How we started
I was born in New York, New York and grew up in Calgary, Alberta. I am a working mom with two little children at home – a four year old and six year old. I have been an artist for many years, doing acrylic painting and maternity and newborn photography as past-times.
I actually started face painting at my daughter’s birthday party. I splurged on some professional paints and materials, because I wanted to put only the safest and healthiest products on my children. It was at the party that I realized I have a knack for face painting and I fell in love with it. Soon after, I started my business and have continued to grow my skills taking workshops, watching online tutorials and now teaching others.
For me, face painting is a wonderful creative outlet. I find that I have a great dynamic with my clients and I find it rewarding to paint a someone’s face and see their thrill and excitement at their final transformation. I should thank my children for getting me into the business. They love having their face painted and on a weekly basis it seems, they put on costumes and run around the house!
My goal is to bring colorful creativity to your event and to bring a sparkle to your child’s eyes. I care about doing detailed, quality work and bringing excellent customer service to your event. I have a talented group of artists who work with me to make your event unforgettable.
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"Fancy Faces did an amazing job for our staff... We highly recommend Fancy Faces."
"You are so talented! I love it!"
“I'm very impressed by the high quality work and the enthusiastic artists and thrilled clients! Thanks for being here for our community event in Springbank." ~ Councillor Pootmans
"Incredible! You are very talented."
~ Guest at Paul Vickers Halloween Party
"My daughter thoroughly enjoyed having her face painted yesterday at the Montgomery Fall Fair - thank you!" ~ Katya A.
"Always great having you - you guys did a great job!"
~ The Calgary Flames