Peter Giles is an abstract artist, who moved from Milton Keynes to St Ives Cornwall in 2010. He became a Director of the St Ives Society of Artists in 2022.
After working for 15 years in adult education, Peter co-founded the Barnoon Workshops in St Ives with his wife Zoe Eaton. The main body of his work is abstract drawing using small marks to build the image. Peter sets out rules at the start of each piece and follow until it is finished.
He works mainly on paper and on ‘found’ or recycled wood and many other materials.