John Reid

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Meet John

“John is amazing! He is incredibly talented and charmed our customers.” – Jill W., Manager, Brooks Brothers

Over the past twenty years John Reid has become an internationally recognized, award-winning balloon artist. His original and highly detailed sculptures are sought by everyone from large corporations to celebrities, including Disney, the Martha Stewart Show, and The White House.

Besides his rockin’ mustache, John is famous for his intricate balloon dresses – he has made over 150 dresses so far – and they have been enjoyed in fashion shows, modeled by rockstars, and even worn at wedding.

John is celebrated for his large-scale balloon sculptures, which seem to get bigger every year! In April 2014, he set the World’s Record for the Largest Balloon Sculpture built by a single person. Using 4,302 balloons, he created Poptimus Prime, a 55-foot tall robot modeled after the Transformer Optimus Prime.

Currently, John divides his time between events around the East Coast and traveling the country teaching balloon art and performance to other professional entertainers. As with most busy performers, it’s best to book John far in advance.

Poptimus Prime


John’s Sculptures




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John’s Dresses