Award winning British artist. Commissions undertaken.
Peter D’Alessandri is a figurative artist working from a studio in South East England.
“I am fascinated by the dynamic relationships 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: “ING Discerning Eye”
“The Autumn Salon”, Candid Arts, London
“Art and Death”, Huunuu
“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
I must admit to having been, maybe only on rare occasions, one of those men; sitting in a group and ogling women walking past. I do feel ashamed, and a sense of complicity. Perhaps that’s why the male gaze and the #metoo movement have become recurring themes in my recent work; maybe I’m seeking redemption. …
War and Peace, 2021 (after Rubens) In 1630, the artist Peter Paul Rubens presented King Charles I with the painting “Minerva Protects Pax from Mars – Peace and War”. Rubens had been sent to England as the peace envoy of Philip IV of Spain (England and Spain had been at war for five years), and …
So, what could you do in four years? I was showing my brother this painting, “Men in Suits”, explaining how it had taken four years to complete, from troubled start to tortuously slow end. And then I said “Well, what else would I have done?” “Well, you could have completed a degree course in less …
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