Peter Gander

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Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist
Location Herne Bay, Kent, United Kingdom
Introduction Peter Gander (BA Hons) graduated from Canterbury College of Art to work in London as graphic designer and later as an art director. He lives in Herne bay, near Whitstable on north Kent's coast. During his commercial art career, which spans over 20 years, he lays claim to having re-designed the Monopoly logo to include 'Mr Moneybags' (still there to this day); winning an advertising D&AD Yellow pencil award for Spiller's Dog Food campaign featuring Dougal from The Magic Roundabout and having an award-winning cartoon featured on London's Underground as well as having his humorous poetry displayed for Londoner's by Friends of the Earth featured on London's iconic Routemaster buses.
Interests Sketching, painting, fly/sea /coarse fishing, books
Favorite Movies World cinema bias; Delicatessen, The Hairdresser's Husband, anything by Pedro Almodovar or Bigas Lunas, French film: Manon des sources, Les Amants du Pont Neuf, etc...
Favorite Music Smiths, New Order
Favorite Books Perfume, Birdsong, The Underground Man, Tales of the City series, Ian McEwan, Iain Banks...

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