| Covid 2020 - 24" x 18" - Pastel on Paper|
|Peter Palermo is known for his use of subject matter, imagery, symbolism and gesture through various materials. In this work he has used plein air (out in nature) study of flowers growing in a cage using pastels. The images of the single flowing peaking through the fence was use to represent our desire to brake free from these long months in isolation due to this pandemic.|
Peter Palermo is an award-winning artist who has been exhibiting his artwork in Canada and the U.S.A. since 1991. He is known for his use of subject matter, imagery, symbolism and gesture through various materials. Peter’s work includes imagers of used or discarded clothing to explore emotional and/or physical experiences.
Peter Palermo is currently a full time Professor and Coordinator at Sheridan College (Oakville Campus). He has been teaching since 1991 in a variety of institutions where he has received awards including Faculty Excellence for his teaching and Citizen of the Year award from the Diabetes Clinic at the Hospital for Sick Children.
Peter’s studio is located in Georgetown Ontario, Canada.