Children and Animals Commune Within Neglected Landscapes in New Paintings by Kevin Peterson

For several years artist Kevin Peterson (previously) has created paintings that occupy the same fictionalized world. His imagined environments are occupied by children and animals— individuals band together as they navigate depleted urban environments. The works pair the innocence of its subjects against a broken and crumbling world, addressing the various journeys we each take through life.
Recently, Peterson has begun to paint just the animals in these scenes, rather than pairing them exclusively with children. More