Beau Nelson; celebrity and editorial makeup artist for over two decades is known to have an exquisite eye for beauty, makeup, and advertising. It was inevitable that Beau was to become a fine artist and photographer. Beau’s work is informed by his passions of contemporary art, art history, high-end architecture, and design. Nelson has worked with esteemed photographers including Miles Aldridge, Ben Watts, Nass Gaya, Mike Rosenthal, Mert and Marcus and many more. Beau’s deep understanding of color has led to him being a resource for esteemed brands including Chanel, Miu Miu, and Giorgio Armani. He reveres all the great icons of glamour, especially such late 20th Century style stars as Halston, Guy Bourdin, Jerry Hall and Carine Roitfeld of Vogue Paris.
Beau began working in artistry at age 14 and is from a small town in Southern Alberta, Canada. Nelson spent a decade in NYC and is now residing in Los Angeles, where he maintains a diverse, star-studded clientele. His roster includes women like Kristen Stewart, Riley Keough, Karlie Kloss, Zoe Kravitz, Nicole Richie, Jessica Alba, Christina Hendricks, Nina Dobrev, Sienna Miller, Iman, Mary J. Blige, Brooke Shields, Blake Lively, and more.