Peter  Smets

Peter Smets

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Curriculum vitae

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
    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.
2008   Study tour of major art centres of Europe with particular reference to the technique of the Old Masters 

Solo Exhibitions

2017   Men At Work Anthea Polson Art. Qld (March)
2015    Moonlighter Anthea Polson Art, Qld 
2014    In The Spotlight, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2012   Movement and Progress Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast Qld
2012    Supervision Harrison Galleries, Sydney
2010   Constructive Viewpoints Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast Qld
2010    Harrison Gallleries, Sydney 
2009    Axia Modern Art, Melbourne 
2008    Men At Work - Constructions Schubert Contemporary, Gold Coast
2007    Dewards Fine Art Gallery, Brisbane 
2006   Richard Martin Art, Sydney
2005   Richard Martin Art, Sydney
     

Group Exhibitions

2016    Tattersall's Club Landscape Prize, Brisbane
2016    Finalist - Paddington Art Prize, Sydney NSW 
2015   Tattersall's Club Landscape Prize, Brisbane
    Finalist - Mosman Art Prize, NSW 
2014    Finalist - Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
2013    Finalist - Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld
    The Colour Red Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art Qld
    Tattersall's Club Landscape Prize (invitation only) Brisbane
    Salon des Refuses, S.H.Ervin National Trust Gallery, NSW 
2012    Finalist - Sulman Art Prize Art Gallery of NSW
    The Artist Revealed Christmas Self Portrait Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld 
2011   Winner, Peoples Choice Award at the Stan and Maureen Duke Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld
    8 Days Before Christmas Our Artists' Special Christnas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld   
    Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Ervin Gallery, NSW 
    Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only)  
2010    Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only) 
    Axia Modern Art, Melbourne
2009    40 x 40 Special First Christmas Show Anthea Polson Art, Main Beach, Qld   
    Finalist - Wynne Prize Art Gallery of NSW
    Finalist - Sulman Prize Art Gallery of NSW 
    Finalist - Prometheus Visual Art Award, Gold Coast 
2008    Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only)
2007   Finalist - Stan and Maureen Duke Art Prize, Gold Coast
    Finalist - Prometheus Visual Art Award, Gold Coast
    Finalist Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only)
2006   Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Members Vote Award)
    Finalist - Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2005   Finalist Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only)
2004   Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Members Vote Award)
    Finalist - Conrad Jupiter Art Award, Gold Coast
2003   Salon Des Refuses, The Wynne, N.S.W.
    Finalist - Conrad Jupiter Art Award, Gold Coast
2001   Finalist - The Konami & South Tweed Realist Landscape
2000   Finalist - Pine Rivers Art Award, Brisbane
    Finalist - Redland Art Award, Brisbane
     

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; Qanstruct Collection, Tullamarine Airport Melbourne; Zurich Insurance, Sydney; David Dabscheck, New York, USA; Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland; Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW; Plus many private and corporate collections throughout Australia.

Peter Smets

Curriculum vitae

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
    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.
2008   Study tour of major art centres of Europe with particular reference to the technique of the Old Masters 

Solo Exhibitions

2017   Men At Work Anthea Polson Art. Qld (March)
2015    Moonlighter Anthea Polson Art, Qld 
2014    In The Spotlight, Anthea Polson Art, Qld
2012   Movement and Progress Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast Qld
2012    Supervision Harrison Galleries, Sydney
2010   Constructive Viewpoints Anthea Polson Art, Gold Coast Qld
2010    Harrison Gallleries, Sydney 
2009    Axia Modern Art, Melbourne 
2008    Men At Work - Constructions Schubert Contemporary, Gold Coast
2007    Dewards Fine Art Gallery, Brisbane 
2006   Richard Martin Art, Sydney
2005   Richard Martin Art, Sydney
     

Group Exhibitions

2016    Tattersall's Club Landscape Prize, Brisbane
2016    Finalist - Paddington Art Prize, Sydney NSW 
2015   Tattersall's Club Landscape Prize, Brisbane
    Finalist - Mosman Art Prize, NSW 
2014    Finalist - Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of NSW
2013    Finalist - Gold Coast Art Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld
    The Colour Red Christmas Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art Qld
    Tattersall's Club Landscape Prize (invitation only) Brisbane
    Salon des Refuses, S.H.Ervin National Trust Gallery, NSW 
2012    Finalist - Sulman Art Prize Art Gallery of NSW
    The Artist Revealed Christmas Self Portrait Exhibition, Anthea Polson Art, Qld 
2011   Winner, Peoples Choice Award at the Stan and Maureen Duke Prize, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Qld
    8 Days Before Christmas Our Artists' Special Christnas Show, Anthea Polson Art, Qld   
    Salon Des Refuses, S.H.Ervin Gallery, NSW 
    Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only)  
2010    Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only) 
    Axia Modern Art, Melbourne
2009    40 x 40 Special First Christmas Show Anthea Polson Art, Main Beach, Qld   
    Finalist - Wynne Prize Art Gallery of NSW
    Finalist - Sulman Prize Art Gallery of NSW 
    Finalist - Prometheus Visual Art Award, Gold Coast 
2008    Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only)
2007   Finalist - Stan and Maureen Duke Art Prize, Gold Coast
    Finalist - Prometheus Visual Art Award, Gold Coast
    Finalist Tattersalls Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only)
2006   Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Members Vote Award)
    Finalist - Doug Moran National Portrait Prize
2005   Finalist Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Invitation Only)
2004   Tattersall's Club Landscape Art Prize, Brisbane (Members Vote Award)
    Finalist - Conrad Jupiter Art Award, Gold Coast
2003   Salon Des Refuses, The Wynne, N.S.W.
    Finalist - Conrad Jupiter Art Award, Gold Coast
2001   Finalist - The Konami & South Tweed Realist Landscape
2000   Finalist - Pine Rivers Art Award, Brisbane
    Finalist - Redland Art Award, Brisbane
     

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; Qanstruct Collection, Tullamarine Airport Melbourne; Zurich Insurance, Sydney; David Dabscheck, New York, USA; Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Queensland; Tweed River Art Gallery, NSW; Plus many private and corporate collections throughout Australia.