Graffiti Girl Paintings by Kevin Peterson 1

Discompose, 55 x 40, oil on panel with corrugated metal by Kevin Peterson

Kevin Peterson creates beautiful paintings that juxtapose contrasting images: innocent young girls against worn graffiti backgrounds, and oil paint applied to panels, canvas and sometimes corrugated metal. Kevin received a BFA in 2001 from Austin College in Sherman, Texas and now works out of Houston, Texas. Here is part of his artist statement:
My work is about the varied journeys we take through life. It’s about growing up and living in a world that is broken. These paintings are about trauma, fear and loneliness and the strength that it takes to survive and thrive. They each contain the contrast of the untainted, young and innocent against a backdrop of a worn, ragged, and defiled world.
Discompose, 55 x 40, oil on panel with corrugated metal by Kevin Peterson

Discompose, 55 x 40, oil on panel with corrugated metal by Kevin Peterson

 

COPE, 45 x 50, Oil on Canvas by Kevin Peterson

COPE, 45 x 50, Oil on Canvas by Kevin Peterson

 

COPE II, 36 x 50, oil on panel by Kevin Peterson

COPE II, 36 x 50, oil on panel by Kevin Peterson

 

Graffiti Girl, 54 x 42, oil on canvas by Kevin Peterson

Graffiti Girl, 54 x 42, oil on canvas by Kevin Peterson

Alone II, 24 x 40oil on panel by Kevin Peterson

Alone II, 24 x 40oil on panel by Kevin Peterson

 

Pink Bow, 58 x 40, oil on panel with corrugated metal by Kevin Peterson

Pink Bow, 58 x 40, oil on panel with corrugated metal by Kevin Peterson

 

Headband, 60 x 25, oil on panel with corrugated metal, by Kevin Peterson

Headband, 60 x 25, oil on panel with corrugated metal, by Kevin Peterson

 

Look Down, 54 x 41, oil on panel with corrugated metal, by Kevin Peterson

Look Down, 54 x 41, oil on panel with corrugated metal, by Kevin Peterson

 

Waiting II, 23 x 15, Oil on Panel by Kevin Peterson

Waiting II, 23 x 15, Oil on Panel by Kevin Peterson

 

Pink Ribbon - 38 x 20, Acrylic_Oil on Canvas by Kevin Peterson

Pink Ribbon - 38 x 20, Acrylic_Oil on Canvas by Kevin Peterson

 

Cover, 21 x 24, Oil on Panel by Kevin Peterson

Cover, 21 x 24, Oil on Panel by Kevin Peterson

 

Walking , 18 x 27, oil on panel by Kevin Peterson

Walking , 18 x 27, oil on panel by Kevin Peterson

 

Old Wall II- 52 x 40, Mixed Media, acrylic and oil on panel, corrugated sheet metal by Kevin Peterson

Old Wall II- 52 x 40, Mixed Media, acrylic and oil on panel, corrugated sheet metal by Kevin Peterson

 

Old Wall IV, 30 x 17, Oil on Canvas, Artist for Haiti Silent Auction, 2_11_2010 by Kevin Peterson

Old Wall IV, 30 x 17, Oil on Canvas, Artist for Haiti Silent Auction, 2_11_2010 by Kevin Peterson

 

Old Wall IV,12 x 30 oil on panel by Kevin Peterson

Old Wall IV,12 x 30 oil on panel by Kevin Peterson

 

Graffiti Girl II, 42 x 52, oil on canvas by Kevin Peterson

Graffiti Girl II, 42 x 52, oil on canvas by Kevin Peterson

 


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