Born: Glasgow, Scotland 1961.
1979 - 1982: Bachelors Degree in Art - Graphic Design. Western Australian Institute of Technology (Curtin University).
1983 - 2016: Art director, graphic designer, creative director, copywriter, producer, drector, animator, 3D modeller, photographer, typographer, illustrator, web designer, brand, strategy and media director... on local, national and international brands.
2016 - Present: In 2016 Pete stepped back from full time commercial work to pursue personal creative projects and was rewarded when his third painting, 'Yvonne and a Cup of Tea' was nominated as a finalist, Black Swan Portrait Prize 2016, hosted at the Art Gallery of Western Australia. His fourth work 'Maria from Next Door' was nominated as a Semi-Finalist in the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize 2016.
He continues to explore the medium.
Exhibitions + Awards
Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
(Semi Finals). Paddington House,
Black Swan Portrait Prize.
Art Gallery of Western Australia.
89 Days. The Fenians Exhibition
Kidogo Art Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia.
West Australian Portrait Artists. Exhibition. Moores Building, Fremantle, Western Australia.
WAPA Exhibition 2020
West Australian Portrait Artists Exhibition. PSAS
Fremantle, Western Australia.
Leithbridge Landscape Prize
Salon Des Refusés