About the Makeup Artist
Carolyn Walter is a Washington D.C. Makeup Artist who relocated from New York City in 2016. Carolyn has been in the makeup industry for nearly a decade, and before moving to NYC she worked as a makeup designer for Washington D.C.’s theater industry. Carolyn also worked as a makeup artist for Clinique Cosmetics for over three years. While in NYC, Carolyn’s passion for makeup artistry led her to the world renowned Make-up Designory, where she studied both Beauty and Special FX makeup, receiving her diploma in Makeup Artistry through their Multi-Media program. Since graduating, Carolyn has gone to work on film sets as a makeup artist, including Key Makeup Artist for film, "Wild Nights With Emily," which showed at 2018 SXSW and several other film festivals, as well as movie theaters nationwide.
Her special FX work was featured on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon as part of their Halloween segment at Blood Manor. Blood Manor is the premier haunted attraction of Manhattan, in which she worked during the Halloween season as one of their lead special effects makeup artists. Since moving to Washington, D.C. Carolyn has been chosen as a finalist in the special effects Battle of the Brushes competition at the International Makeup Artist Trade Show (IMATS) in Toronto, ON. hosted by Makeup Artist Magazine, where her work was judged by some of the top makeup professionals in the film industry.
Now living in Maryland, Carolyn has expanded her expertise in the TV and film industry throughout the Washington DC area. Although Special FX is an ever-growing passion, Carolyn still holds true that natural beauty and a flawless skin create a polished look, perfect for the camera. Also, since moving to the Washington D.C. area, Carolyn has worked as a makeup artist throughout the D.C. metro area for weddings, events, theater and television.