discovered his interest in creativity from the ripe age of six.
Struck and Inspired by the magic of Rolf Harris drawing caricatures
of his audience, he turned to his mum and said 'that's what I
want to be when I grow up.
graduating with a major in Painting in 1988, his career developed
from exhibiting paintings (which have travelled world wide). His
prefered medium is Acrylic on canvas.
he is also flexible in his use of media. He also delved into illustration
within this period. In 1995,he developed his cartoon and caricaturing
skills. However, it wasn't until meeting Paul Baker and Simon
Ellinas that his hope of making a career as a Caricaturist began
to materialise.. They very generously invited him to the Cartoonists
Club of Great Britain. His career has steadily developed from
then on with immense support from his colleagues. As an on the
spot Caricaturist, he renders warm, cheerful caricatures. They
are pleasing to the eye and the subject and others enjoy them.
to commission Femi
experience covers entertaining Corporate clients, students to groups
at private parties.The usual mode of work is standing and walking
rounds groups or tables caricaturing. Caricatures are rendered on
A4 size paper in monochrome, supplied with envelopes. Client list
include:Readycrest Ltd., Macmillans, GGA Communications, BBC Radio2
Online, Mizz Magazine(IPC Media), Anna Nicholas Associates. His
work has also featured in 'You can Draw' written by John Bryne published
by Macmillans and "Learn to Draw Caricatures" written by Alex Hughes,
published by Harper Collins. Besides having exhibited his paintings,
he has also featured in the following:
IMAGE`95 at the CartoonistsÕ Club of Great Britain stand.(July 1995).
`97. Chelsea town hall, London.(May, 1997).
Cartoon Festival Ayr, Scotland. (September,1998, 2001)
6th christmas cartoon fair. Chelsea town hall.(Nov.1998).
`99. Chelsea town hall, London.(May, 1999).
Caricaturing, he enjoys the art as it is an extension of of his
portraiture skills which he is also good at. It has also been used
effectively in different dimensions to suit his clients needs. Artist's
statement -"A thousand invaluable words in every little picture".
Creativity is a very special gift from which the development of
mankind is derived.
for functions: from £300 per function Individual Caricatures: from
£80 in monochrome on A4 format. Other rates apply for cartooning,
illustration and paintings.
is willing to discuss your brief in detail.
is willing to travel worldwide.