ABOUT the Artist
24-year-old balloon artist Stone Johnsen takes his art form to a whole new level by creating giant-scale, life-like, and interactive balloon sculptures, as well as jaw-dropping balloon art for people of all ages! Stone's sensational balloon art has dazzled Hollywood celebrities and performers, and has been the highlight of birthday parties, corporate events, fundraisers, festivals, conventions, and other events all around the globe!
Stone started his journey in the world of balloon art when he was only 9 years old. Over the years, what started simply as a fun hobby transformed into a rewarding career. At the age of 15, he started taking his art form seriously and began booking birthday parties and other events in and around his hometown of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts.
After graduating high school, Stone began traveling around the world twisting balloons and bringing joy and amazement to those around him.
Although Stone is currently based out of Portland, Oregon, he continues to travel worldwide to entertain guests at all sorts of festivals and conventions!
Stone is First Aid and CPR Certified for Infants, Children, and Adults!
Because of his work with Afterschool and Summer camps, he is also registered in several federal background checks!
Stone even teaches balloon art classes for individuals and groups!
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
"We hired Stone as entertainment for a four-year-old birthday party! I highly recommend him for any balloon twisting events you may have."
Laurel P. -
"Stone was professional, artistic, and a true entertainer. He kept the children engaged and wowed them with his amazing balloon art. He was also flexible with his schedule and responded promptly to all communication. Highly recommend!"
Lori H. -
New Seasons Manager
"Stone did a terrific job at our Summer Celebration. He twisted balloons for three hours straight, on a hot day, and never lost his cool... Thanks Stone!"
Andrea M. -
Lake Oswego Librarian