“Being a makeup artist is so much fun. I love being able to use a person as my canvas to create amazing art.”

Heather Shelton is RAW’s 2012 Makeup Artist of the Year from South Jordan, Utah. Makeup artistry is her passion and she prides herself on putting 100% effort into her work. She has a wide range of abilities from extreme, theatrical makeup looks to natural, everyday looks. Heather’s goal is to always make her clients feel like the most beautiful version of themselves. She loves to create a fun, comfortable experience for each client, and seeing people enjoy their makeup is the ultimate reward for her.

Heather has a ton of diverse experience, including runway, editorial, film, commercial and television, special effects/gore, theatrical, costume, avant-garde, high fashion, everyday beauty, pageantry, makeover, glamour, etc. She has also worked for Maybelline, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Seventeen Magazine, Grazia Uk Magazine, and Model Life Magazine.

Check out Heather's extensive portfolio on her website and Facebook!

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    RAW: Natural Born Artists

    RAW Artists is an organization that represents independent artists in art, fashion, music, film, photography, performing art, hair & makeup, and accessories.

    Nine artists received awards at Salt Lake City’s RAW semi-final show in November 2012. Here at Ugly, we are excited to introduce our local award-winners and find out what they do, why they do it, and where they’re going next.