Abigael is a qualified beauty therapist, makeup artist and hair stylist with 23 years experience in the television and photographic industry. Abigael is highly skilled in high definition makeup and when at work is in constant liaison with lighting and technical directors. Abigael gains great satisfaction in developing and maintaining new and (also conventional) styles with hair and makeup. She enjoys working with a team or by herself.
Abigael currently runs the makeup on international productions for Granada Television, “I’m A Celebrity Get Me out Of Here”, (ITV2 Series 1, 2002 through to Series 15), 2016 and the German Series, from 2002 through to 2016.
Her other array of television work includes ‘Hero of the Outback’, Fox Productions, Big Brother, Head Makeup Series 1-8, Rove Outside Broadcasts for Channel 10 including makeup for Rove, James Blunt and Good Charlotte.
Abigael currently works for Channel 9 Brisbane on a regular basis at the station, and for outside broadcasts including Sixty Minutes, Today, Sports and Special Events.
Abigael’ s other work includes makeup and styling for Willem Dafoe’s press conferences and media appearances (2011) and makeup for The Paris Ballet (2009).
Her photographic work over the years has consisted of campaigns for Adidas, Indooroopilly Shoppingtown, Wintergarden, Michael Hill, Lorna Jane, PPS, Marina Mirage, Calleija Jewellery, Myer Centre and Broadway on the Mall, and Entertainment Weekly, Los Angeles. Abigael has also done numerous Queensland Brides Covers, Brisbane News covers and editorials and works regularly for The Weekend Australian, Australia Woman’s Weekly, Woman’s Day and New Idea. She has recently been involved with makeup for photographic shoots for Queensland Opera, including Cinderella and Carmen.
Some people that I have worked with:
Peter Andre and Jordan UK Celebrity, Willem Dafoe, Kyle Sandilands, Jacki O, Libby Trickett, Dawn Frazer, Samantha Riley, Tara Moss (UK), Gretel Killeen, Rove McManus, Hamish and Andy, Paris Ballet, James Blunt, Good Charlotte, Jessica Malboy, John Howard and Party, Melissa Rivers (Joan Rivers Daughter), Stephanie Rice, Kate Miller Heidke, Deni Hines, Sally Pearson, Rebecca Gibney, Deborah Mailman, Christine Anu and Carrie Bickmore.