Peter O’Doherty


1958 Auckland, New Zealand

Solo exhibitions

2018 Somewhere to live King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
Octennial [with Reg Mombassa] Manly Regional Art Gallery, Sydney, NSW
2016 Through the Window King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2015-17 Moving House with Susan O’Doherty Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Muswellbrook Regional Art Gallery & Rockhampton Art Gallery, Maitland Regional Art Gallery
2014 From the Street Gould Galleries, Vic
Constructed King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
Moving House with Susan O’Doherty Cowra Regional Gallery & Gosford Regional Gallery,Katoomba Cultural Centre, Macquarie University Art Gallery, Sydney
2012 In Conversation King Street Gallery on William
2011 Double Vision Australian Print Workshop [with Chris O’Doherty aks Reg Mombasa] Melbourne
2010 North and South  Doggett Street Studio, Brisbane
Paper and Canvas, King Street Gallery on William
2009 New Paintings King Street Gallery on William
2008 Malabar Sydney Grammar School, Sydney
2007 Built Up NG Art Gallery, Sydney
2006 Interiors/Exteriors Mary Place Gallery, Sydney
2005 Paintings, Span Galleries, Melbourne
2004 Peter O’Doherty Gadfly Gallery, Perth
New Works Barry Stern Galleries, Sydney
2003 New Paintings Barry Stern Galleries
Recent Paintings Doggett Street
2002 New Paintings Barry Stern Galleries
New Paintings Jackman Gallery, Melbourne
Peter & Susan O’Doherty Bowen Gallery, Wellington, NZ
2001 Recent Paintings Barry Stern Galleries
Recent Paintings Doggett Street Gallery
Recent Paintings Jackman Gallery
2000 Recent Paintings Mary Place Gallery
Recent Paintings Jackman Gallery
Recent Paintings Mary Place Gallery
1999 Paintings Jackman Gallery
1998 Paintings Atrium Gallery, Sydney
1997 Recent Paintings Mary Place Gallery
1996 Paintings Mary Place Gallery
1993 Peter O’Doherty POD Gallery, Sydney

Group exhibitions [selected]

2018 100 years on King Street Gallery on William, Sydney, NSW
The Art of Friendship Gallery Lane Cove and Creative Studios, Sydney NSW
Long Shadows: The Great War Australia and the Middle East Newcastle University Art Gallery, Newcastle NSW
2017 Cats, Bruce Heiser Gallery, Brisbane, QLD
Artist Profile Australasian Painters Orange Regional Gallery, NSW
2016 Paint my Place Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, NSW
The Sulman Prize, AGNSW, Sydney
2015 Your Friend the Enemy, 100 Years On, Gallipoli, SH.Ervin Gallery Sydney, Travelling – QUT Brisbane Pataka NZ
Gallipoli 5 King Street Gallery on William Sydney
Your Friend the Enemy, 100 Years On, Gallipoli, The Drill Hall Canberra ACT
Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery & Museum Sydney
Salute Gallipoli Drawing Show Goulburn Regional Gallery NSW
Your Friend The Enemy Bathurst Regional Gallery, NSW
Watters Gallery Sydney NSW
2014 Oz to Waiheke Waiheke Community Art Gallery, NZ
The Silver Light Bowen Galleries, NZ
Packsaddle New England Regional Art Gallery
2013 Suburban Noir  Museum of Sydney, NSW
Artists Books Bowen Galleries, Wellington, NZ
The Hazelhurst Works on Paper Show Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, NSW
IN [TWO] ART, travelling: Wollongong City Art Gallery, Goulburn Regional Art Gallery; Swan Hill Regional Gallery, NSW
Beyond the Back Fence Heiser Gallery Brisbane, QLD
Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
2012 The Animal Show King Street Gallery
Virtual Reality: Interpreting the Landscape [King Street Gallery @ Newcastle  University Gallery, Newcastle, NSW
IN [TWO] ART Maitland Regional Gallery, travelling: SH Ervin Gallery; Orange Regional Gallery;  Goulburn Regional Art Gallery; Swan Hill Regional Gallery; Wollongong City Gallery, NSW; Dalby Regional Gallery, Qld; Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW;  Pine Rivers Art Gallery, Qld
2011 Mosman Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery
Sydney’s Contested Landscapes: Art meets science Art & About  Customs House Forecourt, Sydney
2010 In Two Art Maitland Regional Gallery, NSW
2008 Art Fellow, Sydney Grammar School, Sydney
Urban King Street Gallery on William
2007 Alan Gamble Memorial Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
2006 Group Show, Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
Painted Egg Charity auction for Sydney Children’s Hospital
Sydney Art Fair, Fox Studios, Sydney
2005 Salon Des Refuses Exhibition SH Ervin Gallery, Sydney
Paddington Art Prize Marlene Antico Fine Arts, Sydney
2004 Dublin Art Fair Dublin
2003 Salon Des Refuses Exhibition
2002 Salon Des Refuses Exhibition
2001 Salon Des Refuses Exhibition
Sulman Prize Exhibition Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
ANCA Gallery, Canberra
Urban Dreams Bartley Drey Gallery, London, UK
1999 Salon Des Refuses Exhibition
Black and white painting show Level Gallery, Sydney
1998 Group Show [with Mental As Anything], Chapel off Chapel Gallery Melbourne;Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Grafton; Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree; Tamworth Regional Art Gallery, Tamworth; Orange Regional Gallery, Orange; Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong, NSW
Redlands Westpac Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery
1997 Redlands Westpac Art Prize Mosman Art Gallery
Salon Des Refuses Exhibition
Group show [with Mental As Anything] Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney
1995 Guitar Shaped World Tamworth Regional Art Gallery
1993 Mentals II [with Mental As Anything], Tamworth Regional Art Gallery, Lismore  Regional Gallery, NSW
Mentals II Westpac Gallery, Melbourne

Prizes, Awards & Residencies

2016 Artist in Residence and exhibition Mooney Beach, Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery
2014 Artist in Residence Waiheke Island NZ 3 weeks
2013 Artist in Residence Turkey 3 weeks
2011 Winner, Allan Gamble Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery Sydney
2009 Artists in Residence [Taronga Foundation Program], Taronga Zoo, Sydney
2008 Art Fellow, Artist’s Residency, Sydney Grammar School, Sydney
2007 Winner Alan Gamble Memorial Art Prize, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
2005 Winner Paddington Art Prize, Marlene Antico Fine Arts, Sydney


2018 Crawford, Ashley: For the diary, Art Collector Magazine Issue 83 Jan – Mar p200 – 201
‘The Art of Friendship’, Exhibition catalogue, Gallery Lane Cove, P28
2015 McEwen, Sandra: From Goulburn to Gallipoli Catalogue Essay, Goulburn Regional Gallery. P36-7
Your Friend the Enemy Gallipoli Centenary Catalogue [contributing writers]: Dr Nelson, Brendan, Maloon, Terence, Yip, Andrew, McDonald, John & Manera, Brad, April pp5-15 & 42-5
Craven, Owen: Peter O’Doherty First Light, Artist Profile       Magazine 100 Year Anzac publication p103-106
2012 Coote, Maree: The Art of Being Melbourne, Published by Melbourne Style Books
2010 Schwartzkoff, Louise: ‘Collective Vision’, Sydney Morning Herald; Arts and Entertainment, March 20-21, p6
2009 Meacham, Steve: ‘A sleepless lion, three giraffes and one for the birds,’ News    SMH,  May, 20, p3
‘Australia Day 2009, Beach Life’ Sydney Morning Herald, Jan 26, p2
Meacham, Steve: ‘Oh if I could just chalk with the animals,’ Sydney Morning   Herald, Feb 28-Mar 1, p3
2007 Bevan, Scott: Interview-The 7.30 Report, Jan 9
Faine, Jon & Hutchinson, Tracee: Lisa Miller and Peter O’Doherty, ABC  Melbourne Features Apr 17
2006 Lobley, Katrina: ‘Events-Peter O’Doherty,’ Domain-Sydney Morning Herald, Apr 27, p4
Lacey, Stephen: ‘Eclectic as anything,’ Domain-Sydney Morning Herald, Mar 9, p5
2005 Backhouse, Megan: ‘Uncommon ground,‘ The Critics-The Australian, p23
Fortescue, Elizabeth: The Daily Telegraph, Apr 16,p3
Ellis, Shaun: ‘Mental as any outback,’ Wentworth Courier, Dec
2004 Zampatti, Lesley: Gadfly
‘Peter O’Doherty,’ boxoffice, the sydney magazine, p117
2002 Zuel, Bernard: ‘Sentimental as anything,’ Sydney Morning Herald, June 29
Cardy, Tom: ‘Wedded to their art,’ The Evening Post, Apr 18
2000 Richards, Morgan: ‘Familiar Chords,’ Monument, Issue 35, Apr/May, p30
Smee, Sebastian: ‘Gentle as Anything,’ Sydney Morning Herald, May
‘Investing in Art-Target an emerging Australian,’ The Age, Aug 14
Richards, Morgan: ‘Familiar Chords,’ Monument, Iss 35, Apr-May, p30




Australian Parliament House , Canberra

Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Gold Coast