Toby Mott

Born Jan 12, 1964

Toby Victor Mott is a British artist, designer and part-time Punk rock historian known for his work with the Grey Organisation, an artists' collective that was active in the 1980s, and for his fashion brand Toby Pimlico. More recently he has won acclaim for the Mott Collection, an archive of UK punk rock and political ephemera that includes over 1,000 posters, flyers and fanzines.… Read More

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1964 Birth Toby Mott was born in London 1964. … Read More


1977 13 Years Old 1 More Event
In a A Punk's Journey, an essay by Mott which appears in Loud Flash, he writes: "In 1977 my bedroom was covered in posters, flyers and shelves of records and fanzines, and when I left home these significant symbols of my past were stored away. … Read More
1978 14 Years Old …  The material featured in the exhibition spanned the high period of Crass’ endeavors, from 1978 to 1984, and constitutes a special segment of The Mott Collection.


1984 20 Years Old Says Mott: "Crass ended its own story in 1984 a suitable Orwellian demise - but while active they were nothing but authentic, inspiring and principled in a cynical age, answering to no one but themselves." … Read More
1985 21 Years Old …  In January 1985 the group committed an act of "art terrorism" by smuggling one of their paintings into the International Contemporary Arts Fair in London. … Read More


2000 36 Years Old In 2000 Mott dated the actress Emilia Fox.


2008 44 Years Old Mott divorced celebrity hairdresser Louise Galvin in 2008 after one year of marriage, as reported in the Evening Standard. … Read More
In February 2011 Mott exhibited another part of his collection, Crass, selections from The Mott Collection, an exhibition of over 130 objects and artifacts centered on the anarchic, self-produced culture of the British band Crass, featuring significant pieces by Gee Vaucher, and the influential Crass logo by Dave King, Roth gallery, New York.
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