Multi-media makeup artist, adventurer, professional chocolate-eater, would like to be reincarnated as someone’s beloved dog. Loves her job.
Traci Fine got her start in the fashion industry at age 15, and worked and lived in Paris, Barcelona and Tokyo, before returning to Chicago and creating Fine Makeup Art & Associates. She has had years of training and extensive knowledge in the area of photography and media makeup.
Traci has a diverse list of Television, Advertising, Media, and Corporate clients that spans coast to coast, from New York to Los Angeles. Her client list includes CNN. NFL Networks, Time Magazine, People Magazine, Asics, Stella Artois, Kohler, Allstate, US Bank, ESPN, Herman Miller, Nintendo, Procter & Gamble, Kelloggs, Kenneth Cole, etc.
Some notable clients include Yo Yo Ma, Bill Clinton, Pete Buttigieg, Mark Cuban, Rahm Emmanuel, Ernie Banks, JB Pritzker, Barbara Bush, Jill Biden, Giada Di Laurentis, Carly Rae Jepsen.
Some of Traci’s Corporate clients include William Lauder CEO Estee Lauder, Gary Cohn Pres. Goldman Sachs, Oscar Munoz CEO United Airlines, Ellen Kullman CEO DuPont.
Most recently, her work appeared on the cover of TIME Magazine in May 2019, .
Fine Makeup Art & Associates is a preferred vendor at most of the hotels on Chicago’s iconic Michigan Avenue, and one of the most sought-after Bridal makeup artists in the city. She was named one of “Chicago’s Best” by BRIDES Magazine as well as other publications such as Refinery 29 and Martha Stewart Weddings. She has been listed as a preferred vendor of Kleinfeld Manhattan (of “Say Yes To The Dress”).
In addition to her makeup artistry, Traci does consulting for marketing firms, cosmetic companies, as well as consulting and training for Salons.
Traci was approached by fellow makeup artists and aspiring artists alike, that were interested in learning both techniques and the business of makeup artistry and began educating artists in the Chicago area, This demand prompted the launch of The Makeup Seminar Chicago. These seminars feature hands on training with Traci as well as Associate artists who are all working professional makeup artists in Media, Photo and Television. Livin’ the dream every day.