New York City
Party with Marty & Iris
Face Painting + Comedy Magic Show + Balloon Art
will make your party an exciting, high energy, fun filled event,
that will be remembered long after it's over.
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Marty & Iris have been a team for the past thirty years. Ask them for anything in art and magic for birthday parties, holiday parties, confirmations, bar, and bat mitzvahs, corporate events, street fairs, carnivals, picnics, etc. and they'll have it for your special event.
Iris was born an artist. Both of her parents were artists. She won dozens of art contests throughout the world. She has been an art teacher, art resource teacher, and art coordinator for the New York City Board of Education for the past 25 years. Iris started making successful children's creative art birthday parties for children, over 30 years ago. These parties were always fun and memorable.
Iris will paint the faces of people from six months old, to people in their 90s. Everyone loves face painting. It transforms people into their world of dreams and imagination. Upon request, she'll paint arms, legs, backs, bellies, and chests. If your party is a theme party or event, Iris will paint honoring your theme.
Iris uses, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, antibacterial, FDA approved face paint make-up that washes off with warm water.
Iris received a silver medallion for being one of the top ten most creative face painters at the International Face Painters Convention, held June 26, 2003 to June 29, 2003, at the Orlando Hilton, Orlando, Florida.
In 2006, Iris was featured in Body Painting Portfolio No.3, in Brisbane, Australia, and in 2007 she contributed to a Belly Painting article in Illusion Magazine for Today's Face & Body Artists in the United Kingdom www.illusionmagazine.co.uk. Iris is also a contributor to the Face Painting Book of Fairy Princess, Published in the USA, by Marcela Murad, & Silly Farm Supplies: http://www.sillyfarm.com/store/index.php?p=catalog&parent=188&pg=1 Iris is a member of the Face Painting & Body Art Association.
Marty has always loved magic. As a child he brought magic tricks to school for show and tell. He put on magic shows for his class and eventually he put on magic shows for the entire student body in the auditorium. He also performed at his friends birthday parties.
As an adult, Marty expanded his knowledge of magic and performs close-up magic and comedy for adults as well as for children. He performs at birthday parties, holiday parties, confirmations, bar, and bat mitzvahs, corporate events, street fairs, carnivals, picnics, etc.
Marty is a master magician. He's a member of the IBM (International Brotherhood of Magicians) www.magician.org and SAM (Society of American Magicians) Marty www.magicsam.com as voted in as Vice President of Ring 317 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians for 2003.
Over the years of performing at parties, Marty finds that people love card tricks the most. Marty entertains his audience with a variety of card tricks. He also does close-up rope tricks, coin tricks and he likes to astound his audience by making water disappear. He will do these tricks and many more at your party or event.
Marty and Iris joined The New York Clown Alley #88347 in 2005 . They have met a variety of clowns and entertainers who share with each other the various tips and tricks that keep everyone entertained. Marty and Iris are always out there learning new and exciting ways to entertain at your party. They select the best of the best to present at your special event.
Marty and Iris are the proud receivers of Humanitarian Awards for the years 2004, and 2005, from The Advanced Research Foundation, New Rochelle, New York, and New York City, for their support for researchers and research facilities regarding innovative cancer research.
WSVN-TV news interviewed Marty and Iris in Fort Lauderdale Florida on April 16, 2007. WPBR-Radio interviewed Marty & Iris February 10, 2011 in West Palm Beach, Florida.