Meet Nicole Simone
Before undergraduate school, she obtained a Master’s certificate in Make-up Artistry from the Art of Makeup School in Portland Or. Realizing that there was more to learn, Nicole decided to attend the Art Institute of Portland earning her Associates in Graphic Design, then transferred to Portland State University to finish a BFA in Art Practice. Through this journey Nicole rediscovered her passion for photography and found a new love in filmmaking. Utilizing her many creative talents in graphic design, makeup artistry, wardrobe styling, and performance arts, she knew there was an opportunity to make a statement on the world with her art directing style. When Nicole is not behind the camera she enjoys performing on stages for events like the Edwardian Ball and modeling for companies like Dark Garden Unique Corsetry.
Nicole is currently Producing and is Director of Photography for a stop-motion animation music video for a local Portland band Darkswoon which is set to be released in 2023.