Peter D’Alessandri is a figurative artist working from a studio in southeast London. The representation and description of people is the main focus of his work.
“People I know, or people I pay to pose. Sometimes placed within a narrative, or at other times stripped of any vestige of a narrative. All the time I am fascinated by their sense of identity, and the dynamic relationship between subject, artist and viewer.”
He has shown his work regularly; mainly in London, but also nationally and internationally. His work has been bought by collectors worldwide.
Born in London in 1963, 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 southeast London.
Upcoming: “Nude or Fully Clothed”, Nude Tin Can Gallery, St Albans. January 2019
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.
This is the poster I shared on social media, when my painting “Michael” went missing on its return from a show in Moscow. My painting, along with over a dozen others, were being shipped back to London, to the co-organisers of the event here. Somewhere enroute, the box containing all the artworks was damaged, half …
The opening night of “Nude or Fully Clothed” at Nude Tin Can Gallery in St Albans went very well. Very pleased to make a sale, which always puts me in a good mood. But also it was such a well organised event (busy, but not overly crowded), that the whole evening shot by, with plenty …
So, it’s finally here. After toying with the idea, experimenting, hesitating, prevaricating, I have finally committed to commence sittings for my “Who Am I” series. The idea is simple enough, but the execution of the idea has proved problematic. I’ve struggled to think of a way to convince strangers to pose naked in my studio, …
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