Ian Guy, Artist
If you’ve never thought of art as fun then you’ve never seen the works of Ian Guy, Artist. Ian Guy fell in love with the automobile and he paints what he loves. For over 30 years he has held the checkered flag as the top automotive artist in the UK. His work is highly collectable and sought after by both national and international collectors. You’ll see his passion in his work but look closer; you will also see the detail only endless research can produce. That detail and technical accuracy is important because his work appeals to others that have or are in a love affair with the automobile or motorcycle. He’s painting someone’s real memories so even the small extras in his work show respect for the viewer.
Artist, Ian Guy paints nostalgia so real you can almost smell the rubber as the starters flag is dropped somewhere on an open stretch of road. Artist Ian Guy pays homage to the great movie cars that were so much fun from Smokey and the Bandit, Grease, The General Lee, and more. Ian pays tribute to the iconic turquoise and white Chevy’s of the 1950s. These cars symbolise fun to generations of art lovers and car lovers. But what Ian portrays too is the design of each automobile and motorcycles as well. These beautiful cars began as a work of art in a designer’s imagination. To see these fabulous designs immortalised within the framework of real-life and the role played by the car in that life is exciting.
Ian Guy, artist, is based in rural Herefordshire but can often be found, along with some of his artwork, at car shows, auto races and other automotive events. A warm and personable man, Ian is very approachable and happy to discuss his artwork with you. His commission work is in high demand but you might be able to secure a commission from him of your beloved automobile, truck or motorcycle. Wouldn’t you love an oil painting of your 1959 black Chevy Convertible with a red interior and a Continental kit parked in the high school parking lot? Do it! Contact Ian Guy and tell him about your dream car. You might have to wait a while because demand is high. But every time you look at that painting you’ll know; it was worth the wait.