For Yana, beauty is one of the most inspiring forces on the planet. She strives to seek inspiration in all sources: art, people, music, places. It is thrilling to experience the work of other artists. It offers an opportunity to see the world through their eyes. The driving force behind what she does is a goal to find the most captivating essence hidden within each "character" and bring that into reality.
As a professional makeup artist and graduate of Make-up Designory in New York City, Yana's experience ranges from working in editorial
and fashion to celebrity photo shoots and TV work. Yana has worked for major TV shows and networks such as "Today Show" (NBC), "Good Morning America" (ABC), "Watch What Happens Live" (Bravo TV), "Entertainment Tonight" (CBS), "SI Now" and "People Now" (Sports Illustrated), TNT/TBS, Naomi Campbell's "The Face" (Oxygen TV), and "The Real House Wives of New York City", In Style Magazine, Teen Vogue, Golf Digest, Central for Contemporary Opera, Atlantic Records.
Yana has worked with some of the most popular faces on TV and Entertainment including: Morgan Freeman, Dermot Mulroney, David Duchovny, Danny Aiello, Alan Cumming, Megan Boone, Ana Ortiz, James Spader, Alanna Masterson, Ricky Schroder, Kelli Giddish, Jason Schwartzman, Amy Morton, Malcolm McDowell, Margarita Levieva, Emily DiDonato, Selita Ebanks, Wolf Blitzer, and Ban Ki-Moon among others.
She had the privilege of doing makeup for Addison Timlin on Richard Levine's new movie "Submission". She worked on the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award nominated "306 Hollywood" documentary and the new music videos of Norwegian DJ and record producer Matoma (feat. Josie Dunne), and the singer and Troye Sivan.
Yana is currently available for projects including film, television as well as fashion editorial and runway, or any other project that could flex her creativity.