Elected a Member of the RCA in 2015. Membership lapsed in 2017
“Peter Kettle’s works have the surfaces of well-worn exterior walls, buffeted, corroded but long to withstand the effects of time and weather – this gives them an enlivening stoicism. The alchemy of light and landscape through mixed media and technique is a quality that shines through in each of the paintings. Strangely they combine an organic tangibility with an urban aesthetic, the palimpsestic appearance of temporarily unadorned billboards, and the still lifes of Georges Braque.” (New Blood Art).