Derek Gray

Scottish (1919 - 1985)
Derek Gray Chic Murray, 1919 - 1985. Comedian 2006 © Scottish Cartoon Art Studio & Derek Gray

Biography

Nationality Scottish

Gray studied at Gray’s School of Art in Aberdeen from 1986-90, where he specialised in printmaking. He went on to work in comic industry (producing strips for the likes of ‘Desperate Dan’) alongside cartoons, caricatures and illustrations for ‘The Guardian’ and ‘The Sunday Herald’. Gray has since been working as a storyboard artist for feature films, television dramas, computer games and commercials. These have included the films ‘Ratcatcher’ (1999) and ‘Hallam Foe’ (2007) and the television series, ‘Rebus’. In 1999 Gray was one of the founding members of The Scottish Cartoon Studio, a group of freelance cartoonists and caricaturists.