Biography – Gary Peters

Born in Cheltenham, UK 1970.
Living and working in Wellington, New Zealand since 2006

Exhibitions and competitions

2010
Adventureland

studio 11, toi poneke, wellington

COCA Anthony Harper Award for Contemporary Art

coca gallery, christchurch

2009
Walker & Hall Waiheke Art Award
– Waiheke Community Art Gallery, Auckland
Trust Waikato National Contemporary Art Award
Waikato Museum, Hamilton
COCA Anthony Harper Award for Contemporary Art
– COCA Gallery, Christchurch
Headrush
– Toi Poneke, Wellington
2004
Another 48 Hours – Enjoy Gallery, Wellington
2003
ETA – Enjoy Gallery, Wellington
2002
Insides Out / Outside In – Available Space, DPA, Guildford
2001
We Love Colour – Available Space, Phoenix Art Centre, Exeter
To the Point – Available Space, Phoenix Art Centre, Exeter
1996 - 98
Exhibitions and open studios at Jelly Leg’d Chicken Gallery, Reading
1995
Mmm! an exhibition – Pittville, Cheltenham
1994
Northern Seen 1994 – NCCA, Sunderland and Carlisle
1993
21/47 – Newcastle upon Tyne and 369 Gallery, Edinburgh
5th Oriel Mostyn Open – Llandudno, Wales
Paint it Blue, a mail art show – Gallery 28, Reading
1992
Five Men and a Dog – Newcastle upon Tyne
4th Oriel Mostyn Open – Llandudno, Wales

Awards and residencies

2002
New Partners Deal by Art & Business. Awarded £1000 to run a week long residency at DPA corporate communications.
1992
A three month exchange at Villa Arson, College des Beaux Artes, Nice.

Education

1993
BA (Hons) Fine Art
The University of Northumbria at Newcastle