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PETER R. WESTACOTT
Artist and Aviator
PETER R. WESTACOTT
One of the few who are both
Artists and Aviators
A highly acclaimed Internationally known artist
and fully qualified pilot.
Recently retired, he was for many years a senior member of the late
Jock Maitland's world famous
'Air Displays International' team.
His aviation career has spanned more than fifty years, during which he has owned and operated aircraft, flown and crewed many types both civil and military, antique, turbine and rotary powered, so is uniquely placed with his intimate and extensive knowledge of aviation and aircraft, to transfer that knowledge, coupled with his meticulous attention to detail, into the splendid works that grace so many canvases.
See Article ' Peter Westacott' in 'Pro Pilot' November 2015 issue
A member of the select and prestigious US Air Force Art programme. A group of artists who because of their skills, are invited by the US Air Force to accompany flight crews to document aircraft, aircrew and events world wide.
Three recent paintings each 40 x 30, depicting space probes, satellites and launch vehicles inside their assembly buildings being prepared for launch- having been exhibited in Washington DC, now hang in the Pentagon and Cape Canaveral FL
"I have been waiting for more than a decade for some truly remarkable examples of space art, and your creations certainly fill that bill."
Mark Cleary, Historian Patrick AFB , Cape Canaveral FL.
July 2014 - Three paintings scheduled for the 122nd Fighter Wing ANG Ft Wayne IN are now complete.
The Wayne Daily News July 20, 2013
The 122nd Fighter Wing unveiled two historical paintings by renowned artist and aviator Peter Westacott, July 20, 2013. Westacott was the special guest of the 122nd Fighter Wing Ft Wayne IN
AWARD of the INDIANA COMMENDATION MEDAL November 2014
This is to certify that on behalf of the Indiana Commander and Chief, Governor Michael Pence and the Adjutant General of Indiana, Major General R. Martin Umbarger, that Mr. Peter R. Westacott has been awarded the Indiana Commendation Medal as follows:
As part of the Air Force Art Program, Mr. Peter Westacott volunteered to produce at no fee, 3 historical paintings for the 122nd Fighter Wing. Each painting, required over 300 hours of detailed, intricate work -- over 900 hours to paint the series. These paintings included an airshow painting, an aircraft maintenance painting (hardly ever captured in paintings under the Air Force Art Program) and a painting of 3 A-10s over Fort Wayne. To enhance unit morale, Peter gave the print rights to the 122nd Fighter Wing to produce low cost prints for unit airmen to purchase. All profits from the prints went to enhance community and family programs. In order to complete the last painting with over 4,000 miles between sites, Peter established a local repoir with community leaders to obtain needed details. These relationships continue to foster an environment of community support for the base. Mr. Westacott's actions reflect great credit on himself and the Indiana Air National Guard.
Given under my hand, Col David L. Augustine, 122nd Fighter Wing Commander
His works hang in museums, private collections and other prestigious locations throughout the world.
He is a member of The National Business Aviation Association, NBAA
The European Air Display Association and European Air Display Council
Member of the Advisory Board to the 1st Aero Squadron Foundation. Columbus. NM
Business Aviation Network
European Business Aviation Group
Professional Aviation Group
Latin American and Caribbean Aviation Group
Spanish Business Aviation Network
Aircraft Buyers an Seller Group
General Aviation Group
Aviation Generation Group
Main hobby - Jazz -
COMMISSIONS ACCEPTED for
AIRCRAFT and MARITIME subjects see Contact Page for examples
Book covers *
Graphic Design for the corporate Image, logos and stationery etc. *
Christmas and Greeting card illustration and design. *
Recent works include
Prize Cattle *
Show Jumping events *
* Inquire for examples
Other subjects considered