East Coast based IATSE Local 798 makeup artist specializing in television & film production, celebrity personal appearances and men's grooming. Alexis Arenas is a formally trained makeup artist drawing on over 18 years experience in High Definition Film, Television, Special Effects (SFX), and Print makeup artistry and hair. Credits include Showtime, Variety Magazine, Marie Claire Magazine, Brides Magazine, Monocle Magazine, ESPN, C-SPAN, PBS Newshour, QVC, QVC UK, BET, Discovery Channel Networks, CBS, ABC, NBC, Fox, and many, many more. Alexis is a Proud member of IATSE Local 798.
Celebrity and Notable clients include Lin Manuel Miranda, Nancy Pelosi, Bernie Sanders, Kellyanne Conway, 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 willing to travel nationally and internationally, and am prompt, reliable, and friendly.
Trained in London at the prestigious Greasepaint School (Film,TV & Stage Makeup and Hair) and at Temptu Cosmetics in New York for Airbrush application, I specialize in all skin types and tones and am trained in tattoo and birthmark camouflage.
I have been in the industry since 1998.
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