Goofy Faces Artists are EVERYWHERE!

Goofy Faces Artists are EVERYWHERE!

Goofy Faces began in October 2000. Since then, the business has flourished. Currently, Goofy Faces represents over 500 artists offering the following services: traditional caricatures, remote caricatures, caricature coasters, eSketches™, face painting, and more! Regardless of where you’re located in the United States, Goofy Faces has incredibly talented artists near YOU and we are excited to introduce you to a few of them!

 

Meet Robert, Founder of Goofy Faces!

Robert has drawn over 60,000 caricatures since 1987. He has provided his caricature talents for many celebrities like Sylvester Stallone and Former President George HW Bush. He is a graduate of the prestigious Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, Florida, and served on the board of directors of the International Society of Caricature Artists for 5 years in addition to being its longest-serving president from 2007 to 2010. Robert owns and operates 7 different retail locations at different zoos and aquariums around the United States.

Artist

 

  • Location: Southeast, MI
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $240 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $240 /HR
    • Remote Caricatures Hourly Rate: 210/HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • Book Now: BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Ariel!

Ariel has been making his living as a freelance artist and caricaturist in Southeast Michigan for over 30 years. He attended the Center for Creative Studies in Detroit, where he majored in Graphic Communication. Clocking in at about 3-5 minutes per face, he averages about 12-15 caricatures per hour. (That’s 1,500 – 2,000 caricatures per year!)

His long list of past and current clients includes Chrysler, GM, McDonald’s, Bosch, Pepsi, Google, Fieger Law, Radio Disney, WDIV-TV, Greater Media Detroit, Tommy Hilfiger, Eastern Michigan University, Easter Seals, and more! Ariel is fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and is happy to provide proof upon request.

  • Locations: Metro Detroit, MI; Toledo, OH
    • Note: Willing to travel.
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $140 /HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Brian!

Brian has been a full-time professional caricature artist in Asheville, North Carolina for over 25 years. Some of his clients include Verizon Wireless, Reebok, Biltmore Estate, and the Omni Grove Park Inn. He draws at all types of events including company picnics, proms, weddings, trade shows, festivals, and colleges.

Brian has been a member of the International Society of Caricature Artists since 2006. He is happy to comply with the CDC’s recommended safety standards of remaining 6 feet away from guests and wearing a face covering during your event.

  • Locations: Asheville, NC; Greenville, NC; Charlotte, NC; Spartanburg, SC
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $170 /HR
    • Face Painting Rate: $170 /HR
    • Remote Caricatures Hourly Rate: 200/HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $290 /HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Celestia!

Celestia has been drawing caricatures professionally since 1992 and resides in Las Vegas. She has won several awards from the International Society of Caricature Artists and has entertained guests at trade shows, parties, and events around the country.

Celestia’s drawing speed will keep the crowd entertained, while her ability to capture a likeness will ensure guests receive a memento they will treasure for years to come. With over 20 years in the business, Celestia has quick wit as well as a quick pen and can charm almost anyone into a good pose (including a sugared-up toddler to a reluctant octogenarian).

  • Locations: Las Vegas, NV; Henderson NV; Boulder City NV
  • Rate:
    • Remote Caricatures Hourly Rate: 150/HR
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $165 /HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Dan!

Dan is an award-winning caricaturist living in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He has been drawing all his life but got his start in the caricature world in 2007 at Six Flags in Texas. Since then Dan has drawn thousands of people all over Texas and has gone even as far as India. Some notable places you might have seen him are at the Texas State Fair, Grapevine Mills, Ranger Stadium, and more!

  • Locations: Dallas, TX; Fort Worth metroplex, TX
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Heather Joy!

Heather Joy has drawn caricatures for major corporations, tv networks, social media, trade shows, wedding receptions, birthday parties, theme parks, festivals, and everything in between. She has drawn professionally since 1990 in Chicago, Las Vegas, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Galveston, and San Antonio. Heather Joy has a Bachelors of Art education in painting technique, fine arts, animation, and art history from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

She teaches private lessons with local artists in Fort Worth from the ages of 5-18 years, and summer art classes at the Fort Worth Zoo, Kimbell Art Museum, and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Heather Joy warded 2nd Fastest Caricaturist in the World 2018 by the International Society of Caricature Artists

  • Locations: Austin, TX
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $175 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $175 /HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
    • Face Painting Rate: $150 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

During his successful career, Dave’s cartoons and caricatures have been used in advertising campaigns, published as features in newspapers and magazines, and distributed via an international greeting card line. Dave is a member of the National Cartoonist Society and the ISCA. He has worked as a freelance cartoonist and also draws caricatures at a variety of events around Southern California.

He is also available for gift caricatures, which are quoted on a per-project basis. Dave is fully vaccinated and happy to comply with the CDC’s recommended safety standards of remaining 6 feet away from guests and wearing a face covering during your event.

  • Locations: Los Angeles, CA; Orange, CA; Ventura, CA; San Bernardino, CA; San Diego Counties
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $165 /HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Lydia!

Lydia is an art educator, caricaturist, portraitist, and face painter! She is based in the Toledo area, where she does caricatures and face painting for parties and events when she’s not teaching art at Toledo School for the Arts.

She has honed her speed and accuracy during 7+ years of drawing caricatures and painting faces at the Toledo Zoo. With over 20 years of professional experience in the arts, Lydia will make sure your event has the top-notch artistic touch you want!

  • Locations: Toledo, OH; Detroit, MI; Ann Arbor, MI; Windsor, Ontario
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • Face Painting Rate: $150 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Matthew!

Matthew has been drawing caricatures since 2007. He currently manages caricature stands at Elitch Gardens Amusement Park and the Denver Zoo. In 2014, he graduated from the Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2D Animation and Illustration.

  • Locations: Denver, CO; Boulder, CO; Longmont, CO; Westminster, CO; Arvada, CO; Aurora, CO; Littleton, CO; Golden, CO
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Michael!

Michael’s favorite subject has always been capturing people’s personalities. He loves figuring out an individual’s character and studying the tiny details that make them unique. With many years working in a fast-paced environment, he’s learned to do this within minutes, creating personalized caricatures with humor, speed, and accuracy. He’s happy working in both traditional and digital caricatures.

Michael first entered the caricature world working at Kings’ Island, a theme park in his hometown of Cincinnati. It was the ideal summer gig as he attended the Art Academy of Cincinnati to study painting and illustration. Michael moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2008, where he continues his work as an illustrator and caricaturist. He’s been working in the industry for over seventeen years. He’s a member of ISCA, an international society of caricature artists. His weekly gigs include corporate events, trade shows, and private parties for Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, sweet sixteen parties, and weddings.

  • Location: Cincinnati, OH
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $175 /HR
    • Traditional December Hourly Rate: $200 /HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
    • eSketches™ December Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
    • Remote Caricatures Hourly Rate: 200/HR
  • The minimum booking is 3 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Rick!

An award-winning caricature artist and graphic designer, Rick is also a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. He has “drawn crowds” at ballparks, private parties, trade shows, race tracks, conventions, prom parties, vacation resorts, cruises, and at the 1982 World’s Fair.

He has worked for the Baltimore Orioles since 1988, drawing at their various functions and private parties. He has traveled extensively throughout the United States drawing for corporations such as Wells Fargo, Shell Oil, NADA, Major League Baseball, National Hockey League, and also at Vice President Joe Biden’s home at a private party.

  • Locations: Baltimore Metropolitan; District of Columbia; Delaware
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $150 /HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
    • December Hourly Rate: $160 /HR
    • Remote Caricatures Hourly Rate: 150/HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

 

Meet Sam!

Sam has been a professional Caricature Artist since 1998 and has traveled around the world drawing traditional, digital, and now virtual caricatures at private and corporate events, in theme parks, at fairs, festivals, and “zoom parties”. Her style is quick, cartoony, and kind of cute and she’s described on the job as entertaining, endearing, hard-working, fun, and professional.

Sam has won several awards for her work at the International Caricature Convention, in categories such as party caricatures, likeness, and best caricature.

  • Locations: Las Vegas, NV; Henderson, NV; Summerlin, NV; North Las Vegas, NV; Boulder City, NV; Pahrump, NV
  • Rate:
    • Traditional Hourly Rate: $160 /HR
    • Traditional December Hourly Rate: $170 /HR
    • eSketches™ Hourly Rate: $250 /HR
    • eSketches™ December Hourly Rate: $270 /HR
    • Remote Caricatures Hourly Rate: 150/HR
  • The minimum booking is 2 hours
  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • BOOK NOW!

If you have any questions, contact us at [email protected] or call (248) 652-8910. For more information about other talented artists, visit goofyfaces.com/book-an-artist/. And if you need extra convincing that Goofy Faces artists are the most talented in the business, check out our latest testimonials!

“We hired Goofy Faces for our wedding. Robert, the artist, was great! The guests loved it! A special touch to the evening.” – Tricia T.

“All my guests kept saying was ‘what a great idea!’ It was a big hit! I will definitely consider Goofy Faces for future events.” – Carol L.

“I would like to thank the entire Goofy Faces team for their assistance on my big day! Julie was fantastic. Our guests commented on her drawings and how much fun they had. I was especially grateful to your company for having an artist available so close to the event.” – Stephanie A.

“Robert was awesome and drew very fast. If I could hire Goofy Faces for every party, I would. Great job! Lots of fun and was a terrific value!” – Vic V.

Stay tuned for future Goofy Faces artist highlights!

NOTE: All artist details and rates are subject to change.

For questions about Goofy Faces retail locations, visit Our Current Retail Stands or call (248) 652-8910. And remember, adding Goofy Faces to your venue adds guest value and revenue! Contact our team about adding Goofy Faces to your zoo, aquarium, amusement park, or sports arena today!

 

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