Size: 11"W x 14"H x 0.5"D
Year Created: 2018
Ready to Hang
Robert’s career as an artist began only a few years ago; finishing his first ever painting on the day he was told that a major surgery was required to improve his quality of life. The young Oklahoma artist was a Goodyear production worker who had been sketching his entire life. As his sketches became more popular, prospective high-profile clients were asking for paintings. Peterson’s works are now collected by fans worldwide, including superstar rapper and producer, Swizz Beatz, Darrell Revis, Carlos Boozer, Lil Wayne, and a prince in Dubai.
Smile Design Gallery merges art with the mission of providing dental treatment for people who need care. The gallery believes social enterprise can move the great masses of humanity forward, and with a passion for art, its founders have tapped the “art market” to do just that. The gallery has treated over 500 patients since inception in the Spring of 2013, collaborated with artists such as Mr. Brainwash, Chi Modu, UR New York, Fab 5 Freddy, Liu Bolin, Miya Ando and Swizz Beats, partnered with art dealers such as Martin Lawrence Gallery, and Klein Sun Gallery, and achieved industry milestones with a 2013 Miami Art Basel production rated “Top 10” by Vanity Fair, and granted charitable dentistry in partnership with the Holocaust Survivors Initiative, The Bowery Mission, Urban Promise Camden and many more.