Award winning British artist. Commissions undertaken.
Peter D’Alessandri is a figurative artist working from a studio in the Medway town Chatham. The representation and description of people is the main focus of his work.
“Friends or relatives, or just people I pay to pose. I am fascinated by the dynamic relationship between subject, artist and viewer.”
He shows his work regularly; nationally and internationally. His work has been bought by collectors worldwide.
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Peter D’Alessandri studied for a BA in Fine Art at the Norwich school of Art in the eighties. After living and working in the “real world” for the next twenty years, he returned tentatively to a life of art in 2005. He now works full time as an artist from a studio in Chatham.
2020: “Recurring Memories”, Visual Space “HCF Summer Open”, The Halpern Gallery, Chatham 2019: “EAL 2019”, London “The Death of Art”, Vout-O-Renee’s, London “The Nude,” Candid Arts, London Average Art Magazine, August 2019 “Impressions”, Espacio Gallery, London Sweet’Art’s “Have a H’Art”, Stash Gallery, London “Love Stories”, The Old Biscuit Factory, London “Nude or Fully Clothed”, Nude Tin Can Gallery, St Albans 2018: “The London Ultra 2018”, The Bargehouse, London. “Present, Perfect, Continuous” Moscow, Russia “(In)visible”, Espacio Gallery, London “the Art of Nude”, The Old Biscuit Factory, London Leegate House Open Studios, London. “Perspectives”, Espacio Gallery, London “Juxtaposition”, Elizabeth James Gallery, London “Selfie”, Candid Arts Trust, London “INTENT, Part Two”, BSMT SPACE, London 2017: Stomach III, Hoxton Arches, London “10th annual Human Form Show”, Hilliard Gallery, Kansas City, USA
2016: “Angel Christmas Fair”, Candid Arts Trust, London “She Book Launch”, Unit 5 Gallery, London “Islington Art and Design Fair”, London “The Nude”, Candid Arts Trust, London Hackney Wick and Fish Island Open Studios, Britannia Works, London “SHE”, 47/49 Tanner Street, London “24WA Studio Show”, Southend on Sea “Hand Maid”, Hoxton Arches, London 2015: “Kiss Me Quick”, Estuary Fringe, Southend “New Artist Fair Summer Exhibition”, Brick Lane, London “Figure & Portrait”, BAR Gallery, London NW2 5HT “Punch” Sweet ‘Arts Summer Arts Festival, Espacio Gallery, London “Estuary Fringe Festival” The Victoria, Southend-on-Sea “Pure Painting” exhibition, B.A.R. Gallery, London 2014: “Guilty Pleasures”, Juno, Shoreditch “Introducing the Project Space Artists”, Project Space, Vyner Street, London “Art does not go on holiday” Cultivate Evolved, Vyner St, London Guest Artist, Cultivate Evolved, Vyner St, London Affordable Art Exhibition, Trispace Gallery, London Stomach#2, Hoxton Arches, London ‘Open Wall’ Exhibition at Façade – London Wall; Finalist ArtGemini Prize, Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London 2013: 55th Essex Open 2011: 53rd Essex Open 2010: Cork Street Open 52nd Essex Open, Frank Todman Award for best portrait 2009: Compendium, a group exhibition at Courtyards Art Centre 51st Essex Open 2008: Cork Street Open Braintree Open, Third Prize
2007: After Adam, a group show at Three Cups Gallery, Ely Hertfordshire Art Fair 2006: The Great Art Christmas Fair, Alexandra Palace Liberté d’Expression, finalist Braintree Open, First Prize 48th Essex Open
“What does art mean to you?” I hate doing email interviews. You’re given a bunch of generalised questions, and you’re expected to come up with something interesting, without sounding hackneyed. Try answering “what does art mean to you?” without slipping in the odd cliché. I’m not sure if it can be done. I shouldn’t moan. …
I have a couple of paintings on show in the HCF Summer Exhibition, at The Halpern Gallery in Chatham. Yes, actual paintings, in a real gallery. It almost feels like things are getting back to normal… Okay, so there wasn’t a PV, and face masks are required if you do want to pay a visit. …
“Would you like to paint me?” I don’t remember her exact words, but that was the gist of it. She barely knew me, but knew that I was an artist, and had seen my work online. How those words sound to an artist’s ears! Of course I wanted to paint her. She had been through …
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