Memories of Trees - Current Headline Exhibition
Peter is a self-taught artist who works with a variety of media, pen and ink,gold/silver leaf, pencil, intaglio and photography.
The bedrock of Peter's inspiration is an emotional response to the natural world and the elements that create and influence its evolution. Trees, plants, organic shapes, landscapes and rock strata are a particular inspiration to him.
In addition to his nature images, he also enjoys searching for inspiration in urban and coastal areas, buildings, churches, machinery etc. Street Photography is a growing interest.
The wilderness, beauty and isolation on the west coast of Scotland had a dramatic impact on Peter and were the initial impetus for him starting to draw/photograph in an attempt to interpret what he was feeling and seeing.
In many of Peter's collections, trees have featured prominently, and he counts studying, observing and spending