Elected 1999

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I enjoy using and combining a wide range of media and approaches. My work recently has inspired by travel and family history and I am currently working on collages of Norfolk and Leicestershire churches, south London railway viaducts and ‘collections’.

I have shown widely in solo and group shows in the UK sinces graduating in the 1980s and my work is held in private and public collections worldwide. I have been Artist in Residence at Grizedale Forest and at Buckinghamshire County Museum & Art Gallery and my commisioned work for clients includes P&O Cruise Liners, Faber & Faber publishers and the University of Leicester.

I held solo shows at St Jude’s Gallery, Norfolk, in 2011, Tarpey Gallery, Castle Donington, in 2014 and Attenborough Arts (University of Leicester) in 2015. Recent group exhibitions include Fantastical Animal Alphabets, Compton Verney; Museum Metamorphosis, University of Leicester; Reincarnation, London Print Studio; International Small Print Exhibition, touring UK; Spirit of the Wildwood, Tanner and Lawson, London.

I currently have work on show with Tanner and Lawson, London; Tarpey Gallery, Castle Donington; Archangel Studio, Ferrers Centre, Staunton Harold; Cank Street Gallery, Leicester.

I teach art classes for adults at Fosse Arts and Embrace Arts (University of Leicester). I am a member of Leicester Print Workshop where I occasionally teach courses. Please visit Leicester Print Workshop for more information.

Peter Clayton was the LSA Featured Artist in April 2016 read more . . .