Leah Cuff is an award winning make-up artist specializing in work for Film, Television, Theatre and Print. Originally from Edmonton Alberta, her career as a make-up artist began as a side project while working in the theatre as an actor. Since then she has blossomed into a professional artist specializing in a wide variety of disciplines and genres.
Moving to Vancouver in 2009, she attended the world renowned Vancouver Film School for the Make-up Design for Film and Television Program. She graduated top of her class, and while enrolled worked with CityTV Breakfast Television, CTV Vancouver and Masters FX Studio as well as multiple student films, photo shoots and music videos.
Since then she has spent time working on numerous projects all around Western Canada and received a variety of awards for make-up achievement. In 2011, Leah was accepted to compete in two prestigious competitions at the International Make-up Artist Trade Show (IMATS). Leah broke records by not only being accepted into both Canadian Shows, but also by placing 1st in both the Vancouver and Toronto Prosthetic Competitions. Her work has since been featured in multiple issues of Make-up Artist Magazine. During her time in Toronto, she was featured in a short documentary Artists 4 IMATS.
Leah prides herself in being proficient in all types of make-up design and application. Some of her specialties include corrective, glamour, period, fantasy/competition, injury simulation and effects, hand-laid facial and body hair, aging, hair and wig styling, bald caps, prosthetics application and creation, lace hair piece creation, and much much more. She is always looking for new teams and creative contacts to work with and can be reached through her contact page.