Deano Minton received a Master of Arts Degree in Art History at Michigan State University and learned the art of caricature in Europe. He returned to America and accepted the position of Art Concessions Director at a large theme park, making the concessions profitable while training and motivating young artists. He published editorial cartoons and illustrations in several regional and national magazines, newspapers, and web sites.  Deano currently operates a retail studio at Harbor Walk Village, Destin, Florida, on the Gulf of Mexico's most beautiful harbor.

The International Bluegrass Music Association awarded Deano for the best CD cover of 2015. (Click on the photo to read the award for Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice, from Rebel Records.)

Come to Harbor Walk Village in Destin, Florida, and Deano will draw you and your loved ones.
Deano is available to entertain at conventions, weddings, trade shows, parties, resorts, etc.
He is a proud member of the International Society of Caricature Artists.
Deano is also the author of "The Universal Essence," a novel about love, respect and forgiveness.

caricature of Deano

For examples of gift caricatures, click here.
To see samples of quick cartoons for resorts, parties, conventions, weddings, etc., click here.
For caricature illustrations of politics click here, arts and sciences click here, sports click here. To see how caricature montages are created, click here.
See a short video from Rex and Cheryl in Deano's retail studio:
Visit our retail studio at Harbor Walk Village on Destin's scenic harbor in Florida, or call my cell at (850)624-2618, or email us at
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Illustration Portfolios

Gift Caricatures


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