Born and raised in New York City, Dawn Sterling only recently exploded upon the fashion editorial scene. Almost immediately she has become a highly sought after artist, respected for her talent and speed of execution. And adored for her winning personality.
Sterling has collaborated with an impressive list of fashion and beauty photographers including Alessio Boni, Arno Frugier, Barnaby Roper, Catherine Servel, Charlie Engman, Christian MacDonald, Daniel Sannwald, Dominick Sheldon, Emma Summerton, Francesco Carrozzini, Gregory Harris, Helena Christensen, Hong Jang Hyun, Lacey, Lachlan Bailey, Lea Colombo, Michelangelo Di Battista, Oliver Hadlee Pearch, Harley Weir, Peter Lindbergh, Robbie Fimmano, Santiago & Mauricio, Sebastian Mader, Solve Sundsbo, Sofia et Mauro, Steven Pan, Terry Tsiolis, Tom Munro, Victor Demarchelier and Yelena Yemchuk.
Her editorial credits include: Allure, Dazed, Document, Exhibition, Flair, Harper’s Bazaar, Heroine, i-D, Interview, Magazine Antidote, V, V Man, VOGUE, Vs and W.
Dawn’s career has also lead to her shooting with many of today’s top models including Anja Rubik, Crystal Renn, Jacquelyn Jablonski, Jessica Stam, Joan Smalls, Jordan Dunn, Kora Emmanuel, Ming Xi, Natasha Poly, Naomi Campbell and Magdalena Farckowial to name a few .
Her celebrity clients read like a who’s who list, including Alicia Keys, Amy Adams, Demi Lovato, Emma Watson, Heidi Klum, Julianne Moore, Kirsten Dunst, Kylie Minogue, Mary J. Blige, Naomie Harris, Rita Ora, Sarah Gadon, Sky Ferreira and Taraji P. Henson.
Today, she is regarded amongst her peers as belonging to the next generation of up and coming manicurists.