Make-Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild Awards

9th Annual MUAHS Awards 2022

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MAKE-UP ARTISTS & HAIR STYLISTS GUILD AWARDS | 11 V A N G U A R D A W A R D CHRISTINA SMITH JOURNEYMAN MAKE-UP ARTIST Award-winning journeyman make-up artist Christina Smith, best known for her work on Caberet with Liza Minnelli, Schindler's List, Steel Magnolias and Hook, will receive the esteemed Vanguard Award. Christina's talent and creative career encompasses what the Vanguard Award represents. Her outstanding body of work and commitment to helping her fellow artists—and Local 706— has paved the way for many others to succeed as make- up artists in the entertainment industry. With nearly 100 credits to her résumé, Smith has earned Academy Award and BAFTA nominations for Schindler's List and another Oscar® nomination for Hook. She began her career in make-up a er assisting the renowned fashion photographer Bud Fraker, and became an expert on innovative make-up trends. Smith's lm career began when Liza Minnelli asked Christina to work with her on the lm Cabaret. Her recent lm credits include Resident Evil: e Final Chapter, starring Milla Jovovich, and Last Days in the Desert with Ewan McGregor. Alongside her lm career, Christina has created a couture eyelash atelier that provides lashes to some of the biggest celebrities in the world. Her clients include Shirley MacLaine, Julia Roberts, Rachel McAdams, Milla Jovovich, Monica Bellucci, Amber Valletta, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Liza Minnelli, Cher, Dolly Parton and Liam Neeson, to name a few. is success is due to her amazing beauty work and the fact that Christina makes the only handmade eyelashes on the market. She is a spokesperson for Smart Cover Cosmetics and has previously partnered with MAC Cosmetics to develop a line of lashes. She has also been featured in numerous editorials for magazines such as Vogue and has appeared on QVC and HSN. Christina was Emmy® nominated for her work on King. She has been honored twice by the Canadian Film Council for her outstanding contribution to lm. In 1994, Christina was the recipient of the Crystal Award, presented by the prestigious Women In Film organization, as well as being honored by the Girl Scouts of America as an Outstanding Female Achiever. 2003 brought an award nomination from the Local 706 Make- Up Artists & Hair Stylists Guild for her work on Life as a House. Christina became one of the rst female make-up artists to join Local 706 in 1974 and she used that experience to help mentor numerous other artists. Christina is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Christina Smith's projects have included (from left): Cabaret, Schindler's List, Steel Magnolias, Hook and Last Days in the Desert.

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