Q&A with Makeup Artists Currently Working in the Industry

You're invited! 

Maquillage Makeup Academy invites you to join us on Tuesday, February 2nd & Thursday, February 11th 2016 at 9:00 a.m. for a FREE demo and presentation at our San Diego location by guest speakers Vyvy Tran and Erica Preus! 

This is a great opportunity to meet with makeup artists who are currently working in the industry and, more importantly, ask them questions!

February 2, 2016 9:00 a.m. - Vyvy Tran

Vyvy Tran grew up loving to draw, sketch, and paint and she shares the same passion for makeup. She began her career as a freelance makeup artist working for Sephora. There she gained vast knowledge and hands-on training with a wide variety of renowned brands in the industry.  

She enjoyed the transformational power of makeup so much that her thirst for knowledge led her to more formal training. Leaving her comfort zone, she moved to Los Angeles to attend Cinema Makeup School and trained in High Definition, airbrush, high fashion and avant-garde, character, prosthetic, and special effects makeup, as well as men's grooming. Vyvy is currently assisting the Kat Von D makeup line at trades shows such as IMATS in Los Angeles. 

February 11, 2016 9:00 a.m. - Erica Preus

Erica Preus is a professional makeup artist who was born, raised, and resides in Southern California. Before embracing makeup artistry as a full time career, Erica was a devout academic, graduating Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA in 2007 with a BA in English and a minor in Classical Civilizations with an emphasis on Greek Mythology.

Almost immediately after graduation, using her theatrical background in competitive dance as a springboard, Erica began working as a freelance makeup artist. In addition to being a Master Graduate from the acclaimed Cinema Makeup School in Los Angeles, she has since lent her freelance talents to many of the most prestigious names in cosmetics, including Make Up For Ever, Lancôme, Amika, Bobbi Brown, Giorgio Armani, Calvin Klein, Smashbox, Benefit, and Clarins.  

Erica is currently the Senior Global Educator at Maquillage Makeup Academy and a makeup artist in the Union.

If you are interested in attending on either date, please be sure to email us at info@maqmakeupacademy.com to RSVP. Or call us directly at (619) 546–5100 with any questions. And remember, it's free!