Born in Kings Cross, lives in Lavender Bay, Sydney. Studied under Justin O’Brien. Cartoonist on Tharunka, OZ and South China Morning Post. Graduated in Arts and Architecture, UNSW. Films include Brett and Butter (Brett Whiteley). Yellow House artist. Worked as an artist at Luna Park.
Became a committed environmental activist for Hinchinbrook Island in far north Queensland. Has exhibited in New York, London and Los Angeles. Gavin Wilson’s book Harbourlights: the Arts and Times of Peter Kingston was published this year.
Charcoal and gouache.
Acquired by the judge, Nicholas Harding, from the 2005 Award.