Work Experience
4	Gemini14                                                                                                2/2012 – Present
4	Hair & Makeup Artist, Fix Salon, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                              11/2009 – 2/2012
	8 Specializing in Goldwell color, sculpture, style and cosmetics
	8 Experience with micro-bead extension systems, dreadlocks and dreadlock extensions
	8 Sole makeup artist and distributor of independent cosmetic line Vanity & Glamour LLC
	8 Operating full-time as a sole-proprietorship, while working with mutual respect as a team of professionals
	8 Actively building and successfully maintaining clientele
4	Cosmetologist, The Art of Smart, Marion, Iowa                                      10/2007 – 10/2009
	8 Leased chair part-time at Oasis Salon & Spa, while building clientele to be able to move to a bigger salon
4	Cosmetologist, Torchbearers Int’l, Holsbybrunn, Sweden                            9/2006 – 8/2007
	8 Volunteered cutting and styling hair for staff and students
	8 Invaluable experience to see my haircuts on a daily basis, as they grew out in their most natural state
4	Cosmetologist, Hair by Stewarts, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                 5/2006 – 9/2006 
	8 Walk-in clients for cut, color, style and makeup services

4	Cosmetology Student, La’James Int’l College, Cedar Falls, Iowa                 2/2005 – 4/2006                            
    8	2100 hours of training in Sculpture, Design, Texture, Color and Spa services
    8	Recognized for exceptional final exam and practicum, highest score given to date
    8	Received “Going Above and Beyond” award for outstanding service and talent
4	Linn-Mar High School, Marion, Iowa                                                                2001 – 2005                                  
    8	Grade-Point Average 4.03; top 5% of graduating class as a National Honor Society member
    8	Graduated one semester early to pursue cosmetology school	

Activities & Achievements 
8	Ongoing hair and makeup for photoshoots by since 2011 
8	Ongoing hair and makeup for catalog photoshoots for Skimpily Clawd, clothing designer Lindsey Faber since 2011
8	Ongoing hair and makeup for pinup calendar and magazine photoshoots with photographer Nate Ullrich since 2011
8	Ongoing hair and makeup for The Gazette and Hoopla magazine with photographer Cliff Jette since 2010
8	Ongoing hair and makeup for weddings and special events since 2005 (local to Iowa and paid out-of-state travel)
8	Retro hair styling for Theater Cedar Rapids’ production of “Damn Yankees!” Fall 2011
8	Goldwell “Light and Dark of Color Design” by John Simpson at ISSE 2011
8	Goldwell class by Jamie Kay at Fix Salon in 2011 
8	Rockabilly and pinup hairstyling and makeup for Vintage Torque Fest 2011
8	Hoopla magazine has featured hair and makeup by me four times, three on the cover in 2010-11
8	Bridal Fashion Shows, Hair and Makeup for US Cellular, KZIA, XOXO, and Hope’s in 2010 & 2011
8	Midwest Beauty Show/ABS/ISSE attendee in 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011
8	Goldwell “Color Zoom” by John Simpson at ABS 2010
8	KMS class with Edwin Johnston at ABS 2010
8	Paul Mitchell’s What Inspires You Workshop in Des Moines, IA 2010
8	Leslie & The Ly’s hair at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City in 2010
8	Hair cut and color featured on a billboard in 2010
8	Authored “How To Be Your Own Makeup Artist”, an informative article with photos on makeup tips and tricks in 2009
8	Gordon Photography and Gallery, three “Character Projects” took first, second and honorable mention in a national 
        photography competition with my hair and makeup artistry in 2009
8	Increased to a full-time clientele from 2007-2009, expanding to a new salon in 2009
8	Volunteered hair skills at International School in Holsbybrunn, Sweden in 2006-2007
8	Trucco by Sebastian Makeup class at Des Moines La’James in 2006
8	City Looks Salon Internship 2005


Kelsey M. Smart