Niko Gonzalez

Niko Gonzalez is a Special Effects Makeup Artist based in Los Angeles, California. Originally from Puerto Rico, Niko started his career doing makeup for local theater productions. In 2011 he decided to move to Los Angeles to further his education by attending Make-Up Designory. After graduating,  he was chosen to compete on season 6 of Syfy’s Face Off where he made it to the semi finals. He was recently selected to compete on Face Off All Stars Season 11 and as a contestant on Game Face. He has worked at Universal Studios Hollywood since 2015, as part of the make-up team for the Halloween Horror Nights and Grinchmas events. Niko owns a company with his wife, Cat Paschen, called Dyad Make-Up and FX Studio where they make and sell custom and generic prosthetics (www.DYADPRO.com) and provide on set make-up services for film and television.

Sun. 10 - 12 a.m.

Catherin Paschen and Niko Gonzales: Creating an alien

(MUD Booth #301)

Sat. 12 - 12 a.m.

Catherin Paschen and Niko Gonzales: Creating an alien using EBA Performance Make-Up.

(EBA Performance Makeup Booth #810)

Niko Gonzalez is a Special Effects Makeup Artist based in Los Angeles, California. Originally from Puerto Rico, Niko started his career doing makeup for local theater productions. In 2011 he decided to move to Los Angeles to further his education by attending Make-Up Designory. After graduating,  he was chosen to compete on season 6 of Syfy’s Face Off where he made it to the semi finals. He was recently selected to compete on Face Off All Stars Season 11 and as a contestant on Game Face. He has worked at Universal Studios Hollywood since 2015, as part of the make-up team for the Halloween Horror Nights and Grinchmas events. Niko owns a company with his wife, Cat Paschen, called Dyad Make-Up and FX Studio where they make and sell custom and generic prosthetics (www.DYADPRO.com) and provide on set make-up services for film and television.