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 2008 group show 'New Sensations'. In 2014, his work was in the longlist for the Aesthetica Art Prize and is included in the award's anthology.

Arthur Lanyon is the grandson of Peter Lanyon.

Focusing primarily on painting, he now works from a studio in Cornwall near Penzance.

Lanyon is represented by Millennium