Political Cartoons and Business Illustrations by Gary Barker
Welcome to Gary Barker's website
Here you will find many cartoons of the 'usual political suspects', David Cameron, Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg, Barack Obama and Nigel Farage, as well as many others, created for The Times, The Guardian, BBC, and a wide variety of publications and media services. There are also many business illustrations examples, produced regularly for titles such as Estates Gazette and Financial Director magazines.
Gary Barker has now had his political cartoons appearing in both national and international publications for over seven years and he also produces illustrations for all sections of the media and for international companies across the world. His first regular slot was with the BBC's Politics Show where his 'Gary Barker's brush with politics' feature ran for two years. Since then his work has also appeared on BBC Newsnight, Channel 4 News and regularly in The Times and The Guardian. His work 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. Gary’s editorials were also included in several lists and publications judged the 'best political cartoons of 2013'.
He is always happy to discuss commission proposals and if you would like to contact him please feel free to email him using the email form on his contact page
Gary’s client base is varied and extensive, covering former broadsheet, tabloid and red top national newspapers for his political pieces and in magazines featuring his property, financial, manufacturing, technology, education, accountancy business illustrations.
The Times, The Guardian, Oxford University Press, BBC Newsnight, Daily Telegraph, Channel 4 News, The Cabinet Office, The Green Party, BBC New Magazine, Parliamentary Brief, Daily Mail on Sunday, BBC Politics Show, New Europe, Daily Star on Sunday, Courrier International, The Sun, Volvo, Jung PR, Wisden Cricketer, Laithwaite's Wines, Newsbase, Department of Health, Pearson Education, The Home Office, Prospect, Financial Director, Stern, Accountancy Age, Inside Housing, Freelancing Matters, Montagu Evans, Institute for Learning, Stafford Long, CRN Magazine, Public Private Partnership, Hunter Design, Eulenspiegel, Gallery Magazine, Global Reinsurance, Unterrricht Franzosich Manx Heritage, Berlin Metro