Ana Victoria Esquivel Vásquez is a fantasy artist (Special Makeup Effects and Illustrator) based in Los Angeles California. Born and raised in Panama City, Panama, she has been drawing and painting since the early age of 2.
In 2008, she earned a scholarship in Savannah College of Art and Design, where she underwent traditional art education.
In 2015, she moved to London to attend the Academy of Freelance Make-up, where she became certified as a professional Make-Up Artist.
In 2017 Ana moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue her career in Special Effects Make-Up and Fantasy Art for the film industry. She attended Make-Up Designory school in Burbank where she received training. It was around this time that she met the sculptor Matt Rose (designer for Hellboy make-up), who took her under his wing and became her mentor.
Since then, Ana has been working as a make-up artist and lab technician for several of the major Special Effects studios in Hollywood, and on film and TV sets.
Some of the projects Ana has been involved in:
- Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities (2022)
- Hocus Pocus 2 (2022)
- Monster - The Jeffrey Dahmer Story (2022)
- Rings of Power (2022)
- The Thing About Pam (2022)
- Chucky TV Series (2021)
- Legacies (2019)
- The dead Don't Die (2019)