"THERE IS STILL LIFE"

by Peter Dee

In association with The Gallery Kinsale, we are delighted to showcase a collection of paintings by Artist Peter Dee. On exhibit at The Montenotte Hotel Cork until January 2022 as part of the Artist in Residence programme to support Irish artistic talent.

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THE ARTIST

Peter Dee grew up on a farm in Co. Kerry and his natural talent, obvious from his early sketches and paintings has developed over the years to the recognised and highly regarded artist he is today. His collection 'There is Still Life' was produced during the period of pandemic related restrictions allowing Peter the time and space to perfect the essence of the blue and white enamel jugs along with the strong reds and oranges of the fruit captured in stunning detail, bringing our focus from the busyness of the everyday world to these strong distilled images and interplay of light and colour.

Peter is showing at The Montenotte Hotel until January 2022 in association with The Gallery Kinsale.

THE ART

The collection was inspired by the still life tradition of the past, but brings a contemporary look and feel to each painting, faithfully capturing the interplay of light, shadow and reflection between the still life subjects.

This light transforms simple objects in Peter’s still life compositions into visually exciting images full of vibrant colour combinations.

THE ART CONTINUED...

Many people speak to how Peter's work makes them feel calm, with a pared back approach taken to the selection, arrangement and placing of the enamel and ceramic pieces, the fruit that rests in or beside them and the choice of colour pallet.

Peter's work is highly collectable and we are thrilled he has chosen The Montenotte for his first ever solo exhibition as part of our Artist in Residence programme in association with The Gallery Kinsale. 

Exhibition is also available to view online

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