Gary Mansfield is a multi-disciplined artist, curator, speaker and Ministry of Arts Podcast host, with a lived experience within the criminal justice system.
His work, be it drawing, sculpture, installation, as well as his curation, has deep-rooted foundations of empathy, identity, social injustice & time. It is visually bold and inviting, whilst carrying a powerful and politically charged aesthetic.
Gary has collaborated with many notable artists, on a number of artworks/projects including; Sarah Lucas, Mark Titchner, Gavin Turk, Richard Wilson RA and Rolling Stone’s Ronnie Wood.
Gary often talks publicly on the subjects of; the benefits of art within the Criminal Justice System and mental health. Gary is an active advocate of ‘art for all’, is Trustee of two arts charities; Koestler Arts & The Drug of Art and an Ambassador for The Forward Trust.