Interview with artist, photographer and producer Peter Jonas

artist, producer

My work has been strongly influenced by the struggles of the Apartheid era.

I had the opportunity to interview artist and producer Peter Jonas. His artwork has been featured in many galleries and events all over the world. And he has been featured in the national press and television. Read the interview to find out more about his passion for photography, art and film-making.

Tell us about yourself and what you do 
I’m an artist born in Cape Town. I also have a passion for photography and film-making. My artwork has been featured in London galleries such as Love Ketchup and The PM Gallery.

Where do you get your inspiration?
My work has been strongly influenced by the struggles of the Apartheid era. I studied at Hewat College of Education, a hot bed of political activity. I express myself as a creative activist, using my specialisms in Fine Art and Psychology to forge a contemporary Dali-esque style in paintings, murals, sculptures and photography today.


What is your greatest achievement so far?

My paintings has been exhibited in many countries such as Germany, France, Nigera, Japan,the Uk and USA. I’ve also been featured on BBC One. And have painted a chocolate portrait of Nelson Mandela that is auctioned for charity.

What are you currently working on? 
I’m working on a surrealist painting called “The Trojan Horse” it’s about the fall-out of colonialism and global conflict.

Where can readers find you online? 
For my artwork visit www.peterjonas.co.uk and my work as a producer and film projects can be seen here www.redrugproductions.com.

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