Guy's works sit lightly within a classically modernist tradition – a tradition consigned by many to the past but one that remains persistent and perhaps as relevant as ever.
There is a wilful hybridity to her work as she chooses materials that expand and question the orthodoxies of the modernist approach to
There are often traces of domestic objects, re-configured and re-cast, though still carrying a nostalgia for the warm and familiar. Yet these sculptures are constantly bio-morphing away from their reference points towards a modest, more open, contemporary symbolism.
One can sense a lineage back to Hepworth and Noguchi but Guy invites the tricks and failings of memory so as to liberate the new works from that history. Increasingly the objects themselves imply site, particularly the utopian visions for example of the 1966 Sonsbeek Pavilion by Aldo Van Eyck, Japanese internal gardens (
Guy graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Elam School of Fine Arts in 2013, after completing a Post Graduate Diploma in 2011.