• Valeria Celon

Building Support Systems and Learning from Your Peers: Aya Tariq - Looks Like NYC Episode #04

This week, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Aya Tariq, New York City-based makeup artist, her work has been published in magazines such as LadyGunn, Solstice, Man of Metropolis, Metropolis Sport, and Paper.

She has worked on many commercial and fashion projects for Under Armour, Perrier, Walmart, Ssense, Apparis, and NYFW.

Aya talks about how she used her time at home to be creative and get to know herself better. She describes how she builds a support system with artists that look to growing together and uplifting each other. Aya also shares some resources for artists that have helped her grow.

Aya's Book List:

- Steal Like An Artist, a book by Austin Kleon

- Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad, a book by Austin Kleon

- The Artist's Way, a book by Julia Cameron

- Crystal Wright’s The Hair Makeup & Fashion Styling Career Guide: The Insider’s Guide to a Successful Career in Print, Video, Film & TV, a book by Crystal A. Wright

Follow Aya on:

Instagram: @ayatariqmua


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