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Melbourne Fashion Week Brings An Exotic Touch To The Scene

Collaborating With Vibrant Indonesian Make-Up Artist

"Monique Gow"
Presented by Kaliopy
Kaliopy: What Inspired you to Become a Hair and Make up

Monique: I never dreamt to be a make up artist, but I love
fashion and being creative, and I love to make people feel
good about themselves.

Kaliopy: What Kind of projects have you worked on?

Monique: A variety of projects such as Runways, fashion
campaigns, look books and also weddings.

Kaliopy: How would you describe your style?

Monique: My preferred style is an edgy fashionable look where
I can.
Kaliopy: How far has work taken you in Australia?

Monique: I am grateful for the work that comes in and it allows me to travel outside of
Melbourne, and the Victorian district, I also travel to Sydney and Adelaide often for
shows and Fashion week.

Kaliopy: Is there anywhere in the world you would love to work?

Monique: New York, Paris, Milan and London!! My dream!!! They are your typical
fashion capitals; I suppose that’s everybody’s dream and mine. It would also love to work
with an International designer.

Monique: What campaign would you love to work with?

Kaliopy: Mc Queen, Gucci, Burberry, any high up market fashion brands.

kaliopy: What do u do to unwind after long hours?
Monique: Pamper myself; sleep haha, lots of shopping and hanging out with my favorite

June 2008        
Diploma of Hairdressing Salon Management
Pivot Point Hair Design College

Certificate IV in Hairdressing
Pivot Point Hair Design College
Melbourne Certificate in Glamour and Bridal Makeup Artistry
Napoleon Perdis Makeup Academy

Certificate in Nail Extension
Helene Abicair College of Advance Beauty Therapy

Certificate III in Hairdressing
Headmaster Advanced Academy Training

Course in Design for International Students
(Link Program)
Swinburne University of Technology
Professional Experience and Publications

Zoo York Summer catalog 2010

Supafest Melbourne 2010

Zoo York Winter Catalog – 2010

Ralph Swimwear Model Contest 2010

El Amuleto 2010 Lookbooks

Ever Lane 2010 Lookbooks

Miss Lyndel Yeo Lookbooks

We are Handsome Lookbooks

Kitchy Ku Catalog - 2010

Hush Campaign - 2010

Jacinta Cathrine “Circus” Catalog

Nikolina Kuchan 2010 Catalog

Joolz Jewelry Catalog

Chebice Swimwear Launch

Acclaim Street Life Magazine

Trilogy film – “Contender, Skirmish, Itchy” 2009

Miss Green Garden Party 2009

High Fashion, High Tea 2009

Made in Melbourne 2009

The Spirit of The Black Dress 2009

Avant Card - 2009

Fashion Journal - 2009

“Hotel California” Romantic Rock Design 2009
The Leader Newspaper -

Real Magazine - 2009


Miss Green’s Wardrobe Designer Fashion Exchange Event 2009

Fashion Palette - 2009

L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival - 2009

MX - 4 March - JASONGRECH 2009

Website - Fashion Palette -

Fashion Revealed: Fashion and Film Premier 2008

American Crew Face 2008 – 2009

Fashion catalog - Metric Clothing Catalog 2008
Participation in Headmasters Championships  2005

Participation in Hair Expo  2005

” Waktu” Theater Concert  2005

Virtual Merchandiser”TURNELS”
Employment Background

Fashion Designer’s Consultant - For Desaku 2009-10

Melbourne, Australia

Professional Make-up Artist and Hairstylist

(Freelance 2008 - Today )

Promoter For Myer And David Jones Department 2008
Melbourne, Australia

Marketing – Project Manager  2007
Game Master Family Recreation Center
Bandung, West Java - Indonesia

Game Master Family Recreation Center ( August 2006 – Dec 2006 )

Bandung, West Java - Indonesia


·         Consistent ability to meet deadlines and priorities whilst maintaining consistently high standards.

·         Proactive and tenacious approach to projects and challenges.

·         Adept problem-solver.

·         Excellent written English, with experience in copy writing and Standard Operating Procedures.

·         Computer literate, keen to embrace new technology.

·         Makeup Artistry - Bridal, Photography, Theatre Makeup

·         Hairdressing

·         Virtual Merchandiser

·         Language : Bahasa Indonesia
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Telephone: +61 406 203 475