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Dhyana Renee w- Jesse Ventura  (WTC).



"The Artist's World is limitless. It can be found anywhere, far from where they live or only a few feet away. It is always at their doorstep."


                                                                                   - Paul Strand​


After leaving the ballet world, I spent 3 years attending a private art school in Florida, studying portraiture in charcoals and pastels. My path then took a turn and I moved to Toronto, ON, and studied to become  Professional Makeup Artist, SFX Artist and Hairstylist.  Later I moved to the New York Metro Area, where I am originally from and worked to become a member of IATSE Local 798 as a Makeup / SFX Artist.


Throughout my 18+ years career, various production companies have hired me to work on film, television, advertising, commercial, editorial, fashion editorial, and live theatre on their projects, and many of them in key positions. During this time, I became known for my artistic insight, character creation, cleanliness and professional work ethic.  Willing to travel.


Today, I reside in beautiful Savannah, GA.

Dhyana Renee Forte

David Patino, Photographer

" I just wanted to reach out and say thank you for being on the SJ Couture shoot!  I just finished retouching the images....and by retouching I mean removing wrinkles from dresses.  The makeup was damn near flawless - you did a beautiful job and I can not wait to work with you again. Just wanted to let you know that I am your biggest fan!

Heidi, Booking Agent

for Zenobia Agency

"Hi Dhyana!  You are not going to believe this but your story is already running in the magazine!  We just received the issue in the mail. It will probably be on the news stands this weekend or on Monday. (page 106)"  
- on my 1st photoshoot for People Magazine.

Richard Kathlean,

Line Producer

“Elizabeth - Please meet our new Makeup Department Head, Dhyana Forte. She has some good experience in film and knows her way around cast and crew.  I have seen her burn and tattoo work, which is perfect for our needs. She will be a great addition to our set.

Andrew Flores, Director

“.....It was a pleasure working with you.  You are a fabulous makeup artist and I hope we can work together again someday."
( I won a "Best Special Effects Makeup  Award" for my work on his feature.)

Randy Slavin, Director

" Yo Dhyana!  Thanks so much for the Amazing work on the makeup for  'Anniversary'.  The actors looked great!......And you are a pleasure to have on set". 

Gregg Naughton, Actor

" Greatly enjoyed working with you.  You did an amazing job".
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