Fiona was born and raised in Petersfield, Hampshire. She grew up having a passion for art, colour and design. At the age of 13, she was given the opportunity to run the make-up team for Bohunt school’s yearly performances which she continued to do until the end of her school years when she was 16. This opened Fiona’s eyes to the world of make-up and the passion continued to develop.
She went on to study Art & Design for 2 years at Alton College where she could let her creative side loose. In her second year, she specialised in Photography so she could do the make-up for various shoots and see how the make-up read in a studio. Specialising in photography also gave her the opportunity to research and learn an array of photographers, designers and make-up artists which continued to inspire her. She graduated from college with Distinction*, Distinction*, Distinction.
Fiona went on to take a gap year, she quickly became a frequent make-up artist to a local photographer whom helped her gain experience with professional models. She also went on to help Chichester Festival Theatre on their 2014 Christmas performance of 101 Dalmatians where she had the opportunity to make-up many characters including the lead act Cruella Deville.
In September 2015, she started her journey of professional training at Delamar Academy Read more about her experience Here
Since Graduating in July 2016 Fiona’s had the opportunity to work with Oxygen Modelling Management for their London Fashion Week Show Pack.
Fiona has also done Editorials, Test shoots and she Interned for her former Fashion tutor Joanne Byrne at Delamar Academy.
In November 2016, Fiona had the opportunity to assist the extremely talented make-up artist Caroline Barnes on a Max Factor 2017 campaign starring the gorgeous Rochelle Humes.
To continue Fiona’s experience at the beginning of 2017, She had got in contact with make-up artist Holly Silius whom she assisted on a few shoots one with the prestigious photographer Rankin and Model Abby Clancey.
She has also assisted make-up artist Kitty Noofah whom she trained with for various shoots for Bacchanalia UK Notting Hill Carnival 2017 costume collection in collaboration which was featured in the Telegraph and the Times.
In early February, Fiona also got the experience to assist a fashion tutor from Delamar, Mira Parmar, on a show case at Cartier in New Bond Street which was an incredible experience working to a tight schedule and high level of precision.
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