Gary Taxali was born in India in 1968. A year later, he and his family immigrated to Toronto, Canada. In 1991, Gary graduated from the Ontario College of Art and immediately began working as a professional illustrator. His illustrations has been featured in many national magazines, public transit ads, TV commercials, CD covers, etc., in addition to numerous other projects for design firms, advertising agencies and web sites.
He has exhibited in many prestigious galleries worldwide including La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles and Jonathan Levine Gallery in New York City and art fairs throughout the world. In 2001, the Whitney Museum of American Art asked Taxali to create an original exclusive limited edition print to be gifted to top donors. Aside from his gallery shows, he also devotes a portion of his time traveling through lecturing and teaching at various art organizations and schools such as the Sheridan College and The Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto, Canada. Taxali is a founding member of IPA (Illustrators Partnership of America). He is also the co-founder of the creative consortium Picture Mechanics that is comprised of 40 of the top illustrators in the industry.