|Name Peter Smith|
|Period Naive art|
|Artwork Still Naughty, Crystal Tipped Unicone|
Peter Smith (born in Mansfield 1967) is a British artist.
The subject for which he is most well known is a striped rotund creature with the form of a hippopotamus but the stripes of a zebra, which are known as 'Zeppos' or 'Impossimals'.
Smith is a self-taught artist who in 2005 contributed an artwork to the BBC's "Children in Need". He became professional, teaming-up with Washington Green Fine Art Publishing to produce eight limited edition prints.
In 2010 he took part in London's Elephant Parade, creating an 'Impossimal' version of a baby elephant.