Candler Art Gallery

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Peter Jacobs
Peter was born in Canada of immigrant parents. Always interested in visual arts he became a professional photographer, a career he followed for 20 years. While working as a photographer he became interested in drawing and painting. He started by taking evening and weekend courses through local schools, the University of Alberta Extension and Red Deer Collage. His realistic scenery, architectural details and everyday scenes have made his work sought after by both local and international collectors. He is intrigued by overlapping shapes, lights, darks, and patterns. He has solo shows and takes part in many juried group shows.
Peter  Jacobs - Edge of the Green
Edge of the Green
12 x 16 Inches  Acrylic  $515 Framed
Peter  Jacobs - Winter Virdian Green
Winter Virdian Green
14 x 11 Inches  Watercolour  $445 Framed
Peter  Jacobs - Moose Heaven
Moose Heaven
9 x 21 Inches  Watercolour  $565 Framed

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Education
1958 - Graduated from New York Institute of Photography
Courses and workshops with:
Gisela Felsberg, Jerry Heiney, Harry Savage, Brian Atyeo, Paul Braid, Zoltan Szabo, Brent Heighton, Joyce Kamikura, Robert Sinclair, Charles Spraat, Brent Laycock


Galleries
Candler Art Gallery - Camrose, Alberta
Art Beat Gallery - St.Albert, Alberta
Valley Gallery - Drayton Valley, Alberta
Ferntree Gallery - Cochrane, Alberta
Profiles Gallery - Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Art Affiliations
Society of Western Canadian Artists
Drayton Valley Fine Art Society
Federation of Canadian Artists


Awards
1990 - Constance McFarland Scholarship, U of A
1996 - Peoples Choice Award, Drayton Valley Fine Art Society
1997 - President's Choice Award, ACACA
1998 - Peoples Choice Award, Drayton Valley Fine Art Society
1999 - Associate Status, SWCA
2000 - First in Advanced Category, ACACA Ponoka