After his time with the Army he studied drawing and painting at the Edinburgh College of Art.
During the 1970`s Peter went on to teach Photography at the Edinburgh College of Art and has worked in various branches of this field since then. With photography always being a huge passion of Peter’s, he bases many of his semi-abstract paintings on his collection of aerial photographs of the landscape below.
Combining the two different viewpoints of the landscape from above and from looking across the horizon, Peter Davenport’s contemporary oil paintings have developed into a very distinctive style unique to himself.
His latest series of works are of the coast line and patchwork-like field patterns of the
He has held various solo shows including those at the renowned Richard Demarco Gallery in
Peter Davenport now exhibits exclusively all year round at Artery Gallery in both Crieff and St Andrews where his oil on board paintings of landscapes and geometric abstracts continue to be well received by new, as well as existing collectors of his work.
His works can also be viewed on the Artery Gallery website at www.arteryuk.com