MEET THE INSTRUCTOR

LEAD INSTRUCTOR, CANDACE COLLIER

Candace has been working as a full-time, freelance makeup artist in the Atlanta market for the past eight years, where she works predominantly in the high-definition television and video space. 


Adept in recognizing the specific makeup needs of her video clients, Candace finds herself in high demand - and is often personally requested by producers, directors, and talent alike. A few of the well known talent she has worked with include Kelsey Grammer, Greta Van Susteran, Jasmine Guy, Chipper Jones, and the Rev. Al Sharpton.  

Candace touches-up Red Carpet Host Jeremy Parsons at 2016 CMA Awards

Informed by her former business roles within Turner Broadcasting and ABC-Disney, Candace attributes much of her success to mastering the intersection of art, professionalism, and client service.


Proficiency in the psychology of makeup artistry is an integral component of the Media Makeup Course, as well as educating newer artists on the importance of upholding industry standards - to protect the integrity and livelihood of makeup artists everywhere. 


Candace holds a Master's Degree from Tulane University and formalized her makeup training at the Atlanta Makeup Academy in 2010.  For a more comprehensive client list and online portfolio, please visit www.candacecollier.com.

Candace with Olympic Gold-Medalist Kelley O'Hara

WE'RE LOOKING FORWARD TO ANNOUNCING AMA's SPECIAL GUEST INSTRUCTORS FOR JANUARY 2018!

Each session will feature special guest instructors to cover topics in the curriculum related to their area of expertise.  A guest instructor will also be invited to participate in the final exam evaluation.


Guest instructors for the first Session of  2018 will  be announced in the coming weeks...don't forget to sign-up to receive notifications about this as well as other important AMA updates!