Jerry D - Ohio Caricature Artists

Jerry D


A Windsor, Ontario native, Jerry graduated from the Ontario College of Art in Toronto. He spent seven years as package designer for Hiram Walker Distillery and drew editorial cartoons for The Windsor Herald and The Detroit News. He joined the Cincinnati Enquirer in 1967, spending 28 years there doing editorial and sports cartoons. He drew local comic strip "F. Stop Fitzgerald" for 14 months, and drew regular feature called "Pen-Pourri" until 1994. He also created a visual version of "The Big Red Machine". Jerry left the Enquirer in 1995 to become full time freelance artist.

Some of his other clients have been The Sporting News, The Tennessean (Nashville), Cincinnati Magazine, Paramount's Kings Island, The Cincinnati Cyclones, American Electric Power, Fraternity Records, Gibson Toys, Formica, Nature Sweet Tomatoes, Procter & Gamble, Ohio State University and several radio and television stations.

Jerry is a lifetime member of the Baseball Writers Association of America (Hall of Fame voter). He is also is a member of the NCS (The National Cartoonists Society), and a member of the ISCA (International Society of Caricature Artists). He has won numerous awards during his career, including Best of Gannett (1980) and Newspaper Illustration Division Reuben Award (NCS 1994).



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  • Covington, KY
  • Cincinnati, OH

Jerry D will travel for an additional fee!

Drawing Speeds (drawing speeds are an indication of what the artist is capable of and are not guaranteed)

  • Traditional Caricatures:
    • B & W Heads Only: 10 people per hour


    • $150/hour, with a 2 hour minimum.*

    *All pricing is in US Dollars and is subject to change if your specific requirements differ from the descriptions.