About the Artist
Carli loved getting into her grandmothers' makeup, at an early age. Years later... Carlisha, Baltimore native, was accepted into The Baltimore School of the Arts TWIGS Theater Program . On track to becoming a child actress, after watching Michael Jackson's THRILLER and seeing the brilliant work artist Rick Baker had done, Carli grew far more interested in the world of Makeup Artistry.
She began researching Makeup Legends like Max Factor, Joey Mills, Fran Cooper, and Kevyn Aucoin. While studying at her alma mater JWU , is where Carli decided being a professional makeup artist would be her career. She started her artist journey working for a few prestigious makeup brands. Then she begin freelancing and assisting other artist , working with musicians on various test shoots and music video sets.
Carli had the opportunity to work on her first feature film ( L.U.V ) starring Common , Meagan Good, and Danny Glover. Carli's has since worked with Naturi Naughton (Actress/Singer), Franchesca Ramsey (Actress/ MTV), Justine Skye (Roc Nation Recording Artist), Tokyo Stylez ( Hairstylist/Model), Porsha Williams (Reality TV Star), Draya Michele (Model/TV Personality) , Kayla Brianna (Singer) , Robyn Dixon ( Real Housewives), ESPN, VH-1, BET Networks, ABC FAMILY, FOX !, STARZ, Good Morning DC. Ford Models, Wilhelmina, Q Models, Marilyn Agency, MSA models, New York Fashion Week and constantly growing her client list of talent and brands.
Carli specializes in TV/Film, Beauty, and Red Carpet makeup. She currently resides in NYC. Working in DC, MD, LA and is available for worldwide travel.