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Peter Sargent Biography
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peter sargent biography


Peter Sargent is an artist with versatility -- a result of his background as a practicing architect and journalist.

Architects learn to draw quickly and accurately and to interpret their clients’ wishes and aspirations. So do artists – especially if they specialize in assessing and revealing the character of their subject – be it a portrait of a favorite home, a beloved child or pet or even a vintage car or boat.

Architects also understand three dimensional form – which is why when he is not wielding a pencil, Peter is carving his abstract wood sculptures. There again, he is trying to reveal character by exposing the grain and the color of the wood through to its final form.

Born and educated in the North of England then running his architectural practice in London, he now lives in Southwest Florida devoting his time to his artwork.

He produces art for sale – graphic black and white, and color pencil drawings with examples on the following pages.

Favorite Subjects                        Commissioned Work

  Wildlife                                            Portraits

  Geometric Abstracts                   Pet Portraits


Peter’s other specialty is commissioned work. He will draw a portrait of you, your home or your pet from his photo (or from yours). He has completed over 40 homes and more than 75 pets as well as adults and children.

Awards & Exhibits

2008 Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs Members Show – First Place

2009 Florida West Arts Juried Show – Award of Artistic Achievement

2009 Southwest Florida Wood Carving Exposition – Honorable Mention

2010 Center for the Arts, “Art in Public Places” at FineMark Nat’l Bank, Estero, FL

2011Kathleen Bradford Gallery, Bonita Springs, FL , Featured Artist - Wood Sculptures

2011 & 2012 Kathleen Bradford Studio/Gallery,  Bonita Springs, FL, One-man show for the whole of January

2012 Florida Winter National Wood Art Expo Abstract Class, First Place

2012 Harbor View Gallery, Cape Coral, Fl - Featured Artist

2012 & 2013 All Florida Juried Show, Alliance for the Arts, Ft Myers, Fl


2007 Bonita Banner Weekly Paper –Two page Profile

2008 Wildlife Art Magazine What’s New, Originals – drawing.


2011 & 2012 Two-day Drawing courses, Bonita Springs Art League

2013 Five-week drawing course, Center for the Arts, Bonita Springs, FL

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