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Peter Smets

 

History

Born                1962, Koningslust, The Netherlands

 

Studies

1978-80                   Fine Art Course at Maastricht Art School, Holland; specializing in drawing, under Gerard Coenen

1980-82                   Colour under Rhein Van Poortvlied (2 years)

1982-84                   Still life & Portraiture under Jan Everson

Associated studies in traditional Realism under Jan Trepels

1984/85          Study tour of Major Art Centre of Europe with particular reference to the Technique of the Old Masters.

1986               Migrated to Australia

1999               Return to Europe to study in more detail the technique of the 17th Century Masters under Orlando Wille,   Basel Switzerland.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2008               Men At Work - Constructions  Schubert Contemporary, Gold Coast

2006               Richard Martin Art, Sydney

2005               Richard Martin Art, Sydney

 

Group Exhibitions

2007               Prometheus Visual Art Award, Gold Coast (Finalist)

2006               Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Members Vote Award))

2006               Doug Moran National Portrait Prize (Finalist)         

2005               Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Finalist)

2004               Tattersall’s Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Members Vote Award)

Conrad Jupiter Art Award, Gold Coast (Finalist)

2003               Salon Des Refuses, The Wynne, N.S.W.

            Conrad Jupiter Art Award, Gold Coast (Finalist)

2001               The Konami & South Tweed Realist Landscape (Finalist)

2000               Pine Rivers Art Award, Brisbane

Redland Art Award, Brisbane

 

Associations

Member of Friends of the Art

 

Collections

Ministerie van LNV, Maastricht, The Netherlands; Gemeente Heerlen, Heerlen, The Netherlands; S. Hausen Collection, Dresden, Germany; R. Ubach Collection, Switzerland; P. Anderson Collection, London, England; M.P. Thomas Collection, California, USA; Cristina Madrazo Collection, Mexico; Nanao-shi Ishikawa, Osaka, Japan; Zurich Insurance, Sydney; Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland; Plus many private and corporate collections throughout Australia.

 

 

 

 

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