Peter Murphy – Artist Bio and History

Artist Bio: 

1952: Born in London
1952-1963: Formative upbringing Basildon Essex
1964-1968: Senior education: Slough Grammar School
1968-1969: Attended Waltham Forest School of Art. Foundation Course
1970-1974: East Ham College of Technology. Design and Construction

Artistic Resume:

1974: One-man-show: Barkingside Library – Abstracts in oils
1975: One-man-show: Barkingside Library – Abstracts in oils
1983: One-man-show: Goteborg Sweden – Watercolour landscapes
1999: One-man-show: Dubai – Green Art Gallery – Watercolour landscapes and still life
2003: One-man-show: Belves France – Watercolour landscapes and still life
2004-2010 present day: Private sales and commissions. Watercolour and acrylic works
2015-2020 Various annual one-man and collective shows.Retrospective and current works in collage, watercolour - Abstract and Figurative.

Open Exhibition Entries:

1985: Royal Watercolour Society – Spring Open Exhibition
1986: Hertfordshire – Luton Open Exhibition
1993: Cannes – France – Grand Prix de la Cote D’Azur. (Accredited prize winner)


Peter's works have been purchased through private sales by collectors and individual galleries worldwide. Most recently, he has been working as a commissioned painter, dove-tailing his work as a design engineer / naval architect.