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Lesley Guy

Artist, Writer, Editor

Lesley Guy is an artist, writer and curator based in Sheffield, UK. She is a Content Curator for Axisweb and Co-director of Bloc Projects, an artist led contemporary art space. She graduated with an MA in Contemporary Fine Art from Sheffield Hallam University in 2010 and has exhibited widely across Europe, Asia and the UK. Group shows include Portmanteau, curated by g39 for Halle 14 in Leipzig, Jeune Creation at Centquatre, Paris, Appropriate Response, Vulpes Vulpes, London, POSSESSION (1) at BACC, Bangkok and Deadpan Exchange VIII at Casa Maauad in Mexico City. Forthcoming exhibitions include Totaller's Studio Wall at Paper Gallery in Manchester, as part of the collaboration Totaller, First King of the Astrogoths. read full statement

Location Sheffield, Yorkshire
Activities Lecturing, Critical writing, Studio practice
Artforms Project, Basketry, Drawing, Installation, Painting, Sculpture
Tags Art, Artist, mixed media, pizza, material, art brut, paper, experimental, fantasy, magic
Website http://www.lesleyguy.com/

News & Events

  • In The Park After Dark

    03/10/2014
    Duke Street Car Park, Liverpool

    GANG are 9 artists from New York, London, Sheffield, Los Angeles, Wrexham, Edinburgh and Liverpool. One night only 9-11pm: 3rd October 2014, Duke Street Car Park will host their brand new work.

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  • I Know You; You Can Come With Me

    07/06/2014 – 31/08/2014
    Oriel Wrecsam

    A collaborative gifting project by JazzCakes and With Love From The Artist. This exhibition will showcase the project and the objects donated back by the people who found them.

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  • Totaller's Studio - Sheffield Fringe

    08/06/2014
    Bloc Studios, Eyre Lane, Sheffield

    For Sheffield Fringe Open Studios we propose to display a group of items generated by Totaller. Using as a point of departure Le Mur de l'Atelier d'André Breton, Centre Pompdou. Studio 27a.

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  • Hollywood Forever

    In conversation with artist and curator Alison J Carr about the show Hollywood Forever at SIA, Sheffield. 22 May 2014

  • 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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  • POSSESSION (ll)

    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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