Niki M’nray is an American makeup artist based in New York City. Niki grew up in Los Angeles where she studied photography, art, and fashion design. While in college she started photographing and styling friends into Hollywood sirens, and soon she realized she needed a career in fashion as a makeup artist. The move to New York was instant and by day Niki worked at the makeup counter at the legendary Patricia Fields store and soon became a regular fixture in the nightclub scene experimenting with different makeup and theatrical looks.
Soon after Niki was introduced to makeup artist, Pat McGrath and started to travel with her for runway shows in Europe as well as working on set for editorials for three years. Niki now has a client list that includes: Rihanna, Vogue, Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue, and much more. Niki is also an artist experimenting with photography/collage medium and has had shows in New York, Brooklyn, and Miami. As a personality, Niki has appeared in magazines and campaigns for Barneys New York, Interview Magazine, Refinary29, i-D Magazine, Candy Magazine, among others.