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Debie is a makeup artist based out of NYC.

Born and raised in Fairfax, VA, she graduated from the University of Mary Washington with a psychology degree and ambitions to work in the advertising industry.  She landed a job at one of the biggest agencies in the world, packed up her bags and moved to Manhattan, but gradually realized the ad game wasn't for her.  However, the excitement of photo and TV shoots lingered with her and she set about making a way to turn her creative energy into a career. Tapping into her lifelong love for makeup and her creative flair, the path to pursue makeup artistry became undeniably clear.

Today, Debie has worked for top brands including Opening Ceremony, Marissa Webb, Moda Operandi, Bandier, and more.  She finds inspiration from her favorite artists, her Korean heritage, her travels abroad and the thriving streets of NYC. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and pet bunny.

 

Clients:

  • Bandier
  • Moda Operandi
  • Opening Ceremony
  • Negative Underwear
  • Steven Alan
  • Marissa Webb
  • Racked

Directors:

  • Spike Lee

Photographers:

  • James Blanco
  • Driely Carter
  • Jena Cumbo
  • Elisabet Davidsdottir
  • Ricardo Fernandes
  • Kreg Holt
  • Jean-Yves Lemoigne
  • Robert Massman
  • Fiona Melder
  • Franey Miller
  • Zia O'Hara
  • Nick Onken
  • Steven Patenaude
  • Saunak Shah
  • Shirley Yu

Publications:

  • The New York Times
  • The Dapipher
  • Creem Magazine
  • Trim Magazine
  • LadyGunn