Brierley Thorpe began face painting professionally in 2009 and body painting in 2012. She has won numerous awards, including 1st place at the 2011 FACE Awards, Glitter Body Artist of the Year at Paintopia in 2013 and the Warpaint Body Painting Award at Professional Beauty, London this year.
In September 2014 Brierley was an instructor at The BayFaba Face and Body Art Convention in San Francisco, and she has demonstrated body art techniques for Cameleon at the World Body Painting Festival in Austria, for Screenface at UMAE London and at IMATS London.
Brierley has written several articles on face painting techniques for Illusion Magazine and her work has featured in SkinMarkz and Kerrang Magazine. Her favourite body painting engagement to date was as lead MUA and body artist on U.S band Other Lives’ music video for the single 2 Pyramids. She lives in East London where she creates body art and teaches in her garden studio.