Guy Mayman

Visiting Lecturer in Fine Art

Guy Mayman uses collage, sculpture and drawing to consider the role of information, design and hierarchy as agents of control in society and the intersection of culture, commerce, government and desire.


2008: MA Fine Art - University of Chester
2000: Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation scholarship
1997: 2 year residency - De Ateliers Amsterdam study program
1995: BA (Hons) Central St Martins College of Art and Design


He has completed a two year residency at de Ateliers in Amsterdam and a two year Daiwa scholarship in Tokyo, where he continues to visit and work regularly. He produces a zine called Pataville, which uses montage to explore the idea of cultural false memory, architectural utopia and suburban psychosis. You can see the Pataville blog here:


Guy has worked as a visiting lecturer at Central St Martins and has been a part of the Fine Art teaching team since 2008.

Published work

Selected Exhibitions:

2011 Fenberger House, Nagano
2010 Moonbase Nagano, AiT Projects, Tokyo/Nagano
2003 Omen, Daiwa Anglo Japanese Foundation, London
2002 Hunters and Collectors, Kojimachi Gallery, Tokyo
2002 Moving Collection, Govett Brewster Museum, New Zealand
2001 Table Manners, Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo
2000 Kindergarten, AiT Projects, Tokyo
1998 Arto, Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo
1998 Arfo, Aki- Ex Gallery, Tokyo
1997 Schilderijen & Beelden, De Academie Gallery, Utrecht
1997 Guy Mayman: Sweet Monsters, Het Consortium, Amsterdam

Competitions, Prizes and Awards:

2002 ArtSway Open
2000 2 year Daiwa Scholarship
1999 Cambridge Dark Room
1997 2 year scholarship from the Dutch Ministry of Culture