Rachael M. Ryan

Rachael began her makeup career in 2005. She graduated from the highly esteemed Make-Up Designory, NYC in the fall of 2006 and now has over thirteen years experience working as a full time freelance makeup artist. Rachael has worked on commercials and films, covered the biggest sporting events (i.e. the Super Bowl and NBA Finals, etc.) on live tv, print and e-comm campaigns, events, editorials and documentaries. She's keyed many projects and assisted the likes of Jo Baker, Leanne Hirsh, Charlotte Day, Eve Pearl and Billy Brasfield. She's worked with brands such as Aerie, The Gap, J. Crew, Fresh, Rimmel London, Target, The Oprah Mag, Allure, The Knot - and Networks ABC, NBC, CNN, ESPN, MTV, Showtime and The Discovery Channel among others.

Rachael is also an oil painter and illustrator. She’s passionate about the health of our Planet, People and Animals. She supports these causes by highlighting and donating to global and environmental charities through her artwork sold on RachaelRyanNewYork.com.

Rachael holds a Bachelor’s Degree in 3D Arts and Visual Communication Design from Kent State University and a K-12 Art Education Certification from the State of Pennsylvania. Her other joys include all things wellness, yoga and weight training, sharing and educating about natural essential oils and cooking a vegetarian cuisine. Rachael lives, creates and works in Manhattan with her partner, Director, Brad Grimm, and their two fur-baby felines, Big and Piper.



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