Sonia Elliott-Johnson is a East Coast Makeup Artist living in the Charleston, South Carolina area. She started her Professional journey in 2009 and continues to thrive in the Industry.
Always having an eye for the art, she began pursuing her career as an Artist by enrolling at Academy Of Cosmetology in North Charleston, SC and is presently a Licensed Esthetician. Soon after she began working as a Freelance Makeup Artist for Mac Cosmetics from 2009 to 2013 in Charleston, SC. Sonia Elliott-Johnson established her own mobile Makeup Service Company naming it “ Makeup By Sonia E.” servicing many clients in Bridal, High Fashion, Film, Television, Print, and Photo Shoots. The Business is renamed “ Artistry by Sonia E.”
The art of enhancement and transformation has always been a passion of Sonia’s since childhood. “ I love that my Clients become my biggest fan and friend establishing a long lasting relationship. “
” I am an self-taught Artist that has financially invested hours of training with Celebrity Makeup Artists such as Renny Vasquez, Nachera Cherry Brown, and Donna Mee to name a few. I’m always on the look out for training classes and finding ways to improve my craft for my beautiful Clients who I adore! ”
Sonia Elliott-Johnson has worked with several photographers such as: Patricia Washington, Sirena White, Kim Craven, Jason Cordes, Michael Mulligan, J. Hooker, Rich Singleton, Darryl Johnson, Bryce Lafoon, Anthony Paderewski and many more.
Photos of the work done by this Artist have her flawless signature look. Clients have called Sonia CHARLESTON’S BEST KEPT SECRET !
She was recruited to worked on Independent Film “Warrior Road” by Hair Stylist to the Stars Mrs. Joyce Gaillard. Mrs.Joyce Gaillard has also been a Client of hers. Sonia’s brushes have stroked the faces of local Personalities such as radio hosts Lady Joi of 107.3 and Lynette Green of “ Live Talk with Lynette”. Former Live 5 News Anchor Tia Brewer-Footman and Actress Deja Dee of television shows “Sleepy Hollow” and “ Star “ have been Clients when visiting the Charleston area. Sonia had the priviledge of working her magic on the beautiful Emmy Nominated Singer/Songwriter Mrs. Ann Nesby and Singer Tony Terry of The New Jack Swing.
“This gift that has been given is a true blessing from God and I am forever thankful! This is Ministry! “
Sonia Elliott-Johnson can be reached by email address Artistrybysoniae1@gmail.com, cellular phone 843-367-1399. Social Media outlets are Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter under Artistrybysoniae.