Birds of Paradise
Peter Stevenson is a fine artist and illustrator. He has lived and worked in various markets, including Washington D.C., center city Philadelphia, northern New Jersey and New York City, where he is a member of the prestigious Society of Illustrators. His illustrations have been featured in many magazines and publications, including The Washington Post, The Washington Book Review, and The Wall Street Journal, and his work has been commissioned by clients that include AT&T Communications, Crayola, Earle Palmer Brown, Citibank, and J. Walter Thompson.
Stevenson simultaneously spent decades in advertising as first an Art Director and then Creative Director for leading agencies and corporations, such as AT&T, Aramark Corp, Marra Advertising and Stiegler, Wells & Brunswick. Eventually founding The Stevenson Group, he served as principal and executive creative director, establishing a robust roster of regional, national and global clients, and winning Gold ADDY Awards, Gold Art Directors Club of Philadelphia awards, and the Business Marketing Awards, both nationally and internationally.
Now residing in Lancaster, Pa, not far from his childhood roots in Chester County, his latest gallery exhibition Biospheres II focuses on the place where land and sky meet, and rural life happens. The simultaneous contrast of two juxtaposed colors, depicting earth and sky, offers a simple abstract scene that is set for a meeting point. It’s at this intersection—the horizon line, where the buzzing, humming flurry of life and human emotion can be felt, sensed and experienced.