Welcome to the site of Dana Verkouteren

Dana Verkouteren is a professional caricaturist, courtroom sketch artist, and portrait artist serving the Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, DC metro areas.

Creating cartoons and humorous caricatures, as well as professional sketches, Dana Verkouteren’s services are available for parties, corporations, and courtrooms.

Dana specializes in Live Drawing, and she depicts realistic images of families and colleagues. Her work appears on major news networks and media outlets, and internationally through the Associated Press. Dana prides herself on her work as a courtroom sketch artist, and is available for private clients who want to capture their courtroom appearances.

With more than 30 years of experience, Dana provides consistent and quality work to all clients. Whether as a caricaturist creating pencil portraits at parties, an illustrator for corporate art, or a Supreme Court artist, Dana Verkouteren delivers valuable and distinctive artwork. To book Dana for a private event, court date or to inquire about her services, please Contact Caricatures by Dana.

Party & Event Sketches

Personalized gift caricatures can be created for any event, and make for great gifts. Multiple artists can also be requested. Learn more…

Corporate Sketches

Using various mediums, including watercolor, ink, pencil, and chalk, Dana offers corporate sketching. She can draw in person, or use provided photographs. Learn more…

People Sketches

Dana offers sketches of family reunions, birthday parties, live events and more. She also offers portraits as a gift. Learn more…

Courtroom Sketches

Dana has illustrated high profile courtroom cases, and her work has appeared in national media such as The Associated Press, CNN, ABC, NBC, FOX News, CBS, and more. Read more…