Art Wall - Peter S Smith
1 – 14 Feb 2024
Faam Gallery's Art Wall is a place dedicated to promoting talented artists. Every two weeks, a new artist is promoted here. This week's Art Wall features Day and night, a one-of-a-kind collection of original drawings and oil pastels from an accomplished painter and printmaker Peter S Smith.
Peter S Smith
Born in England in 1946. He studied Fine Art at Birmingham Polytechnic with BA (Hons) in Fine Art in 1969 followed by a PGCE in Art Education from Manchester. In 1992 he gained an MA (Printmaking) at Wimbledon School of Art. He is a member of the Society of Wood Engravers and Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers(RE). His paintings and prints are exhibited in the UK and overseas with works in public and private collections, including Tate Britain, the Ashmolean Oxford, the Fitzwilliam Cambridge, the British Museum and Heilongjiang Museum of Printmaking China.
In 2006, Piquant Editions published a book about his printmaking called “The way I see it” with an Introductory essay by Calvin Seerveld. He currently has a studio at the St Bride Foundation, Bride Lane, London, where he also teaches wood engraving workshops.
bio image by Bill Mudge