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Travis Klingler is a makeup artist based in the Pittsburgh, PA region. He is an accomplished and creative makeup artist with experience in all aspects of makeup. Be it bridal makeup for a wedding or creating burns and scars for special effects, he prides himself on being diverse. Travis enjoys teaching his clients to utilize makeup to bring out their best features.

With over ten years of experience as a hair stylist and makeup artist, Travis left the salon business to pursue a career solely in makeup artistry. After several successful years working in the Pittsburgh area, Travis relocated to Minneapolis in 2012. He started working for MAC at Nordstrom Mall of America as a retail manager. After a year at Nordstrom, Travis joined the management team at the freestanding MAC store on Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis. In May of 2015 he decided to return to his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to be closer to his friends, family and colleagues. Travis currently works as freelance artist for his own business, travismakeupart,based in Pittsburgh, PA and freelances for MAC Cosmetics.

Travis' recent work includes a Fall spread in the September issue of Pittsburgh Magazine and a photo shoot with Glamour Magazine for an upcoming issue.  He was also principal wig and makeup artist for Minnesota Opera's production of The Magic Flute (2014), world premier of Manchurian Candidate (2015) and Carmen (2015). In 2014, Travis worked with Nicole Curtis on episodes of Rehab Addict and did her makeup for her 2013 holiday promotion shoot on HGTV.

In the summer of 2012, Travis work with MTV on promotions for the MTV Video Music Awards. He has also worked with Microscopic Opera Company for their productions of Lizbeth (2012) and Riders To The Sea (2012), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2011), Bon Appetit! (2011), Happy Garden of Life (2010) and Monkey’s Paw (2010).

Travis worked with Pittsburgh Opera as hair and makeup assistant from 2008 to 2010 and also created the makeup and wig styles for the company's 2010 production of The Rape of Lucretia; as well as the Opera’s 2010-2011 advertising campaign.

Travis’ editorial credits include fashion spreads in Frontrow Monthly, covers of Whirl Magazine, a beauty feature for Metropolitan Magazine, an online holiday campaign for ModCloth, Pittsburgh Magazine and Glamour Magazine. He has worked on several locally filmed movies. Travis has had the pleasure to work on Jamie Lee Curtis, Kristin Chenoweth and Nicole Curtis, to name a few.

He is a licensed cosmetologist; MAC Cosmetics trained and certified in application, lesson, advanced 1 and advanced 2; and a graduate of Pittsburgh Beauty Academy and Joe Blasco Makeup School in Orlando Florida.