Dennis Bergevin has twenty-five years of experience as a professional opera make-up artist and twelve years of experience as a sculptor working with clay. Growing up, he was always inspired by his mother’s artistic paintings. He was a natural artist and always had a talent in various different mediums. His career as an artist took off when he was awarded a grant to study makeup and wig-making at the National Opera Institute in New York City. Bergevin lives in Pittsburgh’s Northside and is an active artist, working mostly in the mediums of sculpture and painting.