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  • Face Painter from Valley Cottage, NY
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  • Starting at $150 per hour

129 Reviews for Facepainting And Parties By Maria


Review by Robert Q.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on September 19, 2011From Weston, CT

I have to tell everyone that might hire Maria...she was without a doubt the BEST! Each child that she painted looked like they were ready for a Broadway show! And she was so kind, so patient, so EVERYTHING!!! I had inflatable waterslides, a magician, and a $100 per head caterer for my party, and the only thing people are talking about is "that face painter!" I recommend her without qualification or reservation! (And I actually had a party with Maria, this is NOT one of those entries that is just meant to build her up!) Contact me at if you need a recommendation! I would be happy to discuss! Thanks Maria! See you next year!

Review by Charles P.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on March 15, 2016From Yonkers, NY

AWESOME!! Maria was fantastic! Her professionalism and patience with the children put me at ease. She arrived 15 minutes early for set up and was ready to go! Did I mention how talented she is???? Each kid left with a huge smile and I was in awe of her artistic talent. To say the face paintings were beautiful would be an understatement. Even as an adult I was amazed. Thank you Maria for the wonderful experience and helping my daughter's first birthday be forever memorable.

Review by Kristy D.

Mardi Gras PartyReviewed on February 22, 2016From New York City, NY

This is our second year working with Maria and her event team. She is talented, reliable, efficient, self directed and a pleasure to work with. We are looking forward to working with her for many more years to come. Kristy Day, Lamar Advertising Company

Review by Croix S.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on April 29, 2012From Danbury, CT

Maria is outstanding. Her talents in facepainting is as good as it gets. Seriously, it wasn't just good, the girls looked truly spectacular. All the girls look like professional princesses. Every parent was amazed when they came to pick up their girl. And her Snow white assistant was a huge hit with at the princess party. Everything was spectacular in every way. Thank you Maria, we will be passing your name on to all the parents.

Review by Lauren M.

Private PartyReviewed on November 28, 2016From Manhattan, NY

Maria was excellent! We hired her for Macy's Thanksgiving private event. She and the balloon artist were accommodating and worked well with our small space and navigating the traffic logistics downtown New York on Thanksgiving. The kids loved her and she did everything from princess designs and glitter to vampire fangs!

Review by paola c.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on October 20, 2015From New York City, NY

Maria was absolutely fantastic! We hired her for a project and she was very professional and easy to work with. She was willing to help out in any way and bring a lot of great ideas to the table. Maria has the ability to work with children very easily and make them laugh and feel comfortable. Would recommend her for any event- kids or adults!

Review by Andrea N.

Halloween PartyReviewed on November 10, 2014From New York City, NY

Maria was extremely lovely and accommodating for our company Halloween party. She was able to efficiently paint over 20 faces, ranging from glitter princess to death metal. Not only is she a great face painter, she's has a wonderful and engaging energy that makes her extremely easy to be around. Can't wait to have her for our Halloween party next year! Thanks, Maria!

Review by lorraine f.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on April 24, 2015From New York City, NY

Terrific experience working with Maria for our "Take Your Kids to Work Day". She was very responsive when setting all plans. Maria was great with the kids and she is very talented- beautiful work by her! Thank you for helping make our event a success!! We will be in touch for next year :-)

Review by Daniela S.

Community EventReviewed on May 22, 2016From Nyack, NY

Maria is everything I had hoped and more. Organized, efficient and brilliant at the party. So fun, funny and talented. Everyone loved it!!

Review by Danielle D.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on March 5, 2012From West Nyack, NY

We hired Maria for our daughters first birthday party this weekend. One word "AMAZING". I have been to many parties but she by far has been the best face painter I have seen. I still have parents calling me this morning saying what an amazing job she did. Maria you were absolutely wonderful! We will defntly be using for our future parties! Thanks again! Danielle and Joe

Review by Erika O.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on May 2, 2016From Ridgefield, NJ

Excellent job!! Her work, attention to detail, and speed are amazing! Highly recommended. Will definitely hire her for my next kids party


Thank you Erika, it was so nice meeting Whitney and her party guests! I had a wonderful time with each and every one and I look forward to working with you in the near future! Loved your cake/cupcake designs and they were delish to boot! Best, Maria

Review by Anthony D.

Community EventReviewed on October 15, 2014From New York City, NY

Maria and her staff were completely professional leading up to and during the event. She communicated back and forth ideas to fit the theme of the Rangers tailgate and delivered, making adults and children very happy to have their faces painted al day long.

Review by Kristy D.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on December 19, 2016From New York City, NY

Maria is fantastic! Plan to book her again for 2017.

Review by Emily S.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on June 9, 2015From New York City, NY

Maria was fantastic. My first time booking through Gigmasters and was nervous, but Maria was warm, talented and very professional. Highly recommend booking her for her next event as long as it doesn't interfere with ours! :)

Review by Peggy C.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on May 15, 2011From New York City, NY

Maria is a TRUE artist! The faces she painted were absolutely beautiful and spectacular. She was fast and very good with little kids (4-6 yr old). Very responsible in terms of following up after you book her. Her son, Nick, was the balloon maker. His balloon pieces were complicated and interesting. He was awesome with the kids because he was so accommodating with his equipment and balloons. All the moms at my party loved him because he did not yell at the kids for touching his things =). He was so sweet and gentle with them. Very very polite too. Thanks so much!!! Peggy...Olivia did not want to wash her face!

Review by Debbie H.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on June 20, 2010From Chappaqua, NY

We were so happy to have Maria at my 6 year old daughter's backyard birthday party! Maria is very talented and can create beautiful and very dramatic transformations very quickly for the children! Maria is an artist and is very professional -- she worked very hard to get through all of the requests at our party. The children were thrilled with their faces. The face painting was fun for the person being painted and was also very entertaining for other children that were watching Maria at work! I highly recommend Maria and look forward to having her at our next party!

Review by Elizabeth T.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on June 13, 2010From Easton, CT

Maria & her son arrived promptly & were set up very quickly. As soon as our first guest had their face painted, there was a line that formed. Each guest had a request to outdo the last "customer" & Maria endeavored to accommodate each request, including drawing up new designs outside her book of choices. We had guests from 1 to 70 who were adorned with the vibrant paints, glitters, & jewels, & everyone was so delighted with the work, that we had to extend the time just to get everyone in line completed. We are very happy with the face painting & balloon twisting services, & many of our guests have asked for details of having Maria & her son at their next event!

Review by Mavel D.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on June 19, 2011From Bronx, NY

Maria was a HUGE hit at my son's 1st birthday party. Everyone at the party was in awe at how good she is, to the point that a week later they are still talking about it! She was very professinal and was able to work with a very active group of kids! She kept her cool even when they were all over her trying to get her attention. I look forward to booking her for future parties, and so are my friends who absolutely loved her! Thanks Maria!

Review by Candida A.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on May 31, 2011From Mountainside, NJ

I was totally happy with Maria and her amazing talent and artistry. The children were thrilled with the beautiful art created on their faces. The parents were happy and the children felt very special and beautiful. Maria's face painting goes beyond the expected. It is magical, colorful and spectacular. I would recommend her to anyone who is looking for a facepainting artist. She is also quite creative with the balloons. Maria will bring any children's party to life. She is a true artist.

Review by Lisa T.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on September 27, 2010From Danbury, CT

Maria was the highlight of the party! She was what made the kids have a great time. Her work is absolutely beautiful! Even the adults wanted in on Marias beautiful work! She was very quick and got around to everyone and after she was done she was able to make swords, flowers & hats out of balloons for the children! She was beyond great. I highly recommend Face painting and parties by Maria to anyone & everyone! :)

Review by Maria M.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on March 1, 2010From Nyack, NY

Maria is in a league of her own when it comes to her craft. She was prompt, organized, pleasant, kid friendly and her work was the best we've ever seen. All the faces she painted were breathtaking works of art with whimsical details only a true artist would know how to deliver. To say we are ecstatic would be an understatement and we would HIGHLY recommend her to anyone considering her for an event.

Review by Jennifer L.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on April 5, 2010From Yonkers, NY

Maria was great! I was unprepared when she arrived. I completely forgot to ask the staff at the resteraunt to set up a table for her but she took care of everything. She brought her son as well to make balloons for the kids who were waiting to get their face painted and was well worth it! She was a pleasure and was just great! I look forward to using her in the future and highly recommend her!

Review by Lorri S.

Birthday Party (Adult)Reviewed on October 9, 2009From New City, NY

Maria was great! I had a 50th birthday party so all my guests were adults. Everyone had a great time with picking and receiving their tattoos whether they were glitter, stenciled or free hand. Maria is a warm, friendly individual who will add to your party's ambiance. I had such great feedback from my guests. They really enjoyed their tatoos. The glitter type can stay on for almost a week even with showering! Enjoy Maria's services, she's really a pro.. Lorri Steinbaum New City, New York

Review by Lauren S.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on October 27, 2013From Greenwich, CT

Maria was terrific. Her creations were great and the kids were so happy with their faces. She was easy to get along with, courteous to guests both adult and child. We'd definitely have her again

Review by Wendy H.

Birthday Party (Kids)Reviewed on September 26, 2010From Monroe, CT

We hired Maria for our daughter's 8th safari themed birthday party. Maria was very responsive to my questions and followup prior to the party. She arrived early to set up and brought safari type faces to go with our theme. Her work is spectacular and the kids had such a great time getting their faces and arms painted. In fact, we couldn't peel some of the kids away from her table because they loved watching her. Maria was very patient with all of them and accommodated kids from age 1 to 12. She even lightly sang while she painted (she's a music teacher). I highly recommend Maria and hope you get the opportunity to have her at your party!