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Peter D’Alessandri is a figurative artist working from a studio in Hackney Wick, London. Along with his interest in portraiture, the representation of the human body has been the main subject and source of inspiration for his recent work.

He has shown his work regularly, mainly in London, but also nationally and internationally.  His work has been bought by collectors worldwide.

New Artist Fair 2015, Old Truman Brewery, London
Hackney Wick Open Studios 2016

about

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 Hackney Wick, London.

Upcoming:
Leegate House Open Studios, London, SE12 8RG, 28th July, 12-4pm.

2018:
“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.

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Open Studio, 28th July

I think the postcode is incorrect on the flyer – should be SE12 8RG. Should be fun. If you do manage to visit, be sure to come and say hello. I’m in studio 28 on the 5th floor.

Self-harm

I had some difficulty with the above painting. A few years ago I had  a model regularly do life-modelling for me. She posed for me on numerous occasions over many months. During these sittings, we spoke about anything and everything…, but I never once mentioned the scars on her arms. I often wondered about them, but …

contact

If you have any questions about availability and prices of any paintings, commissioning a new artwork, or would like to arrange a viewing of a particular painting, please email the artist at:
dalessandri@gmail.com