Black Opal Artistic Director
Merrell Hollis is a quiet storm that has influenced our perception of the exquisite.
Merrell Hollis is an Emmy-nominated, award winning make-up artist and grooming expert. He is the Head of the Makeup Department for the Wendy Williams Show and has anchored himself as reputable force in the industry. His cosmetic artistry has been showcased on Access Hollywood and Entertainment Tonight as well as graced the pages of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, InStyle, and Vanity Fair. His work has also appeared in music videos for Sean ‘P.Diddy’ Combs, Mary J Blige, Nelly, Usher, Faith Evans and Ludacris. Some of his celebrity clients include Naomi Campbell, Diane Von Furstenberg, Kim Cattrall, Joy Bryant and Lauren London.
Merrell’s eye for details has redefined fashion’s concept of editorials, commercials and beauty presentations. His approach to beauty alone is epitomized in how he captures the emotion allowing its effect to grab you.