Smiley - Face Painter - Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Lisa Smiley

Santa Cruz, CA, USA


I resently signed a deal for Smiley Orca Facepainting to provide our services in our new booth at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
I am now looking for new artists to join our team for the 2012 Spring and summer season.

If you are interested in facepainting, are already a Facepainter going to visit the Monterey Bay area or would like to learn how to become part of our team contact or leave aessage at (831) 375-4336


Face Painter


One of the most highly awarded face painters in the USA is Lisa of Smiley Orca Face Painting based CA . She has competed in face paint design since 2004 and body paint since 2009, receiving over 50 international awards.
Lisa brings together one of the largest teams of artists every year to paint faces during the summer around the Monterey Bay. Her full time face painting for parties, company functions, fairs, festivals, tourist destinations and amusement parks has honed her skill at providing fast quality face paintings that amazes and transform.
If you are looking for the best in CA contact Lisa of Smiley Orca Face Painting.

Work History

Lead Face Paint Artist

Smiley Orca Face Painting Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Booth

October 2011 - October 2011

Paint individual faces, manage schedules for all artists working for all Smiley Orca Face Painting booths and parties. Maintain all aspects of all booths from Monterey to Santa Cruz. Order supplies all needed materials for all artists working for Smiley Orca Face Painting on the Central California Coast in the Monterey Bay Area.

Ower/Partner Lead Artist

Smiley Orca Face Painting Cannery Row booth

January 2005 - January 2005

Smiley Orca Face Painting Cannery Row booth is lead by Lisa Smiley and managed by Nicholas Smiley

Owner/Partner and Lead artists

Smiley Orca Face Painting Wharf Booth

January 2005 - January 2005

Creative Director, Artist, Owner, Manager, and Face Paint Designer

Smiley Orca Face Painting

June 2004 - June 2004

Smiley Orca Face Painting is a full time entertainment company based in Santa Cruz, CA. Smiley Orca provides artists for all occasions Corporate to Private in Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito and Santa Clara Counties on the Central California Coast. Smiley Orca is a family owned and operated business that provides artists for fairs, festivals and year round face painting booths located on Cannery Row and The Wharf in Monterey as well as The Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz.
Our artists attend conventions around the USA and teach the art of painting faces for a living. We participate in forums dedicated to face and body art and our artists share their knowledge with other artists around the world.


Smiley Orca Face Painting


Lisa Smiley Face Painting

January 2001 - January 2001

I face paint for parties and events from simple back yard birthdays to employee parties with over 5000 guests.

Managing agent

Michael Smiley Sculpture

April 1987 - April 1987


Smiley Orca Henna

Providing Henna at you party can be fun and rewarding for all your guests if your artist uses the proper products. Natural Henna ranging from green to brown is what we use at Smiley Orca when we create designs on the skin of our clients. From simple to elaborate designs these beautiful decorations can last up to three weeks with care. The fun of having some one create just what you want is easy to have when you hire a Smiley Orca artist for your next event. Contact Lisa at to schedule your next event around the Monterey Bay in CA.

Qualifications & Certifications

FPBA Convention

Heartnell Community College

living canvas

FaceAndBodyArtInternationalConvention Classes

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