Peter Churcher

b. 1964

Painter Peter Churcher originally studied Music at Trinity College in London before completing a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Victorian College (now Deacon University) in 1991. In 2002 he was commissioned as the Australian War Artist documenting the Australian Navy in the Persian Gulf. Churcher exhibits regularly in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane and has been included in group exhibitions at Heide. Churcher’s work has been accepted in the Moet and Chandon and Archibald Prizes and he was awarded the Kings School Art Prize in 1999. His work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra; the Australian War Memorial; Canberra and the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery, Victoria.

PAST EXHIBITIONS

2019

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In Blog

30th Anniversary of Australian Galleries in Sydney

Director Stuart Purves and Tim Storrier at Australian Galleries, Sydney in 1989 Australian Galleries Turns 30! 30 years ago today …

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Catherine Abel, Michelle Hiscock, Jenny Rodgerson and Pam Tippett- 2021 Portia Geach Memorial Award

Image: Pam Tippett  Together – Amanda Bell AM  2021  oil on linen on panel  70 x 70 cm Australian Galleries …

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Stephanie Monteith – Hazelhurst’s Teachers and Preparators Exhibition at Hazelhurst Art Centre

Image: Stephanie Monteith  Gunyah Beach Summer  2021  oil on panel  33 x 93cm To celebrate the re-opening of Hazelhurst Art …

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