Meet Bay Area Face Painters!

Welcome to San Francisco, the realm of Bay Area Face Painters, where fairies are ceo's and mermaids write code. .¸¸.•*¨`*• ☆

We are a network of professional full-time Fine Artists serving the San Francisco Bay Area since 2007. Our Event Planner specializes in connecting clients with experienced multi-talented Fine Artists & Special Event Performers.

Our vast network can accommodate large scale multi-day events! We create super high quality temporary body art for all ages & all ocassions!

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Connie Flora, is a multi-talented face painter, balloon twister,  glitter, henna and airbrush tattoo artist. Once a native of Santa Rosa has experience and training in multiple art-mediums (painting, sketching ,oil pastels, charcoal). She was in Santa Rose High Artquest program for two years, designs her own clothing and jewelry, and makes art a lifestyle. Connie has worked closely with children for many years as a nanny and day care assistant. Now based in San Jose, Connie is developing her skills and talents as a local emerging artist and businesswoman. When she isn't face painting Connie works full time on her eco-friendly pet treat business called Choice Wise Antlers. Connie and her partner travel state wide to dog shows and agility events selling their treats.

Jenny Holladay is one of our original featured artists and a favorite of all of our clients. She is one of our most requested artists because of her ability to create super fun body art amongst many excited children! Jenny is an artist, singer and professional face painter. She taught elementary music, art and physical education in the Oakland Unified School district and has over 10 years experience working with children as a camp counselor, nanny and teacher. She has been a professional face painter for over 10 years, and has painted faces and provided glitter tattoos at The Santa Cruz Boardwalk and Lemos Farm in Half Moon Bay and many private events and birthday parties in the Bay Area. Jenny's homebase is in the Santa Cruz Mountains. She is available for private parties and events in Santa Cruz, Pacifica, San Jose and throughout the entire San Francisco Bay Area!

Jessica Yurash is a Bay Area native who grew up near the heart of Silicon Valley, Sunnyvale, CA. Now based in San Francisco she loves to be with children! She worked at a large childcare center for about two years before discovering her passion for face painting and balloon twisting as a birthday party entertainer. Jessica is the third person in California to be asked to be a member of FACE: The International Face Painters Association. She is a Trustline Certified Childcare provider, and is CPR and AED Certified. She earned her Associate of Arts Degree in Performing Arts and Drama spring of 2011. She worked as a Teacher and the Production Assistant at the California Theater Center for about a year, which is a company that focuses on children's theatre. Now she specializes in creating online magic for kids and adults worldwide!

Julia Miho Nakamura is our professional photographer. She is a bridal mehndi quality henna artist based in Oakland. Besides being a pro henna artist and face painter, she is a muralist and mixed media artist. Julia was a former teacher's aide in Santa Cruz working with autistic children. The intricacy of traditional henna designs has never failed to amaze her. She is a self-taught fine artist and loves working with henna paste and other types of mediums (canvas, acrylic, pen & ink, body art paints and tattoo design) to create self-expressive art, all based on perfect flow and movement within the design itself. Merging this, with ancient traditional henna patterning, to achieve something the eye looses itself within is her ultimate goal.

Meet the Townsends! Louise, Bianca & Ricky Townsend work as a team and are available to be booked individually. Louise is a skilled full-time health care provider and mother of these 2 super college students, who share her pasión! She taught her kids some serious skills, including balloon twisting, waterproof glitter tattoos and face painting! Before becoming a professional children's entertainer, Louise worked in a pediatric office and was the owner of a licensed large family daycare for over 6 years. It was working with kids who had special needs that urged her to help them communicate through art. She has participated it the FABA International Body Art Convention in Florida with Bianca, Ricky and her husband, as artists and models! They have also attended body art workshops with world renowned teachers in Las Vegas and our own local convention BayFABA in San Francisco. "I strive for the best and try to craft colorful intricate designs to catch the attention of kids and adults." Louise, Bianca & Ricky are BI-LINGUAL, speaking Spanish & English and Bianca is also fluent in French! Ricky & Bianca are super role models for children and young adults, they are both track stars attending college here in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Maria of VersoBraiding completes our Magical Makeover Packages with super high quality french/european style hair braiding. Her homebase is in Petaluma with her wonderful husband and 3 beautiful kids! She is available for Hair Braiding and simple stylish face painting for kids and adult parties in the North Bay, San Francisco on the peninsula and surrounding areas. Originially from Kaziksthan, Maria's creativity and love of hair braiding is rooted in ancient traditions. Hair braiding is a healthy way to maintain and improve the strength of your hair and her beautiful braids can last up to 5 days! She knows from experience that having your child's hair braided will save you some time getting ready for school in the morning on the week days!

Nastassia Weit is a Bay Area based face/body painter, henna/jagua artist, airbrush tattoo artist, balloon twister and stilt walker primarily. She initially began her journey doing body art working in henna/jagua shops in Maui, Hawaii around 2009. In 2012 she joined a blacklight/UV theater troop in Maui which was the catalyst for her face/body painting career because each time she performed she had to paint her face! She has won body paint competitions and has worked with a wide range of clients from kid’s birthday parties to major corporate events. With over 20 years of experience in performance and 14 years doing body art, she is a vibrant and skilled addition to any event! Living in Mill Valley, she is available for your special event in the North Bay, San Francisco and throught the entire Bay Area.

Nikki Borodi is a Bay Area-based acro-phenom, children's entertainer, musician, songwriter, filmmaker, educator and activist storyteller. Borodi dazzles audiences by combining her unique vocal stylings and acrobatic talents during her signature "Acrolele" performances where she sings and plays ukulele while doing acrobatics. “Acrolele” is an astounding demonstration of human potentiality that transcends perceived impossibility. Based in Oakland, her work inspires others to embrace diverse identities and dive into spaces of vulnerable exploration. Borodi is honored to be an alumni artist in residence at Montalvo Art Center and a current creative in residence at The Battery SF.

Valerie Franco, our resident balloon twister and our super multi-talented artist offering a wide variety of high quality professional services for your party. Valerie is a licensed manicurist. Based in Castro Valley, she has over 20 years experience as a face painter, balloon twister and is now offering amazing freehand water-proof Glitter Tattoos, Glamour Tattoos and Henna Tattoos! Valerie is available for Magical Makeovers, including Hair Braiding for small groups. You can often find her at the Farmer's Market in Castro Valley on Saturdays when she is not booked at a party!

Robyn Jean is the founding fairy, mermaid mastermind, event planner, graphic / web designer and customer service creatrix for Bay Area Face Painters. She studied Art at Rhode Island School of Design, Art Institute Boston, Museum of Fine Arts Boston & Clark University. She built a business from her artistic talents and corporate experience and created an empire of artistry that has brought the transformative nature of temporary body art to countless families, community organizations, small businesses and big tech corporations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area since 2007. She is a world traveling professional Fine Artist, Freelance Graphic / Web Designer, Natural Henna & Jagua Artist and a Face & Body Painter, beaming with gratitude for all of the artists and clients she has had the opportunity to work with and adorn over the years. Find her Online Courses and offerings at Healing Henna and the 2021 Tribal Star Queen Goddss Conference ~ Please follow me :) ~ @bodyartbyrobynjean - instagram & Healing Henna by Robyn Jean - Facebook ..¸¸.•*¨`*• ☆