ABOUT GUY ALLOTT
London based Artist Guy Allot was born in the market town of Hexham Northumberland in 1972, a graduate of Central Saint Martins (1999) and the Royal College of Art (2002), Guy is a versatile artist who works across several disciplines from painting to printmaking to sculpture and woodcuts.
As a young painter and sculptor he made playful cardboard maquettes of spaceships and paintings of surrealistic landscapes, sometimes combining the two in painted depictions of what he called Landscape Spaceships. By 2009 Guy work was noted to explore and subvert traditional representations of landscape in relation to man’s desire to explore and control nature; his paintings and sculptures present a fantastical merging of the philosophies of science and culture, offering a critique of historic social beliefs alongside an investigation into the contemporary.
Today Guy’s work appear in private collections in Europe, The United States and Asia. His work can also be found in Public and Corporate collection like Fidelity, the UBS Art Collection, The Royal Society, The British Library Collection and the Victoria &Albert Museum. Guy is the recipient of the First Base Award from ACAVA (2003) and is one of the founders of IntoArts a charity that teaches painting and the arts to students with learning disabilities.