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Laura is an Emmy nominated freelance make-up artist based in the Portland, OR area with over 17 years of professional experience in television and film.  Specializing in beauty, special effects, and character make-up.  


Laura studied fine arts at Washington State University and received a bachelors degree.  She then went on to study make-up at Joe Blasco Make-up Center West and was mentored by three-time Oscar-winning make-up artist Ve Neill.


After 8 years and some wonderful shows as a make-up artist and contact lens technician, she ultimately decided to move back to the Pacific Northwest where she grew up.  

After the move she immediately jumped into working as the key makeup artist and then the Department Head on the NBC television show "Grimm" in Portland for 6 years. 

Some of her career highlights include working on the Pirates of the Caribbean II & III and being a contact lens technician on the films Body of Lies, The Men Who Stare at Goats, Resident Evil: Extinction and Fright Night.

If you would like to see more of the shows she has worked on please visit her IMDB page under her maiden name Laura Hill.

When not working, Laura enjoys spending time with her family, reading and going on camping trips.

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Laura is available for all types of work including film, television, photo shoots, weddings, private make-up lessons or face painting.   


"I love being a make up artist, it gives you new experiences every day and the chance to meet all different types of people."

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