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Arts & Entertainment - April 8, 2011

The accidental artist

Painting career a pleasant surprise for retired firefighter

by Rebecca Wallace

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has followed an unusual artistic trajectory.

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Posted by Sherry Symington, a resident of Mountain View
on Apr 12, 2011 at 11:36 am

Nice paintings! Also, how great that Jerome Peters launched this new career painting just what he likes.

Posted by Avery Naar, a resident of Barron Park
on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm

Not sure if it's still relevant, but I happened to snap this photograph of a truck outside of Zion National Park a few weeks ago and it reminded me of Jerome's work. I think it would look even better painted by him.

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