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About Bax Illustration

A growing team of over 20 caricaturists in St. Louis, Kansas City, Memphis & San Diego.

Brian Bax , A Caricature artist in St. Louis

Brian Bax

Owner - St. Louis Caricature Artist

Brian started drawing caricatures in 2006 while working at Six Flags in St. Louis, MO. The booth was a stepping stone for many young artists. Brian prides himself on making guests laugh, even before they see the drawing.  He started Bax Illustration to set a new standard for what the caricature experience should be like. Since launching in 2015, Brian and his team draw at nearly 300 events per year. 

Amanda Mathenia doing caricatures in St. Louis with Bax Illustration

Amanda J. Mathenia

Event Manager - St. Louis Caricature Artist

Amanda started drawing caricatures in 2006 at Six Flags in St. Louis, MO. She boasts that nearly 10,000 of her caricatures are now stuffed in closets and basements all over the country. Amanda holds a BFA, MA and MFA degree in fine arts. Additionally, she taught at the university level. Furthermore, her artwork has been exhibitied on 6 continents. Her extensive experience in client relations and project management make her the perfect person to assist you with your next event. She joined the Bax Illustration team in 2015.

Ryan Roe doing caricatures in St. Louis with Bax Illustration

Ryan Roe

Lead Gift Artist/St. Louis Caricature Artist

Ryan Roe started drawing caricatures in 1999 after studying graphic design at UMSL. He managed two caricature booths for Richmond Illustration at Six Flags in St. Louis until 2013. Ryan is well known for developing artists. Additionally, he is known for his live caricatures gift caricatures and joined the Bax Illustration team in 2015.

Caricatures Nationwide


Bax Illustration started out doing caricatures in St. Louis, MO but now you can find our top rated team of caricaturists in Kansas City, Memphis and San Diego. Additionally, you can order our custom gift caricatures nationwide. Our clients love that we simplify the booking process by only providing the best artists in your area and because of this, our team is friendly, professional and entertaining every time.

Our Clients

We are so grateful to be able to provide our caricature services to so many people. For instance, we work with a variety of schools, small businesses, corporations and individuals. Here is a small list of some of our corporate clients.

Caricature Clients of Bax Illustration in St. Louis & Kansas City

How To Book Artists

Provide Details For Your Event Bax Illustration

Provide Details

To get started, we dig deep to find out all the special details about your event and what types of caricature services you're interested in.

Bax Illustration Customizes Your Event

We Customize

Next, we'll customize a caricature artist package that meets your needs and fits within your event budget. Here is an idea of our Caricature Pricing

Your Caricature Artists are booked

Enjoy Success

Finally, It's time to kick your feet up because your caricature artists are scheduled and your event is going to ROCK!