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John G - Vermont Caricature Artists

John G

John G has illustrated over 120 books for children, including Random House's The A to Z Mysteries and Calendar Mysteries series and Scholastic's The Bailey School Kids and Big Apple Barn series. He is the author and illustrator of the picture book Dinosaur Train.

John grew up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, reading Mad magazine and watching Bugs Bunny cartoons. In 1980 he moved to Brooklyn NY to study art at Pratt Institute and spent his summers drawing caricatures on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ. Since the 1980's John has balanced working as an illustrator and as a caricaturist throughout the New York City and New England areas. Currently he lives in Vermont where he currently lives with his wife and two children.

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  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Brattleboro, VT
  • Reading, PA

John G 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: 13 people per hour
    • B&W Body / Gag: 11 people per hour
    • Color Heads Only: 9 people per hour
    • Color Body / Gag: 7 people per hour


    • $155/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.