In the second ETC interview exploring the personal stories of artists Jake Spicer speaks to painter and illustrator Peter James Field about how he navigated the journey from education to a full-time career as a successful illustrator and what motivated him to shift his practice into fine art portrait painting. Brought to you by Draw Brigton ETC: ART/WORK series aims to showcase the variety of potential careers in the arts through conversations with leading figures in art and design. The talks are run by Draw Brighton with support from Cass Art and are funded by our supporters on Patreon.
About Peter James Field
As an illustrator Peter Jams Field has 15 years of professional experience, with a long list of prestigious clients including Time Magazine, Penguin Books, Vanity Fair, The Guardian, The Independent and The New York Times. In recent years Peter has turned his attention towards portrait painting and has been exhibited in the BP Portrait Award (2018/20), Royal Society of Portrait Painters (2019) and featured on Sky Portrait Artist of the Year (2020).
You can follow Peter on Instagram: @peterjamesfield
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