In today’s cut throat world, survival has been the ultimate challenge for all living beings including humans. All species capable of grasping this fact manage better in the struggle for existence than those which rely upon their own strength alone: the wolf, which hunts in a pack, has a greater chance of survival than the lion, which hunts alone.
Kevin Peterson is a paint artist who creates hyper-realistic paintings of a totally different world that we live in. He combines the paintings of children, the wildlife and the world all together, giving it a fairy tale in an urban street feel. There are young girls with their wildlife friends surrounding them are decaying, grimy, bleak building, streets, and abandoned cities, suggesting a broken and a world filled with loneliness.The contrast is beautifully exhibited through his paintings. The young girls are portraying a sense of innocence and childlike mannerism indicating a sense of adventure.
Though the paintings have a tinge of trauma, loneliness and a sense of fear, but along with that it focuses on the strength that is required to survive and thrive in this world.
Kevin Peterson is from Elko, Nevada, but currently settled in Houston, TX working in Winter street studio. Kevin inclination towards art happened during his battle with drugs and substance abuse at a treatment facility. It’s where he discovered his love and passion for creating art.
Presenting the “Oil on Panel” series by Kevin Peterson. Check out below link’s for Kevin Peterson’s work: