PETEIN - Biography _________________________________________________________
Born in the Congo , Africa 1953.
Immigrated from Belgium to Australia at age 10, now lives and works
in Melbourne, Victoria.
2004 Master of Visual Arts (University
of Southern Queensland)
1995 Graduate Diploma in Further Education
& Training . (University of Southern Qld)
1988 Diploma of Art (creative) with Distinction. (University of Southern
National Academy of Further Education and Training (NAFET). TEACHER (Part-Time) 2010 - present
Graphic Design Pre-Press & Multimedia
University of Southern
Queensland . LECTURER (Part-Time) 1991- 2009
Printmaking, Drawing, Design, Multimedia
Institute of Tafe. TEACHER (Full Time) 1991-2005
Printmaking, Drawing, Painting, Graphic
PRIZES & AWARDS
Martin Hanson Memorial Art Award
Grafton Regional Gallery Jacaranda Drawing Award
DPI Regional Art Award
Toowoomba Biennial Acquisitive
Award & Exhibition
Logan Art Award
Daily News Annual Art Prize
Caroline Barker City of Brisbane
The School of Arts Prize DDIAE
Warwick Gallery Art Prize
Department of Primary Industries
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
Fremantle Arts Centre
Grafton Regional Art Gallery
Qld State Library: James Hardie
Collection- Artists Books
University of Southern Queensland
Wollongong University- Artists'
Stanthorpe Art Gallery
Downlands College Art Collection
St Ursula's College Art Collection
Warwick Art Gallery
SELECTED (Group) EXHIBITIONS
Shell Fremantle Print Award
2006 Conrad Jupiters Art Prize
Fleming Muntz Albury Art Prize
21st Century Chairs (Bris)
Ergon Energy Central Qld Art
Fleurieu Peninsula Biennale
Gold Coast City Art Gallery
Jacaranda Acquisitive Drawing
Swan Hill Art Prize
Kedumba Drawing Award
2003 ‘ BEAUTY SPOT: the art
of (dis)interested pleasure'.
Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, Qld.
1990 ‘ Hunt For Daily Bread'
City Hall Gallery, Toowoomba, Qld.
1989 ‘ Maiden Tribute ' City
Hall Gallery, Toowoomba, Qld