Peter Allwright

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 Peter Allwright 

 

After twenty-one years employed as a cartographic draughtsman, Peter changed career to that of a full time greeting card artist.

His first employment as an illustrator was with Carte Blanche Greetings. After three years he went to work as an artist for Hallmark.

He was there for five years before setting up his own studio to provide artworks for Simon Elvin,

Nigel Quiney, Paperlink, Wishing Well Studios, Moonpig and UK Greetings.

He left the Greeting card industry to concentrate fully on his love for oil painting.

 

Peter is a full time professional artist, painting from his beautiful garden studio, just a short stroll from the beach in Goring By Sea, West Sussex, England.

 

The main aim of his Naive oil paintings is to produce a feel good factor.

Illustrating warm summer days at the seaside is a great way to achieve this as a lot of people will have fond memories of days spent at the beach

and hopefully his paintings will remind them. A feature of his style is the crowds of people, painted in strong, bright oil colours.

 

Peter has now added a new style to his portfolio.

An example of this can be seen on his Fine Art gallery page under the title 'Loneliness'.

This painting has been selected by the Royal Academy of Arts for its 250th Summer Exhibition 2018.

The painting has now sold but will still be on show from the 12th June - 19th August.

 

 

Exhibitions:

Ardington Hotel, Worthing, West Sussex (solo exhibition) 2011

Delamore House, Devon (with the ABNA) 2012

Mariners Gallery, St Ives Society of Artists, St Ives, Cornwall (with the ABNA) 2013

Crypt Gallery Exhibition, St Ives 2014

Earth, Air and Sea Exhibition, Ardington Hotel, Worthing, West Sussex 2014

Little Picture Gallery, Mousehole 2015

Selected and exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts 250th Summer Exhibition 2018. 12th June - 19th August

 

Private Commissions:

Windlesham School 1

Goring Greensward

Worthing Pier/Prom 1

New Marine Gardens

Kites at Goring

Worthing Pier/Prom2

Windlesham School 2

Waterside East Preston

Brighton i360/Regency Square

 

Art Gallery Representation (Past and Present)

Cloud Gallery:

Worthing

Brighton

Horsham

Chester

 

Arundel Gallery

 

Riverside Gallery London

 

SOTA Gallery Oxford

 

Taurus Gallery Oxford