Peter Ward describes himself as an artist/illustrator. His special focus of interest is on the 'use, formation, history and ecological implications of gathered materials, in particular earth pigments from Devon and Cornwall'. His work is shared through painting, workshops, installations and presentations.
After completing a Foundation Course in 1986 at Portsmouth CADFE, Ward studied for a BA (Hons) in Graphic Design & Illustration at Bristol Polytechnic, graduating in 1989. In 2012 he received the Sandra Blow Award for his MA in Art & Environment at University College Falmouth.
His work has been exhibited in Devon and Cornwall and throughout the UK.
2015-2016: Deep Roots, Soil Culture, Falmouth Art Gallery and Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth
2017: Greenhill Arts Open, Moretonhampstead, Dartmoor
2017: Royal West Academy Annual Open, RWA Bristol
2018: The Garden Room Gallery, Dartington Hall, South Devon (group show)
2019: Environments, Tate St Ives (group show)
2016: Soil Culture - Bringing the Arts Down to Earth, CCANW
2018: Saunton - A Coastal Curation, Brend Hotels
2019: Field to Palette, Dialogues on Soil and Art in the Anthropocene, ed. Toland, Noller, Wessolek, CRC Press