ABOUT STATE of FACE

​     Joy Macke has been a makeup artist since 2001. She got her start in makeup and styling with a Bachelor's Degree in Theatre from Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. Passion for makeup led her to retail cosmetics, where she worked for several companies as an area artist. After several years she became a Regional Education Executive.

     After leaving retail to go freelance, she has worked on sets of videos, e-commerce sites, runway, commercials, tv shows, catalogs and magazines, as well as beautifying as many as 75 wedding parties annually. In 2019 she added 3 skilled and experienced artists to her bridal team, making it easier to fulfill the needs of central Ohio bridal parties. 

     State of Face was named Best in Weddings for The Knot in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019. State of Face is also a 6 year winner from Wedding Wire. If you read reviews, you'll feel reassured that State of Face Artistry is professional, will make you comfortable, and you be listened to.

      In her spare time, Joy enjoys singing with Harmony Project, spending time with her family and friends and supporting local music and arts. She is also a foster parent and loves sharing new experiences with her children. This role helps support her beliefs in social justice, rehabilitation, and support for under-served populations.