Landscape painter Peter Kingston received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of New South Wales in 1965. He has exhibited since 1978 in Sydney and New York. A survey exhibition of his work was toured by the Manly Regional Gallery in 2004. Kingston has been included in several group exhibitions including the Dobell Drawing Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales between 1993 and 2000, the Wynne Prize between 1995 and 2003, and the Sulman Prize between 1998 and 2001. He tutored in architecture at the University of Sydney and was artist in residence at Haefliger Cottage at Hill End, NSW in 1995. His work is held by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; the State Library of New South Wales, Sydney; the Museum of Sydney, several regional galleries and internationally by the Biblioteque de la ville, Belgium; Costen Library, Los Angeles and the National Film Library in Tokyo. A monograph of the artist work titled ‘Harbourlights: the art of Peter Kingston’ was published in 2004.