A How To Guide For Art Woodworking And Home Improvement By Jon Peters
Saturday, March 13, 2010
Meadow, East Brain tree Vermont. 2010. 8 x 10 oil on canvas
I painted this from a photograph I took, while on a road trip last June in Vermont. I am trying to capture the feeling of the weather which tends to sneak up on you in the Vermont mountains. The frame is Walnut
I attended Ramapo state College where I studied welded steel sculpture and life drawing, while working full time with a furniture designer / builder. I worked with the company for several years and continued to attend classes at Ramapo and Parsons School of design in NYC. In 1994 I started my art and design company and made original art and furniture for clients throughout NYC and New Jersey. In 1999 my wife, Laurel Bissonette and I opened the Laurel Tracey gallery in Red bank, NJ specializing in contemporary American art. I’m best known for large abstractions incorporating a variety of mediums including iron, stainless steel, encaustic and lacquer.