Artist: Peter Hughes
Peter is a Brisbane-based artist and longstanding member of the Brisbane Outsider Artists Studio (BOA). His artworks are inspired by diverse day-to-day life experiences and current events. For Peter, painting enables him to communicate and process his experiences, thoughts and feelings.
Peter’s artworks have been acquired by the Museum of Everything. In 2012, his work Eleanor was the winner of the Arts Access Australia Art Prize, the first national art prize for people experiencing disability. He exhibited in Thailand as part of Polyphonic: Many Voices Many Styles, and in Sydney as part of the Practice in Motion exhibition. Peter’s artwork was shown as part of The Soft Knife at Casula Powerhouse, alongside a major exhibition of Carol Jerrem’s photographic work from the National Gallery of Australia.
The artworks listed below are currently showing in the Dreams Exhibition at St Andrew’s War Memorial Hospital.