Marina, our incredibly talented face painter, radiotherapy mask painter and Accounts Manager, was included in this year’s Happy List by The Independent. Marina was recognised for her work painting radiotherapy masks – making the process far less intimidating for children undergoing treatment by decorating their masks in designs that they choose. Designs have included football teams, Sylvanian Families, Minions and lots more. See more about the Happy List here.

We’re excited to announce that towards the end of the year, Marina will be moving roles from Accounts Manager to become Spread a Smile’s first ever Head of Art. Marina will be rolling out her talent in hospitals, with regular face painting visits as well as special 1-2-1 and group art workshops. She will also be a regular at Spread a Smile events. Marina will still be painting radiotherapy masks, and the request for bespoke masks is expected to increase.

Watch this space for regular updates about Marina’s art!