Artisan Entertainment is our boutique music-driven division representing South Florida’s finest Disc Jockeys, Emcees and Master of Ceremonies, and other creative talents such as Bands, Musicians, Magicians, Dancers, Speakers and Performers.
Artisan is synonymous with Mark Riva, recognized as a leading Disc Jockey, Emcee, and Master of Ceremonies by his selection as the entertainer of choice at thousands of unforgettable parties and events since 1986. Following his education in mass communications with an emphasis in radio and TV broadcasting, Riva’s diverse career has spanned three decades of experience in every capacity and for every possible occasion. The DJ Entertainer of choice for many of the most respected brands, hotels, museums, restaurants, lounges, clubs and entertainment venues worldwide, Riva has literally toured the world to hone his craft.
Beginning his career in 1981 as an on-air personality at one of America’s top college radio stations, Riva has since worked in the widest possible spectrum of occasions; from high-profile corporate events and elegant wedding galas to boutique hotels, fashion shows, luxury resorts and popular nightlife and entertainment venues around the globe. In addition to his proven track-record as a DJ and Master of Ceremonies, Riva’s abilities in presenting, programming, production and promotion for global brands including Microsoft, Nordstrom, Pepsico, Calvin Klein, Guggenheim Museum, Cirque du Soleil, Virgin, Ritz Carlton and Rolling Stone, are known internationally.