Hailing from Chapel Hill, NC, Rachael Wagner has always been a lover of the arts. Finding her way to the art of makeup in college, she moved to New York to study at Makeup Designory and completed the Masters of Makeup program. Deciding that her skills and interests lay in prosthetic makeup, she competed in Syfy's Face Off, on season 7. She then moved to Los Angeles, CA in 2014 and has continued to create and apply highly realistic prosthetic makeup. She often finds inspiration in her love of sci-fi and fantasy.
Rachael Wagner was a finalist in multiple IMATS Battle of the Brushes SFX competitions. She has worked with many diverse clientele including: Fall Out Boy, Hyundai, National Geographic, SyFy, Nerdist Industries, MGMT, The Metropolitan Opera, Girl Scouts of America, Disney, and Sheroes Entertainment LLC.
As Project Supervisor of Global Effects Inc. she had the pleasure of working with ANOVOS and their Star Wars License, Agents of SHIELD, Spielberg's “Bridge of Spies”, Castle, Doctor Who, Orbital Outfitters, and Solar City to name a few.
Rachael has recently become a member at the Academy of Magic Arts, The Magic Castle, and has joined their BOO Crew.