Tricia J. Messeroux
(ART) Creative Director
Photography & Videography done Creatively
Tricia Messeroux is a self-taught photographer and creator of Toddlewood®. Tricia began her career right after graduating from Hofstra University with a Bachelors degree in TV and Film Productions with a minor in Marketing. Tricia served more than 15 years in Advertising, leading strategy and creative development for global companies and major kid brands. She has graced the boardrooms of some of the largest advertising agencies such as Young and Rubicam, Saatchi & Saatchi and FCB.
Tricia is well respected in the industry as a high profile brand builder with great creative marketing instincts. She has successfully repositioned, defined and launched new products for brands like Pepperidge Farm Goldfish, General Mills cereals, The Center for Disease Control (CDC initiative to combat childhood obesity), Kraft/Nabisco (Oreo, Double Stuf Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, 100 Calorie Packs, Fig Newtons), as well as continuous cause marketing efforts for organizations like the Ad Council, the Mayor’s Commission to Combat Family Violence and the Martin Luther King Memorial Foundation.
Tricia is globally recognized for her work as the visionary of her brainchild, ToddleWood®, where she transforms everyday kids into superstar celebrities, iconic figures and historic legends…all captured in her highly celebrated photographs. As Creative Director and Senior Photographer, she leads a dynamic team of talented costume designers, hair & makeup artists and production crew.
Tricia and Toddlewood® are regularly featured on primetime shows like Access Hollywood, The Today Show, The Insider, ABC News, Fox News, People Magazine, In Touch Magazine, The Huffington Post, Good Morning America, E! News, and The View just to name a few.
Outside of Toddlewood®, Tricia has worked with brands, celebrities and TV networks such as Venus and Serena Williams, Fashion Designers, HGTV shows (The Property Brothers and Cousins on Call with the Ellen Degeneres Show) and DIY TV show (Rev. Run Renovations).
In 2008, along with a team of talented creatives, web developers and video production crews put all her passions (photography, social media, videography, advertising…) under one roof, The TMezz Creative Group. This company now works with small to large size businesses, product and service brands, as well as personalities.