Peter Anderson

Born 1956 Brisbane

Currently lives and works in Brisbane

Studies and Travels

1974-76Diploma Fine Art, (Painting), College of Art, Brisbane

1977Graduate Diploma of Fine Art, (Painting), R.M.I.T., Melbourne

Travelling Grant – Visual Arts Board

1978-812nd Mate on Sailing Ship ‘Eye of the Wind’ for Operation Drake Circumnavigation

1982-83Expedition Artist on Tami Canoe Project, Papua Niugini

1984-85Co-pilot for Endeavour Balloon Project, Trans Australia Flight

altitude, duration, distance record for super pressure balloons

1993Lord Howe Island Voyage

1994-96Private, 2 ½ year circumnavigation in 36ft ketch, ‘Skerryvore’.

2001 & 2002Lord Howe Island

2004Norfolk Island

2008Zodiac Driver – Aurora Expeditions – Ross Sea Voyage

Macquarie Island, Balleny Islands, Mawson Hut – Commonwealth Bay, Antarctica;

New Zealand

2009New Zealand Sub Antarctic Islands and Macquarie Island

2013                    Russian Far East, Sea of Okhotsk, Heritage Expedition staff

2014                    Russian Far Eastern Arctic, Wrangle Island, Heritage Expedition staff

Solo Exhibitions

1976Twelfth Night Gallery

1981Metro Arts, Brisbane

1984‘The Canoes are our Gardens’, Metro Arts, Brisbane

1989Metro Arts, Brisbane

1990Metro Arts, Brisbane

Young Artists Gallery, Brisbane

1991Cintra Gallery, Brisbane

1992Cintra Gallery, Brisbane

1993King Street Gallery, Sydney

Judith Behan Gallery, Canberra

1999Jan Murphy Gallery, Brisbane

2001Brian Moore Gallery, Sydney

2002Judith Behan Gallery, Canberra

2003,06,09, 12, Philip Bacon Galleries, Brisbane

and 2015

Group Exhibitions

1987Maritime Art Award

1989Gold Coast City Art Prize

1991‘Artists Eye II’, Rex Irwin Gallery, Sydney

Kooralbyn Art Prize (awarded)

Maritime Art Award

1992Wynne Prize, AGNSW

1993Wynne Prize, AGNSW

1998Guymer Bailey Architects

1999Pine Rivers Sculpture Award (awarded)

2000Queensland Newspapers Ken Cowley Art Award (awarded)

2002Rotary Art Prize (awarded)

2002 Landscape as a Metaphore - Regional Galleries Tour

2003Central Queensland Art Purchase, Rockhampton Regional Gallery

2003Rotary Art Prize (awarded)

2004 Glass House Mountain Images, Queensland Art Gallery

2005Wilson Architects Exhibition, Mayne Hall, Queensland University

2009Twelve degrees of Latitude: Regional Gallery & University Art Collections in Queensland