As someone who was not as academically gifted, I was lucky enough to have parents who are both creatives in their own ways, who capitalised my creative successes and pushed me towards what I was naturally more drawn to. I then ironically in a state of teenage middle-class angst rebelled against art in the most […]
Drag 101 The Scottish Drag scene is booming, as an art and a craft that now has international acclaim and multiple Netflix series. There’s a multitude of outlets and stadium tours by prominent Drag Queens all over Scotland, drag has never been so accessible in Glasgow. I seem to always find myself drawn back to […]
The oldest surviving music hall on the planet, entered down a wee inconspicuous lane, just off the Trongate in Glasgow city centre. First opened in the 1850’s, the Panopticon (then called the Britannia Music Hall) was an escape for the industrial workers of the booming Glasgow mills and forges. The Glasgow crowd was renowned for […]
Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, 2018 On a walk through a balmy, sexy, uncomfortably culturally zeitgeist-y Glasgow today, sipping mojitos whilst listening to live jazz, live folk and flicking through racks of vinyl, books, contemporary prints and eating pretentiously unpretentious vegan scran, I ducked into the Tontine at the Trongate to cool off and […]
In the wake of the Brexit vote and Trump’s election victory, SKZ considered the question: “If you can’t laugh, what can you do?” and was disappointed to find that most of the options included actual effort: so he started to write cartoons instead. This turned out to be less difficult than he thought, because of […]
The extremely talented Debra Torrance is the artist behind loads of the Ungagged site artwork: Including the majority of the artwork for Ungagged’s Activist Advent: Debra is pretty good at portraits of political figures too:
Red Raiph drew all of the ungagged team’s profile pictures, as well as some of the other ungagged art used here on our site: The wee scamp is a very talented artist.
The amaingly talented John McHarg has produced loads of art for the Ungagged site And is jaw droppingly talented in other mediums too.