Peter Griffen

BORN:Adelaide, SA1948

QUALIFICATIONS:
 City Art Institute, NSW, Dip. Post. Grad. Studies1986
 City Art Institute, NSW, B.A. (Vis.)1983 - 85
 Sturt C.A.E., SA, Advanced Dip. T (Maths, Art)1972
 Sturt C.A.E., SA, Dip. T (Maths, Geog. Biol)1966 - 69

PROFESSIONAL:
  Painting in Adelaide 1972-80
Painting in Sydney 1980 to present
Tutor two day studio workshop in conjunction with Art Gall NSW Society, 08
Tutor two day workshop, Brisbane, 08
Tutor two day workshop, Carcoar, NSW, 08
Tutor two day workshop, Batemans Bay, NSW, 08
Painting demo, Oatley 101 Soc of Artists, NSW, 07
Tutor three day workshop, Willunga, SA 2007, 08
Opened exhibition, Graham Cossey, Aquarelle Gallery, NSW 2006
Speaker, Opening, Blake Prize Exceptions Exhibition, Chase Gallery NSW,06
Tutor two day workshop, Albury Art Society, NSW, Sep 2006
Tutor two day workshop, Kiama Art Society, NSW, July 2006
Tutor five day workshop, Cairns Art Society, Qld, August 2006, 07
Artist talk, Royal Art Society NSW, 2006
Tutor six day workshop, Lake Perseverence, Qld, 2006
Opened exhibition, Rosalie Rigby, Gig Gallery, Sydney, April 06
Opened group exhibition, Gallery NTK, NSW 2006
Tutor three day workshop, Byron Bay, NSW, Jul 05, Feb 06, Mar 07
Tutor five-day workshop, The Artists’ Society of Canberra, Jan 2005, 06, 07
Tutor two three-day workshops, Clifton, QLD, Nov 04, one in Jun 05
Opened exhibition, Mary Ann Parry, Washouse Gallery, Sydney, NSW, 2004
Tutor four-day workshop, Bermagui, NSW, March, 2004
Tutor four-day workshop, Whangerai, NZ, Apr04, May05
Tutor ten-day workshop, Yepoon, QLD, May, 2004
Tutor two-week workshop, Uni of Southern Queensland, Jan 2004
Opened Exhibition, Glenda Carter, Casula Powerhouse, Sydney, NSW, 2003
Tutor six-day workshop, Artsfest, Grafton, NSW, 2002, 04, 05, 07
Tutor five-day workshop, Camp Creative, Katoomba, NSW, Jan. 2002
Tutor five-day workshops, Mitchell School of Creative Arts, Charles Sturt Uni.
Jan. 2001, July 01, July 02, Jan 03, July 03, Jan 04, Jan 06, Jul 06, Jan 07
Tutor weekend workshops, en plein air, Willandra Art Society (NSW), 2002,03
Tutor weekend workshops, abstract art, Willandra, Blackheath, Parkes, 2001
Tutor regular own Studio Weekend Workshops from March. 2001 to present
Opened exhibition, Stephanie Jakovac, Sydney, 1999
Guest Artist, St Michaels College Art Exhibition, SA, 1997
Painted in Europe and/or USA 90, 91, 92, 93, 95, 97, 99, 01, 03, 06, 07
Guest lecturer, Painting Techniques, Hornsby TAFE 89, Penrith 84, Werrington 84 Secondary School Teaching (part time) - Art, Maths, Science 1982 - 88
Traveled Europe, 1980
Director, Flight Art Gallery, SA, 1977 - 80
Secondary Teaching, Maths & Geography, SA, 1973 - 80
National Service, 1970-71

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
 Hilton Hotel (Greenhill Galleries), Adelaide, SA2007
 Nepean College of TAFE , NSW2007
 Art Feeling, Lyon, France2006
 Chase Tribal and Contemporary Art, Sydney, NSW, Aust2006
 Perth Concert Hall, WA, Aust2005
 Gadfly Gallery, Perth, WA, Aust2005, 08
 Bruce Macfie Gallery of Fine Art, Gold Coast, Qld2005
 Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Aust2005, 03, 02, 01
 Reybourn House, Whangerai, N2005
 Solander Gallery, Canberra, ACT, Aust04,98,95,94,91
 Macquarie University, (Survey exhibition), NSW, Aust2003
 Australian Embassy, Paris, France2003
 James Colman, London, UK03,01,99,97,95
 Australian Film Festival, St Tropez , France2003, 01
 Dagmar Art Gallery, Melbourne, Victoria, Aust2003, 02
 Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide, SA, Aust2002, 93, 88
 Bimbadgen Estate, Hunter Valley, NSW, Aust2001
 Qantas Domestic Terminal, NSW, Aust1999, 96, 94
 North Sydney Fine Art Gallery, NSW, Aust1997, 98
 Quadrivium, Sydney, NSW, Aust1997
 The Oven, New York, NY, USA1996
 Gallerie Etienne de Causans, Paris, France1991, 93, 95
 Espace Alliance, Sydney, NSW, Aust1995
 Araluen Arts Centre, Alice Springs, NT, Aust1995
 Andrew Vincent Galleries, Brisbane, QLD, Aust1995
 Convent Gallery, Daylesford, Vic, Aust1995, 96
 Breewood Galleries, Katoomba, NSW, Aust1993
 Sydney Oyster Bar, Sydney, NSW, Aust1992, 93, 94
 Mary Reiby Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Aust1992, 94
 Orange Regional Gallery (West Room), Orange, NSW, Aust1990
 Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney, NSW, Aust1989, 91, 93
 Holdsworth Contemporary Galleries, Sydney, NSW, Aust1987
 First Impression Fine Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Aust1986
 Nicholson Street Gallery, Sydney, NSW, Aust1985, 86
 Flight Art Gallery, Adelaide, SA, Aust1978, 88
 Vargas Gallery, Adelaide, SA, Aust1975

COLLECTIONS:
  Nance and Associates, Los Angeles, USA
Massachusetts Education Dept., Massachusetts ,USA
New England Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Muswellbrook Regional Art Gallery, NSW
Price Waterhouse, Sydney, NSW
Hyatt Coolum, Qld
Westpac, Sydney, NSW
Giant Resources, Sydney, NSW
Malleson Stephen, Jaques, NSW, QLD
Potter Partners, Sydney, NSW
Regent, Sydney, NSW
Park Royal, Sydney, NSW
Park Lane, NSW, Hong Kong
Sydney City Council, NSW
Baulderstone-Hornibrook, NSW
NSW Treasury Corporation, Sydney, NSW
Trinity Grammer, Sydney, NSW
Meridan School, Sydney, NSW
Department of Transport, Canberra, ACT
Crown Casino, Melbourne, VIC
Qantas, NSW, QLD & New Zealand
Macquarie University, NSW
Professor D. Yerbury, Sydney, NSW
Private collections: Australia, Europe, USA, Asia, New Zealand

REPRESENTED:
  Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW
Solander Gallery, Canberra, ACT
James Colman Fine Art, London, UK
Galleri Weinberger, Copenhagen, Denmark
Dagmar Art Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
Greenhill Galleries, Adelaide, SA
Gadfly Gallery, WA
Bruce MacFie Gallery of Fine Art, Gold Coast, Qld

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
 Eutick Memorial Still Life Award, Coffs Harbour, NSW2007
 Glebe Art Prize, NSW2006, 07
 Art Melbourne 06 Icon Gallery(self and African tribal art)2006
 Sydney Art Fair2005, 06
 Icon Gallery, Sydney, NSW, “Parallel Stories”2005
 Gold Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland2003
 Galeri Aniela, Kangaroo Valley, NSW ( 3 Person )2003
 Tamworth City Gallery, Tamworth, NSW, “Double Vision”2003
 Taylor Gallery, Sydney, NSW2003, 04, 05
 Fleurieu Peninsula Art Prize, McLaren Vale, SA2002, 04
 Dobell Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of NSW2002
 Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW, Artsfest Tutors2002
 Wagner Art Gallery, NSW, Summer Exhibition2002, 03
 Wagner Art Gallery, NSW, Collectors’ Choice2001
 Toronto Art Fair, Toronto, Canada2001
 Wagner Art Gallery, Hong Kong2001
 Messagers de la Terre, France & Belgium2000 - 01
 Sir Hermann Black Sculpture & Art Gal, Sydney, NSW2000
 Mosman Art Prize, Sydney, NSW1988, 89, 99, 00, 04,
 Singapore Art Exp., Singapore1997
 Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York, NY, USA1996
 Werrington TAFE, Sydney, NSW1996
 Tattersalls Club Art Prize, Invitation, Brisbane, QLD1996, 97
 ART, Islington, UK1996
 British Art Fair, London, UK1995, 96
 Alice Prize, Alice Springs, NT1994
 Jill Richards Gallery, Sydney, NSW (2 person)1994
 Gallery on Booth, Sydney, NSW1994
 Qantas Club, Sydney Domestic Terminal1992-02
 Von Bertouch Galleries, Newcastle, NSW1992, 93, 94
 Muswellbrook Art Prize, Muswellbrook, NSW1991, 93, 95, 97, 05
 LineArt Ghent Art Fair, Belgium1991, 95
 Delmar Gallery, Sydney, NSW91,92,93,94,95,96,02,03,
 John Olsen Drawing Prize, Bathurst, NSW (Finalist)1991
 "Sydney and the Fringes", Inv, Holdsworth Gal, NSW1991
 Biennale Internationale du Pastel, St. Quentin, France1990
 "Visual Instincts", Curated drawing, University of NSW1990
 Australian Contemporary Art Fair, Melbourne, Vic1990
 University of Vermont, USA1990
 Sulman Prize (finalist) Art Gallery of NSW1989
 North Sydney Contemporary Gallery, Sydney, NSW1988, 89, 90
 City of Lake Macquarie-Charlestown Shopping Square, Contemporary Art
 Prize, Invitation, NSW1988
 Faber-Castell Drawing Prize (finalist), Sydney, NSW1988, 91
 Stadford Gallery, Sydney, NSW1987
 Cooper Gallery, Sydney, NSW1987, 88
 N.B. Gallery, Sydney, NSW1986
 Nidus Gallery, Sydney, NSW1986
 Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney, NSW1985, 86
 Arthaus, Sydney, NSW1985, 86
 Hunters Hill Art Prize (finalist), Sydney, NSW1984, 92, 97
 Fisher's Ghost Art Prize, Campbelltown, NSW1983, 89, 90, 91, 92, 07
 Ebert & Boussage Gallery, Sydney, NSW1981
 Contemporary Art Society of S A, Adelaide, SA1979
 David Sumner Gallery, Adelaide, SA1972

COMMISSIONS:
 Simon Parry-Okeden, NSW2005
 Simon Parry-Okeden, NSW2005
 Keaman Constructions, Public Art, Sydney, NSW2004
 Frank Howarth, Sydney, NSW2003
 The Good Guys, Melbourne, Victoria2002
 Resmed, Sydney, NSW2000
 Geelong Private Hospital, Geelong, Vic1998
 National Capital Private Hospital, Canberra, ACT1998
 Imperial Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia1997
 Diamond Press, Sydney, NSW1997,92
 Capital Plaza, Sydney NSW1996
 Optus Communications, Sydney NSW1994
 Merck, Sharpe & Dohme, Sydney, NSW1993
 Dr J Scoppa, Sydney, NSW1992
 Canberra Casino, Canberra, ACT1992
 Capital Park Royal, Canberra, ACT1992
 Park Lane, Sydney, NSW1992
 Century Radison Hotel, Sydney, NSW1991
 Paul Ramsey Private Hospitals, Sydney, NSW1991
 Hyatt Hotel, Adelaide, SA1988

PUBLICATIONS:
  Sydney Town Hall , Margaret Betteridge, Council of the City of Sydney 08
Independent Weekly, SA, Adam Dutkiewicz, 4 Sep 07
Herald Sun, Vic, Jeff Makin, 18 Mar. 2002
The Qantas Club (& Flight Deck) Win 01, Aut 01, Spri 99, Jul 98, Mar 94
Australian Artist Oct 04, Jul 04, Oct 04, Jan 00, Aug 95, Apr 95, Jul 94, Jul 93
International Artist Issue No. 1 July 98
Craft Art International, Issue No. 4 Oct. 98
Canberra Times, Sasha Grishin , 1Nov.05, 18Nov.98, 21Jul.95, 18Jun.94, Aug.91
Who's Who of Australian Visual Artists, Thorpe, 1995
Alice Springs News, Kieran Finnane 28 June 95
Centralian Advocate, Dorothy Grimm, 16 June 95
Encyclopedia of Australian Art, Susan McCulloch, Allen & Unwin 1994
Sydney Morning Herald, Bronwyn Watson 30 July 93
Weekend Australian, Elwyn Lynn 17 July 93, 13 July91, 27 June 87
Artists and Galleries of Australia, Vol. 1, Max Germaine, Craftsman House
Antipode, Australia- France Association, Paris, France 1997
Artvoice Vol. 1, Dec 94

PRIZES:
 Blackfriars Trust Acquisitions Award, Cootamundra, NSW2003