Launch the career of your dreams

In-Academy Training

Operating since 2003, Artists Within Makeup Academy has been providing industry leading education, mentoring skilled makeup artists that raise the standards of the makeup industry. Our graduates continue to achieve success – you could be next!

Licensed & Accredited

All of our diploma programs are government licensed through Alberta Private Career Colleges. This guarantees that our programs provide quality training, and protects your interests as a student.

We are also internationally certified through ITEC. Your ITEC certification will be recognized in 36 countries around the world.

Student Support

Your journey as a new artist begins with tailored student support. We understand that every student has different needs and different levels of experience. Keeping our class sizes small allows our instructors to give one-on-one feedback during each class.

Diploma students have access to our complimentary Alumni+Student Mentorship program, connecting you with a skilled graduate when you need additional support outside the classroom.

In-depth Training

A diploma program is the highest accrediation available for makeup artistry. It provides the most extensive training to launch your makeup artistry career aspirations, and it's the most recognizable by industry peers.

Diploma program students receive exclusive discounts & masterclasses from our pro-partners MAC Cosmetics, Smashbox Cosmetics, and NYX Professional Makeup.


Makeup Diploma

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Brand New Academy

We've had a face lift! Join us in our brand new academy location in the heart of downtown Calgary. Get a 360 approach from training to work experience as you witness our professional artists master their craft in our brand new AW03 Makeup Studio. The opportunity for connection, mentoring, and growth are endless!

Book a virtual tour, or come introduce yourself in person!

Career Guidance

Unsure which program or course is right for you? We'd be happy to assist!

Fill in the contact form below and a member of our team will be in touch. We'll book a one-on-one career call to discuss your aspirations and make sure you're on the path to success.

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