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About me

Monik relocated from Toronto in the summer of 2020. Certified makeup artist since 2009, she has a wide and diverse skillset ranging from beauty to prosthetic makeup.

With a background in visual arts, Monik thrives to explore different techniques and truly believes that we constantly continue to learn and evolve. She is a great team player, open minded and radiates positivity.

Member of the North-American Union I.A.T.S.E. local 873 since 2016, with experience in film and television for over a decade. Currently also a enrolled in the sister local 891. Monik has worked on shows such as Star Trek Discovery (Multiple seasons), Shadowhunter, The Girlfriend Experience, Rocky Horror Picture Show (2016) as well as daily work on shows including American Gods, Handmaids Tale, Locke & Key, Killjoys, 12 Monkey, Beauty and the Beast, Hemlock grove, only to name a few.

In September of 2021, Monik attended the Emmy awards, she was part of the makeup team for the nomination for Outstanding Period And/or Character Makeup (non-prosthetic) for Star Trek Discovery season 3 - Episode 'Terra Firma; part 2' .

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Currently located on Vancouver Island.

Continued Education

  • Colour Theory and Colour Theory for people of colour ,
    by Stepping up Creatives; guest artist Zabrina Matiru, 2022

  • WHMIS Certificate , 2022

  • How HD Lighting Affects Tone of the Skin for Women of Color by artist Ashunta Sherrif 2019

  • One-Day-Workshop with Guest Artist Stuart Bray,
    Fixing Common Application Problems with Transfers and Silicone Prosthetics, 2019

  • Hand Laid Beard and Lace Beard Application, 2019



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Monik (She/Her)

Parksville, British Columbia

I acknowledge that I live and work on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish People including the territories of the Snaw-Na-Was and Qualicum people.

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