"I feel very blessed to work as a face painter, as much as I enjoy the art in itself, I love the look of delight on peoples faces when they first look in the mirror once I am finished. Priceless! "
Amy has been in business selling professional quality face and body painting supplies and providing a high quality face painting service for over 6 years now.
Amy strives to equip her fellow face painters with the best face and body art products imported from the top companies around the world including TAG, Paradise, Mehron, Snazaroo, Amerikan Body Art, Kryolan and more.
We also have a great range of brushes, books, glitters and accesories for your face and body art work.
All the products that Amy carries are FDA approved, high quality products that are tested by her and used in her own face and body art. It is Amys aim to provide the best products currently available, great customer service and support to enrich the lives and work of her fellow face painters.
You can see examples of Amy's face painting work here in the Gallery or befriend us on Facebook to see a great range of her face and body painting images www.facebook.com/amygrigg
Amy is able to provide hand picked, professional painters and balloon twisters for large events. We take great pride in our work and carry $20,000,000 public liability insurance for our clients peace of mind.
Amy teaches a great range of Face and Body Painting Classes and workshops around Australia and will be a instructor this year at the Australian Body Art Awards and Convention in Victoria Australia (February 2011).
She is also honoured to be a instructor at FABAIC, Orlando USA in 2011- the top convention for face and body painters in the world- Amy is lucky enough to be one of only a handful of Australian artists, who have ever been invited to teach at this world class convention and will be teaching a variety of exciting face painting classes there.
Amy was honoured to be a judge at the Paws and Claws Body Painting Competition in Newcastle 2010, she will also be one of the judges in the up coming national event- The Australian Body Art awards and Convention in Victoria in 2011 where she will be judging singles body painting, UV Body painting and face painting.
Amy will also be a judge at the upcoming Body Painting Festival in Newcastle in March 2011
2009- First Place NSW Body Art Championship (Syndey)
2009- Second Place Urban Art Festival (Parramatta)
2010- Third Place Australasian Body Art Awards (Sydney)
Amy was featured in 2010 in a 2 full page article "The business of Amy" in Illusion Magazine Issue 9 (from the UK)- the leading Face and Body Painting Magazine in the world.
Her work can also be seen in the gallery section of other editions
Amy was also very excited to have contributed a original design in the new Illusion and Friends Face Painting Book which was released in August 2010 which features 25 designs by popular Face Painters from all over the world
Amy will also be featured in a upcoming edition of Brush Strokes magazine
Amys work is known for her bold bright choice of colour, interesting shapes/ design and her careful line work.
She likes to explore new techniques and design ideas and is always on the look out for new information, techniques and products she can incorporate into her artwork and share with her fellow artists.
Amy is a dedicated mum of 2 boys.
She has had lots of experience with children and families, art/ craft and games while holding the position of Co-ordinator of Gumnuts Playgroup in Penrith for 3 years.
Amy also was elected Nepean Zone coordinator for 2 years, coordinated many fun days, charity fundraisers and communtiy events and to her delight won the first ever Playgroup NSW Volunteer of the Year Award in 2006
"My passion is art, colour, light and people and I look forward to the new adventures and challenges set before me in the years to come."
Happy Painting Everybody!