been drawing and painting faces for over 35 years and she still feels as though there are many more areas to explore. That is why she calls herself a "Face Fanatic".

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Joey's Stage
Time : Saturday 12:00 pm

Website: Phyllis Cohen
Phyllis has worked with many celebrities, including: David Bowie, Alice Cooper, The Prodigy, The Rolling Stones, and Diana Ross.
Clients include: Clinique, Channel 4, Harvey Nichols, MAC, Max Factor, Moschino Parfums, and Music Awards.
Her work has been published in, amongst others, Vogue, Elle, Glamour, and Marie Claire.

Phyllis currently still works as a freelance professional makeup artist.

Sheila McKenna (Professional Makeup Artist)
Sheila McKenna

Sheila McKenna, President and Founder of Kett Cosmetics, is an industry veteran with over 30 years experience in makeup artistry. Her work has been seen in film, television, print, theatre and runway. She is widely recognised as an expert in the field of airbrush makeup artistry and has served as the subject matter authority for several publications.

Sheila also founded Kett airbrush equipment in 2000 in response to the elevated standards presented by the advent of hi-definition cameras. Kett’s entire range was produced in a lab and tested in front of high-definition and digital cameras. Today, Kett Cosmetics is globally recognised and considered an essential brand for professional artists, makeup academies, studios and television networks. Kett Cosmetics products are gluten free, silicone free, paraben free and never tested on animals.

Presented by: Kett Cosmetics

Role : Educator
Location : Education, Show floor
Time : Saturday 13:30 pm,
           Sunday 14:30pm 

Website: Sheila McKenna

For more than a decade, Kett Cosmetics has supplied the professional makeup industry with products that neutralize the unforgiving lens of the high-definition camera. By developing their products in a lab and using a hi-def camera as a microscope, Kett created a line of highly effective foundations, liquid pigments, cremes and setting powders that provide long-lasting, flawless coverage with the flexibility to create endless looks.

Chris Lyons (Character Teeth and Prosthetic Facial Effects)
Chris Lyons

Creating specialised character teeth and prosthetic facial effects for film, television, theatre and multimedia promotional productions. Fangs FX are Based in Buckinghamshire, Chris Lyons heads up a team of very talented professionals.

Check out Chris's IMDb page (Makeup Department 558 credits)

Presented by: Fangs FX

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Show floor
Time : Saturday

Website: Fangs FX

The whole Fangs team are dedicated and reliable and offer a high quality service. This is reflected in the clientèle who have come to rely on Chris and his team, from award winning personal make-up artists to special effects companies who have gone on to win BAFTA’s and Oscars. Every challenge has been met with imaginative design and skill. Of prime importance are the exclusive procedures that ensure no damage to teeth or tissue is sustained by the artiste. Fangs Fx Portfolio

Gemma Horner (Professional Makeup Artist)
Gemma Horner

Gemma is a London / Essex based freelance Make-Up Artist. Gemma is also part of the Kryolan international team, she has worked in all disciplines of the Make-Up industry, from Theatre to Fashion, Body Painting to Camouflage.

Presented by: Kryolan

Role : Educator / Demonstrator
Location : Kryolan Stand, C3, Show floor
Time : Sunday 14:00 pm

Website: Kryolan
"Being a Make-Up Artist is more than just a job for me, its a way of life. It is an outlet for me to use my creative skills and express my imagination I am passionate about my work and always deliver on time to meet the needs of the brief. Always compassionate and caring, I have a decided talent for accentuating the best points in each client; minimising any physical and emotional flaws of skin disfigurements."

Gemma will be demonstrating Cosmetic Camouflage on the Kryolan Stand.

Leanne Simmons (Make-up Artist)
Leanne Simmons

Leanne Simmons has been part of Kryolan UK for over five years, within this time she has taught a variation of classes from Beauty, Camouflage, Fashion-Editorial , Theatrical and SFX. Leanne has traveled India and Europe holding classes and seminars on behalf of Kryolan UK. From traveling she feels that she has gained a stronger knowledge and understanding of cultures and skin tones within make-up application and skills. She has also been part of the Kryolan Pro make-up team working on fashion shows in the UK and Europe, Corporate events (Tresor Paris,Bambis Berlin) and Editorial Magazine (POP Magazine).

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker, Demonstrator
Location : Main Stage + Kryolan Stand, C3, Show Floor
Time : Saturday 13:00 pm, Saturday 15:00 pm

Website: Kryolan UK

As well as joining Paul Merchant on the Main Stage earlier in the day, Leanne will be demonstrating an Avant Garde Fashion / Pure Pigments Metallic look at the Kryolan stand.

Tara Moghaddam (Make-up Artist)
Tara Moghaddam

Tara specialises in Fashion and Editorial make-up, Special FX, Camouflage make-up and make-up for high-definition and film. As a member of the Kryolan International Make-up Team and UK Pro Team, Tara has travelled to Berlin for the Bambi Awards where she worked with clients and celebrities ahead of their appearance on the red carpet and stage. Most recently Tara has also toured India to teach the art of make-up from special effects to beauty to Bollywood looks. Tara currently teaches a range of intensive workshops for Kryolan UK including; Asian Bridal, glamour and editorial & beauty and bridal.

Presented by: Kryolan

Role : Educator / Demonstrator
Location : Kryolan Stand, C3, Show floor
Time : Sunday 11:00 pm

Website: Kryolan

Tara will be demonstrating a Fantasy Asian Bridal / diverse beauty look at the Kryolan stand.

Donna May Clitheroe (Professional Makeup Artist)
Donna Clitheroe

Donna May graduated from the prestigious London College of Fashion, in 1996 and specialises in TV Light Entertainment and Daytime shows, with many credits under her belt.

With 20 years experience, Donna May has been integral to the 're-styling' of many different show's 'looks’ and has become essential to continuing glamorous presentation on TV.

With 20 years’ experience, Donna May graduated from the prestigious London College of Fashion, in 1996 and specialises in TV Light Entertainment and Daytime, with many credits including Strictly Come Dancing, An Audience With Take That and currently, the award-winning daytime panel show Loose Women.

Presented by: Airbase

Role : Speaker
Location : Show floor
Time : Both Days

Website: Donna Clitheroe

Donna May, who designed the red lip logo earlier this year, explained: “I never go anywhere without my red lipstick and when I was doodling earlier this year the design was perfect for a range of make-up accessorises.” Website: Donna May Makeup Shop

Hannah Wing (Professional Makeup Artist)
Hannah Wing

Since 2007, Hannah has worked on numerous film and television projects.

She is part of the hair & makeup team at Channel 4’s Sunday Brunch as well as working on shows like The One Show (BBC1), The Wright Stuff (Channel 5) and Loose Women (ITV).

In addition to her film & TV work, Hannah has an extensive list of commercial, corporate and private clients whom she works with on a regular basis.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Main Stage, Show floor
Time : Saturday, 14:00 pm to 14:45

Website: Hannah Wing

Her work to date has seen her develop a broad skill set – carrying out complex designs for hair and makeup, special effects, making prosthetics, barbering, fitting and maintaining wigs as well styling and wardrobe design and supervision. She won Best Hair & Makeup Design at Birmingham Film Festival in 2017 for her work on Whirlpool about the adult life of activist Helen Keller and is the author, makeup artist and stylist of Vintage Beauty Parlour and the co-author of The Vintage Fashion Bible with Wayne and Geraldine Hemingway.

Tanya Noor (Head of Makeup at Phantom Of The Opera, Founder GetSetGo Bags)
Tanya Noor

Tanya trained at the prestigious London College of Fashion in the early 1990’s and has been an established Makeup Artist for over 25 years working in the fashion, theatre and film industry.

Currently Tanya is Head of Makeup at Phantom of the Opera at Her Majesties Theatre in the West End of London.

Presented by: Get-Set-Go-Bags

Role : Educator
Location : Main Stage, Show floor, Education
Time : Both Days

Website: Tanya Noor

While Phanton has played a big part of Tanya's career she has also worked on productions for the Royal Ballet, Royal Variety Performance, BBC Childrens in Need, This Morning as well as a host of films working as a daily makeup artist. Tanya is a master of makeup, creating wigs, prosthetics, straight and character makeup. Tanya is very well respected in the makeup industry and is often called in by other artists for her expertise.

Sophie Peach (Winner of NYX Professional Makeup FACE Awards 2018)
Sophie Peach

Sophie has always been very passionate about illustration, painting and prop making. She is an aspiring makeup artist, known for her exceptionally creative, transformative and otherworldly looks. Sophie was recently crowned ‘Artist of The Year’ for the NYX Professional Makeup FACE Awards 2018. Sophie will be showcasing her talent at the NYX Professional Makeup stand, creating two transformations throughout the event. Be sure to come along and take a look, you won’t want to miss it!

Presented by: NYX Professional Makeup

Role : Demonstrator
Location : Show floor
Time : Both days

Website: NYX Professional Makeup

Amanda Green (Makeup Artist)
Amanda Green

Amanda Green, make up artist and designer to some of the most famous faces on TV has created intensive professional makeup artist courses for anyone interested in learning the art of makeup.

Presented by: The Makeup Artist Academy

Role : Speaker / Educator
Location : Education Room - Downstairs
Time : TBC

Website: The Makeup Artist Academy

Amanda has worked in the media industry for over 25 years and some of her clients include artists such as Graham NortonJohn MalkovichAlicia SilverstoneAlesha DixonRicky GervaisBeverley KnightJohn BarrowmanJay SeanTom JonesIsabella Rossellini etc., the list goes on...

Maria Malone-Guerbaa (Professional Make-up & Face Paint Artist)
Maria Malone-Guerbaa

Maria started her career as a portrait artist in Limerick with a dream for film and TV life. She later left for London and studied in Camden Town in CBMA. After years learning from experts in their field Maria discovered face and body painting and realised that her love of portraitists and art could come alive on the faces and body's of real people and discovered she had the ability to transform people into celebrities and real life animals.

Presented by: Airbase

Role : Educator / Demonstrator
Location : Show floor
Time : Both Days

Website: Maria Malone

Her incredible talent and artistry took her global and her work was showcased around the world, from This Morning, The One Show, Today in the USA, to Spain and Germany around the world. Today Maria provides beautifully artistic designs for film and TV and teaches her skills to transform your own face.

Joey Bevan (Fashion Stylist, Fashion Designer & Hair Stylist)
Joey Bevan

Joey Bevan, is an established name in the fashion & beauty industry, working alongside celebrities and clients on the international music and fashion scene.

With a team of models, MUAs and Hair Stylists, Joey will be demonstrating how the different elements of the team need to work together, how best to communicate ideas and collaborate to achieve the final image.  As a brilliant fashion stylist and designer himself, he has worked on hundreds of shoots and is full of tips on how to create a positive and productive work environment.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Show floor
Time : Both Days

Website: Joey Bevan

With the success of his first introductory fashion show in the summer of 2010, where Joey was head-hunted for Britain's Next Top Model Live 2010 & The Ideal Home Show 2011, where he had the honour to meet HRH Prince Charles. His designs & styling have featured on British Xfactor, BINTM, ANTM, Vogue IT, INSTYLE, MTA and many more editorials, TV and music videos. Working Along side HRH Prince Charles, D&G, DIOR, The Saturdays, Stooshe, Jessie J, Diana Vickers, Eliza Doolittle, Aggro Santos, Lydia Rose Bright, Janice Dickenson, Kate Magowen, Melanie Sykes, Kimberly Walsh and many more.

Buster Knight (Makeup Artist)
Buster Knight

Buster really is the epitome of someone doing what they love. Submerged in​ art ever since he can remember, he is the master of doing what he knows best.
Being raised in the crazy world of tattoo art, Buster is used to being surrounded by the weird, wonderful and extremely beautiful which is reflected in his work. Buster has a knack of making women feel more beautiful with a simple compliment and a touch of his brush.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Main Stage, Show Floor
Time : Saturday 13:00 am

Website: Buster Knight

Buster is always looking for a challenge and never shy to jump in at the deep end which is what keeps his style so fresh and current, and really sets him aside from so many other make up creatives.

Buster's CV includes Ok magazine UK, Gok Wan's Golden Runway (Head Make Up Artist), TV choice awards (Head Make Up Artist) and Soap Awards UK (Head Make Up Artist)

Miss Kate Monroe (Award-Winning Face and Body Painter)
Miss Kate Monroe

Always having a passion for the arts alongside an intrigue for creating her own world of fantasy and escapism, Kate has only recently delved into the world of face and body art and has never felt more true to herself.

From a young age, her favourite thing was always to draw; setting herself projects and creating books filled with pages upon pages of drawings. This grew to experimenting with graphics, design and photography as she encompassed one of her other great passions of the music industry. The biggest thing that fascinated her was creating a complete final package that could be easily marketable, a skill that would aid in future endeavours.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Main Stage, Show Floor
Time : Sunday 13:00 am

Website: Miss Kate Monroe

Kate has won multiple awards, amongst which Novice Face Painter at Paintopia 2014, the Postal Body Painting Competition at the UK Face and Bodypaint Convention, the Warpaint Magazine competition at Pro Beauty North, and reaching the top 10 at the NYX UK Face Awards 2017.

Kate took her first steps into teaching in 2016, leading beginners face paint workshops at Alton Towers for both their Enchanted Village and their Scarefest season, and being an 'Instructor' for the first time at the UK Face & Body Art Convention with Body Art Demo's.

The near future sees Kate experimenting more with different mediums and looking to further herself in the realms of her fine art and selling her work, as well as working hard to delve deeper into the face and body painting world and build upon her successes.

Tina Eisen (Creative Fashion and Beauty Photographer)
Tina Eisen

Photographer Tina Eisen was born and raised in Germany and has been living in the UK since 2004. She discovered her passion for photography in 2009, and has been developing her style and skills ever since. She describes her style of photography as "Control freak meets child on a sugar high. The urge to go wild, be bold, colourful and fearless, paired with the need to keep it all neat and palatable." "It is my passion to create beautiful photography that inspires people to stop for a moment and dive into the story I'm telling."

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Joey's Stage
Time : Saturday 14:00 pm

Website: Tina Eisen Photography
Recent clients include Harvey Nichols, ASOS, Marks & Spencer, ITV, Amazon, Barbour, Spring Studios and Facebook. Her editorials have been featured in magazines and front covers across the globe and a recent shoot with David Beckham achieved coverage in many countries.

She has performed as a guest speaker on Canon UK's Live Stage during all 4 days of the 2017 Photography Show, as well as sharing her knowledge during Canon's Experience Days, giving talks and beauty demonstrations. She was also the guest speaker for Canon UK & Ireland during AW 2014 & SS 2017 London Fashion Week, a regular speaker at The Photography Show, and is a representative for prestigious lighting brand Profoto.

Alyn Waterman (Makeup & Hair Designer)
Alyn Waterman

Alyn Waterman has been working as a professional makeup artist and hair stylist for over 25 years in the film , television and advertising industry. He is a firm favourite with award winning actresses and celebrities including Dame Joan Collins who calls him “My One Man Glam Squad “

Joan recently won best actress for her role in Gerry at the LA Shorts Film Festival and her dramatic makeunder for the film by Alyn has received worldwide press.

Alyn also runs his own makeup and hair studio and regularly mentors up and coming makeup students.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Industry Talk, Main Stage, Show Floor
Time : Saturday 14:00 pm

Website: alynwaterman.com alynmakeuphair.co.uk

Film and TV Credits include The Time Of Their Lives , My Mad Fat Diary , Footballers’ Wives and Queer As Folk. Published work includes Vogue , Vanity Fair and The Times Magazine.

Check out alynwaterman and alynstudio on Instagram and Twitter, and Alyn Waterman Makeup & Hair Studio on Facebook.

Emma Rutherford (Co-Founder and Editorial Director Warpaint Magazine)
Emma Rutherford

Emma Rutherford is co-founder and editorial director at industry bible Warpaint Magazine, London. Each week, Warpaint features interviews, news stories, trend editorial, events and awards from the creative world of the professional makeup artist. Warpaint champions the work of internationally-acclaimed artists, as well as bringing our readers the latest in cosmetic launches and new collections.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Industry Talk, Joey's Stage
Time : Sunday 14:00 pm

Website: Warpaint Magazine

Covering every aspect of a make-up artist’s brief, Warpaint ventures behind the scenes of blockbuster films, TV productions, editorial shoots and major events to get the artist’s own story. Featuring body art, prosthetics, wig work and SFX as well as high fashion, catwalk, editorial and beauty, Warpaint brings to both pro artists and aspiring students the sense of community and recognition of the incredible work our leading artists achieve.

Emma has become a name in the industry. Her talent and especially her hard work are visible not only in Warpaint, but also in her other role as Co-Founder and Head of Strategy for RI Media, a multi-service consultancy specialising in beauty, cosmetics, hair, wellness, health and lifestyle.

Paul Merchant (Makeup Artist)
Paul Merchant

Paul Merchant is a London based makeup artist working as head of the Kryolan UK makeup team. Paul has worked in all disciplines of the Make-up industry, from Theatre to Fashion, Body Painting to Cosmetic Camouflage.

As a self taught artist, Paul has developed his own style of working: "...I love to play around with products and find different and interesting ways of using them, other than their intended purpose. Having had experience in most genres of the industry I find the cross overs of products and techniques to be really useful in my creative work."

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Industry Talk, Joey's Stage
Time : Sunday 14:00 pm

Website: Kryolan UK

Paul is a global ambassador for Kryolan both on creative shoots and education . He has taught in countless schools and colleges across the UK including London College of Fashion and has completed tours of India and Taiwan focusing on High Definition make-up in Bollywood and editorial fashion. Some of his work includes London Fashion Week, Britain & Irelands Next Top Model Live, Sainsbury’s TV commercials, Help For Heros' Stadium Concert, Aggro Santos Music Video 'So Sexy', various editorial campaigns, and heading the Kryolan team on America’s Next Top Model Live.

Paul has filmed tutorial videos for cosmetic giants Glossy Box for 'real women'. He has worked on shows with designers including Joey Bevan, Fashion Mode & Vivienne Westwood. His work has been featured in industry magazines such as ‘Face On’, Make-up International, Warpaint, Make-up Artist, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Illusion, Italian Vogue and Taiwanese Vogue.

Nicole Gibson (Boundary Breaking Trans Model and Actress)
Nicole Gibson

Model and actress Nicole Gibson first grabbed everybody's attention in 2013, when she made her modelling debut and was classed as the 'Unexpected Star of London Fashion Week'. Raised as a boy, Nicole had a sex-change operation just days after. She has since enjoyed a successful career as a catwalk and bridalwear model, as well as acting in the TV series Catastrophe and Borderline. She is also a spokesperson for Vie Aesthetics.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Industry Talk, Joey's Stage
Time : Sunday 14:00 pm

Website: Nicole Gibson on Instagram

Wayne Noir (Editor-In-Chief RION Magazine)
Wayne Noir

Wayne Noir is the Editor-in-chief of RION Magazine.

"RION is a cool, urban magazine & online platform that focuses not just on established designers & artists but also those making waves & emerging talent that we’ve earmarked as people we feel have not only the talent but the drive to go far in the industry."

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Main Stage, Show Floor
Time : Sunday 14:00 pm

Website: RION Magazine

"We’re a beacon who choose to shine a light on individuals & groups who might not otherwise be found, whilst also supporting established talent that continues to surprise us either each season, or with each new release.

We’re a team of people who care about fashion, sustainability, music, and feeding people’s passions.
RION is for the creatives in the world."

Natasha Morley (Makeup Artist)
Natasha Morley

Natasha is a professional makeup artist, hair stylist, prosthetic special FX makeup artist, and wig maker. Residing in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales; Natasha is originally from Cheshire, England. At the age of 17 she moved to Cardiff and began to pursue a career in the creative and dynamic field of makeup.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Demonstrator, Joey's Stage
Time : Sunday 15:00 pm

Website: Natasha Morley on Instagram

From this moment on, her ambition and determination led her to do incredible things! Her creativity was appreciated and given a platform as one of the finalists in L’Oreal’s “The Brush Contest” and the NYX UK Face Awards. After gaining recognition around the country for her work; Natasha then began posting her work online, onto social media sites, and gained an outstanding number of followers who supported her work. This huge online acceptance inspired her to create her YouTube channel filled with her artistic tutorials. Throughout her career she has been determined and constantly strives for greatness!

At an early age of 19, Natasha managed to achieve film credits and even had her work published in magazines. She takes pride in sharing her talent by teaching others, creativity, originality and positivity to those who follow her work. She will be demonstrating a Halloween makeup for us this year.

Zoe James (Makeup Artist & Hairdresser)
Zoe James

Zoe James is a professional makeup artist and hairdresser. She is part of the team at Screenface London as well as Kryolan UK, and teaches makeup lessons.

Presented by: Joey Bevan and Screenface London

Role : Speaker
Location : Main Stage, Show Floor
Time : Saturday 12:00 pm

Website: Zoe James on Instagram

Kate Benton (Hair and Make up Designer)
Kate Benton

Kate Benton, has just finished filming season 2 of the Netflix drama The Last Kingdom, and Fortitude for Sky Atlantic.
Owner of PAM make up - Pro about make up. Kate is passionate about sharing her knowledge and is keen for the new PAM, recently relocated to much larger premises in West London, to become a centre of excellence where anyone interested in makeup can drop in to make use of the facilities - A make up studio, make up library and much more.

Presented by: PAM Precious About Makeup

Role : Demonstrator
Location : Show floor
Time : Both days

Website: PAM Precious About Makeup

Check out PAM on youtube for our extensive free back catalogue of educational videos from the top makeup pros in the industry.
https://www.youtube.com/user/pamlondonmakeup

Kate Griffiths (Special Effects Makeup Artist)
Kate Griffiths

With 15 year's experience working as a freelance theatrical makeup artist in film, TV and theatre Kate's varied work continues to take her across the UK from delivering workshops to college or uni students, to designing and applying makeup for stage, screen or editorial shoots and filming on location either here in the UK or abroad.

She enjoys and specializes in horror/trauma effects and has the NHS contract for extreme hospital casualty simulation exercises.

She won the first Nick Dudman Pigs Might Fly South award for Best in Wigs and Makeup at the Technical Theatre Awards in 2014.

Presented by: Kate Griffiths Theatrical Makeup Artist

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Show floor
Time : Both Days

Website: Kate Griffiths Theatrical Makeup Artist

Mona Turnbull (Award winning face and body painting artist)
Mona Turnbull

Mona Turnbull's view of life is through the prism of her artist's eye. She has a background including a BA in Business & Advertising Management but she keeps finding herself drawn back to the world of colour. She has undertaken art study with some of the best in the business and now also runs her own workshops from her studio and for various makeup schools.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Demonstrator
Location : Joey's Stage
Time : Saturday 11:00 am

Website: Mona Turnbull

Photographing her face and body painting work is a growing skill but anything that can loosely be corralled in the decorative arts is of interest. Flowers and fine art effects are popular subject choices. As an award-winning bodypainter, her work has been seen on screen, stage and huge events including the BAFTAs.

Mona's enthusiasm and sparkling personality make her a sought-after artist and regular demonstration painter at events such as UMAe London and for entities such as Kryolan UK, ScreenFace London and Makeup Atelier Paris. She is also a tutor at Iver Academy - Pinewood Studios.

Joseph Koniak (Hair Artist, Founder and Director of Joseph Koniak Hair)
Joseph Koniak

Joseph Koniak is the Founder and Director of Joseph Koniak Hair. He is a renowned and acknowledged artist, an authority in the industry who fully understands the many intricacies involved with hair and is a popular choice for high-profile, cutting edge hairstyling.

Presented by: Joey Bevan

Role : Speaker
Location : Main Stage, Show Floor
Time : Saturday 11:00 am

Website: Joseph Koniak

Joseph’s career began with working at weekends for his father who was the original founder of Molton Brown of South Molton Street in London’s West End. Young Joseph excelled in the art and found it to be a thrilling and rewarding experience.

He has spent over 23 years in the industry, styling for clients, celebrities and for movie sets and international events. Joseph’s main ambition is to transform the landscape of hairdressing; to style with an unparalleled quality; an unmatchable style and innovativeness as he loves giving to people – making them look and feel their most beautiful.

Although a celebrated and uber gifted artist, his philosophy in life is remarkably humble and unpretentious – he wants to make the world a beautiful place, one guest at a time.

Brian Kinney (Makeup Artist)
Brian Kinney

Brian Kinney is a prime time Emmy-nominated makeup artist and a Journeyman in IATSE Local 706 Make-up Artists and Hairstylists Guild in Hollywood.

Presented by: Full Slap FX

Role : Speaker, Demonstrator
Location : Education, Show floor
Time : Saturday 10:30 am,
Sunday 12:00 pm

Website: Full Slap FX

Giuseppe Cannas (Head of Wigs, Hair, and Make-Up Department at the National Theatre)
Giuseppe Cannas

Giuseppe Cannas is the Head of Wigs, Hair, and Make-Up Department at the National Theatre. He has travelled internationally with a variety of theatre and opera productions, including The Lion King and Sydney Theatre Company. He has also worked as a key make-up artist on films and editorial including American Vogue and Vanity Fair. He is passionate about technical innovation in theatre hair and make-up practice and about passing on traditional skills to the next generation of artists.

Presented by: The National Theatre

Role : Speaker
Location : Education, Show Floor
Time : Sunday 12:45 pm

Website: The National Theatre

In the last seven years Giuseppe has specialized in live broadcast of theatre productions including the National Theatre, Bridge Theatre and Donmar Warehouse.

Stuart Bray (Makeup Artist)
Stuart Bray

Stuart Bray is a freelance special effects makeup artist working in the film and television industry since 1994. He specialises in all the processes involved in making prosthetic appliances and make-up effects from design, sculpting, moulding, casting and application.

Presented by: Learn Makeup Effects

Role : Speaker, Demonstrator
Location : Education, Show floor
Time : Both Days

Website: Learn Makeup Effects

Jeanette Redmond (Barber)
Jeanette Redmond

Jeanette Redmond has been working as a Hairdresser / Barber / Colour Specialist for the film, TV and theatre sector for two decades. She graduated as a Hair & Make Up Artist from UCA (London College fashion) in 2000. Prior to coming into the industry Jeanette worked in salons & barber shops for 16 years in Chiswick, Kensington & Knightsbridge and is very proud to have assisted & worked alongside the very best in British Film Hairdressing.

Presented by: NASMAH

Role : Demonstrator
Location : Show floor
Time : Both days

Website: NASMAH

Throughout her career Jeanette has used her transferable skills & knowledge and has worked as an IQA assessor & Educator in Hairdressing & Barbering, delivering the NVQ FRAMEWORK & Standards in both Further Eduction & Higher Education sectors. She also delivered Contemporary Hairdressing/Cutting & Period Barbering courses for Film & TV Degree courses at West Thames College & Northbrook College & Assessed work at UCA London College of Fashion.
Jeanette still runs a full column 2 days a week at a plush salon near Ealing Studios, as their Creative Art Director/Barber & Colour Specialist.

James Olney (Sculptor, Special Effects Artist, Creature Concept Artist)
James Olney

James has studied character development with Don Lanning and classical figurative sculpture with Andrew Sinclair. He is currently teaching on the new special effects course at Aylesbury College. His passion is creature and concept design.

Presented by: The Makeup Armoury

Role : Demonstrator
Location : The Makeup Armoury, Stand D2, Show Floor
Time : Sunday

Website: James Olney on Instagram

James will demoing his take on an awesomely obscure comic book character on Saturday on The Makeup Armoury stand.

Julia Townend (Makeup Artist)
Julia Townend

Julia is a London based Makeup & Body Artist with over 20 years experience of working in fashion, theatre, film & TV. She combined her freelance career with working as an educator London College of Fashion and West Thames College until 2013. Now working back fulltime as a freelance Makeup Artist on various productions; Julia works additionally as an academic consultant for a number of universities and private academies.

Presented by: JT Makeup

Role : Educator / Speaker
Location : Education Room 1 - Downstairs
Time : Sunday 11:45 am to 12:30 pm

Website: Julia Townend

In 2013 Julia, helped by her sisters, developed the JT Makeup Studio range. "It has been very organic and created with my love of fantasy, art, history and fairytale."
This product range is used regularly by makeup artists in the film, theatre and fashion industries, and received from fellow makeup artists such as Polly Osmond, Lan Nguyen- Grealis, Julia Carta, Pixi Woo and Phyllis Cohen

Lauren McNicoll (Makeup Artist)
Lauren McNicoll

Lauren McNicoll is a trained theatrical, special effect and media makeup artist with experience in editorial makeup, bodypainting and special effects. She has had a variety of careers as a makeup artist, working for herself, Tony’n’Guy, M.A.C, L’Oreal and more recently, NYX Professional Makeup.
Lauren has a huge passion for creative transformative looks which involve all elements of SFX and Body painting with influences from beauty, fashion and editorial looks.

Presented by: NYX Professional Make Up

Role : Demonstrator / Speaker
Location : Education Room 2 - Downstairs
Time : Saturday 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

Website: Lauren McNicoll on Facebook



All artist booking's are provisional and subject to cancellation at short notice due to work commitments. We must stress that if an artist cannot attend United Makeup Artists expo the organisers shall not accept this as a reason for an attendee wishing to cancel or requesting a refund. All e-tickets are purchased subject to our terms and conditions and are non refundable under any circumstance