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 1973 in Tokyo, lives and works in London
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Mushrooms of Language, Kate MacGarry, UK
2013 Peter McDonald, Kate MacGarry, London, UK
Winnebago, Carpets, Onsen, Potter, Daiwa Foundation, London, UK
Peter McDonald, Statements, Art Basel, Switzerland
2011-12 Visitor, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2010 Peter McDonald, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Peter McDonald, Kate MacGarry, London, UK
Art on the Underground, public commission for Southwark Station, London Underground, London, UK
2008 Peter McDonald, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Peter McDonald, Kate MacGarry, London, UK
2006 Peter McDonald, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan
Peter McDonald, Galleri Charlotte Lund Project Space, Stockholm, Sweden
2005 Peter McDonald, Kate MacGarry, London, UK
2003 Peter McDonald, Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016 Roppongi Art Night, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Making & Unmaking, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
2015 DON’T WORRY, Olaf Breuning, FOS, Dan McCarthy, Peter McDonald, Muller van Severen, Kate MacGarry, London, UK
2014 HOUSE PARTY with Dzek, Kate MacGarry, London, UK
2013 Revealed, Government Art Collection, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, UK
Turqouise Heid, Travelling Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2012 Traveling Light, Government Art Collection selected by Simon Schama, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK
Zenkyo-an X Foil, Zenkyo-an Temple, Kyoto, Japan
2010 Bart Wells Boutique, 235 Brompton Road, London, UK
The John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize Shanghai, Shanghai Gallery of Art (Three on the Bund)
2009 Kaleidoscopic Revolver, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea
Kaleidoscopic Revolver, Hanjiyun Contemporary Space, Beijing, China
2008 John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Imaginary Realities: Constructed Worlds in Abstract and Figurative Painting, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK
2007 Like Color in Pictures, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado, U.S.A
Mutineer, Kunsthalle M8, Berlin, Germany
2006 The Wonderful Fund, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK
Portrait Session, Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art, Japan
2005 Makeover, Paintings by Seven Pacific Rim Artists, Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand
Rough Diamond, Program, London, UK
2004 Painting, Kate MacGarry, London, UK
2003 East International, Norwich Gallery, UK
Bad Touch, Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK
Moving Collection, Govett Brewster Gallery, New Zealand
Good Bad Taste, Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK
2002 Peter McDonald, Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Table Manners, Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2000 Crossed Purposes, Mafuji Gallery, London, UK
EDUCATION
1997-00 Royal Academy Schools, PG Dip
1992-95 Central St. Martins, Sculpture, BA Hons
1991-92 Newcastle College, BTEC Foundation
AWARDS
2017 Abbey Fellowship, The British School at Rome
2008 First Prizewinner, John Moores 25 Contemporary Painting Prize
2000 Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac Award
David Murray Scholarship
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2011 Visitor Book 1, published by Foil, Tokyo, Japan
Visitor Book 2, published by Foil, Tokyo, Japan
2008 John Moores 25 Contemporary Painting Prize, exhibition catalogue, published by National Museums Liverpool, UK
2007 Teaching, Airport, Hair Salon, Bakery, Snooker, Peter McDonald, published by Kate MacGarry and Veenman Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
SELECTED PRESS
2009 Hobbs, James, “New Work – Peter McDonald,” Art World, August/September, 72-77
Sumpter, Helen, “In the Studio: Peter McDonald,” Time Out London, June 4-10, 44
2008 Ward, Ossian, and Helen Sumpter, “Fresh Set of Eyes,” Time Out London, October 23-29, 21-22
Harman, Natalie, “Peter McDonald wins John Moores Prize,” Guardian.co.uk, 19 September
“Slasher Painting Wins Art Prize,” BBC News.co.uk, 19 September
Nayeri, Farah, “Slashed Canvas by Peter McDonald Wins John Moores Prize,” Bloomberg.com, 19 September
Moss, Richard and Dany Louise, “Peter McDonald’s Slasher Painting wins John Moores Prize,” 24 Hour Museum.org.uk, 19 September
Jones, Catherine, “Winner of John Moores Prize announced,” Liverpool Echo.co.uk, 19 September
2007 Hopwwood, Alasdair, “Peter McDonald,” ArtRewiew, December
Andress, Sarah, “Peter McDonald,” Time Out London, September 26 – October 2, 50
“Blue Rinse,” Grafik Magazine, October, 10
Aitkin, Edwin, “Peter McDonald: The Paranoia We Feel When Flying,” total: spec, issue 25, October, 127
2005 “Pick of the week,” The Guardian, Monday 24 January, 18
2003 Coomer, Martin, “Good Bad Taste- Jeffrey Charles Gallery,” Time Out, May 7-14, 68
Kyriacou, Sotiris, “East International- Norwich School of Art and Design,” Contemporary, Summer

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