ABIA MAKE-UP ARTIST OF THE YEAR 2017
Liz Sharp (aka L.V.S) is the Founder and Owner of LVSHOME, She is also an established Australian Visual Artist specialising in Make-up, Hair, SPFX, and Body Art within the Entertainment Industry as a part of her research as an Artist
Liz Sharp commenced her education in Art and Special Effects in 1996 gaining a Diploma of makeup for Film & TV from the Sydney 3-Arts Makeup Centre. Liz went onto study at the Australian National University School of Art achieving a Degree in Visual Arts. Liz Sharp also successfully completed a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, and she has been teaching since 2006. Currently, along with Freelancing, she is part time studying her Masters in Contemporary Art @ RMIT Australia.
Liz has continued to gain experience in the creative industries throughout her career working with highly skilled and gifted Visual Artists, Directors, Photographers, Actors, Models. Not to mention top Mua, Hair & SPFX colleagues. Lizzie is known and well respected for her technical skills in colour, attention to detail and her concepts as a Visual Artist.
Her work as a creative director and make-up technician is regularly seen throughout the advertising film & tv industries. She is highly regarded in the make-up industry for her work in editorials, fashion films, music videos, film and television, special effects, theatre, body art and as a teacher and mentor to many in the industry.
She has a love of teaching and decided more to share her skills with others by becoming an educator of make-up & art. Liz provides a high standard of education to her students, teaching them not only how to perfect the application of make-up but to do this to a tight schedule and under pressure. She imparts knowledge on how to be a part of a strong team working as make-up assistant with the ultimate goal of eventually becoming a top make-up artist.
Because Liz's scope and love of art is so broad, her work also includes areas such as Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Retouching, Set design and Costume. A true all round Artist.
Liz is always open to a challenge and new ideas in the world of art and has not limited herself to one or two areas in her career as a technician or a visual artist.