The paintings of Peter Simpson distil beauty from the everyday in their shared vision of the natural world. The works perpetuate the artist’s fervent belief in the contemporary validity of landscape painting, exploring the brooding beauty of the Australian environment. Whether it is through the quiet whisper of his still lives or the soaring roar of his majestic landscapes, Simpson’s works provide us with a framework through which we can read a great deal about life on this beautiful continent.
Simpson’s work is held in numerous public and private collections in Australia and abroad including Artbank, Lincoln Institute, Australia Post, City of Monash, Australian Club, Melbourne and BHP. The artist has exhibited widely throughout Australia, and has won several awards including People’s Selection, Best Painting at Cowra Regional Art Gallery (2008) as well as being selected as the Artist in Residence at the Arthur Boyd Studio, Bundanon.
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