Art Exhibition: “Blue,” Miniature Landscape Paintings by Peter Sheppard

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ARC Magazine announces Peter Sheppard’s latest exhibition, “Blue,” a selection of miniature paintings. The exhibition opens on February 11, 2012, at Y Art and Framing Gallery at the corner of Warren and Taylor Street in Woodbrook, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.

Peter Sheppard is a Trinidadian artist who was born into a creative family; both his parents painted and were involved in the carnival arts. His father, Stephen Sheppard, painted landscapes of Trinidad’s countryside. His mother, Margaret Sheppard also painted and made costumes for the theatre, carnival, weddings, and personal wardrobes. Sheppard, who studied at the International Fine Arts College in Miami, Florida, has held a number of solo art exhibitions in Trinidad and Tobago spanning the past 17 years. He is currently vice president of the Art Society of Trinidad and Tobago and a travel consultant.

For more information, see http://arcthemagazine.com/arc/2012/02/blue-an-exhibition-of-miniature-landscape-paintings-by-peter-sheppard-at-y-gallery/

Artist’s biography from http://www.architecturecaribbean.com/blog/2010/05/22/interview-with-trinidadian-artist-peter-sheppard

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Author: Camara Dia Holloway

I am an art historian specializing in early twentieth century American art with particular focus on the history of photography, race and representation, and transatlantic modernist networks. I earned my PhD at Yale University in the History of Art Department. Besides my leadership role as the Founding Co-Director of the Association for Critical Race Art History (ACRAH), I am recognized for my expertise on African American Art, particularly African American Photography, and as a seasoned consultant for exhibitions, museum collections, and symposia/lectures planning.

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