Peter Joseph’s work rewards those interested in painting; it is subtle, charming and it looks good. While certainly admirable qualities charm and subtlety alone don’t make paintings remarkable. It is the trickiness of Joseph’s pictures that makes them resonate. A lot is done within purposefully limited parameters. Ostensibly uncomplicated in nature Joseph’s compositions manage to be effortlessly evocative. They demonstrate a confidence that comes with a deep knowledge of the medium.