Peter Read

|19 Pulver street, Hamilton South, Newcastle, 2303 | 0406007914

Education

Diploma of Visual Art (Sculpture), Canberra, School of Art, Canberra, A.C.T, 1978.
Foundry Certificate, School of Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London, UK, 1980.
Graduate Diploma of Education, Newcastle College of Advanced Education, Newcastle, NSW, 1985.

Employment History

1984-2009 Head Teacher of Sculpture, Full time teacher-Sculpture and Drawing, School of Art & Media, Hunter Institute of Technology, Hunter Street Campus, Newcastle.
1983 -1984 Part-time teacher of Sculpture, School of Art & Design, East Sydney College.
1981 Part-time Lecturer in Sculpture, Caulfield Institute of Technology, Melbourne.

1980 Employed in Foundry, School of Sculpture, Royal College of Art, UK.

Selected Exhibitions; 1980-2019

1980 – Sydney Morning Herald Art Prize, Sydney, NSW.
1981 – Creative Space, Studio Access, Seymour Centre, Sydney, NSW.
1982 – Penrith Regional Art Gallery, Object Sculpture, Biennale of Sydney, NSW. 1984 – Recent Works, Group Exhibition, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW. 1985 – Meridian Show, Sturt and Nolan Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria.
1987 – Blake Prize, Blaxland Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
1988 – Painters Gallery, Amnesty International, Figurative Art Award, Sydney, NSW. 1990 – Shifting Ground, Art Gallery of NSW.
1991 – Mark Julian Gallery, Sydney, NSW.

1982 – Recent Sculpture, Newcastle Region Art Gallery, NSW.
1993 – Dwellings, Mark Julian Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
1984 – Survey of Men Artists of the Hunter Region, Maitland City Art Gallery, NSW.
1995 – Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney Spring Festival, NSW.
1996 – Inaugural Show, Rocket Art, Newcastle, NSW.
1997 – Powerful Animals, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW.
1998 – Steelworks; A Regeneration, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW.
2000 – Relative Values: Common Ground, University of Newcastle Gallery, Newcastle, NSW. 2003 – 2015 Annual Miniature Sculpture Show, Defiance Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
2003 – Sculpture 2003, Global Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
2004 – Sculpture 2004, Global Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
2006 – Sculpture 2006, Global Gallery, Sydney, NSW.
2007 – Recent Works, Forsight Gallery, Newcastle, NSW.
2008 – Works, Forsight Gallery, Newcastle, NSW.
2009 – Artworks, Front Room Gallery, Newcastle, NSW.
2010 – 2 Person Show, Forsight Gallery, Newcastle, NSW.
2013 – Heads and Claws (Solo Show), Art Systems Wickham, Newcastle, NSW.
2015 – Drawing Fine, Director’s Choice, Gallery 139, Newcastle, NSW.
2016 – Waterworks (Solo Show) Art Systems Wickham, Newcastle, NSW.
2017 – Water: This Precious Liquid, Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW.
2018 – What Remains, Gallery 139, Newcastle, NSW.

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