Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Bad Behaviour Review

Here's an excerpt from a review of recent show Bad Behaviour written by Paul Luckraft, curator at Modern Art Oxford.

'...Also engaged in a formal play is Charley Peters, whose abstract drawings employ delicate lines, coloured tape and graphiteThe drawings have a real elegance, particularly the smaller line based pieces that appear as if they could be woodblock prints or etchings.  The larger tape piece in grey, black and white stripes which emanate out from the centre of the board in a sunburst affect is displayed propped against a wall, with a green light giving an artificial toxic glow behind it.  This piece in particular has echoes of Jim Lambie’s psychedelic, optically dizzying installations.  Another larger framed drawing in graphite suggests TV white noise or a night-time snowstorm. Here subtle lines, perhaps creases or folds, add a tension to the ‘all-over’ composition...'

To read the full review go to:

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Bad Behaviour at Brixton East

Charley Peters, Propagation of Disruption (2012).
Installation photograph in Brixton East by Eddie Otchere 

Bad Behaviour, a group show of eight artists continues at Brixton East, SW9 7JF until Sunday 28 October. The gallery is open 12-6pm Thursday-Sunday.

Salon Art Prize 2012

The catalogue for the 2012 Salon Art Prize, which includes my drawing Praxis, is now available here:

The exhibition continues until 3 November at Matt Roberts Arts, 25b Vyner Street, London E2 9DG, before touring to the Griffin Gallery, London W11 4AJ.

Sunday, 21 October 2012

Bad Behaviour at Brixton East

Charley Peters, Propagation of Disruption (2012), Gaffer Tape, Wood, Acrylic Paint, Light

Bad Behaviour at Brixton East is on for one more week. I have four pieces of work in the show including Propagation of Disruption (shown above), which was made on site and in response to the gallery space at Brixton East.

For more information about the exhibition see:

Sunday, 7 October 2012

Exhibition News: Bad Behaviour, Brixton East

The upstairs gallery at Brixton East
Installation started this weekend for the forthcoming group exhibition Bad Behaviour at the new south London venue Brixton East. A former Victorian furniture factory in the heart of Brixton, Brixton East forms an impressive and characterful backdrop to the show of work by artists from London, New York and Berlin.

Bad Behaviour opens at Brixton East on Friday 12 October 6.30-10.30pm.

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Beer Lambert Award for Emerging Art

I am delighted to have been shortlisted for the Beers Lambert Award for Emerging Art. The award received submissions from 1500 artists working internationally across a variety of media.