Peter Clarke


Peter Clarke, 'Geisha' (2004), mixed media, 50 cm x 35cm (left). 'Little Match Girl' (2004), mixed media, 50 cm x 35 cm (right). Courtesy: Stevenson.
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Peter Clarke was a highly accomplished and versatile visual artist. Born in 1929 in Simon’s Town, South Africa, he worked across a broad spectrum of media and is an internationally acclaimed writer and poet. Working and living in Cape Town, Clarke won six international awards for art and writing (Italy, USA and Taiwan), including an Honorary Life Membership of the Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles (1983). His six South African awards for writing and art include three since 2000, not least the Order of Ikhamanga (Silver) by President Mbeki in 2005 and a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010. He  illustrated books published in South Africa, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, Nigeria and the UK and since the 1950s, wrote short stories, essays.

Selected SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010

2009
2008
2007

2005
2004
2003
2002
2000

‘Boom Ch!kka Boom’ Portland Gallery, London.
‘Paper Offerings’ Gilman Contemporary, Sun Valley, Idaho
‘Double Dog Dare’ Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, New York
‘REM!X’ Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London
‘SHOWTIME’ Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London
‘HOTdog’ Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, New York
‘Dogs are for christmas not just for life’ Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London
Paul Smith Globe Gallery, T5 Heathrow
Showing off, Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London
Here’s looking at you kid, Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London
…What comes around goes around… Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery, London
The New York Dogs, Paul Smith Shop, 5th Av. NYC
LA Chien + Paul Smith Shop, Los Angeles
Henley Festival of Music and Arts
Bespoke, Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery
Paul Smith Shop, Milan, Italy
Michael Carr Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Dogs and Other Garments, Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Gabriele Skelton Ltd., London

 

Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
2015
London Art Fair, with Portland Gallery
Singapore Stage
Art Toronto
Miami International Art Fair
New York Paper Fair
2014
Melbourne Art Fair
London Art Fair
London Original Print Fair
2013
London Art Fair
Lapada Art & Antiques Fair
London Original Print Fair
2012
London Art Fair
London Original Print Fair
Melbourne Art Fair, Australia
Hamptons Art Fair, NY
2011
20/21 British Art Fair
AAF Singapore
Art London
London Art Fair
London Original Print Fair
Melbourne Art Fair, Australia
Hamptons Art fair, NY
Toronto Art Fair
2010
LA Art Show, USA
Holland Paper Bienniale 2010, Rijswijk Museum & Coda Museum, Apeldoorn, NL
London Art Fair
Affordable Art Fair, London
Art, Jewelry & Antiques Fair, Palm Beach, USA
Glasgow Art Fair
Art Melbourne, Australia
London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy
Affordable Art Fair, NYC
Art Chicago, USA
San Francisco Art Fair, USA
Hamptons Art Fair, NY
2009
Open Art Fair
Art Hamptons
Henley Festival
AAF Paris
AAF New York
London Original Print Fair
20/21 International Art Fair
AAF Brussels
London Art Fair
2008
Art Miami
Edinburgh Art Fair
Art Ireland
AAF Amsterdam
AAF London
Art London
Toronto Art Fair
Dublin Art Fair
20/21 British Art Fair
Art Santa Fe
AAF New York
London Original Print Fair
Glasgow Art Fair
London Art Fair
Art Moscow
Palm Beach Art Fair, Florida
Watercolour and Drawings and Modern Works on Paper, Royal Academy, London
2007
Art Moscow
AAF NYC
Art Santa Fe, New Mexico
Washington Art Fair USA
Print Fair London
Art Miami Florida
Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair Florida
Watercolours and Drawings Fair London
FORM Olympia London
AAF London
Glasgow Art Fair
2006
New York Affordable Art Fair
Bristol Affordable Art Fair
Glasgow Art Fair
London Print Fair
Affordable Art Fair London
London Art Fair
2005
Affordable Art Fair- London
Art on Paper- Royal Academy of Art
London Art Fair- London
Art Contemporary Palm Beach – Florida, USA
Dublin Art Fair
Toronto International Art Fair
AAF – New York, USA
20/21 Art Fair, London
Glasgow Art Fair
2004
SOFA – Chicago, USA
AAF – New York ,USA
AAF – London
20/21 British Art Fair- London
Hats and Gloves City Gallery Leicester National Touring Exhibition
2003
Toronto International Art Fair – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Affordable Art Fair New York – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Paul Smith Shop Milan
Affordable Art Fair London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
20/21 British Art Fair – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Art London London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Affordable Art Fair London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
“amor” mixed show – Charlotte Street Gallery London
Watercolours and Drawings Fair London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Art London 2003 Art Fair London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Art 2003 Art Fair London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Art Palm Beach USA 2003 Art Fair – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Art Miami USA – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
2002
Michael Carr Gallery Sydney Australia
Mystery Artists at Tate Britain for Macmillan Cancer Relief
Subject of TV show – English Lifestyle – FUJI TV Japan
Affordable Art Fair London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Art 2002 – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Solo Show – Dogs and Other Garments Charlotte Street Gallery London
Art on Paper Fair – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Affordable Art Fair Bristol – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Art London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
20/21 British Art Fair – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
2001
Art London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
Affordable Art Fair London – Rebecca Hossack Gallery
2000
Exhibits at Gabriele Skelton Ltd Design Illustration