Peregrine Heathcote


Peregrine Heathcote Biography

British, b. 1973

Born in London in 1973, Peregrine Heathcote graduated from the Florence Academy of Art in 1995 and currently lives and works in Chelsea, London.
Peregrine Heathcote’s paintings conjure a world of intoxicating glamour and intrigue, slipping across the boundaries of time to fuse iconic pre-war design with modern conceptions of beauty and silverscreen-era romance.
The images could depict a dream world—the pure artistic vision of a painter fascinated with the bygone glamour of his parents’ youth and his own childhood spent in Britain and Dubai, but also by the contemporary incarnation of glamour in an international jet-set culture.
The images could be literal representations of actors on movie sets, or real-life models letting their contemporary sensibilities peek through as they pose against period backdrops.
Each canvas suggests a story, prompting us to imagine the circumstances around a single crucial scene. Heathcote purposefully leaves such questions open, allowing us room to construct multiple narratives. This weaving in and out of various realities, blending the real and unreal is achieved with great skill, imagination, and ingenuity.
The BBC have recently filmed a documentary on Peregrine’s portrait painting which has been aired worldwide.
His paintings, including commissioned portraits of prominent executives, aristocrats, and socialites, have been exhibited at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, the Royal Academy, and are collected and exhibited all over the world.

1992-1995, Florence Academy of Fine Art, Italy, Florence, Italy
Heatherly School of Art, Chelsea, Chelsea, London

May-Jun, 2017, MIXED: Group Exhibition, Cavalier Galleries, New York, NY
Apr-Jun, 2017, “A retrospective”, Solo exhibition, Thame Museum, Oxfordshire, UK
Apr-May, 2017, “Pursuant Dreams,” Solo show, Newbury Fine Arts , Boston, MA
Feb, 2017, Palm Beach Art and Antique show, Cavalier Galleries, Palm Beach, FL
Dec, 2016 – Jan, 2017, “Flights of Fancy” Solo show at Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ
Dec, 2016, Palm Beach Jewelry and Design Fair, Cavalier Galleries , Palm Beach, FL
Sep, 2016, Cavalier Galleries, Group Show, New York, NY
Aug, 2016, ART Aspen, Bonner David Galleries, Aspen, CO
Jun, 2016, New Arrivals mixed show, Cavalier Galleries, New York, NY
Jan, 2016, ART Miami, Cavalier Galleries , Miami, FL
Jul, 2015, Solo show at Newbury Fine Art “Near and Far”, Boston, MA
Oct, 2014, ART Toronto Thompsons Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2013, Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ
2013, Bonner David Galleries, Solo Show, Scottsdale, AZ
2012, Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ
2012, Newbury Fine Arts Gallery, Boston, MA
2012, Bonner David Galleries Solo Show, Scottsdale, AZ
2011, Newbury Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2010, Bonner David Galleries Solo Show, Scottsdale, AZ
2010, Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ
2010, Newbury Fine Arts, Boston, MA
2009, Bonner David Galleries, Scottsdale, AZ
2009, Campton Gallery, Solo Exhibition, New York, NY
2007-09, Albemarle Gallery, London, England
2008, Caldwell-Snyder Solo Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
2008, Sammer Gallery, Solo Exhibition, Marbella, Spain
2007, Albemarle Gallery Solo Exhibition, London, England
2006, Albemarle Gallery Solo Exhibition, London, England
2006, Christies Auctioneers, King Street, London, England
BBC Documentary on Peregrine,
2005, Albemarle Gallery, Solo Exhibition, London, England
The Royal Society of Portrait Painters,
2004, The Royal Academy of Art Summer Exhibition,
2004, Royal Society of British Artists,
ING Selective Eve,
Hampton Court, Exhibition of Portraits,
New Grafton Gallery,
Whittington Fine Art, Henley upon Thames,
Earl of March's Estate, Goodwood, West Sussex, England
Still Life show, St. Helier, Jersey
Guildhall, London, England
Gmex, Manchester, UK
Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, Vermeer, Solo Show, San Francisco, CA
Ritz-Carlton, London, Five Years of Portraits, Solo Show, London, England
Carlyle Gallery, London, England
2002, Chesham Private Gallery, Solo Still Life/Landscape Show, Chesham, England
The Royal Society of Portrait Painters,
2000, Ackermann & Johnson Gallery, Knightbridge, Solo Show, London, England

Julian Fellows, Screenplay writer and Oscar winner
BBC portrait of Uk Celebrity Cilla Black
Various Commissions for the Sultan of Oman
Prince Jeffrey of Brunei
Lord and Lady Rees-Mogg
The Duke and Duchess of St Albans
Lord Selsdon
The Earl of Bradford
The Countess of Effingham
Roger Davis, CEO Barclays UK Banking
Divia Cadbury
Cardinal Cormack Murphy O’Connor
Ian Henderson, CEO Land Securities
Nicolas Riblat CEO British Land
Mike Strong, CEO CB Richard Ellis
Justin Simpson and family, Senior Partner, Morgan Stanley