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Melissa Gigi of Caricature Hut Caricaturist from Saint Petersburg, FL

Will travel up to 500 miles

  • Avg 5.0 | 70 Reviews
  • 148 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2013
  • 14 Awards & Badges
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Accepts Online Payment
  • Starting at $100 per hour

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Caricatures, face painting, silhouettes and costumed characters by Melissa Gigi and friends from Caricature Hut Caricatures - Melissa has been a caricature artist for over 20 years, is a member of ISCA (International Association of Caricature Artists), a published cartoonist, artist, illustrator and designer. *Her husband Dan Almariei work with a team of experienced professional artists; Dan is also a caricaturist and they can offer two artists with different styles, studio pieces and combo packages. Face Painting / Body Painting: Melissa uses professional face paints, fx make up and cosmetic grade supplies. Her face paints are FDA approved, hypoallergenic and she utilizes sanitary practices. Melissa is one of Royal Caribbeans featured face painters and has worked for clients such as Verizon, State Farm, Johnson & Johnson's and more. Silhouette Artist: Melissa and Dan have cut silhouettes for the Musuem of Fine Arts, at weddings and offer beautifully cut matted silhouettes portraits both quickly and eloquently. Costumed Characters: Princesses, fairies, pirates, mimes and more! (Melissa and friends are independent performers not affiliated with any character company, nor works for them nor represents them nor their opinions) Clients include Verizon, Royal Caribbean, Johnson & Johnson's, Kellogs, Pepsico, Captain Morgan, Caress, Pantene, MOSI, Busch Gardens, Ritz Carlton, Movico, MidAmerica Festivals, Hard Rock Casino and more. Melissa is friendly, professional, reliable, get along with persons on all levels and can be seen at festivals, conventions, shows and at various events. We are insured and background checked. Please contact her with any questions or for more information. Melissa Gigi *Rates vary with hours, travel, number of artists and activity requested.


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Review by ADRIANA D.

WeddingReviewed on December 18, 2023From Fernandina Beach, FL

Was fantastic and did a great job at my wedding!

Review by Karla E.

EventReviewed on March 20, 2023From Spring Hill, FL

Melissa was a great addition to our surprise proposal party. All of our guests commented on how talented she was. All of the drawing's were great. So glad I had her draw the proposal picture in advance, it was very special. Melissa played a huge role in the success of the day.

Review by Rachel F.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on March 6, 2023From Sea Island, GA

Melissa is an amazing artist and a wonderful human to work with! She was professional, timely, efficient, communicative, and delivered on every detail she promised. We are looking forward to working with her again recommending her to others.

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Upcoming Events

June 5, 2024 • Event
Wed11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Saint Petersburg, FL
July 21, 2024 • Bridal Shower
Sun2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Naples, FL

Past Events

April 24, 2024 • Wedding
Wed4:30 PM - 8:30 PM Palmetto, FL
December 3, 2023 • Wedding
Sun5:00 PM - 9:30 PM Fernandina Beach, FL
August 19, 2023 • Grand Opening
Sat4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Naples, FL
July 29, 2023 • Birthday Party (Kids)
Sat3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Tampa, FL
June 2, 2023 • Graduation Party
Fri3:30 PM - 6:30 PM Odessa, FL
May 6, 2023 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Saint Petersburg, FL
March 19, 2023 • Event
Sun3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Spring Hill, FL
March 3, 2023 • Corporate Function
Fri6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Tampa, FL
March 2, 2023 • Corporate Function
Thu6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Sea Island, GA
February 17, 2023 • Anniversary Party
Fri6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Punta Gorda, FL
December 2, 2022 • Christmas Party
Fri7:00 PM - 11:00 PM Largo, FL
October 16, 2022 • Wedding
Sun4:30 PM - 6:30 PM Tampa, FL

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