End of Earlywork’s exhibition

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A big thank you to everybody that attended and went to the Earlywork’s group show. We had a fantastic exhibition with loads of sales. If you missed out or was unable to attend I have a few pieces that you can find in latest for sale icon on front page.

Exhibition Open

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New Joint Exhibition is open to the public. We had a fantastic opening night on Friday the 3rd. Absolutely terrible weather but a packed house so many thanks for those that came along.
Exhibition is open daily from 10am – 4pm at Earlywork gallery, shop 8 , 330 south tce, South Fremantle until the 13th August. If you havn’t seen the exhibition come on down to see some really beautiful landscapes from 5 wonderful painters

Landscape Exhibition

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Upcoming Landscape Exhibition – I am involved in a new group Landscape exhibition with like minded realist painters – and your invited.
As part of my art practice and study I paint small works on location in and around Perth this is commonly called Plein air coined from the french 19th century movement. On display at Earlyworks Gallery , south tce , Fremantle I will have 20 small works on show and demonstrate what I have learned from painting outside and all the different conditions and atmospheric effects.
All works will be for sale and a great chance to pick up an original Peter Barker oil painting.
I will post images over the next few days.
look forward to see you there on what will be a fun night with 4 other wonderful painters depicting different landscape aspects.

Artist in Residence – Paintings for Sale

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As of a very blustery and wintery tuesday morning a selection of my paintings will hang at Jackson’s art supply(Subiaco-103 Rokeby rd,Subiaco) for the month of July as part of there artist in residence program. All works can be viewed and bought during normal Jackson’s business hours. Thanks to Jules and the team at Jackson’s.

New Charcoal Commission

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A photograph of a new charcoal commission recently acquired from a Perth Art collector, hanging on location. I love it with the still life in front and a really beautiful welcoming to any home. The original image is of a statue of what we are assuming is an Angel which I have done a charcoal study. I cannot give credit to the Artist who carved the statue because we unfortunately don’t know.
If Any body is interested in commissioning I am available and up for a challenge.Just contact me through the contact page.
P.s :Thank you Jo for the photograph.

Jacksons glazing demo 7th April 2018

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I am a holding a demonstration on oil glazing techniques at Jacksons Art Supplies ( Subiaco) if you are interested please call Jacksons Subiaco to RSVP so they can organise seating. Cost is free and everybody is welcome. for further details please go to Jacksons website at https://jacksons.com.au/workshops. Time is 11am -12pm at Jacksons Subiaco , 103 Rokeby Road Subiaco


New Group Exhibition

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A new portrait exhibition with the WA Portrait Artist group will be on show from the 9th March till the 24th March. The Portrait group is interested in highlighting and promoting portraiture and it’s many various forms. There will be many different styles and takes on the traditional subject so come along and enjoy. I will be showing 4 new portraits while there will be roughly 50 works displayed.

Indulgent Holiday in Italy

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If you have ever wanted to Indulge yourself and paint in a Tuscan castle in Italy this might be your chance. My good friend and fellow painter from across the sea has put together what looks like an amazing art course and Holiday. Details can be found further on his website.www.artstudiorome.com/renaissance-retreat. Tim is a excellent professional painter and teacher who has lived in Italy for 20 years

Fenians & Fremantle Freedom Festival

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The Hougoumont, Australia’s last convict ship, arrived in Fremantle with 62 Irish Fenians on-board 150 years ago…

Join us in Fremantle from 5-14th January to commemorate this, and to celebrate the influence of Irish culture in Australia.

Events include vibrant music, a beach bar, contemporary Irish film, art, historic exhibitions, walking tours, poetry & literature, family friendly activities and a historic commemoration.