Sydney, 28 Apr 2022 — 15 May 2022

15 Roylston Street [PO Box 282], Paddington 2021

On with the show
- Peter Kingston

Peter Kingston is highly celebrated for his sensitive and evocative works that portray a lifelong connection to Sydney Harbour and a deeply rooted desire to preserve its character and charm. Kingston conveys, with great reverence, life on and around the water. From the iconic old ferries to the moon rising over the majestic Sydney Opera House, he expertly captures the changing colours, tones and textures observed from the vantage point of his harbourside studio.

Kingston’s paintings are full of energy, of palpable life force. Kingston masterfully portrays the raw power of the elements while equally communicating a sense of softness, of familiarity and beauty. His passion to not only record but to protect the harbour can be felt with every brushstroke and as such his works are propelled beyond visually pleasing compositions to become deeply moving and poignant acts of documentation.

Accompanying the canvases, his drawings and series of prints possess a sensibility that can be any combination of wonderfully jocular, contemplative, or momentous. It is an apt summary from an artist who has observed his surroundings so closely and become intimately familiar with every eccentricity of every place and person.

On with the show includes a highly anticipated new series of paintings, drawings, and prints as well as iconic works selected from the artist’s personal collection, spanning four decades of work.

 

Dedicated to the brave people of Ukraine

Along with this dedication, Peter is donating the value of Carmelo’s boat II to the Australian Red Cross Ukraine appeal. He warmly welcomes any additional contributions to the cause. Please follow the link below for details.

https://fundraise.redcross.org.au/fundraisers/AustralianGalleries/fundraise-for-ukraine-crisis-appeal

 

Peter Kingston
Celebrated Australian landscape painter, Peter Kingston, received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of …
View Profile

In Blog

‘First Light: the art of Peter Kingston’ – S.H Ervin Gallery

Image: Peter Kingston, Lady Herron II (2014), oil on canvas, 111 x 141cm First Light: the art of Peter Kingston …

Read More

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 …

Read More

WAYS Youth and Family Charity Art Auction

WAYS Youth & Family invite you to attend their 2018 Charity Art Auction Over 40 artworks from leading and emerging artists will …

Read More

Jennifer Keeler-Milne, Artist residency at Mount Wilson

Above image: View of the gardens at Mount Wilson, photograph by Jennifer Keeler-Milne   “The vibrant season Chroma of amber and rust …

Read More

Rona Green Interview on The Jacklyn Foster Podcast

Rona Green was recently interviewed for Episode 1 of The Jacklyn Foster Podcast: Rona Green – 30 Years of Printmaking …

Read More

Julian Twigg – Upcoming Artist Residency at Lighthouse Arts, Nobbys-Whibayganba, Newcastle

Julian Twigg is the successful applicant for an artist residency at Lighthouse Arts, Nobbys-Whibayganba, Newcastle. In anticipation of his 2023 …

Read More

Camie Lyons – Finalist in the North Sydney Art Prize

Camie Lyons  Stick Figures (keepers)  bronze  in situ at the North Sydney Art Prize Coal Loader site   In the North Sydney …

Read More

2022 Salon des Refusés – Selection announced

Congratulations to Graeme Drendel, Michelle Hiscock, Martin King, Glenn Morgan, Mary Tonkin and Christine Wrest-Smith who are included in the …

Read More

David Frazer – Finalist in the International Biennial Print Exhibit

David Frazer  Love letter (panels 1 and 2)  2020  lino-cut  100 x 148 cm   Congratulations to David Frazer, who …

Read More

Angus Fisher & Martin King – Finalists in the 2022 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize

Martin King  Tree of life, unsuccessful species  2021  dry point, chine colle and hand colouring  168 x 165 cm   …

Read More

Janet Luxton – ‘Feather and Brush, A History of Australian Bird Art’ by Penny Olsen

Janet Luxton  Orange bellied parrot  2016  oil on linen  120 x 156 cm   Congratulations to artist Janet Luxton who …

Read More

Lewis Miller – Finalist in the 2022 Archibald Prize and Rodney Pople – Finalist in the Sulman Prize

Lewis Miller  Deborah Conway  oil on linen  137.5 x 122 cm Congratulations to Lewis Miller who has been selected as …

Read More

Rona Green – Art Almanac Feature

“Whatever I create is a musing on persona, contemplation about individuality and the notion of modification.” – Rona Green We …

Read More