Peter Bell's Impressionist style is impregnated with idyllic European coastal scenes. His brushstrokes and palette showcase the subtleties of light and atmosphere in gaseous skies, lush gardens, charming buildings and sparkling waters.
Born in 1969 in Washington, DC, Peter Bell began drawing and painting in high school. After his service in the US Navy, he attended the Brooklyn Museum Art School and the Washington DC National Art School. His career began as a background and poster painter for a store chain. Finally, after working for many years as a commercial artist in Washington and as a freelance artist in southern Georgia, he eventually turned to painting and teaching full-time. Bell's critically acclaimed work , adorns many private collections and has received numerous awards.
One art critic used the following words to describe Peter Bell’s work: “His thoughts are fantastic. His brush is alive, especially the strength of the light with which he brings each painting to life. The combination of brush strokes and palette is unique and barely noticeable. His paintings are full of strength and emotion ".