Peter Neilson - Biographical Notes

b. Melbourne, Australia 1944

Education

1961-64Diploma of Fine Art (Painting), RMIT

Solo Exhibitions

2013Exhibition of Paintings, Australian Galleries, Sydney
2012In a minor key: Exhibition of drawings, Derby Street, Melbourne
2012Singing in the kitchen: Exhibition of drawings, Australian Galleries, Glenmore Road, Sydney
2011New Works: Exhibition of paintings, Australian Galleries, Derby Street, Melbournd
2010Interludes:Exhibition of drawings, Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2009'Shifting borders: Lines in the sand', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2009Australien Phantasie, Galerie Seywald, Salzburg, Austria
2008'Myths, Fairytales and Legends: All our memories in a ditch so deep', Melbourne Art Fair
2007'Constellations', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2006'Reading between the lines', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2006'One step ahead', Australian Galleries at Depot Gallery, Sydney
2005'Drifting South, always South', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2004'Out and about on the dark morning streets', Australian Galleries, Painting and Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne
2003'All night long', Australian Galleries, Painting and Sculpture Gallery, Sydney
2002'Through the arcades, looking for trouble', Australian Galleries, Painting and Sculpture Gallery, Melbourne
1999'Last but one', Pinacotheca Gallery, Melbourne
1996'Peter Neilson Drawings', Diane Tanzar Gallery, Melbourne
1992'Peter Neilson Drawings', Delbridge Street Gallery, Melbourne
1991'Peter Neilson Drawings', Delbridge Street Gallery, Melbourne
1990'Peter Neilson Drawings', Delbridge Street Gallery, Melbourne
1987'Peter Neilson Drawings', Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions

2010Narrative Realism: A world observed, Australian Galleries, Roylston Street, Sydney
2006'Summery', Australian Galleries Painting and Sculpture, Sydney
2007'Small Pleasures', Australian Galleries Painting and Sculpture, Melbourne
2005'Australian Contemporary Art,' De Recourt Art in assosiation with Australian Galleries, at the Gallery in Cork Street, London
2006'Stock Show', Australian Galleries Painting and Sculpture, Melbourne
2006'50th Anniversary Exhibition', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
2005'End of Year Group Exhibition', Australian Galleries Painting and Sculpture, Sydney
2003'New Work', Australian Galleries, Sydney
2002'2002 Opening Exhibition', Australian Galleries, Melbourne
1997'Urban', curated by David Ryan, RMIT Arts Project Space, Melbourne

Publications and Reviews

2012Mick Counihan: Instrument Matters, catalogue essay
2011figureGROUNDzine,exhibition critique
2010Professor Andrew Benjamin, In repose; Peter Neilson's 'Interludes'
2010Dr Christopher Allen, folio essay(group exhibition)
2009Professor Andrew Benjamin, The work of figures, catalogue essay
2007Professor Rex Butler, folio essay
2006Peter Neilson, One Step Ahead, folio essay
2005Gavin Fry, folio essay
2004John McDonald, catalogue essay
2002Sasha Grishin,Peter Neilson: Through the arcades, looking for trouble, catalogue essay
1996Mary-Lou Jelbart, 'Sightings', ABC 3LO
1992Melbourne Times, July
Roger Taylor, 'Gotham City Gossip', 3RRR, Melbourne
1991Melbourne Times, July
1990Melbourne Times, July
1987Mary-Lou Jelbart, 'Sightings', ABC 3LO

Commissions and Prizes

2010-11Portrait of Sir Rod Carnegie for Trinity College, Melbourne University