Peter Pitout is a south african artist, residing in the south of France.
Born in South Africa in 1977.
He spent his childhood years, in the City of Durban.
The coastal city would have a huge impact on his life and his art.
Influencing his palette -
Impregnated by the colours of the african landscape, and of the Indian ocean.
Influencing his primary subjects -
The human form, identity and surreal landscapes.
Pitout obtained his Diploma in Industrial Art & Design in 1993.
It was during this period that began the lifelong relationship with oil painting.
He moved to London, UK in 1995.
After a decade in London experimenting in different subjects & mediums, oil painting became central to his creative process.
The complexity of assuming a south african identity abroad, solidified his choice, of the human form and identity, as his principle subjects.
In 2003 he move to the south of France.
In 2006 he obtained his Professional Qualification in Silkscreen Printing via the Greta - Toulouse, France.
Peter Pitout currently is working from his studio in Blagnac, south of France
Art & Design
Durban Central Technical College
Professional Qualification Silk Screen Printing
Greta - Toulouse
Expositions / Residences
03/2021 Future is Today - Altiba9 Gallery
12/2020 Residency Le Clos des Vignes. Cépet. France
07/2020 TAKT Residency - Berlin, Germany
10/2019 Y.I.A Paris Cotemporary Art Show, Paris
09/2019 Residence Back to Basics,Arteles CreativeCentre
03/2019 Galerie Terrain Vague, C'est beau a Voir ?
10/2018 Galerie du Vache Noire, Paris
11/2018 Park&Suite, Blagnac
2014-Present Musee du Blason, Saint Bertrand des Comminges
2014 Espace Germaine Chaumel, Blagnac
2013 Semaine des Arts, Aucamville
2012 L'Estaminet - Toulouse
2012 Galerie des Carmes -Toulouse
2011 Semaine des Arts - Aucamville
2010 Semaine des Arts - Aucamville
2010 Next Galerie d'Art - Toulouse
2010 Galerie Artmonti - Paris
2009 Artistes de demain - Touquet
2009 L'Ombre des Arts - Aucamville