Alumni

Join our Legacy

Over 5,000 makeup artists have graduated from CMU in the past 30 years. We are incredibly proud of our alumni’s countless accomplishments and we enjoy sharing their success stories with our current and prospective students. Many alumni have gone on to become leaders within their field and even more contribute meaningfully to the international makeup industry. It is not uncommon for CMU alumni to return to the college to visit and even recruit recent graduates for job opportunities through our job posting system. We take pride in the fact that our alumni want to assist our recent graduates at the beginning of their careers.

Find out more about our amazing alumni and their many successes below.

 

CMU graduates have worked on award-winning productions like Schitt’s Creek, Murdoch Mysteries, Star Trek Discovery, IT, Saw, among many, many others. They continue to design and create iconic makeup looks for entertainment industries across the globe. Our graduates have also found employment in music videos, commercials, documentaries, television series, national newscasts, independent films, major motion pictures, and more.

Image courtesy (from left to right): Shaftesbury Inc., Lionsgate, CBC, Shaftesbury Inc.

Alumni Success

From Roots to Savage x Fenty Vol. 2: Alumna Arielle Park’s incredible success story

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Arielle Park graduated from CMU’s ‘Complete Makeup Artist’ program in 2017. She gained a curiosity for the makeup industry after participating in CMU’s Summer Makeup Camp as a teenager. Her…

From Vogue to Keiynan Lonsdale: CMU Alumna Brittany Sinclair is living the dream through her work

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Brittany Sinclair graduated from CMU in 2012. A P1M represented hair and makeup artist, Brittany’s talent for makeup artistry has graced the covers of international Vogue, Paper Magazine and FASHION.…

Complete Makeup Artist Grad Louisa Liao Has Reve’d Up Her Makeup Career to the Universe and Beyond!

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Louisa Liao graduated from CMU in 2011 from our “Complete Makeup Artist” program. After graduating, Louisa got straight into work landing a job as a makeup artist in the 2011…

Recent Complete Program grad Lateisha Grant is making her mark in the Fashion world

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Lateisha Grant graduated from CMU’s Complete Makeup Artist program in 2019. Lateisha is a budding makeup artist who is passionate about expressing her creativity through art. With her unrelenting drive…

CMU graduate Vittorio Masecchia on His Globetrotting, Star Studded Makeup Career

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Vittorio Masecchia graduated from CMU College in 2005. Since graduating, Vittorio has added several noteworthy accomplishments to his credit. An award winning makeup artist, Vittorio’s work has graced magazines like…

From Art History to Feature Films: Comprehensive Makeup grad Christina Spina’s success story

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Christina Spina graduated from CMU's Comprehensive Makeup Artist Program in 2010. Trading in a sculpting brush for a makeup brush, Christina talks about how her extensive knowledge of art history…

2021 Canadian Screen Award Nominees Announced

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The nominees for the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards (CSA) were announced recently. We want to congratulate CMU graduates Emily O'Quinn Code, Emma Lee Hilton, Elizabeth Gruszka and Candice Ornstein who…

From Film School to Makeup Artistry: Complete Makeup Program Alumna Jaye Falcioni leaves her mark on Netflix shows, short films and more.

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From graduating film school to earning a Diploma in Makeup Artistry at CMU, Jaye Falcioni has always believed in letting an individual’s journey take them to the endless opportunities the…