Sad news to report. Scott Patric, the beloved, makeup artist from Project Runway, has died.
His reps, Contact NYC said that Patric was found unresponsive at home on January 9.
“It is with a heavy heart that I can confirm makeup artist Scott Patric has passed. He was found today in his bed after not responding to calls. His talent, creativity and warmth were limitless. He will be greatly missed.”
Patric was the “lead, on camera makeup artist for Project Runway All Stars, Project Runway Juniorand Project Runway’s Under The Gunn.
Patric worked with just about EVERYONE, including Taylor Swift, Madonna, The Rock, Alyssa Milano, Kylie Minogue, Katie Holmes, Jenny McCarthy, Heidi Klum, Iman, Michael Kors, Kim Cattrall, Jon Stewart, Jake Gyllenhaal, Angelina Jolie, Naomi Campbell, Salma Hayek, Gisele Bundchen, Kerry Washington and Kate Moss.
Scott’s editorial credits include Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Allure, Elle, Glamour, and Esquire and he worked with the world’s top photographers, including Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon, Richard Burbridge, Sheila Metzner, Terry Richardson, and Mary Ellen Mark. His work was featured in major ad campaigns for L’Oreal, MAC Cosmetics, Macys, Bloomingdales, Kohl’s, Neiman Marcus, and MTV.
Patric had a popular YouTube channel, Scott Patric Beauty and had been working as a makeup artist in NYC since ’99.
Patric described his role on Project Runway in a 2014 interview saying,
We are in a creative time crunch, so we use all our know-how and creativity to pull it all together and make a great look for the audience and judges to view.”
Patric’s positive attitude was infectious to all who knew him. He welcomed users to his Instagram with
“Hi. You’re gorgeous!!!!”
Photographer Mike Ruiz paid tribute to Patric on Facebook,
“I’m so happy that the last memory of Scott Patric was of him having the time of his life at my Bday party a few weeks ago. Scott always had the biggest smile on his face and radiated nothing but positive energy. The world has lost a very bright light.
See on the next go around, Scott. I love you!!”
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