Biography

Nancy Sumner is a London born make up artist. After studying at Ravensborne Art College, she went on to study Anthropology at Goldsmiths University. Always artistic and having a keen interest in alchemy of cosmetics, she was asked to help out with the make up for fellow student’s photo shoots. It was there she developed her love for make-up, beauty and fashion.

After a chance meeting with international make up artist Alex Box, Nancy ended up assisting her on various shoots and shows, which resulted in working closely with Alex on her personal project ‘The Book.’

Nancy then went on to assist renowned make up artist Polly Osmond, and has also worked with other big names including Val Garland, Florrie White, Kay Montano and Yadim on various shoots and shows for Vivienne Westwood, John Rocha, Simone Rocha, Micheal Van Der Ham, Margret Howell, Richard Nicholl, Rhianna for River Island, Gareth Pugh, Julien MacDonald, Jasper Conran.

For the last two seasons Nancy has been heading the team for Maybelline at LFWend.

Nancy has worked with – Rankin, Jem Mitchell, Thomas Schenk, Damien Fry, Julien Oppenheim, Jeff Boudreau, Jon Gorrigan, Alex Bramell, Johanna Nyholm, Richard Stow, Trisha Ward.

Clients

Advertising | PR : L’Oreal, Maybelline, Topshop, Selfridges, French Connection, Accessorize and Emma Cook.