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Deanna L Johnson is a freelance makeup artist and hair stylist with twenty years of experience. She is also a licensed cosmetologist currently residing in Minneapolis. Prior to returning to Minneapolis, California and New York provided inspiration and experience while working with respected makeup artists Bridgiette Riess Anderson, Bobbi Brown and Sonyia Kashuk, hairstylists Antonio Diaz, Jerome Lordet and Yves Duriff.

* I am inspired by working with different people everyday to create a natural and beautiful look through makeup and hair that emphasizes each persons individuality.*

Her work includes personal requests, book covers, weddings, celebrities and the following.

Feature Fims

-A Serious Man- Coen Brothers

-North Country- Niki Caro

-Young Adult- Jason Reitman

Independent Flms

-Sweetland- Ali Salim

-Into Temptation-Patrick Coyle

-Stay Then Go- Shelli Ainsworth

(see IMDB for film credits)

Music Videos

Doomtree-Beacon- Bo Hakala

Reina Del Cid-Expiration Date-Jason Ho

MaLLY-Young-Dream Nineteen Films

Muja Messiah ft. I Self Devine-It Goes Down-Mark Wojahn

White Hinterland-Ring The Bell--Dan Huiting

Tim Hart-A Number Of Us-Dan Huiting

Dessa-Call Off Your Ghost-Daniel Cummings


Tyler Florence, Brian Baumgartner, Antonio Sabbatto Jr, Sean William Scott, Alan Cumming, Jeremy London, Jennifer Beals, Elizabeth Reaser, Kate Flannery, Alex Kingston, Ned Beatty, John Heard, Andrew Zimmeren, Everlast, Chris Berman, Sterling Sharp, Amy Matthews, Dennis Leary, Jeramiah James, Frank Fritz, Mike Wolf, Jay Black, Marguerite Moreau, Mike Faiola

Commercial and Television Clients

Scheels, MN State Lottery, U Care. Subway, Allina, Holiday Inn, Food Network, History Channel, Target, Best Buy, Medtronic, 3M, General Mills, Ion Actif, Neutrogena, Once Upon A Child, Cover Girl, Becker Furniture, ESPN, Science Museum of MN, Boy Scouts of America, Cox Communications, Anderson Windows, Hazelden, Nulase, King of Prince, Mc Donalds, MOA, Blue Cross Blue Shield, University of MN


Kenny Morrison, Dorian Caster,Roger Cabello, Jeff Johnson, Jake Armour, John Wagner,

Jonathan Chapman, Shelly Mossman

New York Fashion Shows

Oscar De La Renta, Anne Klien, Maria Snyder, Roland Nivelais, Emporio Armani, Donna Karan

MN Theatre

Beauty and The Beast

Joseph and the Techinicolor Dreamcoat

Les Miserables


Flash Dance

Kinky Boots

Beautiful-The Caroline King Story


Collage Fashion Show, Upstart for Aids,

Fashion Follies/Faith Benefit for Aids,

An evening in Harlem for the Arts at Lincoln Center

Open Arms Moveable Feast

Education and Work Experience:

Aveda Institute-Minneapolis/New York

Bruno Dessange, Jacques Dessange-New York/Paris

Makeup Forever, Chanel and Shu Uemura

MN Unions IATSE 490 & Local 13