Senior celebrity makeup and hair artist Lorena Lopez is known for bringing a unique combination of glamour, image collaboration, and the essential thinking behind image branding to the looks she designs for her clients. She has created iconic images for photographers and directors Annie Leibovitz, Inez & Vinoodh, Norman- Jean Roy, Mark Seliger , Mark Webb, Anthony Mandler, Mattias Vrens, Albert Watson, Matthew Rolston, Patrick Hoelck, James Minchin, and Rankin among many others over the last 24 years as a full time image artist. Her work has been seen on the covers and through the pages of detail specific & highly creative beauty publications such as L'uomo Vogue, Harpers Bazaar ,ELLE, Rolling Stone, Maxim, British GQ, XXL, Vanity Fair , The Face, Fringe, People, Dazed & Confused, Entertainment Weekly , WIRED, The Source, & Fantastic Man which has resulted in granting her a well rounded and confident eye for creative trends, international marketing in relation to art, beauty, and many forms of business entertainment. Known for having a passion for travel, people, humor and not running from a challenge has put Lorena's name on a list of proffesional entertainer style artists that she feels extremely fortunate to be associated with.
As a long time personal hair & makeup artist to various celebrities, Lorena has done extensive press touring, world traveling, red carpet hopping and intense media schedules with many of her clients over the years. Her sometimes brief but more commonly long term extensive work with artists such as Eminem ,Blake Shelton, Maggie Rose, Thompson Square, Sting, 30 Seconds to Mars, Lenny Kravitz, My Chemical Romance, Dave Grohl, Queen Latifah, Shooter Jennings, The Black Eyed Peas, Pharell, Ben Harper, Duran Duran, Gina Gershon, Snoop Dogg, Travis Barker, Weezer, Marc Broussard, Big Smo, Tara Thompson and Kings of Leon has taught her how to truly be of service to her clients as well as her craft. Always intent to work in every area she can learn more Lorena has also done commercial campaign work with large international companies like Budweiser, Dr. Pepper, Old Navy, iPod, Coca- Cola, Crown Royal, Hyundai, Timex, McDonalds, Mercedes Benz, Coors Light, Pizza Hut and others.
In 2005, Lorena was named one of the top ten fashion & entertainment industry image artists to watch by WWD Magazine and was also nominated for two MVPA Awards, the following year in both the makeup and hair caregories for her work on the music video "Ghost Of You" by the band My Chemical Romance.
Although she thrived on the west coast as a true blue Los Angeles native, Lorena has taken root now in the ever growing Nashville "Music City" community and is enjoying a fresh style of work in the down to earth country music industry. She has collaborated on image work since relocating to Nashville from LA for wonderful artists such asBlake Shelton, Jewel, Kree Harrison, Thompson Square, Maggie Rose, Amy Grant, Big & Rich, and Trace Adkins to name a few . Image consulting and image branding have become the cornerstone of her focus in a city full of indie artists with impressive talents. Lorena is also steadily expanding her teaching credentials by instructing master classes for other trained makeup artists as well as group and private sessions for all persons in need of mastering their personal beauty style. Recently Lorena has given talks and shared her professional experience with makeup graduates at Napoleon Pardis in Los Angeles as well as The Paul Mitchell School in Nashville among others. With a desire to pass on what was so generously taught to her by so many creative professionals over the years she is enjoying contributing to the fashion & entertainment industries more through education and mentoring.
CELEBRITIES - Billy Rae Syrus, Tara Thompson , Justin Beiber, Blake Shelton, Jewel, The Black Eyed Peas, The Kings Of Leon, Katherine Heigle, Brenda Lee, The Real Big Smo, Post Monroe, American Young, Brett Eldridge, Amy Grant, John Cougar, Trace Adkins, 30 Seconds to Mars, Jared Leto, Eminem, Colin Farrell, Thompson Square, Kenny Chesney, Peter Gabrielle, Molly Shannon, Selma Blair, Ben Affleck, Natalie Grant, Emil Hirsch, Elisha Cuthbert, Lucas Till, Mario Lopez, L.A. Reid, Ashton Kutcher, Michael Imperioli, Mischa Barton, Jared Leto, Gina Gershon, Bridget Wilson-Sampras, Jason Statham, Michael Clark-Duncan, Jorja Fox, Jaime Pressley, Jaime Kennedy, Balthazar Getty, Fabio, Lauren Hutton, Rachel Hunter, Bob Hoskins, Dominique Swain, Simon Cowell, Bill Bellamy, French Stuart, Josh Groban, Matt Prokop, Sting, Snoop Dogg, Mark Ronson, Shooter Jennings, Sean P. Diddy Combs, Thompson Square, Big & Rich, Trace Adkins, Maggie Rose, The Game, Rick Rubin, The Black Eyed Peas, My Chemical Romance, Duran Duran, The Cure, Travis Barker, Ben Harper, Depeche Mode, Pharrell Williams, 30 Seconds to Mars, Andre 3000, Kelis, Weezer, Velvet Revolver, HIM, Black Sabbath, D12, Rilo Kiley, Mike Shinoa, Los Lonely Boys, Yellowcard, The Calling, Ghost Face Killah, Nate Dogg, Keane, Ringside, Scott Weiland, Robbie Rosa, Ok Go, The Blues Traveler, The Blood Brothers, The Cold War Kids, Dakota Bradley, The Bird & The Bee, Kenny Rogers, Def Leopard, Adam Levine, Chamillionaire, Kelis
EDITORIAL - L'Uomo Vogue, Fantastic Man, Elle, Rolling Stone, Popstar, Kool, Men's Vogue,Vanity Fair, Flaunt, People, Entertainment Weekly, The Source, The Face, Dazed & Confused, Another Magazine, GQ, British GQ, Esquire, Maxim, Stuff, Rank, Under the Radar, Blender, AP, Revolver, ESPN Magazine, Men's Health, Latin Style, Complex, Australian Style, Health & Fitness, Nashville Lifestyles, Nfocus
COMMERCIALS - OtterBox, Vidal Sassoon, Powerade, Mitsubishi, Dodge, Suzuki, Mercedes Benz, Hot Wheels, Timex, DC Shoes, Powerade, Dr. Pepper, Crown Royal, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Budweiser, Coca-Cola, The WB, Hyundai, Heineken, Mattel, Sprite, Chevrolet, Old Navy, Loweâs, Bud Light, Big Brother Big Sister, McDonaldâs, Ipod, DirecTv, Sharpie, 1-800-Dentist
DIRECTORS - Marc Webb, Sofie Muller, Anton Corbijn, Mathew Rolston, Jonus Ackerlund, Samuel Bayer, Paul Hunter, Sean Penn, Jeremy Rall, Robert Logevall, Laurent Briet, Brent Thomas, Mark Reber, Chris Robinson, Rick Rosenthal, The Jay & Tony Show, Kevin Kerslake, Liz Friedlander, Patrick Daughters, Aki Umemoto, Billy Woodruff, Nick Cassavetes, Norman Christianson, Darren Grant, Justin Francis, Merit Avis, Matt Fife, Lazlo Kadar, Graeme Joyce, Fred Durst, Steve Karr, Dan Hackett, Wayne Holloway, Patrick Hoelck, Anthony Mandler, Phil Harder, Barnaby, Mason Dixon, Kristen Barlow, Trey Fanjoy
PHOTOGRAPHERS - Annie Liebowitz, Anton Corbjin, Norman-Jean Roy, James Malucchi, Mathew Rolston, Anthony Mandler, Patrick Hoelck, Dean Karr, Marc Baptiste, Albert Watson, F. Scott Schafer, James White, James Minchin, Keith Thomas, Mark Anthony, Erick Anderson, Amanda Vansandt, Michael Gomez, Stephen Stickler, Sean Murphy, Steven Lance, Antonio Sarceno, Greg Gorman, Tony Dizinno, Pablo Aguilar, Paul Duran, Derek Santini, Rob Deautchman, Shervin Lainez, Melvin Sokolsky, Nabil
BLAKE SHELTON~ "Who Are You When Im Not Lookin" Trey Fanjoy
TARA THOMPSON- "Someone To Take Your Place" -TK McKamy
MAGGIE ROSE- "Same Sky" - Justin Clough
AMERICAN YOUNG - "Horse Thief" - Chase Lauer
THE MORRISON BROTHERS BAND - "Party At My House" - Dusty Barker
AMY WILCOX - "Summer In Slow Motion" - Justin Clough
MAGGIE ROSE - "Whiskey & A Gun" - Kristen barlow
RAY SCOTT - "Thirsty" -Blake Judd
KENNY CHESNEY- "Out Tonght" - Shaun Silva
JUSTIN BIEBER- "One Less Lonely Girl" - Roman White
DAVID PEARSON - "
JOE NICHOLS - "Regret" - Mason Dixon
BIG SMO - "Rebel Road" - Blake Judd
BIG SMO - "Movin On Up"- Blake Judd
BIG SMO - "Struttin" - Blake Judd
SARAH GAYLE MEECH -"No Mess" - Corey B. Clay
VON KISS - "Raincoats" - Blake Judd
SARAH BETH SWAGERTY -"Im Sick Of It" - Bruce Burton
ALYSSA MICEALA- "Getaway Car" - Gear Seven
BLACK STONE CHERRY - "The Rambler" - Blake Judd
SARAH MCLAUGHLIN - "U Want me 2" - Sofie Muller
THE KINGS OF LEON - "Sex on Fire" - Sofie Muller
THE COLD WAR KIDS - "Something Is Not Right With Me" - Sofie Muller
BRITTNEY SPEARS - "Do Somethin'" - Billy Woodruff
JORDAN PRUITT - "We are Family" , "Outside Looking In"
SAVANNAH OUTEN - "Goodbyes" - Mason Dixon
30 SECONDS TO MARS- "Attack" - Paul Fedor
A PERFECT CIRCLE- "The Outsider"
BLACK EYED PEAS- "Don't Lie" - the Saline Project
EMINEM- "Just Lose It" Like Toy Soldiers, Mockingbird
FALLING FOR YESTERDAY- End of Me - Mason Dixon
FRAMING HANLEY- Hear Me Now - Mason Dixon
HIM- "Killing Loneliness" - Nathan Cox
KEANE- "Everybody's Changing", "Somewhere Only We Know "- the Saline Project
LENNY KRAVITZ- "Lady" - Philip Adelman
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE- "Helena", "The Ghost Of You" - Marc Webb
SHOOTER JENNINGS- "4th Of July"
SNOOP DOGG- "Drop It Like It's Hot", "Let's Get Blown", "Signs" - Paul Hunter
VELVET REVOLVER- "Slither" - Kevin Kerslake
WEEZER- "Perfect Situation" - Marc Webb
WEEZR- "We Are All On Drugs" - Justin Way
YELLOWCARD- "Ocean Avenue, Only One","Way Away" - Marc Webb
PETER GABRIEL - "The Barry Williams Show" - Sean Penn
GREEN DAY - "Jesus Of Suberbia "- Samuel Bayer
THE BLUES TRAVELER- "Girl Inside My Head" â Kevin Kerslake
THE BLOOD BROTHERS - "Ambulance vs. Ambulance" - Laurent Briet
FILTER - "Welcome to the Fold" - Peter Christopherson
BORIALIS - "Don't Mean A Thing" - Dir. Jeremy Rall
LINKIN PARK -"Points of Authority" - Nathan Cox
CAUTERIZE- "Something Beautiful" - Nathan Cox
SLIGHTLY STOOPID- "Sweet Honey" -Ian&Anastasia
OK GO - "Don't Ask Me" - Barnaby