WITH A CAREER SPANNING OVER 25 YEARS in the makeup industry, working in fashion, editorial, runway, film and bridal, Edgard Gallard A.K.A Memo Gallard has gained a depth of experience that is coupled with a passion for working with makeup. Throughout these years, Edgard has worked as a freelance Make-up Artist and held role such as National Trainer through to Floor Manager in retail. This allows Edgard to see not just only creativity but also provide a commercial focus in getting the job done and to the highest quality possible.

Edgard, with his enthusiasm, dedication and love of makeup coupled with his affable outgoing and easy personality, gives him the ability to communicate professionally both with models and clients, he is able to add to the success of any project, allowing them to achieve their vision which will be enhanced with his ideas, motivation and experience. Edgards’s diverse background creates a unique style accredited only to his and his artistic flair.

After completing his studies at Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto, Canada. Edgard began his journey working on various Cosmetics companies such as MAC and Estee Lauder, where soon enough, he progressed to Product Knowledge Specialist on motivating and training staff on new product launches, moving to Special Event Co-ordinator travelling to various locations across Canada and co-ordinated models, displays and set designs.

As make up and industry changed Edgard continued furthering his education recognising that to keep up with the industry he also had to grow and develop his skills with it. In exploring his passion he has grown his knowledge with training in Special Effects and Air Brush. Also branching out to make his skills more holistic Edgard has also become a Hair Stylist which only enhances his ability to work in the freelancing space in various films and commercials.

In 2000, Edgard made the move to Sydney, Australia. Where he worked on various projects from Feature and Short Films and Music Videos, he also worked for Giorgio Armani makeup as a trainer under L'Oreal Australia. Edgard was the residence makeup artist for Goldwell and KPSS Australia Pty Ltd, working in all their photo shoots and fashion shows for hair expo.

Edgard continued to London, England in 2013 to deepen his portfolio in fashion shows and wedding makeup.

Edgard is now based in Toronto, Canada his place of residence.