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    Peter Cleverley

    PC Flowers for Peace

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    Peter Cleverley

    PC Wonders of Stars and Flowers

Artist Biography


Peter Cleverley

living & working studio.. Kakanui. Nth Otago.. (painting, printmaking.)

(26)yrs Lecturer. Painting & Drawing. Dunedin School of Art..

International travel since mid 70’s. 2015 -2017.Laos. Thailand. Italy. France.

public collections. Te Papa. Dunedin Public gallery. Forrester Public gallery, Oamaru. Suter gallery, Nelson. Manawatu Public gallery. Anderson Park Public gallery, Invercargill. James Wallace gallery, Auckland.

(5)x finalist. James Wallace. competition..

journal article.. Aborigines and the Bamiyan Buddhas. SCOPE magazine 2007 (volume 2. 2007.) (Pp 106-109).

working towards touring exhibition.starts.. Forrester Public Gallery. December 9th 2017. (private opening Friday 8th Dec 2017.5.30pm.)

1954born. Oamaru. Live & studio. Kakanui. Nth Otago.

1976Dip Fine & Applied Arts. Dunedin School of Art.

1977  1983  2017. travel. Australia. South/East Asia. Europe. Persia. Afghanistan. India. Thailand Polynesia. Indonesia.

1985 – 1997 teaching. Waitaki Boys High School. Oamaru. Exhibitions Officer , Forrester Gallery.


1998 – 2017 Lecturer. Painting & drawing. Te Kura Matitini Ki Otago. Dunedin School of Art.



2017solo touring exhibition curated by Forrester Art Gallery. Dec 2017/2018.

2016/17 (6) paintings. Solander Gallery. Wellington.

2016/17? (7) Artists. Forrester Public Art Gallery. Oamaru?coinciding. Inge Doesburg Gallery. Dunedin.

2015 Doesburg gallery, Artist show. BOWEN gallery. Wellington.

2014 STAFF. 8 staff from the Painting Studio. Dunedin School of Art.

2014 From Bamiyan to Puketapu. Inge Doesburg gallery. Dunedin.

Forrester Public Art Gallery. Aigantighe Public Art Gallery. Ashburton Public Art Gallery.

2014 Colour Moves. Dunedin Fringe Festival. paintings. DogBoxGodBox. 2010. Looks like

Tony Fomison. 2013.

2013 Drawing. staff. Dunedin School of Art. D.S.A. gallery. Dunedin.

2012 Portfolio. artists prints by the P Lab. D.S.A. D.S.A. gallery. Dunedin.

2011 Art in Practice. D.S.A. & Otago University exhibition. painting. Navigator. 2009

2011 Art & Law. D.S.A. & Otago University exhibition. painting. Only Make Believe.2009

2010 SMOKE & MIRRORS. Anya Sinclair. Peter Cleverley. Michael Greaves. D.S.A. gallery.

Forrester gallery. Ashburton Public gallery. Eastern Southland Public Art Gallery.Gore.

2005 PROVENANCE. Peter Cleverley. Bing Dawe. Curated by Anna Wild. Forrester Gallery.

2004? Image&Object. Pataka. Museum of Arts&Cultures. Porirua. Wellington. Curated by Helen



2009 Artists in Schools Programme. Creative N.Z./ Ministry of Education initiative.

2005 Punatapu Lodge. Artists in residence programme. Glenorchy Valley. Queenstown.


Selected Bibliography. Journal inclusions.

2009  journal article. Junctures, vol 12. Island 2009. title- Sea Dogs.

2009 Ripoata; Rakahau-a-Tau. Otago Polytechnic research report. Pp. 22&23.

2007journal article. ?Aborigines and the Bamiyan Buddhas?. SCOPE. Contemporary research

Topics in Art. Vol 2, 2007. Pp, 106-109. .


Te Papa. Wellington.

D.P.A.G. Public Art Gallery. Dunedin.

Forrester Public Art Gallery. Oamaru.

Aigantighe Public Art Gallery. Timaru.

Suter Public Art Gallery. Nelson.

Manawatu Public Art Gallery. Palmerston Nth.

Anderson Park Public Art Gallery. Invercargill.


Inge Doesburg gallery. Dunedin.

Gallery 33. Wanaka.

OCTA gallery. Cromwell.

Grain Store gallery. Oamaru.

Vivian gallery. Matakana. Warkworth.

BOWEN gallery. Wellington.

Chambers Art gallery. Christchurch.

Artist Exhibitions

  • 16th Aug 2023 - 2nd Sep 2023: Hamish Allan Lessons from Suburbia, Lessons from the Sea. – Sarah Garland  ‘Afternoon at Awhi’s’ – Peter Cleverley Flowers for Peace

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  • 09th Feb 2022 - 26th Feb 2022: Elizabeth Moyle – Peter Cleverley – Jason Greig

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  • 27th Oct 2020 - 14th Nov 2020: Peter Cleverley and Tim Middleton

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