Rob Smith, Jr. is a nationally recognized, award winning cartoonist and caricaturist who has been performing as a professional caricaturist since 1979 for corporate and private parties.
Rob entertains with caricatures, creating a memorable cartoon depicting each person in a world uniquely their own ... revealing the humor in their personality to everyone watching! Rob's interviewing and rapport skills with guests lead to extremely personalized caricatures..."He captures the soul of you," say customers.
Rob's talent is unlike what you'll normally encounter in the caricature world, but he works with the blazing speed of a traditional caricaturist and captures flattering likenesses that make a person look their best - HE'S NOT EXAGGERATING! No big noses or ears ... it's an illustrated version of you!
Rob has been creating exciting caricatures for 35 plus years at everywhere from Disney World to too many to count professional and private parties. His client list just in the past few years include: Boys and Girls Town, City of Orlando, Coty, Inc., Dr. P. Phillips Hospital, Ducati, Florida Hospital, Florida Trail Association, GrayRobinson, P.A., Orlando Regional Medical Center, PepsiCo, Travelers Insurance, etc., etc.
Many, many churches and medical organizations across Florida have also asked Rob to entertain at their events. Also various divisions of the State of Florida and cities and counties throughout Florida.
Rob is proud of his being fortunate to be able to travel for the USO, with fellow cartoonists, and entertain our troops across the country and around the world.
Outside of caricature, Rob is an editorial cartoonist seen nationally and a book and advertising illustrator. He also has 'Swampy's Florida' to help people learn about Florida travel opportunities, history education and fun! 'Swampy's Florida' currently incorporates 14 books, 39 prints, 2 DVDs and a series of greeting cards. Rob also serves in many, many organizations across Florida involving historical, environmental and other issues.