Devin Dollace Alexis was born and raised in the city of glitter and grime; sometimes her friend, sometimes a waste of rotting time.
In her short, cosmically celestial twenty eight years on Earth, Devin has traveled Nation-wide honing her skills and mastering the art of glamour and morbid theatrics rolled into one to create the perfect strand of Beauty and FX Makeup DNA.
Devin's work ranges from Natural Beauty Application, Basic Men's Makeup Application, Time Period Makeup, Pinup, Glamour, Fashion, Avant Garde Makeup Applications, including Tattoo Coverage and False Eyelash Application.
Devin's work also includes Special Effects, ranging from Character Development, Laying Hair, Old Age Makeup Application, Injuries, Wounds, Burns, as well as Sculpting, Molding and applying various forms of Latex and Silicone Prosthetics, and Basic Lifecasting.
Devin's extensive background in art starting as a child includes a Major in Comics and Animation from Art and Design High School, a scholarship in Sculpting to Cooper Union in New York City, and her own Face painting/Freehand Temporary Tattoo Business.
After High School, Devin Apprenticed as a Tattoo Artist for a few years until she rediscovered her love of Makeup Artistry and Special Makeup Effects.
Devin then attended the Tricoci School of Beauty Culture Chicago, where she obtained an education in Esthetics in hopes of becoming a lisence in Cosmetology Tattooist.
While attending Tricoci, Devin discovered her love of creating makeup from scratch. She took her education of Skincare (and Skin Diseases) and knew she must ardently pursue a career in Special Makeup Effects.
Following her return to NYC, Devin attended Makeup Designory Soho in which she took their advanced HD Film and Television Artistry Program.
Soon adter, Devin worked on her first film for Universal Pictures in Los Angeles in which she was Lead Special Makeup Effects Artist.
Devin's career blossomed after retaining the title of Lead Special Makeup Effects Artist for an episode of Cake Boss on TLC (thanks to Sugar and Spikes Casting).
In 2013, Devin joined mobile beauty app PRIV in NYC and shortly thereafter in Los Angeles.
Since then, she has worked on the likes of Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russel, Kate Hudson, Jared Leto, the Kardashians and more.
She was a Brand Ambassador and events team leader in which she oversaw events such as the Colgate Grammy's Suite. She also lead a team of four and Spoke at the Tech Convention CES in Las Vegas.
Devin continues to travel and thrive with PRIV as they grow and expand territories.
Besides Art, Devin has also worked for various music venues in New York City doing Promotions, writing Press Kits, helping with Graphics, Website and Venue Management; including interning at The Knitting Factory NY. She also interned Buzz Publicity NY in which she helped write Press Kits for the likes of Elton John and and more.
Devin was the Lead Stylist at the Custom Costume Shop at Ricky's NYC in which she did makeup for various events such as Bette Midler's Hullaween Charity Event in NYC.
upon moving to Los Angeles in 2014, Devin worked as a casting agent for Blaze Models Beverly Hills in Commercial Casting.
With a diverse infusion of collected experience, Devin contributes a unique, dynamic and multi tonal vision to every endeavor she sets her mind too. Especially when it comes to her ultimate passions: Makeup and Special Effects.
KEEPING UP WITH THE KARDASHIANS
RABBIT BANDINI PRODUCTIONS
CES TECH CONVENTION
IHEART RADIO WANGO TANGO
THE HAWN FOUNFATION MINUP GALA
UNIVERSAL PICTURES IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT
URBAN INK TATTOO CONVENTION
PAMELA ANDERSON AND SONS
CEE LO GREEN
BUDDY THE CAKE BOSS
THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW
and more (nda)