Petrus Boots was born in 1959 in Alkamaar, Netherlands. He emigrated to Canada as a boy and his family moved to Ontario. Petrus shares a unique relationship with his brother Johannus, insomuch as both are accomplished artists. Petrus works in graphites and oils. He labels his style 'unconfined realism' and he uses it to search for truth and spirit. Petrus has done several excellent paintings of the southwest, USA and has been on a quest to capture the spirit and power of its red rocks.
Petrus writes of inspiration:
"The need for a change of consciousness within our world and the individuals who devote their lives to these efforts. The landscape of the Southwest. The subtle curves of the female form and of course the Light which makes it all possible."
For those who would like to see more of the art of both Stefanie Clark and Petrus, you are invited to drop into their gallery 'Art Unseen', near Apsley, On on Jacks' Lake Road. Otherwise, please click here to see their website.
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