Lanyon lives and works from a studio near Penzance, Cornwall. Born in 1985, Arthur Lanyon gained a first class degree in Fine Art from Cardiff in 2008. Upon graduating he was featured in Saatchi’s ‘New Sensations’. In 2014, his work was in the longlist for the Aesthetica Art Prize and is included in the award’s published anthology. Arthur Lanyon is the grandson of Peter Lanyon.