Multi Talented Makeup Artist, Costume Designer & More
Kay Cunningham born and raised from the Caribbean Island of Jamaica, originally an Art Student with a passion for fashion, self thought sewing with inspiration from her mother and father being local Designer and Tailor. Kay went to live and work in London for 15 yrs and experienced the beauty & fashion industry along with working at events, club Promotion/host and also Artist Manager.
In the UK Kay started her career in Retail Beauty Managing luxury Cosmetics Accounts with a team of Beauty Consultants and Makeup Artist for luxury cosmetic brands like Versace, D&G, Guerlain, Prescriptives and Trish McEvoy (Multiple account management for Moschino, Armond Basi, Richard James, Chantel Thomas while working for Versace Cosmetics)
She is currently living in USA and mainly work in the states that are frequently filming like LA, NYC, ATL, MA & MA. She has worked on Feature Films, Music Videos, Brides, Reality TV Shows on Lifetime, WE TV Complex Media, Discovery, OWN TV, & Radio Host, Agency Models Magazine Cover Shoots and private clients for glam makeup and Celebrities.
Kay is not just about hair and makeup, she also provide Art direction, Model Scouting, Photography, Custom Made Designs, Costume Designs/Making & Styling for Film Projects and private clients. Kay has debuted multiple roles in 2016 Feature Film "Body of Sin" as Keys in Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist, Costumer//Wardrobe Supervisor and set Photographer, starring Elisha Kriis, Produced and Directed by Amariah & Obin Olson from Olson Pictures.
Kay also did multiple roles in the Award Winning Short Film "The Blurry World of Marcello Cassagrande", Directed by Marco Gozzo, kay's roles were Key Makeup Artist, Hair Stylist & Costume Designer. This film has been accepted in many film festivals and won multiple awards, some includes That Film Life Cannes 2018, Oniros Film Award 2018, Los Angeles Film Award 2018 (Winner), LA Shorts Award 2018 (Winner-best short film) & Coney Island Film Festival 2018.
Kay's first feature film in USA "Starfish" Directed by Shira Levin made it to CHAIN NYC FESTIVAL 2018. To view these trailers, go to portfolio then select Film & TV Projects.
You can also learn some beauty tips from her at L3 Magazine the Beauty & Fashion Editor. Connect with Kay on Social Media or contact her by email.