Peter Bonner was Born in Australia and now lives and works in New York City
PRIZES, AWARDS, SCHOLARSHIPS, COMMISSIONS and RESIDENCIES
2015 Commissioned to be the Expedition Artist for Hifire 7, Andoya Space
2008 Travel grant, to travel to Ruby Gap, NT, Australia
2006 Finke River Artist Grant
2004 Artist in Residence, Monash University, Faculty of Art and Design
2001 Dean's Award for Painting, NYSS
2000 WON COMMISSION TO DESIGN AND PAINT THE DANCE FLOOR FOR THE
WEDDING OF BOB WEINSTEIN, temporarily installed at The Regent
International, Wall Street
Awarded Vera List Scholarship for Painting
1999 Awarded Alexander C. & Tillie S. Speyer Scholarship for Painting
1997 WON DOBELL PRIZE FOR DRAWING, Art Gallery of New South Wales
1972 WON DRAWING COMPETITION, Channel Nine, Brisbane
2019 “The Plains”, New Paintings, John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY
2018 "A Pilgrims Progress", SOCA Melbourne, Australia
2017 “Musings on Life and Death, and some of the things that happen along the
way”, John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY
2016 "SPEAKEASY" , An exhibition of Works on Paper,
Theater for a New City, New York
2015 "PAINTINGS", John Davis gallery, Hudson NY
"HIFIRE 7" Andoya Space Center, Andennes, Norway
"White Turning", William Holman Gallery, New York
2012 "Louvre", William Holman Gallery, New York
2010 “Sitting Space V’s Standing Space”, Monash University, Melbourne
2009 “Made from Memory”, The Gallery at Z Space, San Francisco.
2005 “Looking On”, Artists Space, Great Jones St, New York
(Opened by Mrs. Parker Collier)
2000 "From Darkness to Light”, Gallery 486, Brisbane
(Opened by Councilor David Hinchliffe)
1998 "Interiors and Exteriors", 359 Queen St, Brisbane
(Opened by Councilor David Hinchliffe)
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019 "Other Sides & Other Sizes" Paintings by Barbara Laube, Ben Pritchard and Peter Bonner, M.David&Co Gallery NYC- Exhibition essay by Paul D'Agostino
“Faculty Exhibition”, Art Students League, NY
“Faculty Exhibition”, New York School of the Arts, NY
“Patterns of influence” curated by Andrea Kantrowitz, Sue Collier and Barbara Laube. The Painting Center NY
“ASL Window display program” 57th Street Window, Art Students League, NY
2018 “A Sweet Day of November”, New York School of the Arts, NY
“Faculty Exhibition”, Art Students League, NY
"The Greatest Show on Earth" , curated by Richard Timperio, Sideshow gallery, Brooklyn NY
2017 "Liene Bosquê, Peter Bonner, Tom Judd- New Works” William Holman Gallery NY, Curated by William Holman
"CREATIVE MISCHIEF" 6th Annual Exhibition,National Academy Museum NY
"Peter Bonner, Liene Bosque, Tom Judd - New works" William Holman Gallery, NY , NY
"THICKET" Peter Bonner, Dianne Bowen, Claire Corey, Roya Farassat, Kylie Heidenheimer, Seren Morey, Sophie Plimpton, Richard Rivera, Becky Yazdan, Raphael Zollinger, curated by David Gibson, Station Independent projects NY
"SIDESHOW NATION V", Through the rabbit Hole 2",curated by Richard Timperio, Sideshow gallery, Brooklyn NY
2016 "REFERENTIAL" an Exhibition exploring Contemporary Collage; Peter Bonner (New York), Kathy Caraccio,Oliver Rivera-Drew(Berlin), Fiona Halse, Eleanor Hart, Jason Haufe, Theo Strasser, Stan Van Steendam (Brussels),Benjy Barnhart (Munich), Panos Famelis, Curated by Fiona Halse, Institut Für Alles Mögliche, Berlin Germany
"REAR WINDOW", from the studios of; Peter Bonner, Cathy Diamond, Molly Herman and Cathy Quinland, Bushwich. New York.
"SIDESHOW NATION IV, Through the rabbit Hole", curated by Richard Timperio, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn.
“WINTER DRAWING SHOW”, William Holman Gallery, NY NY
“BODIES”, Curated by Ilse Murdock, Perimeter Gallery, Belfast Maine
2015 "SIDESHOW NATION III, Circle the wagons" Sideshow Gallery, curated by Richard Timperio,Brooklyn.
"PAPERAZZI 4"Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, curated by Janet Kurnakovski, Brooklyn
“WINTER DRAWING SHOW”, William Holman Gallery, NY NY Curated by William Holman
"SHANGRI-LA in L.I.C."curated by John Baber and Miguel Luciano, The Factory, Queens NY
"KLUDGE" an exhibition by Pixie Alexander, Peter Bonner and Catherine Copeland, International Gallery, Art Factory, Paterson, NJ
"PAINTING IN TREES", Curated by Ben La Rocco and Ben Pritchard, Bushwick, NY
"SUMMER GROUP SHOW", William Holman Gallery, NY
"TATTERSALS ART PRIZE" Brisbane Australia
2014 “SUMMER INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION” Life on Mars Gallery, 56 Bogart Street Brooklyn 11216 Curated by Michael David
“SUMMER SHOW”, William Holman Gallery NY
“BUSHWICK OPEN STUDIOS”,with Elisa Jensen, Karlis Rekevics, Cathy Diamond, Carol Diamond and Peter Bonner
“THE DOWNTOWN ART FAIR’,NYC, with William Holman Gallery
“LIVE” Mayson Gallery, 254 Broome street, NYC ; Curated by Second Avenue arts. Teresa Brown, Peter Bonner,
Christina Chow, Jason Eisner, Mariangela Fremura, Joshua Mongeau, Jim Plunket,Benjamin Pritchard, Jeff Quinn and Dov Talpaz
"SIDESHOW NATION II, At the Alamo" Sideshow Gallery, curated by Richard Timperio,Brooklyn.
"PAPERAZZI 3" Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn curated by Janet Kurnakovski.
2013 “CONTEMPORARY AUSTRALIAN DRAWING; 20 YEARS OF
THE DOBELL DRAWING PRIZE”, Grafton Region Gallery, Lake Macquarie City Art
Gallery, Orange Regional Gallery, National Art School Gallery, Tweed River Art
“UNSTEADY GROUND-WHAT IS DRAWING?” City Without Walls Gallery, New Jersey. Curated by Michael Davis and Margot Spindelman.
"SIDESHOW NATION" Sideshow Gallery, curated by Richard Timperio, Brooklyn.
"PAPERAZZI 2" Janet Kurnatovski Gallery, curated by Janet Kurnakovski, Brooklyn.
"NEW YEARS SHOW- EXHIBITION OF DRAWINGS", Holman Gallery, Curated by William Holman.
“BATTLE GROUND”, Proteus Gowanus, Curated by Sasha Chavchavadze, Brooklyn
2012 “MIC CHECK(THE HUMAN MIC)-OCCUPY” Sideshow Gallery, Curated by Richard Timperio, Brooklyn
"PAPERAZZI” Janet Kurnatovski Gallery, curated by Janet Kurnakovski, Brooklyn.
2011 “INAUGURAL EXHIBITION OF THE UNIVERSITY GALLERY AT MERION HALL”, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia
“A SELECTION OF WORKS IN THE NATIONAL ART SCHOOL STUDY CENTER FOR DRAWING ON THE THEME OF LINE”, Curated by Joe frost, Sydney
“ITS ALL GOOD(APOCALYPSE NOW) Sideshow 11th Annual, Curated by Richard Timperio, Brooklyn
“THE BEDEVILMENT OF PARADISE”, Proteus Gowanus, Curated by Tammy Pittman and Sasha Chavchavadze, Brooklyn
2009 "OPEN CITY", the 2009 alumni association Biennial, Juror; Sean Scully, New York
"NYSS SILENT AUCTION", Curated By Jeffrey Hoffeld. New York.
"GOVERNERS ISLAND ART FAIR", New York, Curated by “4Heads”
"RUBY GAP Exhibition 2009", Stephen McLaughlin Gallery, Curated by David Gatis and Stephen McLaughlin, Melbourne
2008 “TRANSCRIPTIONS”, Monash University, Melbourne, Curated by Dr Maryanne Coutts
“THE SINGING DINGO TOUR”, Ruby gap, Northern Territory.
“SPRING EXHIBITION”, Heart & Soul Studio, Williamsburg, NY. Curated by Oliver Rivera-Drew.
“WINTER EXHIBITION”, Heart & Soul Studio, Williamsburg, NY. Curated by Oliver Rivera-Drew.
2007 “FALL EXHIBITION”, Heart & Soul Studio, Williamsburg, NY. Curated by Oliver Rivera-Drew.
“Painting in New York”, Tribeca, NY.
2006 “THE FINKE RIVER ARTISTS GROUP”, The Finke River, Northern Territory
“Artists Select Artists Select Artists”, the Painting Center, New York
2004 “POINT LONSDALE”, Monash University, Melbourne.
2003 “THE DOBELL PRIZE FOR DRAWING, THE FIRST TEN YEARS”, Art Gallery of New South Wales
2001 "THE DOBELL PRIZE FOR DRAWING", Art Gallery of New South Wales
1998 "THE DOBELL PRIZE FOR DRAWING", Art Gallery of New South Wales
"THE WYNNE PRIZE FOR LANDSCAPE”, Art gallery of New South Wales
"NEW FACES", Solander gallery, Canberra
"HEART WORKS", Sotheby’s, Sydney
1997 "THE DOBELL PRIZE FOR DRAWING”, Art gallery of New South Wales
"THE 13th BIENNIAL SPRING FESTIVAL OF DRAWING", The Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
“DRAWING THE FIGURE IN SPACE”, Performance for Roar Studios at The Brunswick Street Festival
1996 "SHAMOCRACY" Lyall Burton Gallery, Melbourne
Art Students League - Abstract PAinting- Ideas and There Development
92nd St Y NY - Abstract PAinting
The New York School of the Arts- Abstract Painting
2017 National Academy of Art and Design NY - Abstract Painting
2015 Art Forum Lecture, "On My Work", Black Theater, NAtional Art School, Sydney Australia http://www.nas.edu.au/experience/NAS-Art-Forum
Adjunct professor in arts faculty, St Josephs University, Philadelphia. Teaches Drawing, Painting and Conceptual thinking.
2007-8 - “Drawing and Illustration”, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York
2004 - “Perceptual Drawing”, Department of Fine Art, School of Art and Design, Monash University, Melbourne.
2007-2009 MFA (by Research), Monash University, Melbourne
“The Observer looking in; Synthesizing image making and lived experience through Drawing and Painting”
2001-2002 Study in Italy, Spain, London and Russia
1998-2001 Post graduate diploma in painting and drawing in New York and was influenced by teachers such as Jake Bertol, Nick Carone, Charles Cajori, Garth Evans, Louis Finkelstein, Andrew Forge, Bruce Garnier, Mercedes Matter, Estaban Vicente Pérez.
1994-1997 BA (Fine Arts)(First class Honors), Monash University, College of Art and Design (studied with wendy Stavrianos and Andrew sibley)
1992-1993 Studied Painting at the London Literary Institute, Covent Garden, London (Studied with Peter Hall)
1982-1984 Bachelor of Business, Queensland University of Technology