Watercolour on paper
Born in the North-East of England in 1953, Peter didn't follow the usual path through art school. He chose instead an Art & Design course at Northumberland College of Education and after that taught in Cumbria.
In 1981 Peter moved to Orkney where he set up his own studio and gallery in Birsay and did a number of jobs teaching art to children and adults.
During the next 10 years he developed his work and began to exhibit in a variety of venues both in Orkney and around other parts of Britain. In 1991 Peter moved to Shetland and soon took up an art teaching appointment. He have had numerous exhibitions both in this country and abroad and taken part in an artists' exchange with the Netherlands and took courses on printmaking and sculpture.
Between 2006 and 2008 Peter worked with Voluntary Service Overseas as a teacher trainer in West Africa. Upon his return to the UK he resumed teaching art part-time and painting. In 2013 Peter retired from teaching and now devote his time to pai... [more]
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