Peter Alwast  |  Biography



2001 Master of Fine Arts, Parsons, New School University, New York.

1997 Bachelor of Visual Arts with First Class Honors, Queensland University of

Technology, Brisbane, Australia.


Solo Exhibitions

2011 Ryan Renshaw, Brisbane, Australia

2008 The Landing, Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney

2007 Places That Don’t Exist, George Petelin Gallery, Gold Coast

2007 Now That The Neighbours Can Dance, Gallery Barry Keldoulis, Sydney

2006 The Night Sky, MSSR, Brisbane

2005 Somewhere In The South Pacific, Blindside, Melbourne

2005 Delivery, Metro Arts, Brisbane

2003 Working Like A Tiger, The Farm Space, Brisbane


Group Exhibitions

2010 Dream Home, Australian Center for Photography, Sydney

2010 Move on Asia, Para-Site, Hong Kong

2010 No Soul For Sale, Tate Modern, United Kingdom

2010 Move on Asia, Loop Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2010 Update III,Liedts-Meesen Foundation, Ghent, Belgium

2010 Experimenta, Utopia Now , The Arts Center, Melbourne

2009 Souviners from Earth, Video Art Tv Channel, Germany and France online:

2009 Freemanlte Print Award, Freemanlte Art Gallery, Freemanlte

2009 Temperature Two, New Art From Queensland, Museum of Brisbane,Australia

2009 No Identifiable Culture Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown, NSW

2009 I Have Not Been Myself Lately, QCA Gallery, Griffith University, Brisbane

2008 The Premier of Queensland New Media Award, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

2008 Tidal, Davonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania

2008 Video Ground, (Touring) -Bangkok Experimental Film Festival, Bangkok, Thailand, University of Chicago, Chicago

2008 Gifted - New to the Griffith University Collection, Dell Gallery, Brisbane

2008 Wilson HTM Art Prize (Touring), Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne, Grantpirrie, Sydney

2007 Keep Going, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney

2007 Other Worlds, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand

2007 ABN Amro Emerging Art Award(finalist), ABN Amro Tower, Sydney

2007 Greatest Hits on Tour, New Video Work from Queensland, Umbrella Studios Townsville, University of Sydney

2007 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, Caloundra Regional Gallery

2007 D/Art 07 The Post Cinema Experience, Australian Center for Photography

2006 December Group, GBK, Sydney

2006 Freedman Awards, Danks Street Gallery, Sydney

2006 Conrad Jupiters Art Prize, Gold Coast City Gallery

2006 Greatest Hits – New Video Art, IMA, Brisbane

2006 Group Show, George Petelin Gallery, Gold Coast

2006 The Harries International Digital Art Awards, The Block, QUT

2005 Arc Biennial, Museum of Brisbane, Brisbane

2005 Prime 2005 New Art From Queensland, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane

2005 A Formula For Figures, Firstdaft, Sydney


Prizes and Awards

2010 Greene St Studio Residency, New York, Australia Council

2009 Freemanlte Print Award, (non acquisative) Freemanlte Art Gallery

2008 Premier of Queensland New Media Award, Gallery of Modern Art

2007 Artworkers Alliance Art Award, Brisbane Overall Winner

2006 Artworkers Art Award, Brisbane Highly Commended.

2005 Arts Queensland Project Grant

2005 Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation, QUT Public Art Commission

2004 Freedman Foundation Traveling Grant, NAVA, Sydney

2001 Oscar Kolin Fellowship, Parsons School of Design, New York

1999 Australia Council for The Arts, Professional Development Grant Arts Queensland, Project Development Grant

1998 Anne & Gordon Samstag International Visual Art Scholarship, Australia