Dmitry Kukushkin was destined to be an artist. Born and raised in Petrozavodsk, Russia, Dmitry performed as a concert pianist for 21 years. In 2018, Dmitry began his career in beauty, working at a makeup counter after moving to New York and finishing his time at a music conservatory. A year later, he joined the Pat McGrath team as an assistant and became infatuated with the beauty world.
His work has been featured in Marie Claire, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar and he has worked with brands such as La Mer and Makeup by Mario. His celebrity clients include Lea Michele, Tayshia Adams, Iris Apatow, Jennifer and Phoebe Gates.