About Nick Bridson Baker

Self portrait
About 2006

Nick has worked as a freelance cartoonist and humorous illustrator for over forty years.

He now draws fewer cartoons and produces drawings, paintings and monotype prints.

His work falls into these categories:

  • On-the-spot drawings: of places, people and events. London and UK, some Europe. Nicaragua 1988; Hong Kong 1996; Orissa, India 2001-2. Published in The Oldie and national newspapers. Nick has a large ‘on-the-spot’ archive, drawn for publication.
  • Drawings: from memory and imagination.
  • Paintings: also from memory, imagination and from drawings.
  • Monotype prints: one-off prints in colour and black and white.
  • Cartoon drawings: published in Punch, Private Eye, The Spectator, The Oldie, The Financial Times and national press and magazines.
  • Poetry: He has been writing poetry for over twenty years and has been published in various poetry magazines.


He has had one-man exhibitions at:

  • The Riverside Gallery, Richmond 1997 and 2018
  • The Nehru Centre, London 2003
  • The Mercury Theatre, Colchester 1995
  • The Waterman’s Art Centre, Brentford 1986

and shown work in mixed exhibitions at:

  • Wednesday Printmakers, Riverside Gallery, Richmond 2019
  • RA Summer Exhibition 2015 
  • London including ‘Art Erotica’, London 2012
  •  The Claude Andre Gallery, Brussels 1998

If you would like to see more work or discuss exhibiting, publishing or buying his work, please contact Nick.