Fox, Peter: Pond life - petroglyphs series, signed and dated 2003, slate and oil on board, 32.5 x 35.5 cms. Purchased with funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of the Darwin 200 celebrations.
About the Artist
Fox has studied at Kettering Technical College and Falmouth School of Art. He is a painter and printmaker, whose work is different to most artists, ideas growing from some substratum of myth and rough magic, quite outside the currents of his time. The sense of something mythical about his images is also always potent. Some pieces are specifically mythological others are landscapes seen through seen through the eyes of the great mythical heroes. Everything suggests an ancestral world. Fox has displayed his work at the Goldfish Contemporary Art Gallery, Penzance, the Mall Galleries, London and the Royal Cornwall Museum, Truro.