This site shows the range and history of Guy Martyr's art. Much of the work is available for exhibition or sale; it is all available to be part of the conversation. If interested, please use the email in the Contact page. Studio visits may be made by arrangement.
'Covid Medic' 3/7/20; oil on canvas; 12 x 10 inches
Bed - completed August 2020, pine
'The Potato Eaters' 1992; installation, private house, Birmingham; casein, pigment, ceiling light
'Cloud Formation' 28.10.19; wood shavings, glue; c.6 x 8 x 5 inches
'A Difficult Painting for a Difficult Time' May 2019;
oil paint/wax on canvas; 24 x 24 inches
'All Square v'; September 2018; oil paint/wax on canvas; 36 x 36 inches
'Disarticulating Trauma' December 2018; a performance by Guy Martyr
'Broken Fence' 15th July 2018; oak, wood stain, rusty nails; 86 x 36 x 3 inches
'The End of the Beginning', December 2017; wood, wood stain; 48 x 40 x 6 inches
'White Coral' 2017; wood, glue, sprayed ink; 35 x 18 x 3 inches
Performance: 'A Five Day Cleaning Event' 1988; cleaning pedestrian underpasses in Birmingham city centre.
'The Best Hand' 2017; wood, oil paint; 22 x 18.5 x 4.5 inches
'Parting', 2016; pencil, sprayed ink on paper; 9 x 7 inches -
from the series, 'Birmingham Central Library valedictory'
Performance: 'A Five Day Cleaning Event' 1988, Guy Martyr cleaning pedestrian underpasses, St. Chad's Circus Queensway, Birmingham
'1=G', 2016; wood, enamel paint; c.10 x 4 x 6 inches
'St. Chad's Circus Queensway, featuring Kennedy Memorial Mosaic', 1988, photo copy of composite photograph mounted on plasterboard, with shaped frame.
Entrance Door, Christ Church, Tolladine, Worcester.
Designed, made and installed by Guy Martyr; material, local oak felled in storm; completed July 2005
Guy Martyr singing his song 'Children of Syria'
From the Rotunda series 'Incomplete Line' 2019; embroidery thread, paper; 9 x 7 inches