David Shrigley is a Glasgow-based artist. Born in Macclesfield on September 17th 1968, he grew up in Oadby, Leicestershire, England. He attended City of Leicester Polytechnic's Art & Design course in 1987-1988, and subsequently studied at Glasgow School of Art from 1988-1991. Although he has worked with various media, most of his work is in the form of mordantly humorous cartoons released in softcover books or postcard packs. He exhibits much of his environmental art on his website.