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Caricatures by M C Sturman

Caricatures by M C Sturman

3 reviews
Caricatures by M C Sturman
4.835/5 stars – based on 3 reviews

About Caricatures by M C Sturman

Delightful entertainment / lasting keepsakes! Perfect for all special events, all ages.

Party caricatures are meant to be fun and fast.

M C provides fun essences of your guests & is one of the fastest local artists.

A professional artist since 1984, M.C. specializes in quick-draw caricatures (1-3 minutes per face,head/shoulders/black/white). Color 4 - 5 minutes

Awesome entertainment as well as lasting keepsakes of your event. All ages(newborns to 100+)M C has drawn well over 100,000 faces throughout the years. Most remarked on how well she captured both their likeness & personality.

Professionally trained. Her resume includes events throughout the USA

LICCENSED /NSURED

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Reviews

Caricaturist in Pittsburgh, PA
She was great! So fast for the cranky babies who didn't want to sit, and made everyone look good!!
Caricaturist
5 / 5 stars
Verified Review

Awesome!

By Jess K. on April 24, 2016

She was great! So fast for the cranky babies who didn't want to sit, and made everyone look good!!

Hired As: Caricaturist

Response from Caricatures by M C Sturman:

Thank you Jess,
It was a pleasure drawing for you and your family/friends at your daughter's special celebration.

Caricaturist in Pittsburgh, PA
We hired Marie for our kids' bar/bat mitzvah party and she was exceptional. The caricatures were great - Marie is very talented - and all of the guests had a keepsake to leave the party with. It was part of the entertainment as well since many guests watched over Marie's shoulder as she drew.
Caricaturist
5 / 5 stars

highlight of the party

By Kim W. on March 7, 2014

We hired Marie for our kids' bar/bat mitzvah party and she was exceptional. The caricatures were great - Marie is very talented - and all of the guests had a keepsake to leave the party with. It was part of the entertainment as well since many guests watched over Marie's shoulder as she drew.

Hired As: Caricaturist

Response from Caricatures by M C Sturman:

Thank you, Kim!

It was a delight drawing for you, your family and friends at this most special of events.

Caricaturist in Pittsburgh, PA
Getting our drawing was the best part of the holiday party. We will be hanging them
4.5 / 5 stars

I am still enjoying the drawing

By sam on December 27, 2012

Getting our drawing was the best part of the holiday party. We will be hanging them

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 120 - 999 minutes
  • Fee: Please contact for details/availability
  • Insurance: $2,000,000. - http://www.specialtyinsuranceagency.com/
  • Unions: ISCA

Overview

Provides lasting keepsakes as well as delightful, fun entertainment for you guests!

A professional artist since 1984, M.C. specializes in quick-draw caricatures (1-3 minutes per face,head/shoulders/black/white). Color would take a bit longer

National caricature artist! From art shows in Tucson to conventions in Las Vegas has performed before thousands.

Member of VisitPittsburgh, The International Society of Caricature Artists and the Pittsburgh Society of Artists.

Weddings, graduation parties, school functions, conventions, conferences, open houses, grand openings, birthdays, anniversary parties, reunions, fund raisers, banquets, picnics! Corporate, company, community, church, family functions!

The definition of caricature is"exaggerated description". Party caricatures are meant to be fun and fast. They are not exact likeness as in a portrait. M C provides fun essences of your guests & is one of the fastest local artists.

Awesome entertainment as well as lasting keepsakes of your event. All ages(newborns to 100+)M C has drawn well over 100,000 faces throughout the years. Most remarked on how well she captured both their likeness & personality.

Professionally trained. Her resume includes events throughout the USA

Licensed/insured

Additional Booking Notes

3 chairs, not next to speakers/DJ, good lighting or outlet for my lights

Bio

M. C. is a graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, where she studied caricature under John Johns. She has continued her caricature education through workshops ans seminars by such famed artists as Mad Magazine's Tom Richmond at ISCA conventions.

M C is a career caricature artist, unlike many others this is not a sideline.
A professional caricaturist since 1984, M.C. specializes in quick-draw caricatures (1-3 minutes per face,head/shoulders/black/white).

She is available for parties, festivals, trade shows, birthday parties, conventions,weddings, showers, conventions, proms, open houses, holiday events, princess and pirate parties, reunions, Bar Mitzvahs, corporate functions, special events, retirement home events, university/college/school functions, etc.

In addition to being one of the top artists in the Pittsburgh area, she has performed the art of caricature in Las Vegas, Tucson, the Northwest USA, Harrisburg, Erie PA, Johnstown PA, Altoona PA, State College PA, Cleveland as well as many other locations and will consider traveling to major events in other areas as well. M. C. provides both delightful entertainment as well as lasting keepsakes of your special event. Ideal for all ages(newborns to 100+)

She has performed at numerous corporate, community, university and private functions in Pittsburgh, as well as Las Vegas including the Three Rivers Arts Festival, where she is consistently the top in caricature sales.

M C has drawn well over 100,000 faces throughout the years. Many have remarked on how well she captured both their likeness and personality.

M C may be able to provide additional experienced artists if needed, depending upon the locations.

M C is a member of the International Society of Caricaturists(ISCA)(Gold member), VisitPittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Society of Artists.

M C also traveled and worked with the famed caricature artist Sam Klemke and is featured in his graphic novel "Party of One" as well as having 2 scenes in the Sundance Film Festival acclaimed film "Sam Klemke's Time Machine.

Upcoming Booked Events

Aug 12, 2016 Holiday Party (Other)
4:00pm–8:00pm
Oct 02, 2016 Birthday (Child)
12:00pm–3:00pm

Past Booked Events

Apr 23, 2016 Birthday (Child)

The team providing the talent:

ISCA (International Society of Caricature Artists)

Gold Member

VisitPittsburgh

Partner

Pittsburgh Society of Artists

member

Influences & Inspiration

M C studied under the late great Pittsburgh caricature artist, John Johns.
She also admired Broadway caricaturist, Al Hirschfeld since a very young age.
She is a member of the International Society of Caricature Artists, where she attends yearly conventions and has ongoing workshops and seminars with current top caricaturists( Tom Richmond of MAD Magazine, John, Kascht, Roberto Parada, Jan Op De Beeck, David Cowles, Bill Plympton, Drew Friedman, etc...)
Her Ex was Sam Klemke(outstanding caricaturist)with she she traveled , worked with and learned from.

Setup Requirements

Chairs, good lighting

Services