Christmas Balloon Sculptures by Smarty Pants

  Smarty Pants creates all sorts of amazing balloon sculptures all year round, but December is my favorite time, because it’s holiday season! From the day after Thanksgiving right through December 24th, I’m busy creating holiday themed balloon sculptures for …
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Thanksgiving Balloon Show by Smarty Pants at Geneva Public Library!

Many elementary school students in the Chicago area enjoyed an extended vacation this past week for the Thanksgiving holidays. During one of these vacation days, the Geneva Public Library hosted a special Tuesday presentation of the Smarty Pants Big Balloon …
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Larry Moss Balloon Sculpture Seminar Coming to Chicago on November 14th!

In addition to balloon twisting and performing the Big Balloon Show, Smarty Pants also offers large scale, innovative balloon installations and sculptures custom created for our clients.    Over the last few years, I’ve built a life sized Mars Rover for …
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Smarty Pants Balloon Decor spotlight in Bar Mitzvah Guide

As a Jewish balloon artist, I take particular pride in being able to create sophisticated balloon decor and balloon sculptures suitable for a bar or bat mitzvah. Over the last twelve years, I’ve specialized in creating balloons for bar & …
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Mousetrap Machine Science Assembly on WGN-TV Morning News!

Before Smarty Pants became Chicago’s #1 balloon artist, he was a professional geologist, receiving his degree from Columbia University of New York City. Years later, Smarty Pants combines his passions for science and innovative balloon constructions with the Mousetrap Machine …
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Smarty Pants Bring Unique Twist to the Mokena Public Library!

Smarty Pants and Miss Dena recently completed their 2013 summer reading tour of Illinois and Wisconsin libraries with their last performance of their new “Have Balloon, Will Travel” balloon show this past August 31st at the Mokena Public Library. We …
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Smarty Pants at the Goldfish Swim School in St. Charles, IL!

With the summer coming to a close, you might think that your children’s swimming activities might have to end too, right?    And that they’ll have to wait an entire year to continue their aquatic skills? No way! Check out the …
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A unexpected surprise in my Smarty Pants PO BOX

On July 4th, I was honored to be invited to entertain at the White House for President Barack Obama’s official holiday celebration on the White House lawn.  The event was open to over a thousand military families, many of which …
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Smarty Pants Builds Giant Mars Rover at Adler Planetarium

In July 2013, I received an email from a staff member at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, IL. The email explained that the Planetarium was hosting a one-year celebration of the Mars “Curiousity” Rover’s landing on the planet Mars, and …
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Smarty Pants at the White House for July 4th Celebration!

On July 4th, 2013,  Smarty Pants was invited to join a select group of balloon artists at the White House in Washington D.C. for the nation’s official Fourth of July celebration. Hosted by President Barack Obama, the Fourth of July …
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