|“The WALL” Dec 9-11, 2016 at 101 Art Gallery|
Event Description: “Exhibition: 'The WALL , a collection of small paintings by Peter Sheppard' - show runs through Sunday, December 11, 2016 @ 2:00pm at 101 Art Gallery, Trinidad & Tobago, West Indies ...” — Read more: 101 Art Gallery/ and 101 Art Gallery-Facebook
About the Artist: “Peter Sheppard is a self-taught artist whose work continues to develop into his own signature of a type of stylised realism appearing typical of our environment, but is in fact drawn from the artist's soul. Sheppard chooses to paint in long overnight studio sessions. He explains: 'I believe this is the most productive time of day for me as it coincides with the creation and dawning of a new day - This is when I feel my most creative energy.' Peter recently retired from the Travel Industry in which he has worked since leaving school at 17 years of age. He also designs and produces costumes for children and adults for Carnival. Over the past several years he has taken his costumes abroad and participated in Fantasy Fest in Key West, Florida where he has won the top prizes ... Not surprisingly, it is the good Sheppard who guides his flock through thickets, over waterways & onto lush green tropical pastures, to find beauty in the depths of pastoral life. But, how does Sheppard transport us to these idyllic places, which we recognize as being within the Caribbean, yet if we dare to look, they cannot be located? The foliage is distinctively Caribbean: Coconut palms, ferns, silk cotton trees and every aspect of flora and fauna that our region has to offer may be found in Sheppard's art. Faithful to his subject matter, his paintings reflect a full colour palette ...” — Read more: Peter Sheppard BiographyFor further information about the Venue: 101 Art Gallery/ and 101 Art Gallery-Facebook. For further information about the Artist: Peter Sheppard Biography.