Meet Sam Peacock

Sam Peacock has worked professionally as a painter since 2007, graduated from Coventry University in 1998 with a BA in Fine arts. He taught art practice at several institutions in London until returning to full time painting.

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Peacock has worked on several collections over the years and has solo showed in Berlin, Sydney and London with several more shows planned into 2016. Recently undertaken a 6 month project focusing on the effects of Hydraulic Fracturing within the UK and gave an artist’s response in the form of 52 separate images, each titled with a place name where planned fracking was to take place.

His first solo in Sydney looked into the unseen landscape in NSW which culminated in taking the idea to London and exhibiting works based on site visits, bushwalks, and rock and earth samples collected whilst travelling and exploring.

Cooden Beach, The Curious Duke

As his work has matured over the years, he has kept material links to previous collections as motifs within the main body of the work, retaining the sugar and coffee elements, the strips of liquorice which define the horizon line, the carbolic soap alongside building materials such as plaster, the element of intense heat to distort and infuse colour, the blinding areas of light tamed by a darkened varnish.

Peacock has a solo show at the Pack Of Patches Gallery, Jena, in June.

Connect with Sam Peacock

samuelpeacock.com

twitter.com/sampeacockart

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