Peter Stephenson

Private Collection






This collection of oils and works on paper span from 2001- 2005. Peter Stephenson takes on familiar themes that are powerful and insightful. Each piece explores the artist’s views of war, politics, horses and football – Stephenson is recognised by astute observers as one our finest figurative artists, he is represented both nationally and internationally.



Peter Stephenson – Edited CV

(1943 – ) Full time artist Hobart, Australia since 1983

1993                Travel in Ireland, UK, Germany and Turkey      1987                Travel in Germany and other European countries

1983                Travel in Greece, Italy and Great Britain            1975-76           Staaliche Hochschulefur Bildende Kunst, Hamburg

1971-74           Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart                         1961-70           Service with Royal Australian Navy – War Service, Vietnam

1943                Born Ormond, Victoria, Australia

Solo Exhibitions

2007                Peter Gant Fine Art, Melbourne, Counterpoint       2004                Bett Gallery, Hobart, Gunlines

2003                Gallery Irascible, Melbourne, Foreign Fields

                         Gallery Irascible, Melbourne, War & Deception

Gallery Irascible, Melbourne

Bett Gallery, Hobart

Gallery Irascible, Melbourne

Bett Gallery, Hobart

1995                Gallery Irascible, Melbourne

Bett Gallery, Hobart White Swords Series 1992-93

1992                Girgis & Klym Gallery, Melbourne Recent Paintings

1991                Bett Gallery, Hobart 17 Drawings from 10 Years      1990                Girgis & Klym, Melbourne

1989                Salamanca Place (Dick Bett) Gallery, Hobart Selective Landscaping

Girgis & Klym Gallery, Melbourne Target Figures

1988                Cimitere Street Gallery, Launceston

1987               Salamanca Place (Dick Bett) Gallery, Hobart             1986                Michael Milburn Galleries, Brisbane

1984               Fine Arts Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart 2nd Survey of Contemporary

                        Australian Artists

1981                Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

Salamanca Arts Festival, Hobart Inaugural Exhibition

Powell Street Gallery, Melbourne

1977               Gallery One, Hobart                      1975                Goethe Institute, Canberra


1994               Eskleigh Tasmanian Art Prize, Hobart First Prize   1990                Dobell Drawing Prize Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney Finalist

1986                Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board, Hobart Grant 1981                Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board, Hobart Grant

1975                German Academic Exchange, Hamburg Scholarship


Artbank, Sydney – Burnie Art Gallery, Burnie – Devonport Gallery and Art Centre, Devonport- Goethe Institute, Australia – Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand – Harvard University, USA – Health Insurance Commission, Medibank Private, Melbourne – Launceston General Hospital, Launceston – National Gallery of Australia, Canberra – National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne  – Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston- Tamar Collection, Launceston – Tasmanian Arts Advisory Board, Hobart – Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart -Tasmanian State Institute of Technology, Launceston – The Derwent Collection, Hobart – University of Tasmania, Hobart and Launceston – Western Mining P/L, Melbourne – Private Collections Australia, Germany, Italy, U.K., U.S.A., Japan and New Zealand



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