|Guy Cobb is an artist worth watching. “He could well become a real force on the regional art scene." Art critic Camille Howell wrote of Guy's innovative work...
In 1991 Guy settled in Memphis where his paintings underwent a dramatic shift from the contemplation of rural isolation to an exploration of "color therapy" for individuals who suffer from depression and other mental illnesses. Guy's "Tennessee" paintings reflect influences from the Fauve's, Matisse, Derain, and Dufy, to Rothko's color fields and Mississippian Walter Anderson's natural scenes from Horn Island.
Guy's current work challenges his innate talent: creating visual art for the blind. His heavily textured “Braille Paintings” incorporate oversized dots that allow a visually impaired viewer to physically touch and interpret the composition of his pieces. Robert Werle, Curator of Christian Brothers University in Memphis described Guy's exhibit for the blind in 2006 as "the most discussed and most visited exhibit we have ever had."