David Grant, Makeup Artist
First and foremost, David is a working artist. David moved to Chicago in 2006 to study at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. With a classical fine art background in oil painting, illustration, photography, and art history, David's work is published in 74 countries and all 50 states.
David started in makeup industry 15 years ago and has extensive experience in natural high definition beauty makeup, along with editorial, SFX, TV, film, and stage makeup.
David is on his 3rd season working at Chicago's Lyric Opera House as a makeup and wig artist for the principal roles.
David is passionate about making makeup fun and empowering. His focus is to enhance natural beauty rather than covering the skin with a heavy mask. "Makeup is not one size fits all, it must be customized based on physical traits, personality, as well as lifestyle."