Peter Godwin

Peter Godwin has exhibited since 1975, having held solo shows
in Brisbane, Sydney, London, Hong Kong and Madrid, as well as
participating in group exhibitions nationally and internationally.
He was a finalist in the 2005 Sulman Prize at the Art Gallery of
New South Wales and in the 2017 Mosman Art Prize, having won
the latter in 2004. His work is held in major public art collections
including the National Gallery of Australia; the Art Gallery of New
South Wales; Parliament House, Canberra; and Government House,
Sydney. Godwin is represented by Defiance Gallery, Sydney.

“The thought-provoking words and actions of NAS teachers John Peart, Michael Johnson and Bill Brown were free of artistic and teaching clichés. My time at art school was a defining period of my life.”

b. 1953, Sydney / lives in Hardy’s Bay and works in Wagstaffe NSW

Higher Art Certificate, NAS 1983
Drawing lecturer, 1984–2001
Printmaking lecturer, 1984–1990
Painting lecturer, 1995–2001

Blue and White Curtain, Sandi’s
ring and flying fox mask, 2009, egg
tempera on linen and marine ply,
120 × 120 cm. Gift of Peter Godwin,
2018

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