Melissa was amazing! Not only would I highly recommend her to others, I would hire her again in a heartbeat. She truly was the epitome of professional, entertaining, and extremely talented.
Caricatures - Melissa has been a caricature artist for over 15 years, is a member of ISCA (International Association of Caricature Artists), a published cartoonist, artist, illustrator and designer. *Her husband Dan Almariei work with a team of experienced professional artists; Dan is also a caricaturist and they can offer two artists with different styles, studio pieces and combo packages.
Face Painting / Body Painting: Melissa uses professional face paints, fx make up and cosmetic grade supplies. Her face paints are FDA approved, hypoallergenic and she utilizes sanitary practices. Melissa is one of Royal Caribbeans featured face painters and has worked for clients such as Verizon, State Farm, Johnson & Johnson's and more.
Silhouette Artist: We offer beautifully cut matted silhouettes portraits both quickly and eloquently.
Costumed Characters: Princesses, fairies, pirates, mimes and more! (Melissa and friends are independent performers not affiliated with any character company, nor works for them nor represents them nor their opinions)
Clients include Verizon, Royal Caribbean, Johnson & Johnson's, Kellogs, Pepsico, Captain Morgan, Caress, Pantene, MOSI, Busch Gardens, Ritz Carlton, Movico, MidAmerica Festivals, Hard Rock Casino and more.
Melissa is friendly, professional, reliable, get along with persons on all levels and can be seen at festivals, conventions, shows and at various events. We are insured and background checked.
Please contact her with any questions or for more information.
Melissa Gigi Almariei
*Rates vary with hours, travel, number of artists and activity requested.