Cleon Peterson

American b. 1973

Cleon Peterson is an LA based artist whose chaotic and violent paintings show clashing figures symbolizing a struggle between power and submission in the fluctuating architecture of contemporary society. Peterson’s works are monochromatic and channel the fashion sensibility of the early 1980’s, complete with skinny ties and day glow colors. His distinctive style is recognized internationally, and his work has been shown in Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, and Sydney among others.