After spending many years as an art director in Toronto’s advertising agencies, design studios and in the private sector, John Gallaugher established Gallaugher Graphics Inc. as a creative design studio in 1995. John also spent time as the art director for York University and as a professor of graphic design at George Brown College.


He is a graduate from both Sheridan College and the Ontario College of Art and Design. While at OCAD John was the recipient of two scholarships including the Leo Burnett Company Award which is the highest honour achievable at the college.


Gallaugher Graphics Inc. has provided a wide range of creative services to the following list of companies and agencies as well as numerous other organizations: The Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation, The Management Board Secretariat of Ontario, The Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, Air Miles, Sunoco, The Toronto International Film Festival, The Genie Awards, Atomic Energy of Canada Commission, Canadian General Electric, Hertz Canada, Labatt Breweries, Sears Corporate Travel, Williamson Printing Materials, Easter Seals, The Mood Disorders Society of Canada, Links Marketing Group, Golf Supply House, Foodland Ontario and The Best of Baking Festival.


As a highly skilled editorial and publications art director, John has provided visual directions and award-winning creative to numerous well known national magazines including : Pro Shop Golf Magazine, Canadian Golfer Magazine, The Canadian PGA, Ultimate Golf & Ski Vacations, Ski Canada Magazine, Racquets Canada Magazine, Canadian Yachting, Photo Canada Magazine and York University’s Alumni Publication.


Recognizing the value of the Apple Computer in the late 1980’s John developed an early attachment to the technology and has embraced it

ever since by continually upgrading his skills and attending classes and seminars whenever possible.


It all takes time and experience and that’s where Gallaugher Graphics Inc. steps up with a unique level of expertise and knowledge.


Recently John has added professional photography to his portfolio. His images have appeared in numerous magazines, covers, posters, promotions, greeting cards and websites. He has provided photography for the Titleist Golf Instruction Series for many years and has held official PGA Photographer status for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda and The PGA Canadian Open. John has been exhibiting his work in shows and provides a very wide range of photographic imagery available for purchase as canvas pieces, art prints or plaque-mounted wall hangings. Please be sure to spend some time visiting the Photography section on the website and see if there is something special in the collection just for you.


For a career into its fourth decade, you would be hard pressed to find someone with John’s unique capabilities, knowledge, background, education, recognitions and customer service all rolled into one.

Gallaugher Graphics Inc. continues to be a work in progress and you are invited to browse through the website and review some of the many interesting visual creations and works from a dedicated lifetime of creative developments by John Gallaugher.


Currently John is an Award-Winning Member of The Advertising and Design Club of Canada and the Golf Journalist Association of Canada.

During his career John has been fortunate

enough to have his work recognized with the following unique list of distinguished awards:



Ontario College of Art & Design

    Edmund Morris Memorial Scholarship


• Ontario College of Art & Design

    Leo Burnett Corporate Scholarship

    (Highest Honour Awarded at OCAD)


• The Art Directors Club of Toronto

    4 Editorial Design Awards


• Graphic Designers Society of Canada

    Silver Anniversary Award for Editorial Design


• The Advertising & Design Club of Canada

    Poster Design Award


• The Print Industries of America

    Poster Design Award


• Coast Papers

    Annual Report Design Award


• North American State & Provincial Lotteries

    Batchy Award, Annual Report


• American Gaming Association

    Annual Report Design Award


• American Gaming Association

    Gold Award, Best International Annual Report


• Design Edge Canada

    Gold Award, Identity / Design


• St. Martin Nights Magazine

    Photography Award

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