Pete Morris Watercolors - The Metro Da Vinci 

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Pete Morris is passionate about watercolor and has been painting for more than 20 years. About 10 years ago, he decided to try to paint every day, and he has followed through on that to the present. The result is hundreds of watercolors painted each year. Whenever possible, he paints on location, “plein air”, but he also does work in his studio.

He is known for his Rte. 66 series, paintings of scenes along the historic highway. Recently, Pete has had exhibits at Vroman’s Bookstore Pasadena, Azusa Pacific University, Artshare LA in the Arts District, Archives Bookstore in Pasadena and Sierra Madre City Hall. He posts his ongoing work almost every day on Facebook.

Pete has self-published two books. One is called Curbside LA, and is sketches of Los Angeles neighborhoods done to and from work and during his lunch hour. The second is called Riding the Metro and is sketches of people in their environment on Metro trains and buses. Both books are available on the website and can be purchased online in their store. Pete’s work can be seen on his website,

See Pete in action in this video entitled Metro Da Vinci on YouTube. He teaches at least 4 watercolor classes a week and a drawing class called Drawing from Observation.

Contact Pete at

View Pete Morris' work on the Ballpoint Pete website
Curbside LA book 
Riding the Metro book
Instagram @PeteMorrisArt

Pete Morris Watercolor exhibit will open on January 6 - 26, 2023.
The opening Reception is Friday, January 6, 7:00 - 9:00 pm.

Betsy Lueke Creative Arts Center
1100 W Clark Ave
Burbank, CA 91506
818.238.5397 |