Peter Davies


Peter Davies - Art Critic, Author, Artist

Born South Wales 1953, studied University of East Anglia 1972-76. Studied Life Drawing Chelsea School of Art ILEA evening classes 1985-90.

Published
'Art in Poole and Dorset' 1987
'A Northern School' 1989
'St. Ives Revisited' 1994
'Michael Kenny Sculpture' 1997
'The Sculpture of John Milne' 2000
'After Trewyn' 2001
'Denis Bowen' 2001
'Bratby' 2002
'Art Colony in Transtition' 2007
'Marjorie Parr' 2008
'Larry Ham' 2010
'Clifford Fishwick' 2011
'Roy Turner Durrant' 2011
Forthcoming: 'Robert Clatworthy' 2012, 'Jeremy Gardiner' 2013.

Joined Poole Printmakers 2005, regular exhibitions with Poole Printmakers throughout Wessex. Exhibited at Royal West of England Academy Autumn Exhibition 7 years out of 10 during 2000-10. Executive Committee member of Bath Society of Artists and exhibitor every year at annual exhibition at Victoria Art Gallery. Lino cuts in the public permanent collections of Falmouth Art Gallery and Guernsey Museum and Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead. Joined Bath Artist Studios in 2009.

Has reviewed exhibitions and books for numerous art journals and is an obituarist for the Independent newspaper. Regular column in St. Ives Times and Echo.