RISA TAKENAMI

Hair and Makeup Artist

Work History

Salon Work Experience

Dec 2015 - Apr 2018
Tomoko Shima Hair Salon

Mar 2001 -  Oct 2003
Hair Stylist at Bless Hair & Makeup Salon, Kyoto, Japan

Nov 2003 -  Dec 2012
Hair Stylist at B-to Be Hair Salon, Kyoto, Japan

Teaching Experience

2013 – 2014
Hair and Makeup Instructor at Kyoto Institute of Design, Kyoto, Japan
courses taught: hair & makeup course, beauty course, special instructor for
open campus “Design Festa”

2012 - 2014
Hair and Makeup Instructor at Yamano Beauty-Treatment Academy, Osaka, Japan

2013 Lecturer – 4 lecture series at Kobe Erinserve Makeup School Awards and Honors

Awards Received

2016 Prix de la Photographie, Paris Winner.gold
-Fine Art Category photographer Haseo team-Worked as a Hair makeup artist

2011 5th JMA Paris Collection Hair and Makeup Artist Audition
Winner, Grand Prix (Professional - Hair Wig Arrangement & Make-Up – Category)
- organized by Japan Make-Up Association
- prize consisted of winning an opportunity to participate in a Paris Fashion Week
haute couture collection by fashion designer Jeremy Bueno as a makeup artist

Fashion Shows

September 13 2017
RAW BROOKLYN PRESENTS FIXATE" in New York
- Worked as a hair & makeup artist (Risa Takenami Design show)

September 9 2017 Couture Fashion Week NY - Elie Esper Hair team Worked as a hair artist
Designer brands /VIVIRE Canvas Couture/ Shera Autry Couture/Evgenia Luzhina

February 10 2017 Couture Fashion Week NY - Elie Esper Hair team Worked as a hair artist
Designer brands
Belinda Bullshoe / Cory Couture by Cory Tran / Cuero Design by paulina Canas

October 3 2016 - St.ODIM 2017S/S in Paris
Chie hagihara hairmake team-Worked as a makeup artist (fashion designer: Jun Nagai)

September 8-9/2016 Couture Fashion Week NY- Worked as a hair artist

Designer brands
9/8 TlSHYNAH BUFFALO/SUSHMA PATEL /NEW M102 by PAWAN SEE WOORUTTUN/ESTE & CCHLO/SOF.T ny SOFLA /TUREKOYA

9/9 ISABEL ZARARDLRZ/VlVRECANVAS COUTURE/KARISHMA SONDHI/UPSALRS FASHIONS 43/ MIRA INDRIA/ TERESITA TANON/NARINE TOVMASYAN/FELISHA DEE BULLOCK

Feb 12, 2016
Couture Fashion Week NY
- Worked as a hair artist
Designer brands
Sushma patel / Fatou Ndene Mdiaye / Lutery wear

2015 Kyoto Institute of Design Fashion Festa / Design Festa - Make-up artist responsible for the event

2014/2015 Tokyo Collection (Autumn / Winter)
- Worked as a makeup artist for fashion brands including Lamarck (fashion designer: Shinsuke Morishita), and Christian Dada (fashion designer: Masanori Morikawa)

2013 Paris Fashion Week
- Worked as a member of Sachi hair/make-up team for haute couture designer Yoshiki Hishinuma

2012 Paris Fashion Week
- Worked as a makeup artist for haute couture designer Jeremy Bueno during his Paris Collection
- Traveled to Paris as part of the prize for winning grand-prix at 5th JMA Paris Collection Hair and Makeup Artist Audition

2012 Heian Jingu Shrine Hall Fashion Show
- Responsible for the entire make-up responsibilities of the show
- Organized by Kyoto Institute of Design

2008 – 2012 ACT Fashion show a Kyoto Institute of Design

Trade Magazines (Editorial & Credits)

Professional Education

Oct 2001 – Sept 2004  Kyoto Beauty College, Kyoto, Japan

Graduated in September 2004

Licenses / Diplomas

NY cosmetology license

Japanese cosmetology license

Hair & Makeup Sach Academy hair & makeup diploma

Dinair Airbrush Makeup Diploma

Exhibition & Shows Record Hair & Makeup

Jun 25-26 2016 LUX -Worked as a hair artist
(products shot & How to shot & Viideo shooting with LUX gairl. )

March 8 2016 IBS new york INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY SHOW

BEAUTY TRIBE worked as Hair artis

JUN / 24 / 2016, SINGLE MOONLIGHT Jacket (singer - mazzitak) Worked as a Hair & makeup artist

Nihon Joshi Hakurankai

JAPAN GIRLS EXPO 2015

The 9th of Yamaha Music Revolution’s Poster

Publications Newspaper

The Asahi Shimbun May 28, 2015

The Chunichi Shimbun May 27, 2015