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Agne Skaringa is a first place winner at IMATS 2016 ( International Makeup Artist Trade Show) Battle of the Brushes, Beauty/ Fantasy category.

 

Inspired by nature and humanity, Los Angeles makeup artist Agne Skaringa has allowed her artistic talents to blossom and highlight multiple facets of her life.  Agne’s distinguished use of shapes and dimensions make it clear that her foundation in architecture is a key influence in her free and professional expressions of fine art, bodypainting, makeup artistry and hairstyling.

Born in Lithuania, Agne immersed herself into the arts through education.  As a student at Antanas Martinaitis Art School, her natural-born talents in drawing became evident.  Between 1998-2004 she received discipline in the fine arts at the Kaunas Art Gimnasium.  And by 2009, she obtained her Bachelor’s in architecture from the Vilinus Academy of Arts.  Shortly thereafter, Agne moved to Los Angeles to establish her career and work alongside her husband photographer Tomas Skaringa.

Upon arrival, her paintings were instantly acknowledged.  The Hale Arts Space is one of the galleries currently exhibiting her work. Los Angeles makeup artist’s Agne’s overall success has gained her recognition with an array of publications and brands such as: People Magazine, St. Germain, Make-up Artist Magazine, Men’s Health Magazine, FHM , Innovating Dinning- Roku Sushi, Vans, Ducati, Perricone MD, Rocky Gathercole,The Knot Magazine, Grace Ormonde, Galia Lahav, Fashion for the Stars and many more.

Los Angeles makeup artist Agne worked with photographers such as Sean McCall, Mathew Jordan Smith, Robert Voltier and many others.

Years of modeling exposed Agne to a wealth of knowledge in the beauty industry.  Her time spent observing top notch makeup artists pioneered her desire to explore makeup artistry.  She decided to use her inherent skills and attend the latest beauty events and seminars held throughout the United States to identify her own interpretation of beauty transformation.  After perfecting her signature touch in corrective beauty makeup, Agne found a great deal of satisfaction working with brides.  Being able to transform these woman into their best natural self inspired her to launch a bridal beauty service boutique.  She is now the owner of Beauty Affair and enjoying the success of her organic approach to beauty.

Constantly driven by challenge, Agne’s latest expedition has opened her world into bodypainting.  In 2013 she enrolled into Los Angeles Cinema Makeup School.  After one year of mentoring with Leonard Engelman. Leonard is a Cinema Makeup School’s Director of Education Emeritus and current Vice President of the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences. Creative makeup artist Agne Skaringa was chosen to represent the institution at IMATS 2014 student competition.  As a result, Agne was successfully declared a finalist of the Legends of Makeup scholarship by Academy Award-winner Ve Neill and a panel of CMS instructors.  In 2015, Agne studied airbrush techniques alongside Nelly Recchia.

January 17th, 2016 Los Angeles makeup artist Agne was a first place winner of IMATS ( International Makeup Artist Trade Show) Battles of the Brushes student competition at Beauty/ Fantasy category. It took place in Los Angeles, at the biggest makeup artist show in the world.

July 24th, 2016 talented Hollywood’s makeup artist Agne Skaringa was recognized as a one of the five finalists in the Makeup Artist of the Year 2016 category at the Professional Beauty Association even NAHA. North America Hairstylist Awards. Her makeup and hair body painting work was shown at Mandalay Bay Resort during the award ceremony.

Agne offers : makeup classes, hairstyling classes and avantgarde classes at her Hollywood studio.

For more information : http://www.beautyaffair.net/classes/

 

Awards:
IMATS “Battle of the Brushes” First place winner 2016 (Beauty/Fantasy category)
NAHA Makeup Artist of the Year 2016 finalist
The Makeup Show – Femme Fatale Contest Finalist 2016
IMATS “Battle of the Brushes” Finalist 2014 (Beauty/Fantasy category)
Ve Neil Scholarship Winner for Cinema Makeup School 2015

Clients:
Vans
Perricone MD ( Cold Plasma Informercial )
Ducati ( Runway )
Le Femme
Temptu
Naked Princess
JoyRich
Fashion for the Stars
Rocky Gathercole
Galia Lahav
Nina Cannaci
Amsale Bridal
Bejeweled leggings by Susan Fixel
Dynashape Intima
Ximena Valero look book
YRR desings
Thomas and Edison
Mika Yoga Wear

Press:
Makeup Artist Magazine (Cover) 2016
People Magazine (Lithuania)
People Magazine (Romania)
The Knot
California Wedding Day
Ceremony Magazine
Men’s Health (USA)
FHM (Lithuania)
FHM (Australia)
Monkey (UK)
Che (Belgium)
Dark Beauty Magazine
Hollywood Makeup Magazine
Nina Ansary book “Jewels of Alah”

Videos:
Evelina Young “Can’t Wake up”
Evelina Young “Wildfire”
Dr. Perricone Plasma Hd informercial
Andreea Balan
Elline

Talents:
SamTaylor-Johnson
Maja Malnar

Photographers:
Roberto Voltaire
Marc Royce
Lope Navo
Tomas Skaringa
Matthew Jordan Smith
Christopher Kilkus
Sean McCall
Christina von Messling
Luke Dickey
Ryan Cardone
Betsy Newman
Cavan Clark
Jon McKee
David Oscar Flores
Edward Aninaru
David Nguyen
Cherie Roberts
Daniel Jung
Patrick Shipstad
Ramunas Balavasciunas
Gedmantas Kropis
Algis Kriksciunas
Darius Tarela

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