“an icon of bodypainting”
VARGAS is a world recognized body painter, photographer, and SFX artist. Born in Ecuador, Vargas came to the United States at the age of fifteen where his art work was quickly recognized and earned him a scholarship to the New Jersey University, the School of Visual and Performing Arts in NJ, and PRATT Institute in New York where he found the inspiration necessary to nurture his adventurous spirit. His photographs are a remarkable reflection of his passion for the arts. This versatile artist has been awarded in different categories in the art of makeup and photography. Among other accomplishments, Vargas’s fine art has been exhibited at The White House, Museo de Bellas Artes in Venezuela, Mercedez Benz fashion week, Life Ball in Vienna featuring Jean Paul Gaultier, and in art galleries.
Vargas developed his signature brushes that quickly gained popularity worldwide. His world famous “Pinups and World Cup” calendars made him one of “The Best Body Painter’s in The World” - AP.