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The Cincinnati Body Paint Expo is a brand new event to the Cincinnati area.  It was created not only to bring body paint artists together to create beautiful pieces of art on other amazing humans, but also to expose Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky to the awesome world of body painting.  Here you will get to interact with of real living works of art!...and also have a good reason to party on a Thursday.



12PM-5PM \\ Painters do their magical thing.

6PM \\ Doors open

7PM \\ Body art fashion show starts 

8PM \\ Q & A and Announce audience choice winner

8:30PM \\ Party Time

(Ends @ 10pm) 


Tickets can ONLY be purchased online here. Tickets include open beer and wine bar, appetizers, and of course body paint show fun time! 


This event is for all ages.  All models will be wearing at least pasties and underpants, and also a ton of paint.


Cocktail attire or business casual is preferred.


The 2018 theme for the body paints will be a midsummer night's dream.  


The Cincinnati Body Paint Expo has several staff photographers roaming the event to capture all of the nightly events.  For the safety of our models we ask that you let our photographers take the photos during the runway.  After the show please gather your lot of selfies.   


Free parking is available outside New Riff.


This event celebrates the union of art and the human form. All of our models are wearing appropriate legal coverage for all audiences.  Also... please no touching the art (they may bite).   

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