Montgomery - Makeup Artist - Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Krista Montgomery

Pittsburgh, PA, USA


Makeup Artist


I'm a seasoned, professional makeup artist who has worked on projects such as the Emmy award winning TV series, The Men Who Built America ( History Channel ) and Dance Moms ( Lifetime ). From realistic special effects to stunning beauty creations I am experienced in all forms of cosmetic application - natural to fantastical.

Work History

Actress, Graphic Designer, Storyboard Artist, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Guru Sensei Productions - DEAD STAR

September 2013 - October 2013

Played "Kitham' Zinn". Created logos, and graphic art for the film. Applied SFX makeup and assisted with properties. Created Storyboards.

Key Special Effects/Physical Effects

Sean Perry Productions - Alive and Unburied

August 2013 - August 2013

Key FX artist for the zombie film ALIVE AND UNBURIED

Model and Actress

Tom Savini's Foundation's of Makeup

March 2013 - March 2013

Model and Actress for Steve Johnson and Jesse Lechok in the tutorial series.

Beauty Makeup Artist

Dance Moms - Lifetime Network

February 2013 - February 2013

Beauty Makeup Artist for the reality TV show "Dance Moms".

Creature Denture Artist

Oddities FX

January 2013 - January 2013

Created and panted creature dentures for a mutant in the film, "The Reunion"

Special Effects Artist

Maxxteck Productions

October 2012 - January 2013

SFX Artist for the Horror film "The Experiment"

Special Effects Makeup Artist

Tripshod Productions

September 2012 - October 2012

Completed various zombie makeups and special fx for Tripshod Live Productions

Key Makeup Artist

Flyover Films - A Christmas Tree Miracle

March 2012 - April 2012

Special FX and Beauty Makeup Artist: Flyover Films
- Production Key Makeup Artist for the film

Designer and Makeup Artist

Carrie Anns Bridal Boutique

July 2011 - March 2012

Carrie Anns Bridal Boutique House makeup specialist and designer.

Makeup Artist, SFX Artist

The Men Who Made America, History Channel

From December 2011

Applied realistic staining, boody FX, dirt details and basic beauty makeup on 40+ actors for the Emmy award winning TV series.

Designer and Makeup Artist

Carrie Anns Bridal Boutique House

July 2011 - March 2012

makeup specialist and designer.

SFX Makeup Artist, Makeup Artist

Freelance Effects, FX/Make-Up and Varied Artist

From February 2007

Created various works of art ( Effects, make-up, props, eyes, concept designs, graphic art, modeling, acting, hair design and more ) for film, tv, independent buyers, professional models, runway events, professional, photographers and more.


A Christmas Tree Miracle

Key Makeup artist on the film.

FX Artist and Makeup Artist - Men Who Built America

Created basic FX and applied cosmetic applications on the Men Who Built America, Emmy award winning series.


Was a part in the creation of basic fx.

KEY FX - Alive and Unburied

Created physical and cosmetic special effects for the film.

MYTH - Key Effects

Created Key creatures and FX for the film MYTH. FX coordinator.

Qualifications & Certifications

Empire Beauty School


Douglas Education Center


Columbus College of Art and Design

Graphic Design, Illustration and Fine Art

West Liberty University

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