Chuck has provided quality entertainment for many types of events including birthdays, wedding receptions, anniversaries, trade shows and sporting venues to name just a few. Gigs have included: Drawing live caricatures at Chicago White Sox games, Chicago Bears, Cubs and Sox conventions, Chicago Bulls pregame shows, McDonald's Corporation, Toyota, Hallmark, Motorola, UNICEF, State Farm, Editorial cartoons for the Chicago Tribune and UIC Gazette, Gift caricatures for Ernst & Young, PEPSICO, Kraft and many more!
Recent commission included ten 24"X36" Oil caricatures for the Tortoise Club restaurant.
Recently featured in the You & Me This Morning show on WCIU ("The U") TV channel!
After getting his start as a staff caricaturist at Six Flags Great America and later on at Navy Pier, Chuck devotes his talents today mainly at special events and studio illustration.
Chuck has joined the festival circuit by having exhibit booths at Schaumburg's Septemberfest, the State Fair of Texas, Art Deco Weekend in Miami, Chocolate and Strawberry fests in Long Grove and the Chicago Auto Show among many others.
From 2 minute profiles to 5 minute detailed front caricatures and slightly longer for color. Working live, from photos or from the computer screen. Chuck will also draw pets, group pictures, work on T shirts, illustrate gift caricatures for many occasions such as a landmark birthday, anniversary, work promotion or retirement as well as group pictures featuring family, friends or the company staff.
Chuck generally works on 11" X 14" paper or letter size if the quicker version is needed. Employing markers along with shading for black & white caricatures and if requested for COLOR, markers, pencils and in some cases, watercolor.
Gift caricature work is usually done with ink and watercolor. Higher commissioned work has also included works in oil or acrylic on canvas.
El Artista habla Espanol!
If a Spanish speaking artist is in your interest at your upcoming event I do speak both languages/ Si un artista que hable Espanol esta en sus intereses para su proximo evento hablo ambos idiomas.