Peter Kingston Born 1943


1972    First trip to India

1973    Art Experience Week, Brisbane

Film ‘Fanta’

Second trip to India

1974    Film ‘Dr. K’s Bookcase’

Film ‘Leichhardt’

1975    Film ‘On the Ball’

1977    Artist at Luna Park, Sydney

1979    Ghost Train fire, Luna Park, Sydney

1980    Friends of Luna Park, Sydney

1982    70th Art Gallery, New York city

1990    Recreation Yellow House, Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney

1994    Saving of May Gibbs’ home ‘Nutcote’

1995    Artist in residence, Haefliger Cottage, Hill End, NSW

1995    Restoration of Coney Island, Luna Park, Sydney

1997    ‘Dugongs of Hinchinbrook’ rally and exhibition, Palm House, Botanic Gardens, Sydney

2004    Launched monograph Harbour lights, The Art and Times of Peter Kingston, written by Gavin Wilson (Craftsman House), Manly Regional Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney


Awarded the 2005 Sydney Harbour Artist Award, National Maritime Museum, Sydney

Fundamental assistance in ‘Dugongs of Hinchinbrook’ rally and exhibition to save Hinchinbrook, Cairns, QLD Solo Exhibitions


2009    ‘Sea Messenger’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

2008    ‘Beaches’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

2006    ‘Choppy Crossings’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

2005    ‘Harbourlights’, Maitland Regional Gallery, Maitland, NSW

2004    ‘Paintings’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

‘Survey Show – Harbourlights’ and launch of monograph Harbourlights: The Art of Peter Kingston by Gavin Wilson, Manly Regional Gallery, Sydney

2003    ‘The Denton Show, Linoprints’, Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney

2002    Australian Galleries, Sydney

‘Paintings, Drawings, Sculpture’, Don Bank Museum, Sydney

2001    ‘Girt by Sea’, Museum of Sydney, Sydney

‘Ferryspotting’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

‘Mackerel Beach Jetty Show, Pittwater, Sydney

2000    ‘Hurry last Days’, Australian Galleries, Works on Paper, Sydney

1999    Australian Galleries Works on Paper, Sydney

1998    Wylies Sea Baths, Coogee, Sydney

‘The Rope Thrower’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

1995    ‘Recent Work’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

1993    ‘Peter Kingston’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

1992    ‘Cartoon Boxes, Paintings, Etchings, Chess Sets and Snakes and Ladders’, Australian Galleries, Sydney

70th Art Gallery, New York

1990    Mosman Gallery, Sydney

1983    Garry Anderson Gallery, Sydney

1982    70th Art Gallery, New York

1981    Australia-v-England Chess Show, Art Gallery of New South Wales,

Hogarth Gallery, Sydney

1980    Barry Stern Gallery, Sydney

1979    Hogarth Gallery, Sydney

1978    Hogarth Gallery, Sydney