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…I discovered a book ‘Exhibition & Pet Mice’ by Tony Cooke L.R.I.C and was fascinated by the concept of using genetics to produce colour. A Frankenstein urge to tamper with genes and create truly living colours…. – Oct 25, 2007 – Relevance: 100.00%

The use of Metaphor

…vinyl tape on canvas > I have been accused of being extremely arrogant. I prefer to call it confident. December 2002     The Genetics of Painting? There are various ways of making Paintings to recipes, each becoming a question of… – Oct 25, 2007 – Relevance: 52.94%

A few Previous Exhibitions

Postcard for exhibition

Quotes: “Take up a radical position with Peter Bright, who is borderline anarchic in his thinking and equally bold in his art.” Andrea Charters … Continue reading ?

Exhibition of Prints, Drawings and Paintings by
Peter Bright
150 Building, West Buckland School

Monday 6th June – Friday 1st July (open 0900 to 1600 Mon. to Fri.)

Preview 6th June 1800 to 2100

Old images and ideas revisited and recycled – re-executed in print and paint. A body of work based around “Beauty and the Beast” a classic tale of love, rejection and prejudice, where the beauty is the beast and the beast is the beauty. An allegory, a symbolic representation or a metaphor for my feelings towards ART.

This exhibition will coincide with a printmaking course I will be giving. Read more…

Topiary for Beginners

Tuesday, June 01, 2010 – Wednesday, Sept 30, 2010

Peter Bright presents ‘Topiary for Beginners’. Creating images is balancing on the knife edge that teeters between success and failure. A brushstroke out of place is like cutting the beak off a privet peacock, it takes time for it to grow back and reshape. Peter revisits his compositional ideas, formed in the late 70’s, to discover how his skills have ‘matured’.

View from a train windowAddress: Broomhill Art Hotel , Barnstaple, Devon , EX31 4EX

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‘The Impromptu Exhibition’

4th December 2007 (Secret Location in North Devon)

I decided to have an impromptu exhibition – it is so impromptu the people who are coming to visit don’t even know it is an exhibition.

The paintings exhibited are landscapes based on the Exmoor Landscape – I’m not fond of Exmoor it is dull……The exhibition is for one day only.

Devon Artsculture – 3 Years In!

Devon Artsculture will be showcasing the talents of its members on the afternoon of 21st November 2007 at Dartington Hall. Telephone 01803 847000


Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe, North Devon, UK

3rd September 2007 – 7th October 2007
This was an extremely successful sell out exhibition

Please (don't) Come

Click here for reviewMore Images

Download/View the Video of the Exhibition 4th Sept. 2007 Windows Media File (low res. 2.51mb) . QuickTime (high res. 28.08mb).

The movie above was taken after the Preview at the Landmark Theatre (4th September 2007)

The Marquee, Fremington Quay, N.Devon, UK – Fri 16 – Mon 19 Jun 2006 @11:00 – 18:00

The Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton,UK

‘RECYCLE – Dartmoor’ – using recycled materials – from 15 April to 27 May 2006.

‘Site Under Construction’ Kimura Gallery, University of Alaska

“Softcopy” exhibition at Kimura Gallery, University of Alaska, April 3-17, 2006.

(Your work is selected for inclusion in the “Softcopy” Exhibition, which opens today. M Gonzales.)

North Devon Arts ‘New Year, New Work’ NDA Annual Winter Exhibition at

Broomhill Art Hotel

15th January – 18th March 2006
Contact the gallery on:(UK) 01271 850262

North Devon Arts ‘New Year, New Work’
The Broomhill Art Hotel, Muddiford – 7th Annual exhibition
16th January 2005 – 27th February 2005

Allergies 2 Solo exhibition@ ‘The Queen’s Theatre’, Barnstaple.
23rd August 2004 – 19th September 2004.
Following on from the ‘The Second North Devon Art Show‘ I began to think more about prevention and cure…… general illness……Illness is political……

Two paintings called Bonsai for Asthmatics The Broomhill Art Hotel, Muddiford
Summer exhibition – ‘The Small Picture Show’ 5th June – 4th July 2004

Allergies Selected paintings ‘The Second North Devon Art Show’ at ‘The Queen’s Theatre’, Barnstaple. 10th January 2004 – 28th February 2004
(Then on tour with Beaford Arts)

Capitalism = Terrorism Kunzelmann-Esser Lofts, Milwaukee

“Gallery Night & Day, October 24th & 25th, 2003 @ Kunzelmann-Esser Lofts, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
(Painting arrived at Gallery 4th Sept.2003)

at The Burton Art Gallery, Bideford.Saturday July 26 to August 25 2003.

Winter Open Exibition at The Burton Art Gallery, Bideford.
November – December 2002.

Invited to perform @ 3rd mail-art festival ( 14th April 1990) – OJC Clichee in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, as ‘This Window’
Click here for This Window’s reviews in GAJOOB

Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter

March 2nd 1979 – 24th March 1979
Exhibition of Prints from Exeter College of Art

10-31 mai 1979 École Regional des Beaux-Arts RENNES Une exposition commune des élèves

Princesshay Photo Gallery – Suite One
Exeter May 4th 1978 for two weeks
Exhibition of lithographs and prints with light and sound installation.

Exhibitors: Peter Bright, Alan Humberstone, Ross Dunbar & Tony Hunt

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