Andrew Lanyon is a surrealist painter, publisher, author, and film-maker. Born in St. Ives in 1947, he was brought up in West Cornwall where his artistic interests were developed from an early age.

Now a renowned artist, Lanyon exhibits his work across the UK and sells around the globe. His work is in many public and private collections including the Victoria and Albert Collection - London and the Museum of Modern Art - New York. He has published over thirty of his own books and more recently has returned to film.