Courty

Courty is know as the British Neon Artist he was born in the market town of Romford, Essex to a working class family. Since 1987 Courty has dedicated his life to the art of tubular glassblowing and the study of neon lights.


He describes his work as a mixture of light, colour, the written word which is bright, powerful and electrifying.
He is a respected and well known English craftsmen of the 100 year old art of glassblowing neon tube lights, Courty is consistently exploring and pushing the boundaries of hand made neon light use in the world of art & sculpture from his East London based studio.


Not a classically trained artist, Courty has chosen to work from industry ground level and has spent a lifetime working hands on with creative minds from around the world in the art & design arena, turning ideas and visions into ‘illumination reality’ on a spectacular level. With his experience, knowledge and technical expertise combined with his own personal creativity Courty produces unique, exclusive, limited edition neon artworks that culminate into a beautifully crafted light art piece that aims to draw you in and explore its many properties.

With almost three decades spent illuminating his beloved city of London and to have worked on international film sets and backdrops for TV and theatre it is likely that your eyes may have met and unknowingly been enlightened with his work before. Courty has also been privileged to have worked with some of the most famous names in the world. He has glassblown and fabricated neon art pieces that now form part of collections of world leaders, stars, the rich & famous as well as having made neon artworks that have been exhibited in some of the most prestigious galleries and art institutions in the UK. Courty is also extremely proud of the fact that only himself and a few other artists in the UK can truly claim to be the creator of his particular medium ‘Neon Art’.


His inspiration comes from Lilly Lakich and the book “Neon Lovers Glow in the Dark”. He also inspiration from riding his motorcycle and the solitary ride gives him ideas.