Dena Olivieri is Union Local 798 Makeup Artist for Film, TV and Theater, as well as being an alumni of the Make Up For Ever Academy NY and Cinema Makeup School LA. Dena has studied under some of the most well respected make-up artists in the industry such as Ve Neill, Dany Sanz, Craig Lindberg, Rod Maxwell, Etc. She is knowledgeable about makeup application techniques of various kinds and can tailor each look to the setting, lighting, wardrobe, and facial features of the talent. Dena has an outgoing personality and a flair for communication making her clients feel comfortable and at ease.
On top of HD makeup she is also proficient in special effects applications such as; major/minor wounds, burns, bruises, realistic injury simulation, bald cap making/application, tattoo cover and prosthetic application. As well as aging, character development, fake tattoo applications, wig application, beard application & facial hair laying.
Dena has worked on many short/feature films, music videos, corporate shoots, theater productions, and live events and has a great passion for her work on set.