Peter Hughes

Peter Hughes is a Brisbane based artist and longstanding member of Brisbane Outsider Artists studio. His art works are inspired by his diverse day-to-day life experiences.

For Peter painting enables him to communicate and process his experiences, thoughts and feelings.

In 2011 twelve of Peter’s artworks were acquired by the Museum of Everything in London. In 2012 his artwork Eleanor was announced as the winner of the Arts Access Australia Art Prize, the first national art prize for artists experiencing disability. He also exhibited in Thailand as part of Polyphonic: Many Voices Many Styles, in Sydney as part of the Practice in Motion exhibition at the Australia Council for the Arts and at the Brisbane Square Library as part of the Fusions exhibition. In 2014 Peter’s artwork was shown as part of The Soft Knife at Casula Powerhouse in Sydney, alongside a major exhibition of Carol Jerrems photographic work from the National Gallery of Australia.