Annie Broutman   1327 Sunnyside Ave, Highland Park, IL, 60035 224.548.9366

Annie Broutman
1327 Sunnyside Ave, Highland Park, IL, 60035


May 2016
Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA
Bachelor of the Arts in Studio Art and Spanish
Recipient of Cornell Art Award Scholarship  


2017Sketchbook Heroes: Caricatures of Rock Legends, Cleveland, OH
2017, Nasty Women Art Chicago, IL


Forthcoming November 2017, Henry Darger Resource Kit, Illustrator
July 2017, Exaggerated Features, Contributing Artist
June 2017, Nudes!, Author & Artist


November 2017, 1st Place Best Black and White Technique, International Society of Caricature Artists
November 2017, 3rd Place Abstract/Design Style, International Society of Caricature Artists

Fun Facts About Me

  • Member of the International Society of Caricature Artists
  • Worked at a language school in Guatemala
  • Wrote, illustrated, and self-published a humor book about the human body

Work Experience

Kaman’s Art Shoppes, Caricature Artist and Supervisor, Brookfield, IL
April 2012 – Present 

  • Create live, humorous drawings for customers within minutes
  • Complete work in black and white or in color
  • Illustrate comic bodies, scenery, objects, and themes as requested by guests
  • Train artists using new media, critique and guide improvement

IPaintMyMind, Gallery Intern, Chicago, IL
January 2017 - June 2017

  • Help restructure departments to conceptualize the nonprofit identity
  • Research and catalogue additions to art collection
  • Curate and install artwork in public spaces
  • Handle, frame, and package fine artwork, prints, and photography

Intuit: Center for Outsider Art, Operations Intern, Chicago, IL
October 2016 - Present

  • Update website regularly with hours, events, exhibitions, and other information
  • Create infographic illustrations for marketing
  • Illustrate instructions for education materials
  • Research patterns and materials of folk art to determine origins of particular pieces
  • Provide general managerial support

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Intern, Chicago, IL
September 2016 - December 2016

  • Handle, measure, and photograph fine furniture, decorative objects, and fine art
  • Cataloguing artwork and track condition reports
  • Research designers, collectors, and museums
  • Find items pertaining to client interests
  • Identify the maker of drawings and objects based on knowledge of the designer