The Toon Guy

Caricaturist from Atlanta, GA - Will travel up to 100 miles
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Also known as "The Toon Guy", Guy Staats is an Atlanta based cartoonist/caricaturist/illustrator. He earned his degree in Commercial Art at The University of Akron(Ohio) in 1983, and broke into professional caricature later that same year. Guy first spent several seasons at the Cedar Point theme park in Sandusky, Ohio. A move to Georgia followed in 1985, where Guy trained and supervised other artists at Six Flags Over Georgia, before launching his own business.

Guy is FAST, hilariously accurate, and can draw in a variety of styles and types of caricature depending on your needs. His caricatures capture the personality and look of the subject perfectly.

Equally at home at parties , festivals, or at business events, his corporate clients over the years have included UPS, Coldwell Banker, The Home Depot, Hardee's, Minolta, iHealth Technologies, Carter's/Oshkosh B'Gosh, Mercedes-Benz, and Edward Jones Investments. In addition to performing indoors, Guy owns a 10' by 10' portable gazebo, comfortable exterior chairs and can work any outdoor event.

Warm, entertaining, and humorous, The Toon Guy exhibits a unique ability to connect to an audience and the people he draws. As the father of a developmentally delayed child, he often performs volunteer caricature/portrait sessions for those with learning disabilities.

Guy lives in a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, Serena, and their two daughters.
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We really enjoyed having Guy and our members were so impressed with his work! He was very quick and very easy to work with. Highly recommend him for future events.

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We were really happy with Guy (who provided caricatures) and Serena (who provided face painting) and their contributions at our event. This was huge event with thousands of kids held at the Georgia World Congress Center this summer. Both of them are not only super talented but also professional, hard-working and you could tell they love what they do! We would definitely hire both of them again.

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Guy was absolutely perfect! He was very accommodating! Our employees were amazed at his talent! I have already referred him to a sister facility! We eill definitely use him again!!

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2018
Oct
3
Corporate Function
Alpharetta, GA
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
2018
Dec
7
Corporate Function
Atlanta, GA
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2019
Feb
23
Fundraiser
Atlanta, GA
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
2018
Sep
19
Church Service
Flowery Branch, GA
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2018
Aug
28
Community Event
Atlanta, GA
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2018
Aug
18
Birthday Party (Adult)
Newnan, GA
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Aug
18
Birthday Party (Kids)
Lawrenceville, GA
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
2018
Jul
28
Community Event
Atlanta, GA
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
2018
Jun
29
Celebration
Conyers, GA
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Please note The Toon Guy will also travel to East Point, Lawrenceville, Lilburn, Mansfield, Norcross, Thomasville, Decatur, Hampton, Mc Donough, Howard, Red Oak, Morrow, Stone Mountain, Tucker, Redan, Stockbridge, Clarkdale, Jonesboro, Rex, Locust Grove, Marietta, Ellenwood, Inman, Riverdale, Fayetteville, Forest Park, Griffin, Lovejoy, Conley, Jenkinsburg.
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