Showing posts from 2017

Podcast Interview

A few weeks ago I had a great time being interviewed by Antrese Wood for the Savvy Painter podcast. It is live now and available on I hope you enjoy.

November Show

"Winter, Golden Pass", oil. 36x36
I hope you can join me for my upcoming show, "Peter Fiore: Perceptions" at Studio 7 Gallery in Bernardsville, NJ. The opening is November 10th from 6-9, 2017. The show runs from November 1st, 2017 - January 27th, 2018.
Studio 7 Gallery
5 Morristown Road
Bernardsville, NJ 07924

NYC Invitational

Winter Gate, oil/linen, 18x24
New York City Invitational July 25-August 18, 207 Opening Reception: Thursday, July 27, 6-8
George Billis Gallery 525 W. 26th Street New York, NY 10001

Pine Variations at DVAA

Tangle 6, oil/linen, 50x50
PETER FIORE: PINE VARIATIONS June 30-July 29, 2017 Opening Reception: June 30, 7-9 PM
Delaware Valley Arts Alliance, Alliance Gallery 37 Main Street, Narrowsburg, NY 12764 845-252-7576
Gallery Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10-5 Closed Sundays

Summer Workshop, Register Now!

Register for my summer painting workshop... July 30-August 4th. 5 days of painting, demos, discussions and more. Bonus: Welcome Dinner and Studio Visit. Learn more or register at...

A Lesson in Values

Tangle 6 (rollover image to reveal value structure)
In this post, I want to show how my painting "Tangle 6", while rich in color, is also very much anchored in strong values. To get a better understanding of color and values, as you squint, really squint, rollover the image above to eliminate the color and the value structure will be revealed. Notice how the lights still hold as a group and my shadows still maintain the solidity of the form -- in both the black and white and the color version.

There are painters who work with a tonal palette where light is achieved through the use of values e.g., Corot.

Color to value comparison of Corot's "The Solitude. Recollection of Vigen"
In contrast, there are painters who work with strong color or rich chromatics to suggest a sense of light e.g., Monet.

Color to value comparison of Monet's "The Path Under the Rose Trellises"
And then there are painters who combine both strong tonal concepts and color to creat…

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