Selected Works

Peter McDonald Waiting in Line, 2016, acrylic gouache on canvas, 200 x 163 cm
Peter McDonald All 2, 2016, acrylic gouache on canvas, 163 x 200 cm
Peter McDonald Peter, 2016, acrylic gouache on canvas, 140 x 100 cm
Pete McDonald, Mushrooms of Language, 2016, acrylic gouache on canvas, 150 x 200 cm
Peter McDonald, Mushrooms of Language, 2017, installation view
Peter McDonald, Mushrooms of Language, 2017, installation view
Peter McDonald, Mushrooms of Language, 2017, installation view
Peter McDonald, Mushrooms of Language, 2017, installation view
Peter McDonald, solo booth, Frieze Art Fair London, 2015, installation view
Peter McDonald, solo booth, Frieze Art Fair London, 2015, installation view
Peter McDonald Changing Striplights in the Studio, 2016, acrylic gouache on paper, 21 x 29.5 cm
Peter McDonald, Egg Hug for Moroso, 2014, acrylic gouache on paper, 29.5 x 21 cm
Peter McDonald Committee Meeting Study, 2015, acrylic gouache on paper, 21 x 29.5 cm
Peter McDonald Collage Study, 2016, acrylic gouache on paper, 21 x 29.5 cm
Peter McDonald The Loft Disco, 2010, acrylic gouache on paper, 21 x 29.5 cm
Peter McDonald, solo exhibition, 2013, installation view
Peter McDonald, solo exhibition, 2013, installation view
Peter McDonald, Disco, Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art,Peter McDonald: Visitor, April 16, 2011 - March 20, 2012, Photo: WATANABE Osamu, courtesy: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Peter McDonald, Disco, Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art,Peter McDonald: Visitor, April 16, 2011 - March 20, 2012, Photo: WATANABE Osamu, courtesy: 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
Peter McDonald & Martino Gamper Showroom, 2014
Peter McDonald & Martino Gamper Showroom, 2014
Peter McDonald, Art for Everybody, Southwark billboard commission, Art on The Underground, 2008-9
Peter McDonald, Art for Everybody, Southwark billboard commission, Art on The Underground, 2008-9
Peter McDonald, Ticket office badge study, Southwark billboard commission, Art on The Underground, 2008-9
Peter McDonald, installation view, Kate MacGarry, 2005
Peter McDonald Teaching, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 107 x 76 cm
Peter McDonald, The Sculpture, 2004, acrylic on canvas, 200 x 162 cm
Peter McDonald, Big Hand, 2004, acrylic gouache on canvas, 200 x 280 cm
Peter McDonald, Beach Couple, acrylic gouache, tissue, cigarette box, 2008, Gallery Side 2

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Born Tokyo, Japan 1973

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

Mushrooms of Language, Kate MacGarry, UK, 2017
Peter McDonald, Kate MacGarry, London, 2013
Winnebago, Carpets, Onsen, Potter, Daiwa Foundation, London, 2013
Peter McDonald, Statements, Art Basel, Switzerland, 2013
Visitor, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan , 2011-2012
Peter McDonald, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2010
Peter McDonald, Kate MacGarry, London, UK, 2009
Art on the Underground, public commission for Southwark Station, London Underground, London, UK, 2009
Peter McDonald, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2008
Peter McDonald, Kate MacGarry, London, UK, 2007
Peter McDonald, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2006
Peter McDonald, Galleri Charlotte Lund Project Space, Stockholm, Sweden, 2006
Peter McDonald, Kate MacGarry, London, UK, 2005
Peter McDonald, Keith Talent Gallery, London, 2003

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Roppongi Art Night, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, 2016
Making & Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre, London, 2016
DON’T WORRY, Olaf Breuning, FOS, Dan McCarthy, Peter McDonald, Muller van Severen, Kate MacGarry, London 2015
HOUSE PARTY with Dzek, Kate MacGarry, London, 2014
Revealed, Government Art Collection, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, UK, 2013
Turqouise Heid, Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, 2013
Traveling Light, Government Art Collection selected by Simon Schama, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK, 2012
Zenkyo-an X Foil, Zenkyo-an Temple, Kyoto, Japan, 2012
Bart Wells Boutique, 235 Brompton Road, London, UK, 2010
The John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize Shanghai, Shanghai Gallery of Art (Three on the Bund)
Kaleidoscopic Revolver, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea, 2009
Kaleidoscopic Revolver, Hanjiyun Contemporary Space, Beijing, China, 2009
John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 2008
Imaginary Realities: Constructed Worlds in Abstract and Figurative Painting, Max Wigram Gallery, London, 2008
Like Color in Pictures, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, U.S.A, 2007
Mutineer, Kunsthalle M8, Berlin, Germany, 2007
The Wonderful Fund, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, 2006
Portrait Session, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan, 2006
Makeover, Paintings by Seven Pacific Rim Artists, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand, 2005
Rough Diamond, Program, London, UK, 2005
Painting, Kate MacGarry, London, UK, 2004
East International, Norwich Gallery, UK, 2003
Bad Touch, Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK, 2003
Moving Collection, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Zealand, 2003
Good Bad Taste, Keith Talent Gallery, London, 2003
Peter McDonald, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan, 2002
Table Manners, Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo, 2001
Crossed Purposes, Mafuji Gallery, London, UK, 2000

EDUCATION

1997-2000 Royal Academy Schools, PG Dip
1992-1995 Central St. Martins, Sculpture, BA Hons
1991-1992 Newcastle College, BTEC Foundation

AWARDS

Abbey Fellowship, The British School at Rome, 2017
First Prizewinner, John Moores 25 Contemporary Painting Prize, 2008
Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac Award, 2000
David Murray Scholarship, 2000

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Visitor Book 1, published by Foil, Tokyo, 2011
Visitor Book 2, published by Foil, Tokyo, 2011
John Moores 25 Contemporary Painting Prize, exhibition catalogue, published by National Museums Liverpool, 2008
Teaching, Airport, Hair Salon, Bakery, Snooker, Peter McDonald, published by Kate MacGarry and Veenman Publishers, Rotterdam, 2007

SELECTED PRESS

Hobbs, James, “New Work – Peter McDonald,” Art World, August/September 2009, 72-77
Sumpter, Helen, “In the Studio: Peter McDonald,” Time Out London, June 4-10 2009, 44
Ward, Ossian, and Helen Sumpter, “Fresh Set of Eyes,” Time Out London, October 23-29, 2008, 21-22
Harman, Natalie, “Peter McDonald wins John Moores Prize,” Guardian.co.uk, 19 September 2008
“Slasher Painting Wins Art Prize,” BBC News.co.uk, 19 September 2008
Nayeri, Farah, “Slashed Canvas by Peter McDonald Wins John Moores Prize,” Bloomberg.com, 19 September 2008
Moss, Richard and Dany Louise, “Peter McDonald’s Slasher Painting wins John Moores Prize,” 24 Hour Museum.org.uk, 19 September 2008
Jones, Catherine, “Winner of John Moores Prize announced,” Liverpool Echo.co.uk, 19 September 2008
Hopwwood, Alasdair, “Peter McDonald,” ArtRewiew, December 2007
Andress, Sarah, “Peter McDonald,” Time Out London, September 26 – October 2 2007, 50
“Blue Rinse,” Grafik Magazine, October 2007, 10
Aitkin, Edwin, “Peter McDonald: The Paranoia We Feel When Flying,” total: spec, issue 25, October 2007, 127
“Pick of the week,” The Guardian, Monday 24 January 2005, 18
Coomer, Martin, “Good Bad Taste- Jeffrey Charles Gallery,” Time Out, May 7-14 2003, 68
Kyriacou, Sotiris, “East International- Norwich School of Art and Design,” Contemporary, Summer, 2003

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