Bruce Peebles

Bruce Peebles

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

About Bruce Peebles

Bruce is a multi-media artist based in Brisbane, Australia, with paintings, photography and mixed-media works represented in corporate and private collections globally.

Trained in fine art practices and techniques, honed over four decades in advertising photography, Bruce now travels, photographs and paints full time. Exploring the finer aspects of composition, balance, harmony and design he loves breaking the rules, often turning mistakes into ideas and subsequent artworks.

His work is energetic and dynamic, reflecting the colors of his native New Zealand and the vibrancy and experiences of the Australian Landscape that he travels and loves. He incorporates layers of acrylic, oils, inks and glazes, applied with brushes, sponges and textured media to create depth.

Rhythm and motion are the driving forces of Bruce’s art, utilizing a simplistic exchange between realistic representation and the abstract form. His signature collections include Primordial Landscapes, Seascapes and the Lightscapes series.

Education

Professional experience includes an extensive career as an Advertising Photographer involving producing and directing television commercials and corporate videos. His large format photographs have appeared on Billboards, Posters and the glossy pages of Vogue, Harper's Bazaar and Marie Claire. He has been awarded 'Master Photographer' by the Australian Institute of Professional Photographers. He has run workshops, lectured and judged art and photography awards in Australia, New Zealand and the USA.

Events

The Other Art Fair, Sydney
October 2019, The Cutaway, Barangaroo

Exhibitions

2021
- Finalist, Petite Pieces 2021, Aspire Gallery, Brisbane
- 'Small Works', Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
- 'Australiana', Art West Gallery, Brisbane
- #6, One Table Exhibition, Brisbane

2020
- Finalist, 2020 John Villiers Outback Art Prize, Winton
- Finalist, Art West Landscape Prize 2020, Brisbane
- Honorary Mention, Art West Landscape Prize 2020
- 'Fifty Squared', Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
- 'Small Works', Brunswick Street Gallery, Melbourne
- #20, Art West Gallery, Brisbane

2019
- Cafe 41 Exhibition, Brisbane
- Fire Station 101 Gallery, Ipswich
- #17 Art West Gallery, Brisbane
- Finalist, Ipswich Art Awards 2019
- Aspire Gallery, Paddington
- Honorary Mention - 'Foot Square' Exhibition
- Somerset Art Gallery, Esk
- One Table Exhibition, Brisbane
- The Other Art Fair, Sydney