Jasmin Walsh Face & Body Art

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Biography

Jasmin Walsh was born in Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1976 and in 1990 when she was 13 years old, she relocated with her family to England and lived and studied in London.

Jasmin’s love for art was apparent from an early age and this led her to study at Central St Martins College of Art and Design. In 2001 Jasmin graduated and achieved a BA Honours Degree in Textile Design. Working for many years in diverse and creative employment, from the age of 16 Jasmin took on a position as an assistant in a textile restoration studio, she worked on and off as a textile restorer for 11 years.During this time she also worked as a costume designer and costume maker for a London based Brazilian Samba Band, a freelance textile designer where Jasmin worked for Clements Ribeiro at their Fashion House in Central London and let’s not forget the many years as sales assistant and bar supervisor to enable her to support herself through University.

Jasmin’s path into face and body painting began as chance encounter with the work of face and body artist Bibi Freeman at the V&A Museum in London England, where Jasmin was teaching Brazilian Carnival headdress workshops for children, she was fascinated by the children’s painted faces attending her workshops.

In 2006 Jasmin’s journey began in to the fascinating and creative world of face and body painting, since then she has never looked back, immersing herself in to her work and has had the pleasure of working for many prestigious clients and celebrities throughout the UK over the past seven years. In 2011 Jasmin’s journey brought her back home to Brazil where she is again establishing herself as face and body art teacher and working with promotional and advertising campaigns, always making happy faces everywhere she works.


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