NEW FACEBOOK ART PAGE!

Introducing my new FACEBOOK Art Page…. https://www.facebook.com/pschachtart

My goal was to create an individual Page on Facebook dedicated to ART! Please feel free to look around…..questions and comments are always welcomed! Please continue to share my page with others you may know.

Peter Schacht a Kitchener, Ontario-based illustrator and visual artist who specializes’ in painting stylized portraits & narratives of people, wildlife & the environment.

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INTRODUCING STYLIZED PORTRAITS…

Peter has launched a small series of promotional portraits found under the heading, “PORTFOLIO” depicting everyday people presented in his unique painting style.  In a homecoming of sorts Peter has comeback to his first love and that is the human face and all it’s wonderful characteristics and nuances.  Bringing both distinction and depth through the primary use of hand carved wood he hopes to create one of a kind likenesses using graphite, acrylic and oil.

He is always happy to meet and talk with clients at mutually decided upon locations.  In the first introductory meeting he will discuss with you the size and possible compositions for the portrait along with any other preliminary details.   Although a variety of reference photos would be preferred please be ready to supply what is available to you.  Family and friend photos are deeply cherished, so assurances are made that they will be returned in exactly the same condition they are given.  If the individual is present, some photography may be used.  A second meeting could be requested in order to present a line drawing, if a painting has been commissioned.  This would be the stage before the image is transferred to wood.

Peter typically paints close to life-size which means the smallest size for a head-only portrait would be about 11” x 13”. Prices for acrylic & oil on wood begin at $500 for simple head-only portraits and range upwards as size and complexity increases. A second figure would add an additional 75% to the cost.  Drawn portraits, in graphite on paper, begin at $300. These prices include materials and photographic costs.  Travel expenses and any other incidental costs, such as packing and shipping, are extra.

As Peter continues to rekindle his passion for portraiture he hopes to create moving pieces of art that are filled with spirit and joy!

Please feel free to contact Peter regarding any aspect or stage of a commissioned portrait.

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NEWLY SIGNED LIMITED EDITION PRINTS…

NOW AVAILABLE!!!

SIGNED LIMITED EDITION PRINTS MOUNTED WITH WHITE ACID FREE MATTES:

(Please click on the “Title” to visit the image)

 

1. “The Upside of Chaos”, Overall (Matted) Size: 12 1/2″ x 23 1/2″, PRICE: $115.00

2. “The Guardian’s Angel”, Overall (Matted) Size: 16″ x 21 1/4″, PRICE: $115.00

3. “Turning Dawn”, Overall (Matted) Size: 13 3/4″ x 21 3/4″, PRICE: $105.00

4. “Where the Red Spirit Roams”, Overall (Matted) Size: 21″ x 14 1/4″, PRICE: $105.00

5. “In the Gray”, Overall (Matted) Size: 16″ x 18 3/4″, PRICE: $95.00

6. “Whispering Giants”, Overall (Matted) Size: 15 1/4″ x 18 1/4″, PRICE: $95.00

7. “Lines in the Sand”, Overall (Matted) Size: 18 1/2″ x 13 1/2″, PRICE: $95.00

8. “A Way Home”, Overall (Matted) Size: 13 1/2″ x 21 3/4″, PRICE: $105.00

9. “Enduring the Curve”, Overall (Matted) Size: 19 1/2″ x 14 1/2″, PRICE: $95.00

 

PLEASE NOTE: Although this print list is current please do not hesitate to contact me with any specific requests.  Also, please feel free to contact me if you would like to see a larger view of any painting found on my site.

 

 

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PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD WINNER!!!…2014 GLENHYRST BIENNIAL ART EXHIBITION (July/August 2014)

PeterSchacht_WhisperingGiants22014 GLENHYRST BIENNIAL ART EXHIBITION!!!

Peter’s painting, “Whispering Giants” has now been “juried” into this wonderful biennial event making this exhibition his 4th consecutive showing at the Gallery.  

Pleased to announce that “Whispering Giants” has also won the PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD at this year’s biennial.  

EXHIBITION DATES: June 21st – August 23rd, 2014

EXHIBITION RECEPTION & AWARDS PRESENTATION: Saturday June 28th (7PM – 9PM)

All are Welcome! …FREE ADMISSION!

 

GLENHYRST ART GALLERY OF BRANT

Open Year-Round
Tuesday to Friday: 10 – 5 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 12 – 5 pm
Closed Mondays and Statutory Holidays

Address
20 Ava Road
Brantford, ON N3T 5G9
Phone: (519) 756-5932
Fax: (519) 756-5910

Please visit the Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant website for Directions…. http://www.glenhyrst.ca/contact/visit-us/

 

 

 

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2ND ANNUAL ART WALK NORTH (August 2014)

LOVE ART? JOIN US FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL ART WALK NORTH

Leveraging the success of the Riverdale Art Walk, the Artists Network has added a second unique show to be held in Mel Lastman Square @ Yonge & Sheppard in the centre of flourishing North Toronto. This is your opportunity to experience the work of a wide variety of established and emerging artists – all in one area, all exhibiting over two great days. It is the largest outdoor fine art exhibition in North Toronto, a dynamic and fun event that gives thousands of visitors the opportunity to discover the “next great Canadian artist” or simply that one artist that connects with you.

Art Walk North will be held in the greenspace of the North York Civic Centre and will be held over a Friday and Saturday to engage both the business and local residential communities.

It is affordable for participating artists – and the size of the event means that individual artists do not get lost in the shuffle of some of the larger outdoor festivals.

Friday August 15th, 2014 – 11AM to 8PM

Saturday August 16th, 2014 – 11AM to 6PM

BOOTH # TBA 

Mel Lastman Square (Willowdale, Toronto, ON M2N 5V7) is a public square at North York Civic Centre in the North York, Toronto, Ontario
The Artists’ Network, 756 Queen Street East, Toronto Ontario M4M 1H4                                                                                                  Phone:416-465-0302    www.artistsnetwork.ca
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