Krista Montgomery

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


About Me

Krista Montgomery is an IATSE Local 798 Union, licensed, professional makeup artist, special effects artist and hair stylist with 12 years of broad experience in the entertainment industry.

From film and television to theater and commercial work - Krista is trained, qualified and seasoned in all forms of media and performance makeup artistry.

Excellent cosmetic application skills, special effects execution abilities, and detailed character depiction along with strong design skills, a quick thinking yet easy going on-set demeanor, and first and foremost, a client satisfaction focused mindset, have allowed Krista to succeed within the Pittsburgh, PA film industry and abroad.

She is experienced on set, off set, and with all speeds of work flow and environments. You can expect her to perform quickly, cleanly, efficiently and always with the talent’s comfort in mind.


• HD/4K Ready Beauty Makeup for Film, TV, Theatre, Music Videos, and Events.
• Prosthetics: including Creature transformations, old age transformations, intense trauma effects and more.
• Department Head, or Key Makeup position experience
• Personal Assisting, Day playing and background makeup artistry experience
• Makeup for primary, supporting or background talent.
• Attraction Makeup.
• Corrective Cosmetic Applications.
• Runway Makeup.
• Trauma/Wounds.
• Zombie Makeup.
• Prop Fabrication.
•Film, Television and Commercial Makeup
•Time Period Specific Makeup
•Special Effects Makeup
•Tattoo Coverup
•Faux Beard and Mustache Application and creation
•Hair Styling
• Realistic detailing. Believable work. An eye for realism.
• Works well under stress.
• A fluent and articulate communicator, flexible and responsive.
• A self directed, goal oriented doer.
• Professional, efficient and kind demeanor with a creative passion.
• Equally comfortable working independently as well as collaboratively as part of a team

With an upbeat, positive outlook, industry understanding, and work based on reliability and quality along with a cooperative, gentle and optimistic attitude, Krista Montgomery always strives to make a positive contribution to any production or company with her unique skillset.

Krista welcomes the chance to provide interested parties with additional information and is available for personal interview and portfolio review at your convenience.

Krista N. Montgomery
Email: KMontfx@gmail.com
Cell: 1-304-231-6622
Based in: Pittsburgh PA. Passport ready and willing to travel.
Vary and depend on assignment. Negotiable.
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm4199295/reference

I have been in the industry since 2007.

Gene The Werewolf - Should've Known Better
Added on 7/4/2021
I created trauma effects, and physical effects for this particular shoot as well as basic hair and makeup services for camera.


Makeup Artist – Mayor of Kingstown Season 3

January, 2024 — May, 2024
Television – Paramount

Makeup Artist – Joe Rocky is Right for PA

August, 2023 — November, 2023
Commercial – Coldspark Media

Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist – Fittings With Galaxy Golf

May, 2023 — May, 2023
Commercial – Warner Brothers

Makeup Artist (Third) – American Rust Season 2

November, 2022 — May, 2023
Television – Boatrocker Productions

Makeup Artist – UPMC Life Changing Medicine Commercial

November, 2022 — November, 2022
Commercial – UPMC

Hair and Makeup Artist (Department Head) – Sheetz Tribute Commercial

October, 2022 — October, 2022
Commercial – Sheetz
Hired through ProductionHUB

Makeup Artist – Untitled Coen Brothers Project

September, 2022 — October, 2022
Feature – Plastercast Productions LLC

Makeup Artist – Mayor of Kingstown Season 2

June, 2022 — November, 2022
Television – Paramount

Makeup Artist – Deliverance

June, 2022 — August, 2022
Feature – Netflix

Makeup Artist – Pale Blue Eye

December, 2021 — January, 2022
Feature – Paramount

Makeup Artist – Rustin

August, 2021 — January, 2022
Feature – Netflix

Makeup Artist – League of Their Own

August, 2021 — October, 2021
Television – Amazon

Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist – Cha Cha Real Smooth

August, 2021 — October, 2021
Feature – Apple

Makeup Artist (Department Head) – Basic Psych

July, 2021 — August, 2021
Feature –

Makeup and Hair Artist (Department Head) – Two Lives in Pittsburgh

June, 2021 — July, 2021
Feature – Three Rivers Film LLC

Makeup and Hair Artist (Department Head) – My Dad Taught Me How Not to Shave

May, 2021 — May, 2021
Commercial – Honest Amish

Special Effects Makeup Artist (Department Head) – Our Nature

May, 2021 — May, 2021
Music Video – Sneaky Ghost Films

Makeup Artist – Archive 81

April, 2021 — April, 2021
Television – Netflix

Special Effects Makeup Artist (Department Head) – Should've Known Better

March, 2021 — March, 2021
Music Video – Gene the Werewolf

Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist – I’m Not Okay With This

May, 2020 — August, 2020
Television – Netflix

Makeup Artist – American Rust

May, 2020 — June, 2020
Television – Showtime

Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist – Happiest Season

January, 2020 — February, 2020
Feature – Hulu

Makeup Artist – Sweet Girl

November, 2019 — February, 2020
Feature – Netflix

Makeup Artist – I'm Your Woman

November, 2019 — December, 2019
Feature – Amazon Film

Makeup Artist – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

November, 2019 — January, 2019
Feature – Paramount

Makeup Artist – Mindhunter

August, 2019 — September, 2019
Television – Netflix

Makeup Artist – Unsinkable

January, 2017 — January, 2021
Feature – PMI FILMS

Makeup Artist (Department Head) – The Homebodies

July, 2014 — September, 2014
Short Film – Perry Productions

Makeup Artist – The Family

August, 2011 — October, 2011
Feature – Hollow Productions

Work with Krista Montgomery

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