Background & Work

I’m a self-taught Make-up Artist based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

I came up with NyNa because of the two cities that represent my two souls: New York and Amsterdam. Because the original name of New York City was New Amsterdam, I just used their initials and came up with this name.

I started off in late 2012 through a good friend of mine who collaborated with the Dutch-based web magazine “Hoop Doop Magazine”. It was an interview for a contemporary Dutch artist called Barbara Wijnveld. At that time my make-up kit was quite limited, but this did not stop me from pursuing my dream. I remember the 1st thing that Barbara told me when she met me was: “Your make-up looks really good! It wasn’t always that way (with other make-up artists)”. That’s when I knew I had the chance to start something real.

Less than a year and a half later, here is what I accomplished:

http://www.hoopdoopmagazine.com/magazine/a-boy-in-the-hood/

http://www.hoopdoopmagazine.com/hoop-doop-21/  (pages 60-69)

http://www.hoopdoopmagazine.com/hoop-doop-19/ (pages 60-75)

http://www.hoopdoopmagazine.com/hoop-doop-17/  (pages 22-27 & 30-39)

http://www.l-enfantterrible.com/collection/fall-winter-2013/

http://www.l-enfantterrible.com/collection/spring-summer-2013/

xoxo, -S.

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