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About the Artist
Peter is an autodidactic artist. Aside from
painting, over the years he has been active in the fields of graphic
art, sculpture, graphic design, stage décor, as well as poster,
interior and exterior design.
Mitchev's paintings are displayed in collections all over the world along with De Buffet, Picasso, Dali and Botero. In late 2000, the artist and his family relocated to Tampa, Florida, USA.
"During the past century, there was too much aggression and hostility in art and life. Because of this, I have promised myself that I will paint for love and unity. For unity between all people, races, religions, man and nature, and for tolerance between the rich and the poor. For me, this is not an abstract idea, but my deep feeling and belief."
"As humans, we need to remember some very
simple things like joy, tears, happiness... This is why time in my
painting is reflected by a stillness. The history and memory of
mankind are gathered in one place.
"These paintings are like children to me and
that is why I am thankful if they bring joy and satisfaction. For
me, painting is a form of thinking. It is a way of living. It is a
mission impossible to give up. Painting is a salvation for my wicked