Peter Mcdonald



Peter Mcdonald BIOGRAPHY [PDF]

b.1973 Tokyo

lives and works in London



1991-1992 Newcastle College of Art, Foundation Course

1992-1995 St.Martin’s School of Art, BA(Hons), Sculpture

1997-2000 Royal Academy School, London, MA Painting


Solo Exhibitions

2013 “Peter MacDonald, “ Kate MacGarry

“Winnebago, Carpets, Onsen, Potter,” Daiwa Foundation, London

2011 “Visitor”, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa

2010 “Peter McDonald Project”, Gallery SIDE 2, Tokyo

2009 “Peter McDonald”, KATE MACGARRY. London

Art on the Underground, public commission for Southwark Station, London Underground

2008 “New Paintings and Prints”, Gallery SIDE 2, Tokyo

2007 Book launch drawing show, Gallery SIDE 2, Tokyo

“Peter McDonald”, KATE MACGARRY. London

2006 Gallery SIDE 2, Tokyo

2005 KATE MACGARRY. London

2004 “Solo Show”, Keith Talent Gallery, London


Group Exhibitions

2013 “Revealed Government Art Collection,” Birmingham, Museum & Art Gallery

2012 “When are you gonna do, if not now?”, Zenkyoan x FOIL, Zenkyoan, Kyoto

2011 “Cross Counter Tokyo 2011”, CAPSULE, Tokyo

2010 “Bart Wells Boutique”, 235 Brompton Road, London

“The John Moores Contemporary Painting Prize Shanghai”, Shanghai Gallery of Art (Three on the Bund)

2009 “Kaleidoscopic Revolver”, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

“Kaleidoscopic Revolver”, Hanjiyun Contemporary Space, Beijing, China

2008 “John Moores 25 Contemporary Paintings Prize”, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

“Imaginary Realities: Constructed Worlds in Abstract and Figurative Painting”, Max Wigram Gallery, London

2007 “Like Color in Pictures”, Aspen Museum, Collollad

“Mutineer”, Kunsthalle M8, Berlin

“Portrait Session”, Contemporary Art Museum of Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan

“Portrait Session”, Nadiff, Tokyo

2006 “Wonderful Fund Collection”, Parent House Museum, Chichester

“group show”, Galleri Chrlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden

2005 “Wonderful Fund Collectaion”, Marrakech Museum, Morocco(cat.)

“Rough Diamonds”, Program Gallery, London

“MAKEOVER”, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand

2004 “Paintings”, Kate MacGarry, London

2003 “EAST International 03”, Norwich Gallery, Norwich(cat.)

“Good Bad Taste”, Keith Talent Gallery, London

2003 “Bad Touch”, Keith Talent Gallery, London / Rose Museum, Boston

“Moving Collection”, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Zealand

2002 “Peter McDonald with Diego Belda drawings”, Gallery SIDE 2, Tokyo

2001 “Table Manners”, curated by Roger McDonald, Mizuma Gallery, Tokyo

2000 “Crossed Purposes”, Mafuji Gallery, London

“Kindergarten”, Sumida Kindergarten, Tokyo

1999 Japan Center Art Version, St.Dionis Rd., London

“Young Observers”, Albert Hotel, London

1998 “Moving Landscapes”, Festival UK98 Residency, Japan

1998 “Bags”, Gallery-ES, Tokyo

“Excavations”, Aki-Ex Gallery, Tokyo



2012 “VISITOR BOOK1”, “VISITOR BOOK2”, exhibition catalogue, published by FOIL

2008 “John Moores 25 Contemporary Painting Prize”, exhibition catalogue, published by National Museums Liverpool

2007 “Teaching, Airport, Hair Salon, Bakery, Snooker”, Peter McDonald, published by Kate MacGarry and Veenman Publishers, Rotterdam



2008 First Prizewinner, John Moores 25 Contemporary Painting Prize

2000 Andre Dunoyer de Segonzac Award

2000 David Murray Scholarship