Amber D, as she's professionally known, is a formidable force, go-getter and connoisseur to her craft as a freelance make-up artist. Her distinct and instantly recognizable artistry is perfect proof of 15 years in the industry. A career forged from early days in retail, taught her that working in the field of beauty was a way to blend her art, drawing and fashion together. Dropping out of art school early on to pursue fashion gave way to fate, earning her a position at MAC Cosmetics as a senior artist, which took her to work on fashion shows and projects around the world.
Amber's exceptional taste and eagerness for her craft has taken her from Auckland to Sydney to her current Los Angeles base. Her extensive client portfolio a reflection of her expert skills, rubbing shoulders with some of the most aspirational names in the fashion, beauty and entertainment industries; To name a few, Haim, Jaime King and Grimes. Most noteable to her career was touring the world with home-bred musician Lorde - a big break earning her credibility as one of New Zealand's top makeup artists.
Collaborating on many photoshoots with Meadowlark over the course of her career was of course inherent. With a drive to challenge the traditional notions of beauty, Amber's unshakeable devotion to creativity has been a calling card for the most of her life. Amber is now based in the US, hunting out new projects and continuing to hone her skills, getting by on good coffee, expensive shoes and one hell of a sense of humour, learning everyday that it is a relentless pursuit, and always saying yes to opportunities that creates real success.