John Peart arrived in Sydney in 1964 from Brisbane. Very soon he was recognised as a leading non-figurative artist within Australia and has been included in numerous definitive exhibitions. His work is in the Australian National Gallery, all State Galleries and numerous other collections. He spent five years in the 1970's overseas, especially in New York and England.
John Peart 1964 - 2004 is a survey exhibition of Peart's work currently touring Australia. It is a Campbelltown Arts Centre Travelling Exhibition - dates include:
La Trobe Regional Gallery, VIC: 21 May - 3 July 2005;
Tamworth Gallery, NSW: 5 August - 4 September 2005;
Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, ACT: 22 Sept - 30 Oct ; Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, University of W.A: 11 Nov - 14 Dec 2005; Burnie Regional Art Gallery, Tasmania: 27 Jan - 5 Mar. 2006;
and at the Campbelltown Arts Centre, 17 March - 7 May 2006.