Victoria Gugenheim

Body Painter Female London, England, United Kingdom My MM URL: http://www.modelmayhem.com/Victoria Gugenheim
Mayhem # 1913488

About Me

NEW: Makeup Tutor and part in Guardians of the Galaxy!
NEW: Creating waterproof bodypaintings and SFX!

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/VictoriaGugenheim
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GugenheimGlobal
Website: www.gugenheim.co.uk
Twitter: @quirkathon


Welcome to the Jungle. Care for a Pimms?



I'm Victoria. I've been working in this industry for over 10 years and I thrive on it!
I work worldwide. I work on corporate promotions, events, commissions, workshops, private photoshoots and tutorials, fine art prints, instruction and more. I'm looking for models 18+ both male and female, other fabulous body artists and prodigious photographers to work with and anyone who likes fusing science and art. Together we can create art that conquers the world.


My credits include joint 3rd in the world for UV Body Painting, taking home the bronze in The World Bodypainting Competition, Fluoro Night Contest 2012 as part of an awesome team with Wolf's Bodymagic. I'm both a member and instructor of The World Body Painting Association, currently the World's first Health and Safety instructor there. I also worked on Guardians of the Galaxy and Maleficent, and have recently worked with Filippo Ioco's PINK Austria and PINK London.
I have also been the first angle grinder to grace the stage at The World Bodypainting Festival Fashion Show, which you can see on my youtube.


I pay a very high attention to detail in my work and I like to think it shows. My artwork, like me is constantly evolving and I strive to better myself with each painting.

I undertake paid work only, and I am also looking for models for upcoming projects. Currently I am looking for people who straddle gender boundaries for a brand new project that encompasses the beauty of the gender spectrum with both awe and compassion.

I'm also looking to make lifelong art connections with people I can work with again and again, creating mind blowing works that are good enough to create a borderline religious experience with their awesomeness.

If it's the right project with highly creative people I may be persuaded to do expenses paid, but this is **extremely** rare. I don't do shoots "for exposure". After all, people can die of exposure!

I am also a highly skilled MUA, and enjoy fusing the disciplines of makeup and bodypainting in my work to create something greater than the disciplines on their own. I have a background in multiple genres from music videos to high fashion shoots and have worked with award winning singer Leigh De Vries.

Credits include Marvel, Alice Cooper, Nokia, The Black Eyed Peas Album Launch Party, Lawrence Krauss, The Red Paintings and private clubs including Kensington roof gardens and Cirque Du Soir.

I'm seeking creative, likeminded and intelligent people to come up with extreme, beautiful, wonderful collaborations and creations. The more outlandish, the more flamboyant, the better! Everything high fashion to darkly decadent and back, I can and will do. I've also worked for fashion and art magazines and love the challenge.

Aside from bodypainting, I'm also a member of The World Photography Organization, and am keen to work with other talented photographers to see what we can come up with. I also make props, prosthetics, concepts, and now body armour and have started venturing further into overall styling.

Credits

Below are a select few of my credits. I have *many*, but these are a select few to whet your appetite.

NEW: MAKEUP Tutor and Part on Guardians of the Galaxy



: Bodypainted Lawrence Krauss, author of The Physics of Star Trek and A Universe From Nothing

New: Featured in The Guardian Science here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/the-lay-scientist/2013/may/31/art-painting

Featured in Tportal Croatia here (translates to Beauty and Brains, Bodyart as You've Never Seen it) : http://www.tportal.hr/scitech/znanost/265571/Spoj-znanosti-i-body-arta-kakav-jos-niste-vidjeli.html

Featured on i09:
http://io9.com/tag/victoria-gugenheim

New! Featured on ABC Australia, Adam Hills Tonight here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=Jk1h55bleqo




Memberships:
NEW: UK Bodypainting League
World Bodypainting Association
World Photography Organisation
World Bodypainting Academy

Competitions:
World Bodypainting Competition, UV Award:
11th Place 2010
8th Place 2011
3rd Place, Bronze Trophy Winner with Wolf Reicherter of Wolf's Bodymagic
2012
Instructor for The World Bodypainting Festival 2012 (Health and Safety)

2014: Makeup Artist UV effects, Charlotte Church's Entanglement Documentary
Mechanics and robotics Instructor, World Bodypainting Academy
Fantasy Bodypainting Instructor, World Bodypainting Academy
Angle Grinder: World Bodypainting Festival Fashion Show
Founder: Art Beyond Borders: Mixing Art with Science
Avante Garde, Trompe L'oeil and Fine Art Bodypainting Instructor
Cirque Le Soir- Trompe L'oeil and Fine Art Bodypainting, Resident artist, 1wk
Guest Bodypainter and Performer, Surreal Ballroom, World Bodypainting Festival

2013: Makeup artist and part: Guardians of the Galaxy
Own Makeup & part: Pride Movie
Satyr Bodypainting, Private Event
Guest Lecturer and Artist, Ancestor's Trail, RDFRS funded event
Architectural Association Private Party
Featured in The Smithsonian Magazine feature on The Ancestor's Trail
Sponsored by Cameleon Bodypaint:
http://www.cameleonpaint.com/guggenheim.html
ANA Kostina Fashion Art & Al Overdrive Photoshoot (MUA):
http://www.al-overdrive.com/anakostina/

Alice Cooper's Halloween Night of Fear (DVD Release 2010- SFX Makeup)
Alice Cooper's Halloween Night of Fear 2011 (DVD Release- SFX makeup, Stage makeup for opening act, optical illusion gory face painting and press release)

Multiple collaborations with Wolf Reicherter, 2nd Place World Bodypainting Competition, UV Award.

Black Eyed Peas Album Launch Party (Bodypainter)

PH4 Secret Elite (Model, Bodypainter)

Cirque Du Soir (Concept Artist, Bodypainter)

"Color Warrior" Poster Girl for The World Bodypainting Festival (MUA, Photographer, Post Producer)

UV World Awards Contestant (11th Place World Bodypainting Festival 2010, 8th Place 2011)

FARBKRIEGER, Body Art Fashion show (Bodypainter, Costume Designer, Prosthetics Designer, Performer)

Colour Nomad, Body Art Fashion 2012 (Bodypainter, Performer, Accessories Designer)

Circa Burlesque (Performer, Bodypainter)

Circa Extreme (Performer, Bodypainter)

Circa Cabaret (Performer, Bodypainter)

Club Antichrist (SFX, Performer)

Alice Cooper's Britain's Got Freaks, Sky One. (Makeup Artist)

RoboSteel/Man Of Steel (Concept Artist, Bodypainter)

Wolf's Bodymagic, King of UV (Co- Bodypainter)

Take Heart, Kensington Roof Gardens (Bodypainter)

Sensity (Bodypainter and MUA)

O2 (Bodypainter)

Nokia (Co-Bodypainter)

NHS Blood Donation Campaign (Co-Bodypainter)


UVatar Experience (Bodypainter, Photographer)

White Mischief (Bodypainter)

Andro Ovesny (Bodypainter)

Maximas Von Bracey (MUA and Photography)

Filament Magazine (MUA and Photographer)

London Fashion Week, Stylo International (Bodypainter)

Club Rub (Bodypainter, Performer, Prop Designer, Choreographer)

Stanmere House (Bodypainter and Assistant for 7 days)

NOKIA: 700 Smartphone Launch, London Bridge, Jeans Painting (Bodypainter)

Body Circus, The Surreal Ballroom for The World Bodypainting Festival: Guest Bodypainter


Invited Artist: Koh Samui International Bodypainting Festival
Invited Artist: Stockholm International Bodypainting Festival, Sweden



Indie Films:

Barry The Demon Hunter (Model, Actor, MUA)

The Krampus (SFX, Wardrobe, Styling, Makeup, Consultancy)

The Fear (SFX Artist)

Learning Hebrew (MUA, Bodypainter, Actor)



Theatre Productions:

The Dunwich Horror, The Courtyard, London (Makeup Consultant, Promo Bodypainter and SFX Artist)

The Fuel Girls- Bodypainting at Stylo




Publications:
Clikz Magazine, US

Filament, UK Magazine

Body Art Fashion, Expression in the spotlight, Karala B(Art Director of The World Bodypainting Festival)

Re/Vision Online

Bizarre Magazine (MUA for the X-treme Factor)

The Metro (MUA for Britains Got Freaks, Makeup Featured)

Alexandra Palace Online (Featured with bodypainted model)

Femina Magazine- "The Escapades of Lady Ganga" (Bodypainter and some styling)

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