Peter Walker Biography
PETER WALKER ( Vic)
Victorian Artists’ Society, 1975-1979
Avant Galleries, 1976
Caulfield Art Centre, 1978
Clive Parry Galleries, 1979
Cententary Exhibition, ExhibitionBuildings, 1980
Ivan Hutchinson Award, 1985
Contemporary Art Society, 1986-1990
Alice Prize, 1987, 1988
Eclectic Easel, 1989
Sky Gallery, 1989
Reflections Gallery, 1989
Gretz Gallery, 1989-1999
Gallery Huntly Canberra, 1989/90
Chapman Gallery, Canberra 1989
GrahamGallery, Woollongong 1989
Gretz Gallery/DDB Needham, Private View/3
1st Australian Contemporary Art Fair,
2nd Australian Contemporary Art Fair,
Solander Gallery, Canberra. 1999-2010
Salamanca Art Centre, Hobart 2000
Contemporary Art Australia, 1990-2003
Despard Gallery. Hobart. 2000/2001
The Oakhill Gallery. 2001.
New Energies 2001.
Mingaga Gallery. Jan/Feb 2004
Steps Gallery. April 2004
Bird’s Gallery Kew. Feb.2005
Oak Hill Gallery. Oct.2005
Coalfields Art Gallery.Oct/Dec.Aug. 2006
Gallery Nineteen. Tilba Tilba. N.S.W. Nov. 2006
Mingara Gallery. August 2008
The Hub, Acquisitive Art Award, Inverloch 2011
Saraghi Art Space. PhillipIsland. April 2013
ONE MAN EXHIBITIONS:
The Place, ToorakVillage, 1976
Truffles Gallery, Prahran, 1977
Victorian Artists’ Society, 1979
The Russell Davis Gallery, 1984
Contemporary Art Society, 1987
Gretz Gallery, 1989
Gretz Gallery, 1995
Contemporary Art Australia, 1995
Carlton Gallery, 1997
Contemporary Art Australia, May 2000
Contemporary Art Australia, Sept. 2001
GippslandRegionalArtGallery. Nov. 2003
Oakhill Gallery. Mornington. April. 2005
The Framers Gallery. Hawthorn. July 2006
Birds Gallery. Kew. September. 2008
Mingara Gallery. PhillipIsland. 2008
Birds Gallery. Kew. October. 2009
Ceres Gallery. New York. 2010
Mingara Gallery. PhillipIsland. 2011
Mingara Gallery, PhillipIsland. 2011
SoArt Gallery, Narooma. NSW. 2011/12
Saraghi Art Space, PhillipIsland. 2012
Ceres Gallery, New York. 2012
Birds Gallery. Kew. July 2013
Collections in Australia,France, England and America.
“The Age”, June 27, 1979. Article by Mary Eagle.
“ Herald”, June 28, 1979. Alan McCulloch.
Advertising Art Vol. 1, 1983.
“Adapting the Classical Arts”, p. 63-67.
“Artists & Galleries of Australia.” By Max Germaine 1990.
“The Arts in Victoria”. Illustration representing
Contemporary Art Australia.
New Energies 2001. Contemporary artists of Sth Gippsland. Cat.
Art & Australia F/P September 2001, represented by Solander Gallery, Canberra and Despard Gallery, Hobart.
Australian Art Auction Records 1989-1991,
Edward D. Craig, Australian Art Sales, NSW, 1991.
A Buyers Guide to Australian Art by Graham Ryles 1992.
Australian Art Sales Digest. Joel’s Melbourne29/3/95. Lot 473.
Art & Australia 1/2 page. December 2002/3. Represented by
Solander Gallery, Canberra.
Australian art and artists-links/auction houses/joel’s. 1990-1999
Art & Australia 1/4 page. December 2003/4.
Gippsland Times. 18/11/03, 25/11/03. “A walk on the wild side”.
Catholic Life.Dec 03/jan 04. “A walk on the wild side”
The Bainsdale Advertiser, “Contemporary art on show” Feb.13 ’04
Australian Art Collector. Half Page. April June. 2007. Rep. by Solander Gallery, Birds Gallery, Gretz Gallery, Framers Gallery.
Front Cover international journal “Epilepsy and Behaviour” with
a work entitled “Foxman”. August 2007 edition.
Australian Art Collector. Half Page. July/Aug/Sept. 2009. Rep. by
Birds Gallery, Kew.
Australian Art Collector. Half Page. Oct/ Nov/ Dec. 2011. Rep. by
Mingara Gallery, PhillipIsland.
PRIZES/ HONORABLE MENTION:
Annual Prize Exhibition , Contemporary Art Society, 1986.
National Gallery Judge Jeffery Edwards. Honorable mention.
December Prize Show, Contemporary Art Society.
1st prize with a painting entitled “Primordial Sydney x 200″, 1988.
Judge Lesley Dumbrell.
Annual Prize Exhibition at Contemporary Art
Society, 1987. National Gallery Judge, Jane Clarke.
Annual Prize Show, Contemporary Art Australia, 2002.
Judge David Bradshaw, Director, McClellandArt Gallery.
ASPI Art Exhibition 2002. Second Prize with a painting
titled “SwanLake, PhillipIsland“. Judge Paul Satchel.
ASPI Art Exhibition 2004. Highly recommended with a
drawing titled “Artists I admire”. Judges John Hatfield, Phillip Faulkes.
ASPI Art Exhibition. Nov. 2005.
1st. prize, Portraiture section. Merv Lincoln , Olympian.
ASPI Art Exhibition. Nov.2007.
2nd prize with an Installation titled Phillip Island Rocks.
Judge Jenny Plunkett.
ASPI Easter Exhibition. Sponsorship prize; 1st. Prize with
an installation titled “911 encapsured.” In collaboration with
Martin Rutherford. Judge Marlene Fisher.
ASPI. November 2010 Art Exhibition, 1st. Prize, BassCoast Acquisitive
Art Award. Judge Dr Colleen Morris.
ASPI. November 2012 Art Exhibition, 1st. Prize, BassCoast Acquisitive
Art Award. Judge Rodney Forbes.