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"A tale of princesses and paintbrushes" - 2017

The Coutier Life Page.  November 16, 2017.  There are princesses among us.  There are also comic book legengs, galatic heroes, movie characters and even a few zombies.  And they're all available to bring a little enchantment to your child's birthday party or your family gathering.  THECOURIER.COM - Article by Brenna Griteman

"Christmas Parade starts the season" - 2019

Article. December 4th, 2019.

A Very Merry Unbirthday Party - 2018

Visitors to the Defiance Festival of Trees on Saturday got to celebrate an A Very Merry Unbirthday with the Mad Hatter. The party featured face painting, crafts, games and food. Proceeds from the event went to benefit the Defiance Area YMCA. Here, children get ready to get their pictures framed with the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts and Alice.

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Allen County Fair TV News Interview with YNN Lima, OH - 2015

Art me! was interviewed on LIVE television on the 12:00pm News at YNN (Your News Now) in Lima, OH LIVE at the Allen County Fairgrounds during the 2015 Allen County Fair.

ArtMe! gives local kids creative outlet, makes fairy tales come to life - 2017

"ArtMe! gives local kids creative outlet, makes fairy tales come to life"  was an article written after being interviewed by the419 of Lima, OH.  Check out the link! >>>

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Bluffton Center for Entrepreneurs Business Plan Competition - 2017

Check out the winners of the Bluffton Center for Entrepreneur’s Ropp Triplett Business Plan Competition!

Emerging Business Division:

•Second place — Art Me! Ottawa; owned by Kirstene Adkins

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Christmas Parade 2015 Ottawa, OH

Art me! participated in the 2015 Christmas Parade in Ottawa, OH on November 29th, 2015.  We passed out candy and offered FREE train rides and pictures with our characters to all the children present after the parade.


ART ME was featured in photos on the front page of the Putnam County Sentinel & YNN NOW Lima.

Findlay Area Family "Birthday Guide" Article, May 2019

Published on May 1, 2019

Birthday Guide, Summer Camp Guide Part 2, Mother's Day and more.

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Findlay Family Favorite Party Entertainer 2016!

Art me! a Traveling Paint & Party Studio was voted #1 Best FAMILY FRIENDLY ENTERTAINER 2016! >>> 3 years in a row!!!

HOWDY! 🤠 - 2020

Five-year-old Carter Stewart of Findlay visits with a very famous cowgirl Monday evening at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.

The cowgirl was visiting the library from Art Me Parties of Ottawa.

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Local artist makes fairy tales come to life - 2018

"Local artist makes fairy tales come to life"  was an article written by John Bush at the Lima News after an interview with owner Artist Kirstene Adkins.  Check out the article here! >>>

Route announced for Ottawa’s Welcome Santa parade - 2018

OTTAWA — Ottawa will welcome the Christmas season with its 26th annual Welcome Santa Christmas Parade, starting at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25 in downtown Ottawa.

The parade starts at Pratt Street and 4th Street, near Water Works Park, and heads south to Main Street, west onto Main Street through downtown, north on Oak Street and east on 4th Street, ending at the SS. Peter and Paul Church parking lot.

Following the parade, free family activities will take place in the Ottawa municipal parking lot at the corner of Main and Oak streets. There will be a photo opportunity with Santa Claus, horse-drawn wagon rides, miniature train rides, live music and refreshments. There will also be character meet-and-greets inside Art Me Studio, 227 E. Main St.

The Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce coordinates the event.

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