Welcome to UK political cartoonist and illustrator Gary Barker's website. Here you will find many political cartoons of the 'usual suspects', David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Nigel Farage and many more, created for London based national newspapers including The Times, The Guardian, Tribune, BBC, and a wide variety of publications and media services. There are also many business illustration examples, produced regularly for titles such as Estates Gazette and Financial Director magazines.
Gary Barker s political cartoon work has now appeared in both national and international publications for over seven years, producing pieces for all sections of the media and for international companies across the world. His first regular slot was with the London based BBC Politics Show, where his weekly feature ran for two years. Since then his work has also appeared on BBC Newsnight, Channel 4 News and regularly in The London Times and The Guardian. His cartoons and illustrations can also be seen fortnightly in Tribune and weekly in Estates Gazette magazine.
His work has now appeared in most UK national daily newspapers and several European titles, and he was recently described as an 'iconic illustrator' by Dexigner, the international illustrators’ guide, for his work helping to promote Volvo's XC Coupe concept car. His editorials were also included in several lists and publications judged the 'best political cartoons of 2013 and 2104.
The Times, The Guardian, BBC Newsnight, Daily Telegraph, Channel 4 News, The Cabinet Office, The Green Party, BBC News Magazine, Parliamentary Brief, BBC Politics Show, New Europe, Daily Star on Sunday, Courrier International, The Sun, Newsbase, The Home Office, Prospect, Stern, Freelancing Matters, Public Private Partnership, Eulenspiegel, Unterrricht Franzosich, Berlin Metro
Estates Gazette, Volvo, Jung PR, Oxford University Press, Department of Health, Montagu Evans, Institute for Learning, Pearson Education, Inside Housing, Wisden Cricketer, Financial Director, Laithwaite's Wines, Hunter Design, Accountancy Age, Manx Heritage, CRN Magazine, Global Reinsurance, Daily Mail on Sunday, Stafford Long, Gallery Magazine