Peter Atkins

Peter Atkins is a celebrated Australian contemporary artist and an important representative of Australian art in the International arena. He has exhibited in Australia, New Zealand, England, France, Spain, Italy, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Peter has been awarded residencies at the Cité International des Arts in Paris, The British School in Rome and Green Park in New Delhi, as well as Australia Council Studio residencies in Barcelona and Los Angeles. In 1994, he was sole Australian representative and gold medal recipient for his work titled World Journal at the VIII Triennale in India, which later toured extensively throughout Australia.  In 1996/97 his work was included in Systems End – Contemporary Art in Australia, curated by William Wright and Takeshi Kanazawa, and in 1999, his work was featured in Five Continents and One City in Mexico City, curated by Chinese curator Gao Minglu. Atkins was invited to exhibit in the prestigious Clemenger Contemporary Art Award in 2009/10 and the landmark exhibition Melbourne Now in 2013/14, both at the National Gallery of Victoria. Peter Atkins lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.