Peter Keegan is a professional artist living and working in Buckinghamshire, UK. Trained at Cardiff School of Art and working in oils, he follows traditional techniques but uses them in a way to depict his subjects in a modern and original style. His aim in portraiture is to always create a painting or drawing that reflects the subject’s likeness and personality, as well as capturing those special elements which make the subject truly ‘them’. He also paints and exhibits figure paintings, local landscape and still life paintings. Peter is a member of the Visual Images Group, an honorary member of the Winslow & District Art Society and is an elected member of the Buckinghamshire art Society and the Oxford Art Society.
Peter co-presents the podcast ‘Ask an Artist’ – the podcast dedicated to offering free advice and guidance about the business side of being an artist. He is also a brand ambassador for Michael Harding Oil Paints and Rosemary & Co brushes.
From the beginning of 2020, Peter was made the first ever Artist in Residence at Aylesbury Waterside Theatre. To celebrate their 10th anniversary, he has been commissioned to paint a number of large scale canvases depicting life inside the theatre. The project will last for the next 2 years and any completed paintings will be displayed along the promenade inside the theatre. The exhibition is free to visit now the theatre has reopened.
Some of Peter’s work can be found in public collections as part of the Public Catalogue Foundation.