As an artist fascinated by wildlife I work as often as the opportunities arise out in the wild where the rhythm and restlessness of wildlife and elemental landscapes -
The starting point has to be the field experience as pure observation is the raw material -
This site sets out to convey a feeling for some of those field experiences and to show a range of creative processes and some of the atmosphere of an artist’s studio. The site also shows some of the outcomes -
Over a period of almost 40 years working as an artist I have travelled widely in search of subjects from the Arctic and Antarctica, to Africa, much of Europe, and the Americas. However, these days I’m spending much more time these in the studio -
All website text and images © Bruce Pearson 2016
North Atlantic Odyssey 2016
22nd May – 1st June 2016
From Scotland to Spitsbergen via Fair Isle, Jan Mayen and the Greenland pack ice in search of polar bears, Arctic birds and other wildlife
Wildwings have invited me to join the trip as ‘artist in residence’ and help the leaders Dick Filby, Tony Marr and Simon Cook deliver the trip of a lifetime!
The above drawings are from a trip to NE Greenland and Svalbard I made over 20 years ago
Since the end of March I’ve been working in a new studio space in central Cambridge. It took a month or so to move from St. Barnabas Press where I’d been for 5 years.
The opportunity to have more space, and room to place a large format intaglio and relief press, was just too good not to take advantage of.
|Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula|
|Work for Sale|
|Paintings - Falklands, Antarctica & Southern Ocean|
|Paintings & Prints- West Africa (Senegal) & Bermuda|
|Paintings & Prints - Norfolk & Northumberland|
|The Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Peninsula 2013|
|South Georgia on Pelagic Australis|
|Pension Insurance Corporation|
|Beyond Timbuktu - BBC 'World About Us' TV documentary|
|South Africa, tuna longlining|
|Bermuda in search of the Cahow|
|Arizona and Sonoran Desert|