Peter Day is one of Australia’s most prolific and commissioned artists, having made art professionally for over 40 years.
His company Environmental Art+Design (EA+D) specialise in site-specific public art and community consultation. EA+D have created approx. 180 successful projects to date, including murals, sculptures, ceramics, mosaics and playgrounds both locally and overseas. Their projects are uniquely based in local history and where possible detailed community engagement.
Some notable works include ‘Rixon Hill Folly’, Caltex ‘Sonic Sculpture’, 4 stainless steel sculptures in Turramurra and in 2010 ‘Basalt Sittee’ and ‘Vessels’.
Peter has had over 30 solo exhibitions of his ‘personal’ work of paintings, sculpture and prints.
Academic qualifications include a Diploma of Industrial Design, a Graduate Diploma in Professional Art Studies, an M.A. in Community Art and Peter has spent 5 years reading for a Doctorate in Public Art.
Peter has taught and guest lectured in most Universities in NSW. He has consulted or contracted to all levels of government in Australia and internationally with the United Nations. He is a Churchill Fellow, has won many art awards, numerous Australia Council grants and appointed to a wide range of Artist –in-residencies including Vence in the South of France, New York and Bundanon.