Peter Howson  (Scottish, 1958) 


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Peter Howson Biography
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
Selected 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
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