Lot 202 - Peter Messer - Clearing
Egg Tempera on Gesso Panel
Signed on Verso
This auction is raising proceeds for The Hepatitis C Trust
Peter Messer is a well-known artist from Lewes, East Sussex in the United Kingdom. Peter works mainly in egg tempera on a traditional gesso ground and has exhibited in solo and group shows in the UK, US, Germany and France. Many of his paintings have been set in, around or parallel with his home town of Lewes in Sussex.
In 1998 he won the Sotheby's-sponsored Chichester Art Prize and in 2000 was commissioned to provide twelve paintings for the Sussex Book of Revelations, an Arts Council Millennium Project which toured Sussex libraries. In 2004 he completed a commission for the House of Lords. In 2014 he was invited to present a major solo exhibition at Schloss Tiengen in the Lewes twin town of Waldshut-Tiengen in Germany.
Fine Art degree course,University of Brighton
Chichester Art Prize 1998, House of Lords commission 2004, frequently exhibited at RA Summer Exhibition
Star Brewery Gallery, Castle Ditch Lane, Lewes, East Sussex, BN71YJ
Statement about AOAP Submitted Artwork
These artworks are something of a spin-off from the exhibition I'm currently working towards, 'In and out of the Woods' at the Star Brewery Gallery, Lewes in late November.
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