Peter Bowles received an MA from Curtin University in Australia and has lectured and taught at numerous institutions throughout the world including the Alberta College of Art and Design, Canada, The China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China and BGC Glass Studio, Bangkok, Thailand.
He is a quiet maker and a passionate teacher whose work spans studio production, exhibition work, public art and a somewhat more private sculptural practice. He has garnered an international reputation for his technical mastery and inventive approach to the craft of object making.
Peter was recently awarded the Premiers’ Award for Excellence in Contemporary Craft and has been a finalist in all the major Australian glass prizes including the Tom Malone Prize, Ranamok Glass Prize, Juta Cuny Franz Award and the City of Hobart Art Prize for glass.
He currently lives and works from his studio in Northern Tasmania.

Artist and his work