Tom Richmond

Caricaturist, cartoonist and humorous illustrator Tom Richmond began his career at age 18 as a caricaturist at a theme park in 1985 while going to art school.

He has spent the last nearly four decades as a freelance illustrator, doing art for comics, magazines, books, newspapers, advertising, products, animation, TV and film for a great variety of clients including Scholastic, Sports Illustrated for Kids, National Geographic World, Time Digital, Penthouse, GQ, Marvel Comics, NOW Comics, DC Entertainment, The Cartoon Network, CNN, Warner Bros Animation, Simon and Schuster Publishing, Jeff Dunham EnterprisesQuentin Tarantino’s “Magnum Opus Productions” and many more.

He's best known as one of the "Usual Gang of Idiots" at MAD Magazine, where his caricatures and illustrations have been featured in MAD’s trademark film and TV parodies and other articles regularly since 2000. He is the author of the best-selling caricature instruction book The Mad Art of Caricature, which has become the standard in the industry.

Tom’s work has been recognized with many awards include being twice honoured as "Caricaturist of the Year" from the International Society of Caricature Artists, and with the Reuben award for "Outstanding Cartoonist of the Year" from the National Cartoonists Society. He works from a studio in his home in Burnsville, MN, USA.


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