Peter and Kevin Long
534 High Street
Works in canvas & plywoods; collaged landscapes
Kevin Long has a BFA in Studio Education/Painting from Massachusetts
College of Art and Design in Boston. He was born in Pembroke, MA.
He has exhibited at several venues around Boston, most recently
at the State Transportation Building as part of the "Emerging
Artists in Massachusetts," and Lincoln Art Projects in Waltham
as part of their show titled "Conflict."
Life in the city is subject to constant urban renewal and reconstruction.
This creation of a new space first requires the destruction of the
previous one. The place where someone was born gives way to a new
building where someone else starts their first job. The place where
someone got mugged becomes the place where children go to school.
All these new places that seem so artificially placed grow into the
fabric of the city in time. Causing and resulting from these changes
in surroundings, the character of a neighborhood and its people changes.
Spaces that were filled become empty. Spaces that were empty become
In my work these spaces intermingle and collide. Churches, houses,
stores, and hospitals fight for space in the limited space of the rectangle.
At some points they fuse and create new structures. At other times they
over lap and negate each other destroying the integrity of one or both
Peter Long is originally from Pembroke Massachusetts. In 2008 he
received a BFA with a concentration in painting from the Massachusetts
College of Art and Design in Boston. In the spring of 2007, he attended
the School of the Art Institute of Chicago as part of the AICAD mobility
His work was recently part of "Emerging Artists in Massachusetts" in
the Transportation Building in Park Plaza, Boston.
Peter is available for freelance work and can be contacted at via email
For online portfolio please visit http://PeterLongArt.tumblr.com