Ireland’s leading specialist makeup boutique and Pro Artistry Makeup school is situated in the heart of Dublin City on Clarendon Street. It was established in 1989 by Makeup artist and award winning entrepreneur Annie Gribbin who’s dream was to create a unique space dedicated to educating , suppling and selling professional products in a back stage Environment. Annie also realized that what was good enough for professionals was good enough for the public market who just needed to be taught how to use high quality makeup products properly without the pressure of having to buy them which was the way big cosmetics houses operated and this clearly distinguished her business as she felt the public market deserved to have what the professionals wanted. Annie was the first in Ireland to do makeovers for women and to create a personalized makeup service teaching women how to apply great everyday makeup through one on one lessons. When it comes to makeup masterclasses Annie is the Master makeup maestro she is an award winning entrepreneur and she has been recognized as a pioneer in the makeup industry in Ireland paving the way for the future talented makeup artists.
Sara Golding started out her make up career in 1999, studying Make Up for TV , Film and Theatre, for 2 years in the most established make up course in Ireland, IADT Dun Laoghaire.
With over 13 years experience , Sara’s career has taken her all over the world from Europe to America, Australia and Asia. She has worked for numerous Top brands and Companies including MAC, Make Up For Ever, Brown Sugar and The Make Up Room. Her work includes Music DVDs, Tours, Live Concerts, TV, Fashion Shows, Editorial, Film as well as Weddings, Debs and Teaching. Sara's many credits include: Key makeup artist for "Celtic Woman" touring for several years, through Europe, Australia, Japan and the USA. She has worked on Numerous TV shows both at home and abroad including Dancing with the stars, Good Morning America, The Today Show, Regis and Kelly, Mike and Juliette as well as The Mario Rosenstock Show, Damo and Ivor, and The Late Late Show. Sara has built up an impressive celebrity clientele over the years and has worked on many well known faces such as: Nicole Scherzinger, The Pussy Cat Dolls, Girls Aloud, Daniel Day Lewis, Celtic Woman, Rebecca Storm, Aslan, Niel Jordan, Dany Dyer, Tamer Hassan, Howard Marx, Rhys Ifans, Fionnula Flanagan, Rebecca Miller, Sally Hawkins, Lamar, G4, Pat Kenny, Six, Pamela Flood, Caroline Morahan, Glenda Gilson, Andrea Roche, Charlie Murphy.
Course Coordinator for Make Up For Ever Pro Artistry School of Make Up. Amy’s creative passion originated from her training in Textile Design, and Visual Merchandising, which led her to train in Make -Up Artistry an industry she has been in for the past 10 years. Previously nominated for Make Up Artist of the Year by RSVP Magazine 2014. Amy is a Senior Artist for the Pro Team Ireland, and is involved in regular events and editorial work. Amy has extensive experience in editorial, and tv, including live tv make-up demonstrations and branding for TV3, RTE, and Evoke.ie. Projects include previously filming as event make-up artist for Katie Price for Sky HD Production. Key Artist on Short Films include ‘In Ribbons’, which was nominated for Best Newcomer in Cannes Festival Short Films Tent. Amy has also worked on – Newbridge Crystal editoral campaign, Tiger Beer,
Amy’s passion for education and nurturing a creative community, has led her to develop new education programmes on offer in the newly launched Pro Artistry School of Make Up. Amy’s other duties include liaising college demo callouts, and nurturing business to business relationships. Private training for salons and make up studios, Association Programmes and professional kits.
Have previously trained in Stockholm, Belfast, London, and in Paris under Dany Sanz Creative Director of Make Up For Ever. Have also undergone training in advanced Special Effects and Sculpting, Amy’s favoured genre of make-up.
Donna Morris Conlan
Image Magazine Best Makeup Artist Nominee Donna Morris has been working in the makeup industry for almost 15 years. Having completed her studies in Costume design and theatrical makeup Donna worked full time on both amateur and professional award winning stage productions in Ireland and the UK. Although she loved theatre her passion for fashion, Avante Garde and beauty make up brought her to a different area in her career. She gained experience in many photography studios which enabled her to continue training in her preferred field.
In 2012 Donna completed the Pro Artistry Course in Make Up For Ever Dublin and then joined the team. Throughout her time in the Pro Boutique Donna has worked on many photo shoots for publications such as STELLAR, VIP Magazine, SundayWorld Magazine, Life Magazine ,You Magazine and many more. She also had the opportunity to continue her training in the Make Up for Ever Academy Paris with Creative director Dany Sanz. Some Clients include Elaine Crowley, Samantha Mumba, Caroline Morahan, Katherine Lynch, Elaine Cassisy, Suzanne Jackson, "The Mama's", Deirdre O'Kane to name a few. TV work includes Expose, Ireland Am & programs for RTE., Advertising Campaigns include Lidl, Colgate, Bank of Ireland, Palmolive and Tayto Park.
Her experience in the industry and continuous training led Donna to sharing her skills with the next generation of makeup artists as one of the Tutors of the Pro Artistry School. Her teaching ranges from fashion and editorial, Beauty, Special FX and her great passion Body Painting for which she represented Ireland becoming a finalist in the World Championships 2014.
Donnas passion for makeup has led to a wonderful career encouraging women to use makeup as a tool to express and empower themselves creatively.