Inspired by rural and costal landscapes, Sam Peacock has challenged the traditional notion of landscape painting in every aspect of his work. Peacocks, unique interpretation of landscape painting involves the use of non-traditional oil base paints, varnishes, coffee grains and a variety of raw materials, all composed on a sheet of steel. Colour, being a major aspect of the work is inspired by the colours of the land itself with each pallet being created from one specific location.
Experimenting with the balance of colour and light on steel over the last 30 years and exchanging the traditional paintbrush for a roller and a blow torch, Peacock’s unique take on art has propelled Peacocks’ career, making him one of the most sought after contemporary landscape artists of our time.
Peacocks portfolio ranges from independent gallery shows to large scale art installations for prestigious hotels and extensive interior design projects. Last year his art made its debut as a public installation piece, commissioned by Islington council, in central London. The commission stand 8 meters tall cladding brick work with steel and colour, letting the light reflect of the surface of the steel and providing an ever changing landscape using light as a medium to explore.
Other notable works can be seen in the Novotel, Canary Wharf where Peacock created his largest art work to date, spanning over 62 square meters of wall and using just over half a tonne of steel. This permanent wall covering, and installation piece completely immerses you in the rural and man-made landscape projections of Peacocks world.
Each in-situ project is carefully crafted with on-site visits taking place to examine the space, explore light sources and how the works can transform the area.
For more information about Sam’s artwork, commissions and installation work, please contact us.
2021 Events and Shows, Where to see the work.
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October 2021, Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, October 2021 TBC with George Thornton Art
June 2021, Live Painting Event with Archive Gallery, Wilton, Wilton Shopping Village, Salisbury, SP2 ORS. June 26th
June 2021, Tide, Solo Show, Kahn Gallery, Walm Lane, London, NW2 5HT, Opening June 10th.
April 2021, Highgate Contemporary, Joint online show with Hannah Ivory Baker, online event.
2020 Events and Shows.
February, “Ephemeral Landscapes” PV 21st February. Show opens 22nd February- 9th March, with Hannah Ivory Baker at Kellie Miller Gallery, Brighton, Market St, BN1 1HH
March, “Contours” 12th March- 4th April, Highgate Contemporary, London with Hannah Ivory Baker, Highgate High Street, N6 5JG
September, 24th-27th, Kahn Art Gallery, AAF New York, Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, NY USA 10011.
October, 22nd-25th, George Thornton Art, Battersea AAF, Evolution, Battersea Park, Queenstown Road, London, U.K. SW8 4NW
“Tide”, solo show. Kahn Gallery. October 27th-November 18th, Kahn Gallery, Queens Parade, Walm Lane, London, UK. NW2 5HT.
November, 19th-22nd, Hampstead Affordable Art Fair, George Thornton Art Gallery, Hampstead Heath, East Heath Road NW3 1TH, U.K.
November 20th-22nd, LUX Art Fair. Kahn Gallery, Luxembourg Art Week, Luxexpo, The Box. Luxembourg.
2019 Events and Shows. Where to see the work.
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March, “Out From The Downs” Highgate Contemporary, With Hannah Ivory Baker, Highgate High Street, N6 5JG
August “Out From The Downs” With Hannah Ivory Baker, Elisabeth Bauer Gallery, George Street, Hastings, TN34 3EE
September “Landlines” With the Wilderness Collective, Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, Kensington, London, SW7 2AR
2018 Events and Solo Shows. Where to see the work.
May “Of The Land” Solo Show Curious Duke Gallery, Whitecross Street, London, EC1Y
November “Pop Up Installation” Cass Art, Angel, Colebrooke Row, N1 8AB with Roys People
Past Solo Shows.
2012 Kerrie Lowe Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Australia ( Solo Show)
2013 Berlin Avantgarde, Berlin, Germany (With Fabian Freese)
2013 Curious Duke Gallery, London (Unseen Landscape Solo Show)
2014 Timberyard, Covent Garden, London ( With RoysPeople)
2015 Curious Duke, London (Fractured Collection)
2016 Pack of Patches Gallery. Jena, Germany (Solo Show)
Past Art Fairs :
Moniker Art Fair, October 2019, Curious Duke Gallery
Battersea AAF October 2019, George Thornton Art
Fresh Art Fair 2019, George Thornton Art.
Hampstead AAF, London. 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 Curious Duke
Battersea AAF, London. 2013,2014, 2015, 2016,2017 Curious Duke
Battersea AAF October 2018, Folly and Muse.
Bristol AAF 2015, Curious Duke 2016 George Thornton Art
Hamburg AAF 2016 Folly and Muse
Art and Antiques Salzburg 2017 Folly and Muse
Art Karlshrue 2016 Pack of Patches
Stroke 2016 Folly and Muse
The Old Oak Project, North Acton housing project, London UK. Foyer installation 2015
Novotel Hotel, Canary Wharf, London UK. Main foyer and 1st floor coffee bar installation Marsh Wall, Isle Of Dogs, London. E14 9PT 2017
Battle Almonry Gardens, Battle High St, Battle, TN33 2018
Whitecross Street Party, Garrett St, London, EC1Y 2019