The Art of Peter Wood – a local artist from Theddlethorpe. Peter’s works depict many scenes from his travels within the UK and Europe which show a clear love and affinity with nature and the great outdoors in bold colourful abstract form. The works will be exhibited from Sept 5th to Nov 3rd with an evening preview by invitation.
Peter Wood. B.A.HONS., A.T.C., M.I.C.S.I.
Born in Wiltshire, the son of an R.A.F. family as a child he traveled widely, including Singapore and the Far East. After boarding school, Colleges of Further Education and Technical College he was accepted for Hons. Degree at Camberwell College of Art, London – from there to Brighton University for his Post Graduate Teaching Qualification and then to his first teaching post in Hornsea on the East Yorkshire Coast. Peter’s next post took him into the private sector as Head of Art, Craft and Technology at a school in Essex, then, after six years he returned to the state sector, a brief one year contract at Grimsby before taking early retirement after his final five year post as Head of Art, Craft and Design at a High School in Suffolk; with skills now encompassing the teaching all of the fine arts, drawing, painting in many mediums, ceramics and sculpture, woodcarving, mixed crafts, computer graphics and more Peter’s early retirement marked the start of a new life – having sold his home in Yorkshire he purchased a delightful and most unusual home, next to a river Lot, in the South of France where he set up his studios / gallery, and had a wonderful 7 years before moving back to England, now residing on the north east coast of Lincolnshire at Theddlethorpe. Works have been exhibited in major Galleries and has had work accepted by the Royal Academy. After years of travelling Peter is pleased to be exhibiting a body of his recent works so close to home in The Embassy Theatre Gallery .