Photo: Lesley Guy in Sheffield, Yorkshire

Lesley Guy

Artist, Writer, Critic, Editor

The appropriated materials act as a boundary within which to play, it sets the rules. This could be seen as creating a new space for reverie or fantasy, or as challenging the authority of imagery in order to reveal the hidden sacred within the profane..maybe.

Location Sheffield, Yorkshire
Activities Lecturing, Critical writing, Studio space
Artforms Project, Drawing, Installation, Painting, Sculpture
Tags Art, Artist, mixed media, pizza, material, art brut, paper, experimental, fantasy, magic

News & Events

  • The Skinny - Spotlight

    Selected by The Skinny North-West to be their March Spotlight artist.

  • Deadpan Exchange 8

    20/03/2014 – 03/04/2014
    Casa Maauad in Mexico City

    With the following UK artists: Charles Quick (UK), David Mackintosh (UK), Lesley Guy (UK), Mat Gregory (UK) and Karin Bergström (SE), Michael Day (UK), Simon Le Ruez (UK) and Victoria Lucas (UK)

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    14/03/2014 – 13/04/2014
    Lanchester Gallery, Coventry

    This is the second iteration of the project that explores practices of appropriation in contemporary art. POSSESSION (I) was shown at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Thailand.

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  • Pizza Fest!

    25/02/2014 – 26/02/2014
    Bloc Projects, Sheffield

    The first annual Pizza Party by Totaller - First King of the Astrogoths. A celebration of Pizza.

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  • Mexico Members Show 2014

    13/02/2014 – 16/02/2014
    Mexico Project Space 25 Wharf Chambers, Wharf Street, LS2 7EQ Leeds

    Exhibition preview: Thursday 13th February 6 – 8pm Exhibition open: Friday 14th – Sunday 16th February from 1 – 6pm

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