Timeline

1958
Born, London
1975–1977
Glasgow School of Art
1979
Hospitalfield Scholarship
1979–1981
Glasgow School of Art
1985
University of St. Andrews, Artist in Residence
1985
Glasgow School of Art, part-time tutor
1986
Prize winner Scottish Drawing Competition, Paisley Art Galleries
1986
Arthur Andersen & Co. Purchase Prize, Mayfest, Glasgow
1986
Edwin Morgan Artists’ Prize, Glasgow League
1988
Henry Moore Foundation Prize
1992
Eastward Publication Prize, RGI, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
1992
Nomination for Lord Provost Prize at RGI, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow
1992
European Young Artists Prize, Sophia, Belgrade
1992
Lord Provost’s Prize 1998, Glasgow
1993
Appointed Official British War Artist for Bosnia
1995
Lord Provost's Medal, Glasgow
1996
Awarded Doctor of Letters Honoras Causa, University of Strathclyde

Exhibitions

2006
Retrospective, Kunsterein, Lingen, Germany
2005
Christos Anneste, Flowers New York, New York
2004
Inspired by the Bible, New College, Edinburgh
2004
Stations of the Cross, St Mary’s Cathedral, Glasgow
2003
The Stations of the Cross, Flowers East, London
2003
The New Glasgow Boys, The Fleming Collection, London
2002
2002 Flowers Eight, Flowers Central, London
2002
The Fifth Step, Flowers Central, London
2002
The Third Step, Rozelle Gallery, Ayr
2001
12 British Figurative Painters, Flowers West, Los Angeles
2000
Oxford Gallery, Oxford: The Underground Portfolio
2000
Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow
2000
Odapark, Venray, Holland
2000
Kunstrai, Amsterdam
2000
The Burrell Collection, Glasgow; Wild Tigers of Banhavgarh
1999
British Library, London; Post Impressions
1999
Angela Flowers 30th Anniversary Exhibition, Flowers East & Flowers West
1999
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
1999
Flowers Graphics, London; New Publications
1999
Flowers East, London; Contemporary British Landscape
1999
Edinburgh City Art Centre; Scotland's Art
1999
Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow
1999
Flowers East, London; Sex, War and Religion
1998
Art Institute of Southern California
1998
Gallery M, London; World Cup; Football Paintings
1998
Flowers West, Los Angeles
1998
Roger Billcliffe Fine Art, Glasgow; Football Paintings
1998
Flowers East, London; New Paintings, Drawings & Prints
1998
Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow; The Lord Provost's Prize 1998 (1st prize)
1998
Royal Academy of Arts, London

Literature

2003
Peter Howson, monograph by Robert Heller
2002
Brush with God, Phil Miller, The Sunday Tiimes, January 13
2002
Art of Darkness, Fidelma Cook, Night & Day, 20 January 2002
2002
Howson sees the Light…..Steven Fraser, Scotland on Sunday, 3 March
2002
Mad about Madonna, William Church, The Sunday Telegraph, 31 March
2002
Howson’s Jubilee Tribute, Juliette Garside, Sunday Herald, 19 May
2001
Stellar Artist who fell to Earth, Scotland on Sunday, July
2001
Great Scottish Painters, The Scotsman, 11 September
2001
World on the Brink, Sunday Herald, 30 September
2001
Out of the Blues, Barry Didcock, Sunday Herald, 25 November
1994
Peter Howson: Bosnia, Imperial War Museum exhibition catalogue, 1994.
1993
Robert Heller: Peter Howson, Mainstream Publishing Company, Edinburgh 1993
1993
Articles in The Times Magazine, 1 May 1993, 10 July 1993, 20 November 1993 and 3 September 1994.
Press Cuttings Archive, Department of Art, IWM