My name is Jake Tobin Garrett and I'm writer, illustrator and cartoonist based in Toronto.

Working primarily in ink with splashes of colour, I aim to capture a sense of place and whimsy, expressing the familiar in unexpected ways. Since 2015, I have drawn hundreds of custom illustrations for people and sell artwork through my online store.

I've also worked with clients such as the LCBO, Chatelaine, Maisonneuve, Deciem, Book City, Environmental Defence, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and more.

Meet Jake

Just Launched: Hanlan's Beach Series

I've just launched a new series of four illustrations celebrating Hanlan's Beach, an historic nude beach in Toronto with an important legacy for the queer community.

Buy each print individually or buy all four to save 20%.

Find them here

New in the Shop

This new print of the Broadview Hotel, a iconic space in Toronto's Riverside neighbourhood, is full of fun little details including an homage to its past as Jilly's strip club.

Available as 8x10 or 11x14.

Broadview Hotel

Commissions Open!

Currently open for commissions, so if you're looking to get something done get in touch with me. Visit my Commissions page for more info on price, sizing, and process and use the form to submit a request.

If you have any question at all, don't hesitate to email me directly at jake@jaketobin.ca

Note: October - December get very busy and full quickly so if you're thinking of getting something done for the holidays it's best to book a spot sooner rather than later.

Commission Info

Upcoming Outdoor Markets

Sunday Sept 10 - Toronto Artisan Market

Join me at Trinity Bellwoods Park from 11am - 5pm for this free outdoor market featuring all Toronto makers and artists.

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