Who Am I ?
1: Who am I?
I am a vibrant lover of life who is continuously learning.
2: What do you do and what project are you currently working on?
I am a makeup artist. I’m currently working on a gorgeous beauty shoot with looks from European shows. I was a child artist so painting came very easily to me. I transferred my passion from canvas to skin. I come from an artistic family that always supported my love for painting and drawing.
3: Where are you from and where are you going?
I am from Buenos Aires, Argentina, but grew up in New Jersey. Where am I going? I like to stay in the moment so I would say packing my bags for a job in Casa de Campo in the D.R.
4: Who is your biggest hero?
I have many but I would say family and close friends have always been there for me and continue to always come to my rescue.
5: What book is your bible?
Back to Eden by Jethro Kloss. This book is what made me a vegetarian and it has influenced my lifestyle greatly. It reprogrammed my way of thinking of what I put in my body and made me think healthily.
6: What are some things you love? And some things you hate?
Besides makeup, I love to travel. I plan to visit every country in the world. So far, I’m at thirty and lots more to go.
I love animals, I volunteer at a wildlife rehabilitation center and it’s so rewarding to nurse injured animals back to health. The third thing I can’t live without is ballet dancing. I am trained in classical but compete in American Rhythm.
I hate when people have too many excuses, how ridiculous the price of renting an apartment is here, and swiping my metro card and hearing the train pull away!
7: What is your raison d’être?
To love, give, share, be happy, and appreciate what life has given me. I love the fact that I’m doing something that I am passionate about and getting paid for it!
8: What is your favorite color?
Aquamarine blue makes me happy. Depends on what mood I am in.
9: Who is your favorite comic book superhero?
Wonder Woman for sure; I like the stars on her outfit.
10: What is your favorite NYC hot spot?
I tend to go out in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, a lot. That’s where I live. Hot spots are always changing. This week you might catch me at Bakeri for lunch or a new place I just discovered called Kinfolk. I don’t really do night clubs but these are places I would catch up with friends.
11: What turns you on?
I guess men and a great pair of shoes.
12: What would the last question of this questionnaire be if you were the one asking?
What country would you like to have lunch in?
Deborah is a makeup artist working on beauty, fashion, and celebrity shoots.
Questions by PMc Magazine
Edited by Meaghan Coffey
Photography by Jacob Sadrak
Design by Jillian Mercado
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Deborah Altizio, 2012, Photography by Jacob Sadrak