Johna Mancini was born in Merano, Italy, from American Father and Italian mother. He starts his studies as an architect in Rome but he end up graduating at the University of Denver in Colorado majoring in Theater Production and Communications.
He went back to Italy in Rome where he started working for production designer as an hair stylist and make up artist for Alessandra Vigoni who owned a trendy hair salon in Rome. He then pursue this career in Milan for photographer such Roberto Gamba, Alberta Tibursi and Carlo Belli in Campi.
In 1996 Johna moved to New York where he worked as a make up artist for Photographers Eddie Collins and Renato Zacchia and he collaborated for Lyrical Opera with City Opera (Turandot).
Johnaâs Hair Style technique is heavily based with hair volume, enlarging and reducing it, trying to achieve theatrical and baroque results. In make up on the other hand Johna goes from natural to extreme, heavy or graphic reminiscing of Kabuki Theater.
La Perla, New York
Eredi Pisano, New York
Chanel Corporate Office
Domenico Vacca, New York
Shary's Place, Great Neck