New York based makeup artist Talia Sparrow was born and raised in London. She graduated from Glasgow’s School of Art with a degree in fine art painting. Her true love is for all things visual, especially the transforming power of make up. She immediately set upon a path to pursue her passion for makeup and beauty products.
Talia educated and trained staff in skincare and makeup at The Aveda Institute in London and the London College of Fashion. It was through this experience that she became aware of the importance of skincare and it’s non-negotiable power to achieve a flawless finish. Talia went on to assist world renowned makeup artist Lisa Butler for nearly four years, where she honed her skills, developing a signature fresh and inventive approach to makeup artistry. Talia relocated to New York in 2009, where her talent was quickly recognized in the world of fashion and beauty editorial and advertising.
Inspired by art, urban culture, and film, Talia has collaborated with publications incl American and British Vogue, Dazed & Confused, and i-D, and photographers Alexi Lubomirski, Karen Collins, and Ellen von Unwerth Inez and Vinoodh. Marchesa who recognized Talia’s skill and professionalism, continues to work with her regularly for their runway shows.