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Peter Barker


In the Blues

Peter Barker is a Perth based artist who studied the techniques of classical realism in Florence, Italy. He continued his studies as an assistant to the master Norwegian figurative painter Odd Nerdrum. Peter combines these learnt techniques with his own unique vision specialising in portraits, still life and landscapes. Peter’s work can be found in the Kerry Stokes collection as well as many private collections around the world. He has exhibited extensively and been a finalist in numerous prestigious art awards such as the Lester Prize, The Kilgour and Mandorla. Peter also runs and directs the Perth Art Academy where he teaches traditional painting techniques.

oil on canvas

Image © Courtesy of Artist

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