Live Event Caricatures

Live drawing of event attendees

Ken Gillespie has been entertaining party goers with his fast, spot-on caricatures for over twenty years! Ken keeps the laughs going as he interacts with everyone to produce hilarious, friendly liKENesses. Put the fun in your function with caricatures by Ken Gillespie!

North Carolina
Asheville/Hendersonville (2-hour minimum)
Charlotte (3-hour minimum)

South Carolina
Anderson (2-hour minimum)
Greenville / Spartanburg (2-hour minimum)

Travel charges may apply outside these areas.

  • $150 per hour. Prices are subject to change. Holiday rates may be higher. Holidays Thanksgiving through New Year’s and 3-day weekends.

EVENT CARIATURES (Number of people per hour is approximate and cannot be guaranteed.)

• Up to 18 people per hour, black & white, heads only.
• Up to 14 people per hour, black & white, with bodies.
• Up to 12 people per hour, color, heads only.
• Up to 7 people per hour, color, with bodies

8.5×11 or similar size card stock

Black ink on card stock, color pencils

REQUIRES from customer
3 chairs, adequate lighting, shade if outdoors during the day

Bags to protect drawings – nominal charge – by prior request.
Paper preprinted with logo and/or event information or custom background – additional charge – requires prior arrangement.

The presentation of Ken Gillespie’s joint caricature to the newly wedded couple was a true highlight of the festivities surrounding the ceremony.  Somehow, he perfectly captured their personalities as well as their images in his work.  And while this particular piece was prepared beforehand without the couple’s involvement or knowledge, I have seen him do caricatures at various events with the subjects seated before him– always with great results.  He has a special ability to produce just the right mix of realism and caricature in his drawings depending on what you’re looking for.  We will no doubt be using him on site at various corporate outings and other occasions in the future, and I can recommend him without reservation.

Bill Millett

Founder, CEO, ScopeView / Charlotte, NC

“Ken—your appearance at our holiday party was an absolute hit! Your caricatures are amazing and everyone was thrilled to take home something special! Can’t wait to have you back for another event!”

Russ Madray

President, The Madray Group, Inc.

I would like to endorse Ken Gillespie for corporate events where he creates caricatures for the employees and their families. I have been a corporate event planner for over twenty years and highly recommend Ken for your special event. You will be very pleased with Ken’s artistic creativeness as well as being a wonderful person to work with.

Judi Sutherland

CEO, Sutherland Events

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