Ayami Nishimura is a Japanese born, self-taught makeup artist. She moved from Tokyo to London in the early 90’s, starting her work as a makeup artist and establishing herself in the fashion industry.
Relocating to New York in 2013 she continued her creative work on numerous editorials, celebrity appearances and fashion advertisements.
In 2012 she gained a contract with MAKE cosmetics.
Her acclaimed beauty photo book, Ayami Nishimura by Rankin, with photographer Rankin was published in 2012 with an accompanying exhibition in London’s Anroy Gallery, LA’s RANKIN Gallery and Diesel Tokyo Art Gallery.
Ayami frequently travels from NY to a variety locations worldwide including Europe, Japan and South America.