Now offering Human Statues for your next Corporate Event!
Chicago-born international face and body artist, Margi Kanter is the proud owner of Making Faces Chicago. Margi began face painting 10 years ago and quickly spread her talents into the main stream .
Starting with simple birthday parties she exploded into the corporate world providing only the best of the best talents for events all over the globe. Margi's Unique style of face painting created a buzz world wide.
Margi is the author of series of quirky animated face-painting instructional books called "Pick your Nose". Margi teaches painters how to create cartoon characters using the nose and brow line to animate them.
Margi has taught for several years at FABAIC in the states and just recently spent time in Holland instructing. This Fall ,she will head to the UK to share her talents.
She captures audience's attention with her clever sense of humor, and light-hearted approach to teaching the art of spirited face painting.
Margi teaches on FABA tv (Face and Body Art Tv)and her quirky animated designs are also featured in "how to" format in Illusion Magazine .
Humility is key, and birthday parties still pay her bills and bring just as much joy as any corporate event she has ever done.
"Technique becomes intuitive with practice... Let your hand guide your soul.... And in time... Your soul will guide your hand." Margi
Simply said, her fun-loving energy, combined with her ability to teach these creative designs, will captivate the audience 's attention from start to finish.
Love what you do and create an infectious energy that takes your event, big or small, to another level. Hire Margi and Making Faces Chicago.
Some of my recent satisfied clients include ABA Tech show/ Adar booth, Macy's ,The Chicago Bulls,The Chicago Black Hawks,Chicago Fire, McCormik Place- Chicago Make Up Show, University of Illinois, Robert Morris University, U of I, NIU, and Northwestern University football ,The Pritzker family, The Crown family, Key Lime Cove Water Resort, Rain Forest Cafe, Whole Foods, Sheraton ,Toyota, Itasca Fest, Brookfield and Lincoln Park Zoos as well as Milwaukee Zoo, , Shriners Hospital, and Children's Memorial Hospital. and Marco Island Marriot.
I also offer Air brush tattoos and Henna designs that are long lasting and beautiful!. Let me unleash my artistic visions at your next event.
Children's Birthday Parties
Sweet 16 Parties
Wedding Cocktail Hours
$100 - $200
I grew up in a cartoon world . My father was a cartoonist . I have since then been inspired by so many....both teachers and students all over the globe.
Celebration in Downers Grove, IL on 06/13/2009
"making faces has been wonderful, fun, and professional. Margie has a great gift from God!"
- Sonia M.
Birthday Party (Children) in Elk Grove Village, IL on 06/14/2009
"Making Faces Chicago was the best choice I could make for my daughter's birthday party.The performer Margi was very professional,friendly and accomodating.My daughter and all her friends loved her.They talked for days about their faces,even after the party.If somebody is wondering if face painting is a good choice for their party,the only thing I can say is:"Yes,it is a great idea especially if it is done by Making Faces Chicago.""
- Kinka M.
Celebration in Chicago, IL on 06/04/2009
"The two artists that worked at our school event were amazing! I booked them last miunute, and felt very lucky to have them there as they were extremely talented, flexible, and so good with all the kids (ages 3-13). I highly recommed Making Faces Chicago to anyone that asks."
In addition to Chicago, Making Faces Chicago will also travel to Cicero, Berwyn, Oak Park, Forest Park, Hines, Lyons, Riverside, Brookfield, Maywood, River Forest, Summit Argo, Carol Stream, La Grange Park, Bellwood, Bedford Park, Melrose Park, Westchester, Burbank, Bridgeview, Hillside, Hinsdale, Hometown, La Grange, River Grove, Stone Park, Western Springs, Berkeley, Franklin Park, Justice, Norridge
and many other locations in and around the Chicago area.
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