Lee Boyd’s art background is as varied as the art work he produces today. Having graduated from the University of Ulster in 1993 specialising in Ceramics Lee is also qualified as a stone mason , been a jewellery designer for an exclusive jewellery store in England , and has taught fine art, ceramics and sculpture up to degree level.
He exhibits internationally and at home some his highlights include the BBC2 television programme “Show me the Monet”He was Also one of the chosen few uk artists to appear on BBC2 series which led to an exclusive exhibition at the Royal College of Art Henry Moore Gallery and was purchased by Peter Gordon celebrity chef. Royal Ulster Academy exhibitor and BBC wildlife artist of the year finalist.
His recent works called "Manimal" are a blend of animal and human forms which have had much critical acclaim. being highlighted and Featured on the Saatchi art website as
"One to watch"
Lee uses a traditional application and process mixed with a contemporary concept. At the heart of his work is the integrity of blending method, idea, skill and concept. He lives in Northern Ireland and has an international fan base."
has continued to support the local arts scene supporting and curating shows with other artists and the Art collective” Firsty?”
The diversity of his work gathers inspiration taken from social interactions. It reflects in the work he produces, being influenced and absorb be what’s around him as a creative spark, Often from observations ideas spring to life. Working in pencil , He choose the medium because of its simplicity and yet multiple apllication styles and mark making effects.
The Concepts for his work are often more narrative and engage, using techniques of a "traditional" application with a modern flavour.