Bob Guy

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Specialising in wood engraving, a technique pioneered in the late 18th century by Thomas Bewick and revived in the 20th, he has recently been elected a member of the Society of Wood Engravers.

Bob also produces his own hand- made books and portfolios of prints, and is a member of the online collective He has also curated two exhibitions of artist’s books.

While showing nationally and internationally, Bob Guy is keen to maintain a strong connection with Wales and exhibits regularly at the National Eisteddfod with Y Lle Print Gwreiddiol/The Original Print Place, a group of printmakers associated with the Regional Print Centres.

2006-2012: 10 wood engravings, approx. 20 Chinese ink
drawings commissioned by Shropshire Wildlife Trust. Individual prints and bound
sets of prints available from this website.

2008: Seasonal (continuous) exhibition at Y Capel, Llangollen

2009: Exhibition “First Edition” curated by Bob Guy
at Oriel y Dolydd: 12 members of Artists’ Books Online from UK, US, Canada,
Austarlia and the Netherlands

2009: Exhibition “Sweeny Agonistes” at Rhyl Arts Centre
to launch the digitally printed book of Chinese ink drawings “Sweeny Agonistes”
and the screen-printed book “Let’s get Lost”

2011-2014: Society of Wood Engravers touring exhibition

2011: Exhibition “ Ex Libris” curated by Bob Guy at Denbigh Library and Arts Centre: Hand made books
by four artists

2011-2013: Y Lle Print Gwreiddiol/ with The Original Print Place at the National Eisteddfod

2012-2013: BABE (Bristol Artist Book Event) at Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol: with Artists’ Books Online

2013-2014: Davidson Galleries Seattle, Washington: USA International exhibition of wood engravings