As at 2008 [Waterside Gallery notes, Street-an-Pol, St Ives]: After studying illustration at Swindon College and Kingston School of Art, Surrey, the artist arrived in Cornwall to paint full-time. He admits to the direct influence of his favourite painters, Vermeer and the American Edward Hopper, that can be observed in his paintings. From 4 Sept to Oct 3, 2008 his work was shown locally at the Waterside Gallery, St Ives. [www.watersidestives.com]
Pittam in 2010, was part of the exhibiting group which shows work regularly with Gallery TRESCO on the Isles of Scilly. His work for the Autumn Collection included acrylics on board with titles such as: Mackerel and Pineapple, Cooking Apple and Sea Bream and Crab with Blue and White Plate - all still life - and Bryher from the Castles, Tresco and Bishop Rock being landscapes.
Painter of marine subjects and still-life
works and access
Works include: Plaice and Pebbles; Knives, Forks and Mackerel; Gilthead and Spoons; Sardines and Cherries; Sardines and Starfish; Cup, Saucer and Mackerel; Bream and Chillies; Scallops and Mackerel; Crab and Pebbles; etc.
2008 Waterside Gallery, St Ives
2010 Gallery TRESCO, Isles of Scilly
Exhibition catalogue, Waterside Gallery, St Ives (2008)
Exhibition catalogue, Gallery TRESCO, Autumn Collection (2010) with photo likeness & illus