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Great Big Faces


Paul Merklein began his career as a professional artist at the University of Wisconsin, where he drew signs for the Student Union Publicity Department while he was studying art. After college, Merklein freelanced cartoons and illustrations to newspapers, magazines, and online media, including The New York Times and The Milwaukee Journal. In 2001, Merklein performed his first "Great Big Faces" show at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. His show combines dynamic art, comedy, and audience participation as Merklein draws famous faces and people right from the audience. Merklein has performed at festivals, colleges, schools, libraries, concerts, and special events around the country, including Milwaukee's Summerfest, Harvard University, and The Freeman Stage in Delaware.

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1690 Cottage Drive, Ste. 225, , , , 53147
(262) 245-0700
Price (1 show)
Price (2 Shows)
Paul Merklein with perform for audiences of all ages and sizes.
Program Offerings 1
Great Big Faces by Paul Merklein
Length of show: 45 minutes
Paul’s show features dynamic art, comedy, and audience participation, entertaining all ages. Paul performs at schools and libraries across the country, inspiring students to discover their talent, use their imagination, and have fun drawing! In Paul’s workshops and residencies, students will draw each other and watch what one’s impression of a face will show, and how different expressions are interpreted in individual ways.

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