Gemma Elaine is a respected Australian makeup artist working in the areas of photographic and short film media in addition to live events and fashion shows.
Following the completion of her Visual Arts degree at the Queensland University of Technology in 2001, Gemma pursued a career as a makeup artist and has rapidly become one of Queensland and Australia's most sought after creatives. With over a decade of industry experience, Gemma has a clean and contemporary approach to makeup along with a keen eye for detail. She is highly skilled with traditional, airbrush and HD film techniques in addition to classic and current hairstyling methods.
Gemma has worked nationally and internationally on both fashion campaigns and commercial advertising projects for clients including Virgin Australia, Billabong, Nak Hair, She Made Me, Iniala Beach House, Oakley USA, Valley Eyewear, Lee Denim and Saba to name a few. Her easy going nature, professional attitude and determination to provide the very best service have given her the opportunity to work with talent including Chris Hemsworth, The Script, Samantha Wills and Hayley Lewis for both personal appearances and events.
Experienced in runway shows and live events, Gemma has worked as both team member and key makeup artist on runway shows for Gucci, Pandora, Toni&Guy, Wella, GHD, Westfield, Brisbane City Council and Leona Edmiston, and her skills in high definition makeup have seen her work on music videos and television commercials including those for Griffith University, Eskimo Joe and Megan Washington.
Also a skilled writer, Gemma has contributed pieces to countless sites and media outlets. She has been honoured to take on the role of backstage beauty reporter for international publication Black Magazine at Australian Fashion Week in Sydney for the past two years, a role in which she hopes to continue on with in the future.
With a lifelong love of fashion and art, Gemma has worked successfully in the editorial market collaborating on work for countless publications worldwide with some of the most renowned creative teams and models available. Her editorial credits include Marie Claire (AU), Laud Magazine (AU), Hitched Magazine (AU), Peppermint Magazine (AU), Black Magazine (NZ) and In Fashion Magazine (Russia) amongst others.
Gemma Elaine calls Brisbane home but often finds herself traveling throughout Australia and the rest of the world on assignment. She is available for bookings both nationally and internationally.
You can view Gemma’s CV HERE