Sky Vega is an award nominated Special
FX Makeup Artist and entrepreneur based out of New York City.
Begining in entertainment buisness as a
touring musician, Sky has since worked as a Department Head on many
feature films, shorts, music videos and TV shows
she’s credited with producing molds and life casting for The Hobbit (An Unexpected Journey) and has
worked for a slew of celebrities from Dr.
Oz to “Weird Al” Yankovic.
Sky’s work has been seen in many
publications with creative costuming for singer P!nk’s
red carpet appearances at the Bette Midler annual Hulaween ball and Heidi
Klum's party to media coverage of various Issabella Rossalini productions for Green Porno and Animals
Sky is a graduate of the South African
Academy of Arts, with a four-year intensive and comprehensive arts curriculum. She
studied aesthetics and cinematography at the University of Art & Design in
Greece, A.K.T.O., majoring in Computer Graphic Animation and Multi-Media. She
completed the Special FX Makeup course at the School of Visual Arts and fine-tuned
her lab skills at the Makeup Designory’s Special Makeup-Up Effects 301 course.
She currently offers occasional a variety
of creative and special effects
makeup workshops at the Trilok Fusion Centre for arts & education and also at Abracadabra superstore in Manhattan where she also retails her own line of prosthetic makeup products.
Sky founded her creative company Pittaway
in 2010, which acts as the retail portal for the Sky Vega Special Effects Makeup product line and her other artistic