55 East Street, Southwark

After three months at Roast in Borough Market, A Tale of Two Southwarks has been moved to 55 East Street, Southwark, where it will be shown until the end of August.  

55 East supports aspiring local entrepreneurs to set up and expand a business.  In July, I will be preparing an exhibition to showcase the work of 55 East and of the young entrepreneurs to be shown at 55 East Street from September.

A Tale of Two Southwarks

I am delighted to invite you to view an exhibition of photographs, oil paintings and mixed media works which Suchi Chidambaram, the oil painter, and I are mounting at Roast, the restaurant, in Borough Market, London from 15 January to 15 April 2018.  More details under Events.

London Exhibition at the Nehru Centre

I am delighted to invite you to a forthcoming exhibition which I am putting on with painter Suchi Chidambaram at the Nehru Centre, 8 South Audley Street, W1K 1HF: Monday 23 to Friday 27 October.

In addition to oil paintings and photographs, we are exhibiting jointly produced mixed media works which combine photography and oil painting to create a single image.  The exhibited works, both figurative and abstract, are of India, London and Italy, places to which we both have strong attachments.

Monday 23 October:

Inauguration 18:00 – 20:00 with wine, soft drinks and nibbles

Tuesday 24, Wednesday 25,Thursday, 26 October:

Exhibition open 10:00 – 19:30 with wine, soft drinks and nibbles from 18:00

Suchi will also give demonstrations of oil painting using a palette knife and I will run photography workshops. All welcome! For information and times email: suchi.suchis@gmail.com or jp@johnpheasant.photography

Friday 27 October:

Exhibition open 10:00 – 14:00


I very much hope you will be able to come!

Portraits Galleries

Three new galleries of portraits have been added to the site.  All of the portraits were take in India

Recent Work: New gallery

The website now has a new gallery for recent work.  The images displayed will remain in this gallery for number of weeks to permit visitors to the site to catch up with recent work before then being transferred to one of the other permanent galleries.


The first photographs in this new gallery are from three trips to Italy over the summer and autumn.

India and Italy: An Exhibition to mark Seva Mandir's 50th anniversary

Following the success of IndiaA Personal Perspective, I am starting to plan my next Udaipur exhibition which will take place in early 2018 to mark Seva Mandir's 50th anniversary. The exhibition will explore themes common to both India and Italy. As with the first exhibition, I will be working closely with local artist and photographer, Rajesh Soni, and hopefully a number of other artists. I will be posting update blogs on preparations and progress. Your thoughts and comments will be most welcome.

New Website

I hope that the new website will provide a better experience for everyone following my work.

A new blog page will be a permanent feature of the site with news and events.

The first event to bring to your attention is Kensington & Fulham Open Art Spaces, Friday-Sunday, 24-26 June and 1-3 July. 11 am -7 pm.  Painter Suchi Chidambaram is exhibiting a selection of her work at 19b Claxton Grove, London W6 8HD.  The selection includes a new series of interpretations on canvas of images of India from photographs in my India: A Personal Perspective exhibition (please see the side panel and also the galleries section on this site which displays all of the photographs in that exhibition).  The photographs which have inspired these interpretations will also be exhibited and for sale.  Please come along!