Artist Peter Carr Will Speak to Art Association

“Precarious Balance” by artist Peter Carr.

Long-time resident Peter Carr will be discussing his art and the process with the Palisades Art Association at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, in the community room of the Palisades Branch Library, 861 Alma Real.

Carr was born in Hawaii and raised in Carmel, California. He moved to Los Angeles in 1981 to attend UCLA. For the next three decades he had a corporate career, which helped support his family.

In 2013, In the Fall of 2013 Carr went through several life changing surgeries. Up to that point, aside from love and family, surfing had been the center point of his life.

Due to the surgeries he could no longer surf but he could dream and think of it – and his art style and technique changed almost overnight. At the end of 2017, he left corporate world to devote full time to art.

On his website ( his style of repeating subject matter could best be summarized as geometric abstract or, as Peter would call it, Fractal Wavalism — the product of a cluttered mind drifting off into an alternative universe or dimension.

“In Some Other Dimension I’d Be a Dolphin” by Peter Carr.

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