Bo Lanyon works across painting and sculpture, exploring an entangled landscape of experience: inequalities, distance, communication, discord, loss, reconciliation and hope. Born in Cornwall, he holds an MA from the Royal College of Art, London, has work in the Zabludowicz Collection and has received a number of awards from Arts Council England.
Recent projects include: In Absentia, an online group show of nearly 60 painters from around the world, 14 February–28 May 2021; Bricks Bristol podcast exploring how artists have responded to the legacy of the St. Ives School in Cornwall. Solo exhibitions include: The Death of Optimus Prime, Test Space at Spike Island, Bristol (2019); Age of Panic, White Moose Gallery, Barnstaple (2017). Group exhibitions include: The London Bronze Collection, Squire & Partners, London (2019); The First World War and Its Legacy: Commemoration, Conflict and Conscience Festival, Bristol Cathedral and M-Shed, (2019); Where It Is, There It Is, Auction House, Redruth, Groundwork Programme (2018); Plymouth Contemporary 2017, Peninsula Arts and KARST, Plymouth (2017); Kith and Kin, Falmouth Art Gallery and Museum, Falmouth (2016).
Forthcoming projects include: a solo exhibition at Auction House, Redruth, Cornwall (2021).