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Alexis Arenas

Washington, District of Columbia

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About Me

Alexis Arenas is a formally trained makeup artist drawing on over 20 years' experience in High Definition Film, Television, Special Effects (SFX), and Print makeup artistry and grooming. Recent credits include The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Good Lord Bird, Without Remorse, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, Who Is America, and many more.

Recent work includes projects for Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Showtime, Rolling Stone Magazine, Variety Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine, Brides Magazine, Monocle Magazine, ESPN, C-SPAN, PBS Newshour, BET, Discovery Channel Networks, CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, and many, many more.

Alexis is a Proud member of IATSE Local 798.

Trained in London at the prestigious Greasepaint School (Film,TV & Stage Makeup and Hair) and at Temptu Cosmetics in New York for Airbrush application, Alexis is adept with all skin types and tones and is trained in tattoo and birthmark camouflage. Alexis specializes in television & film production, celebrity personal appearances, and men's grooming.

Celebrity and Notable clients include Michael B Jordan, Jamie Bell, Lin Manuel Miranda, Nancy Pelosi, Bernie Sanders, David Koechner, Sarah Palin, Coach Mike Ditka, Jim Acosta, April Ryan, Becki Newton, Michael Urie, Alex Lacamoire, Thomas Kail, Andy Blankenbuehler and many more.

I am available to travel nationally and internationally, and am prompt, reliable, and friendly.

I have been in the industry since 1998.

Photo Galleries

Credits

Makeup Artist – The Late Show with Stephen Colbert - Triumph The Insult Comedy Dog
January, 2020 — January, 2020
Television – The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Key Makeup Artist – Without Remorse
December, 2019 — December, 2019
Feature – Paramount
Makeup Artist – JFK: Destiny Betrayed
September, 2019 — September, 2019
Feature – Oliver Stone
Makeup Artist – The Good Lord Bird
August, 2019 — November, 2019
Television – Showtime
Makeup Artist – Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
July, 2019 — July, 2019
Feature – Netflix
Makeup Artist – Columbia Association Marketing Launch 2019
April, 2019 — May, 2019
Commercial – Columbia Association
Makeup Artist – 5 Guys: Sports through the Ages
April, 2019 — April, 2019
Corporate – 5 Guys
Makeup Artist – SAMSHA: Pregnancy
April, 2019 — April, 2019
Commercial – SAMSHA
Makeup Artist – Freddie Mac Internal Videos
April, 2019 — current
Corporate – Freddie Mac
Makeup Artist – Get Moving Series: Kathy Smith, Bryant Johnson, Lorraine Ladish
March, 2019 — March, 2019
Online – AARP
Makeup Artist – AARP Shark Tank: Daymond John
March, 2019 — March, 2019
Online – AARP
Makeup Artist – Stay Sharp Challenge
March, 2019 — March, 2019
Online – AARP
Makeup Artist – University of Maryland, Baltimore County Marketing 2019
March, 2019 — March, 2019
Commercial – Three Seas, Inc.
Makeup Artist – CVENT Experience
March, 2019 — March, 2019
Corporate – CVENT / Revalator
Makeup Artist – SAMSHA: Meth Monster
February, 2019 — February, 2019
Commercial – SAMSHA
Makeup Artist – Baltimore Child Abuse Center: Sexting PSA
February, 2019 — February, 2019
Commercial – Baltimore Child Abuse Center
Makeup Artist – Disney's Aladdin at the Kennedy Center
February, 2019 — February, 2019
Live Event – The Walt Disney Company
Makeup Artist – The Hilton Experience
February, 2019 — February, 2019
Corporate – Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Inc.
Makeup Artist – Courted at the St. John Marketing 2019
February, 2019 — February, 2019
Commercial – Courted at the St. John
Makeup Artist – The Glenn Beck Program
January, 2019 — March, 2019
Television – Blaze TV
Makeup Artist – Cooking with Dave
January, 2019 — February, 2019
Online – Washington Post / Amazon Prime
Special Effects Makeup Artist – 5 Guys Games: Coca Cola Challenge
January, 2019 — January, 2019
Live Event – 5 Guys / Coca Cola, Inc.
Makeup Artist – Destination DC #DCCool Marketing 2019/2020
January, 2019 — current
Commercial – Destination DC
Makeup Artist – Anne Arundel Medical Center : Marketing 2019
January, 2019 — current
Commercial – Anne Arundel Medical Center
Makeup Artist – CBS This Morning - Personal Artist for Lin Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Andy Blankenbuehler, and Alex Lacamoire from Hamilton
December, 2018 — December, 2018
Television – CBS
Makeup Artist – Discovery Live: Into The Blue Hole
November, 2018 — December, 2018
Live Event – Discovery Channel
Makeup Artist – Apollo Uptown Hall with Rev. Al Sharpton
November, 2018 — November, 2018
Live Event – SiriusXM
Makeup Department Head – Alarm.com Commercial Series
October, 2018 — December, 2018
Commercial – Alarm.com
Makeup Artist – Special Diets
October, 2018 — December, 2018
Online – AARP
Makeup Artist – Bloomberg Media - Personal Artist for Madeline Albright
October, 2018 — October, 2018
Television – Bloomberg Media
Makeup Artist – Gold Rush: The Dirt
October, 2018 — October, 2018
Television – Discovery Channel
Makeup Artist – Charm City
October, 2018 — October, 2018
Feature – Columbia Pictures
Makeup Artist – Allstate Foundation - Personal Artist for Lonnie Chavis
October, 2018 — October, 2018
Live Event – Allstate Foundation
Makeup Artist – Microsoft - Personal Artist to Sataya Nadella and Management Team
October, 2018 — current
Live Event – Microsoft
Makeup Artist – What the Fudge? With Chocolate Covered Katie
August, 2018 — August, 2018
Online – Grateful Ventures / USA Today
Makeup Department Head – #SeeSay; Dept. of Homeland Security PSA Series
June, 2018 — June, 2018
Commercial – Department of Homeland Security
Makeup Artist – AMERICA
April, 2018 — current
Television – CRTV
Key Makeup Artist – Dark Souls
March, 2018 — July, 2018
Television – RTL
Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist – CRTV Tonight
February, 2018 — December, 2018
Television – CRTV
Key Makeup Artist – Copycat Killers, Season 3
February, 2018 — July, 2018
Television – Reelz Network
Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist – State of the Union Address
February, 2018 — February, 2018
Television – CRTV
Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist – Wilkow!
February, 2018 — February, 2018
Television – CRTV
Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist – Make or Break This Habit
January, 2018 — January, 2018
Television – AARP
Makeup Artist – Date Night DC
January, 2018 — January, 2018
Commercial – Destination DC
Makeup Artist/Hair Stylist – Gerber Life Insurance - Commercial Series (5 commercials)
December, 2017 — December, 2017
Commercial – Merkle
Makeup Artist – Who is America?
November, 2017 — April, 2018
Television – Showtime
Makeup Artist – Gershwin Prize - Tony Bennett
November, 2017 — November, 2017
Live Event – PBS
Hair, Makeup, Male Grooming – CBS TV Superior Donuts Comedy Tour
October, 2017 — October, 2017
Live Event – CBS
Makeup, Hair, Special Effect – Who Killed Jane Doe, Season 2
September, 2017 — November, 2017
Television – ITV Networks, America
Makeup Artist – Who Killed Jane Doe?
September, 2017 — November, 2017
Television – Discovery Channel
Hair, Makeup, Special Effects – What Really Happened
August, 2017 — September, 2017
Television – RTL
Key Makeup, Hair, Grooming – CBS : Lee Brice, NAPA Auto Parts, Intrepid Fallen Heros Fund
May, 2017 — May, 2017
Live Event – CBS
Key Makeup and Hair – Giant Food : Healthy Choices Commercial Series
May, 2017 — May, 2017
Commercial – Giant Foods
Key Makeup and Hair - Brian Castner, Jason Ford, – PBS News Hour
April, 2017 — April, 2017
Television – PBS News Hour
Key Makeup and Hair – AARP - Heather Block
April, 2017 — April, 2017
Other – AARP
Key Makeup and Hair – AARP - Discharge Planning Video
February, 2017 — February, 2017
Other – AARP
Key Makeup, Hair and Special Effects Artist – Copycat Killers, Season 2
January, 2017 — August, 2017
Television – Story House Productions
Key Makeup, Special Effects (Aging), and Hair Artist – AARP Shoot
October, 2016 — October, 2016
Commercial – AARP
Key Makeup Artist, Special Effects Artist – Good Morning Washington - Halloween Special
October, 2016 — October, 2016
Live Event – ABC Television
Key Makeup and Hair Artist – PBS News Hour - Tim Gunn and Carmen Maria Machado
October, 2016 — October, 2016
Television – PBS News Hour
Key Makeup, Special Effect and Hair – Evil Stepmothers 2
September, 2016 — December, 2016
Television – Investigation Discovery
Key Makeup and Hair Artist – PCI 360 Video
September, 2016 — September, 2016
Corporate – PCI
Key Makeup and Hair – Conservation International
September, 2016 — September, 2016
Corporate – Conservation Internatonal
Key Makeup and Hair Artist – Anne Arundel Medical Center / DuPuy Joint Replacement
August, 2016 — September, 2016
Corporate – AAMC / DuPuy Joint Replacement
Key Makeup and Hair Artist – Anne Arundel Medical Center - AAMC Magazine
August, 2016 — August, 2016
Other – AAMC
Key Makeup Artist, Special Effects and Hair – Saved
August, 2016 — August, 2016
Television – MSNBC
Key Makeup Artist – WBFF Morning News
August, 2016 — August, 2016
Live Event – WBFF
Makeup & Hair Combo – AAMC Plastic Surgery Group - Shoot
August, 2016 — August, 2016
Commercial – AAMC
Key Makeup and Hair Artist – Hewlett Packard Enterprise Shoot
August, 2016 — August, 2016
Corporate – Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Key Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist – Evil Kin, Series 4
June, 2016 — August, 2016
Television – Investigation Discovery Channel
Special Effects Artist – Evil Kin, Series 4
June, 2016 — August, 2016
Television – Investigation Discovery Channel
Key Makeup and Hair Stylist – Good Day DC Live! - Ross Mathews
June, 2016 — June, 2016
Television – FOX Television
Key Makeup and Hair Artist – T. Rowe Price - Media Library
June, 2016 — June, 2016
Corporate – T. Rowe Price
Lead Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist – Good Day DC - Fox Television
June, 2016 — June, 2016
Live Event – Fox Television
Makeup Artist – Money One Financial - Fall 2015 Commercials
August, 2015 — August, 2015
Commercial – Money One Financial
Makeup Artist – Healthy Ideas Commercial Series
April, 2015 — April, 2015
Commercial – Giant Foods (Ahold USA)
Makeup Artist – Barcoding - Commerials
January, 2011 — January, 2015
Commercial – Barcoding - CBS
Makeup Artist – QVC UK - Smashbox Cosmetics
January, 2005 — October, 2008
Live Event – Smashbox Cosmetics

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