Photo by Kim Newmoney
Luke McGarry is an illustrator, cartoonist, animator and designer from Manchester, UK, now based in Los Angeles. His clients include Playboy, MAD, The Hollywood Reporter, Airbnb, Lyft, Viz and The New Yorker, and he’s done posters for Coachella, ZEDD, Tenacious D, Guided By Voices and The LA Galaxy. He created minor internet phenomenon Sad Chewie, as well as a number of animations and music videos for the likes of Vans Shoes, Google, VISA, Geico, IFC, Vice TV, Epitaph Records and Universal Music Group. His comic strip Lukey McGarry’s TLDR runs daily on GoComics. He’s received a Silver T-Square and three Advertising Illustrator of the Year awards from the National Cartoonist Society, and one cease and desist letter from the city of Santa Monica.
He’s one half of design outfit Fantastic Heat Brothers, and he sings, plays bass and twiddles knobs in the band Pop Noir.