Oil on Board
Born in Nottingham, Peter studied art firstly at Nottingham College of Art and then at Leeds Polytechnic Faculty of Art and Design.
After leaving college Peter lived and worked on the Isle of Skye and later Edinburgh where he exhibited his work widely. On moving back to Nottinghamshire, Peter was employed by Nottinghamshire County Council helping to establish Rufford Craft Centre as a centre of excellence for the applied arts.
Over twenty five years later, Peter retired from his role at Rufford, has begun to put together a new body of work based on his interest in the landscape and his regular visits to the Isle of Skye, the North Yorkshire Moors, Derbyshire and the Lake District.
I have always had an interest in the landscape, especially dramatic landscapes, those that have an underlying threat to human settlement. Where the line of the hills gets lost in a leaden, storm ridden sky and a glimpse of sunshine on the horizon promises a brief interlude to the wind and rain of ... [more]
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