Peter Homan's art is created from a world of contradictions and experimentation. He was born in Dublin and has spent all his life living in that urban environment, but his art has consistently been influenced by the natural world. He received a Degree in Fine Art in DLAIDT in 2004, but considers himself to be a largely self-taught artist.
Through his career Peter has explored many topics in his art using a wide variety of painting techniques. He used mixed media on canvas to explore the lives of tribal Africans, this lead him to spend time with the Maasai of Kenya in 2006.
Peter was then inspired by Renaissance and Baroque religious iconography to create a new series of paintings 'Saints and Sinners' which took over two years to paint. For this 2009 exhibition he took gay Irish men and women and placed them in scenes reminiscent of paintings by Caravaggio.
Peter has also exhibited his work in numerous group shows and a range of notable galleries in Dublin. He has been commissioned by private collectors, and has completed a number of commercial projects in public buildings. He was invited on two occasions to spend time in Noelle Campbell-Sharpe's artists’ colony at Ballinskelligs, Cill Rialaigh in Co. Kerry, here he created a series of paintings of the coastal landscapes. Cill Rialaigh is also were Peters relationship with #firepainting begin.
‘I am Homan’, is Peter’s latest series of fire paintings which documents his struggle with chronic pain and through imagination of escapism forged these abstract pieces.
Tower Group Hotel , Castleknock
Irish Farm Center
2004 & 2007 The Artists Village, Kill Rialaig, Ballinskelligs, Co Kerry
2016 I AM HOMAN, Solo Show, Copper House Gallery, Dublin
2015 Hyde Gallery, Sligo
2015 The Doorway Gallery, Dublin
2013 Solo Show, Baggots Hutton, Dublin
2011 De Veres Autumn Auction, Dublin
2011 De Veres Exhibition, Boyle Arts Festival
2011 The R.H.A. Summer Group Show, Dublin
2011 Patrick Street Gallery, Dublin
2010 Plus Art Project, London
2009 Saints and Sinners, Solo Show, FilmBase, Dublin
2006 With Grace, Solo Show, Rotunda Hospital, Dublin
2006 Origin Gallery, Dublin
2005 Art Ireland, R.D.S.
2005 The Bridge Gallery, Dublin
2005 Hallward Gallery, Dublin
2005 Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny Arts Festival
2004 Off the Wall: Luttrellstown Golf Club
2004 Off the Wall: Saab Motors
2002 Off the Wall: Clonskeagh Motors
2002 Off the Wall: Luttrellstown Golf Club
2001 Off the Wall: City West Hotel, Dublin