Makeup Artist Spotlight: Sy Calac

At Maquillage Makeup Academy, we offer the very best makeup artistry education available today, and part of that unwavering standard of excellence comes from employing instructors with both industry experience and skillful expertise to teach our advanced curriculum.

As a result, our faculty team is comprised of only the best and the brightest in all areas of makeup and hair design!

As part of our Makeup Artist Spotlight, we will introduce you to our team by featuring one of them each week.

Today we're talking to Sy Calac, who teaches Hair, Runway, Music Video and Theater make-up at Maquillage. 

Celebrities he's worked with: Ryan Shamrock, Dustin Quick, Heather Chadwell, Miguel Bose, Solveig Cirone, Johanna Hernandez, Rochelle Carino, Rhythm and Booze, September Mourning, China (WWF).

Clients: Latin Grammys, People Magazine, Monsterpalooza, Los Angeles Women's Expo, Pamper Me Fabulous, LA Fashion Week, Haunted Harrahs.

MAQUILLAGE MAKEUP ACADEMY: How long have you been a makeup artist?

SY CALAC: I've been a makeup artist for 7 years. 

MMA: What makes Maquillage Makeup Academy stand out from other makeup schools?

SC: Maquillage Makeup Academy stands out from other schools because the small classes allow for a more 'one on one' form of education. I also like that they go on field trips! 

MMA: What has been the biggest accomplishment or your most memorable experience in your artistry career so far?

SC: My most memorable experience and accomplishments as a make up artist and hair designer is working on set at the Latin Grammys.

MMA: What is your favorite makeup tool or product in your kit?

SC: My favorite items are my brushes and foundations to sculpt the face....

MMA: What advice do you have for an aspiring makeup artist?

SC: The advice I would give to aspiring artists is always be open to learning, you can never know enough because every artist is different.