is an award winning artist, based in the UK who has always
loved aircraft, but only started painting them in the last few years.
Born and bought up in Kent where he still lives with his wife and two
daughters he is surrounded by
The site of Bleriots landing following his historic
cross channel flight is only 20 miles away, while he can look out from
towards a Bf109 crash site, and Reculver Bay where the Dambusters of
617 Squadron practiced with the bouncing bomb
an early age Pete
loved to paint, but in his teenage years he concentrated on the
construction and painting of military figures, and scale model
aircraft. Over time he went on to win numerous awards in both these
fields. However in 2006 the felt he needed a new challenge, and his
love of aircraft and a desire to paint on canvas led him to try his
hand at aviation art. The learning curve was steep initially however he
joined both the Guild of Aviation Artists, and the American Society of
Aviation Artists (ASAA), which provided support, guidance and critique.
in oil on canvas his favourite subject is US Naval Aviation.
|Pentagon Patriotic Art Program||Five giclee prints displayed at the Pentagon as part of the Pentagon Patriotic Art Program|
Devil Dog Takedown
By the Dawn's Early Light
third place in the ASAA Awards, Military Aviation at the 2014
ASAA juried exhibition , San Diego Air and Space Museum|
|Pensacola Texan||Awarded a Silver Founders Award |
|Orion's Game||Commissioned by the VP-45 Association and donated for display at the National Naval Aviation Museum, Pensacola.|
the Dawn's Early Light
the Captain Duane Whitney Martin, USAF Award "for Artistic Excellence
in Depicting the Conflict in Southeast Asia 1964-1974
2 Colour Study
into the 2011 ASAA International Aerospace Juried Art Exhibition,
of Naval Aviation, Pensacola
an ASAA Blue Founders Award.
in to the 2010 ASAA juried exhibition , San Diego Air and Space Museum
place in the 2009 National Museum of Naval Aviation Art Contest.
the 2009 National Museum of Naval Aviation Art Contest.
Roar of Thunder
into the 2009 ASAA juried
exhibition, Mighty Eighth Museum, Savannah.
Awarded an American Society
of Aviation Artists (ASAA) Silver Founders Award.