Makeup Artistry

Marie Hill


makeup artist marie hillMarie Hill is a Cincinnati-based Professional Makeup Artist with over 15 years experience.  She has been working with Ashley Matho for over 8 years. Her passion for Makeup and Special Effects artistry combined with her professionalism and attention to detail has enabled her to work along side Hollywood Makeup Artists and celebrities.  Marie’s work has been featured in Cincinnati Wedding and Venue Magazine as well as on Fox 19, Channel 9, Channel 12, and KET. Marie has had the pleasure of working on many local celebrities doing commercial and film work as well.

Marie uses lighting and color theory to guide her in her work with high-def photography and film.   She is trained in the art of airbrush makeup and uses high-quality makeup in her kit.  She understands the importance of flawless, quality makeup in front of the camera.

Some of her makeup kit includes MAC, Makeup Forever, Chanel, Bobbi Brown, Lancome Paris, Smashbox, Ben Nye, and Temptu Airbrush makeup and other professional makeup artist lines.

Ten Things You Ought to Know

  1. How it all began: While modeling when I was 16 years old, I met a Hollywood Makeup Artist, Jeni Lee,  who recognized my natural ability in doing makeup. She influenced me to work with her behind the scenes.  Shortly thereafter, I was trained and was working as a National Makeup Artist for the prestige line, Jeni Lee cosmetics.  I travelled throughout the country working Jeni Lee events and grand openings at  Nordstom, Henri Bendel and freestanding stores.  I have had the pleasure of working on many local celebrities doing commercial and film work as well.
  2. Starting at the age of 3, I’ve danced my entire life. I attended CCMS and danced with The Cincinnati Ballet. I have a lot of love for Ballet.
  3. I have a Golden Retriever who is a therapy dog. He visits kids at the Shriner Hospitals and Nursing homes.
  4. My favorite vacation spot is Disney World!
  5. I have a love for dentistry and making people feel good about themselves to get their smile back. I’m also a dental assistant. I’ve been in dentistry since 2005.
  6. Purple is my most absolute favorite color.
  7. I love horror/scary movies. That is where my special Fx makeup chimes in!
  8. Music is a huge part of my life being a dancer and I love love Michael Jackson. He’s one of my faves!
  9. I absolutely love doing makeup so much I forget it’s part of my job. I really get locked into making people over! It’s my true passion.
  10. I come from a huge sports family and have a few uncles who played professional football and basketball.