1969   Born Auckland, New Zealand
1997   BFA, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland
1999   Postgraduate studies, Elam School of Fine Arts, University of Auckland (Masters/Honors Scholarship)


S O L O   E X H I B I T I O N S

2017  (Upcoming) High Strangeness, Gallery Baton, Seoul, South Korea

2016-17  Peter StichburyAnatomy of a Phenomenon, Nevada Museum of Art, USA (Curator: JoAnne Northrup) 

2014   Anatomy of a Phenomenon, Tracy Williams Ltd, New York, USA

2014   Sources & Methods, Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2012   Superfluous Man, Tracy Williams Ltd, New York, USA

2012   Eugene Y, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Tracy Williams Ltd, USA

2011   My Definitive Chief Aim, Art Brussels, Tracy Williams Ltd, Belgium

2010   The Proteus Effect, Tracy Williams Ltd. New York, USA

2009   Peter Stichbury, Starkwhite, ART LA, Los Angeles International Contemporary Art Fair

2008   The Alumni, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

2008   The Alumni, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland, NZ (Curator: Emma Bugden)

2007   Less Than Absolute Zero, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand

2006   Passport To Magonia, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand

2004   Piggy In The Mirror, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand


S E L E C T E D    G R O U P    E X H I B I T I O N S

2017  Art Brussels 35 / Gallery Baton, Belgium 

2016  Human Condition, The Hospital, Los Angeles, USA (Curator: John Wolf) 

2016  People, Places, Things, Tracy Williams Ltd, New York, USA      

2016  Bad Hair Day, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand (Curator: Ken Hall) 

2016  Gallery Baton, KIAF / Art Seoul, Coex Hall A&B, Seoul, South Korea 

2015   Arstronomy: Incursiones en el cosmos, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain (Curator: Danielle Tilkin)

2015   Tracy Williams / UNTITLED, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

2015   Ways of Recording,  Gallery Baton, Seoul, South Korea

2015   Why Can't It Be Everlasting?, Tracy Williams Ltd, New York, USA

2015   Michael Lett / Art Basel Hong Kong, (HKCEC) Hong Kong

2015   Unseen: The Changing Collection, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand

2015   Tracy Williams / Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Barker Hangar, Los Angeles

2015   Gallery Baton, KIAF / Art Seoul, Coex Hall A&B, Seoul, South Korea

2015   Unpacked – Treasures from Te Papa, Whangarei Art Museum, New Zealand

2014   Tracy Williams / Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Barker Hangar, Los Angeles

2013   Populate! NDE, Illuminated Billboard, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand (Curator: Justin Paton)

2013    Tracy Williams / Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Barker Hangar, Los Angeles

2013    Warhol Aotearoa, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington

2011   Tracy Williams / Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Barker Hangar, Los Angeles

2010   ART HK 10 – Hong Kong International Art Fair, Wanchai, Hong Kong

2010   Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood 

2007   Art of The Nation/ Contemporary Focus, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 

2005   Small World, Big Town: Contemporary Art From Te Papa, City Gallery, Wellington  

2004   Sticky, Randolph Street Gallery, Auckland New Zealand (Curator: Anthony Byrt)

2003   Portraiture: the Art of Social Commentary, Te Tuhi, Auckland  

2000   Measure of Strangeness, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand (Curator: Robert Leonard)


S E L E C T E D   B I B L I O G R A P H Y

Michael Wilson, Peter Stichbury, Artforum, January 2015 

Danielle Tilkin, Borys Groys and Chris Aubeck, Arstronomy: Incursiones en el cosmos, 2015    

Zach Sokol, The Paranormal Portraitist- Peter Stichbury Paints Alien Abductees for a Living, VICE, Volume 22, Issue 2, 2015

Julia Luzan, De ovnis y fenómenos paranormales: Arte del ‘más allá’, El Asombrario & Co, 2015 

Caro Buermann, Attractive and Awkward Portraits, Hi-Fructose, 2015

Felicity Milburn, 101 Works of Art, Christchurch Art Gallery, 2015

Kim Knight, Painting Perfect, Stuff/Sunday Star Times, August 2014

Lindsey Rae Gjording, Beautiful/Decay, Peter Stichbury's Unsettling Clone-Like Portraits, 2014

Georgina Wells, Peter Stichbury, Modern Painters, February 2013

Justin Paton, NDE, Bulletin:172, Christchurch Art Gallery Magazine, 2013

John Yau, Superfluous Men Can’t Get No Satisfaction, Hyperallergic, November 2012

Marisa Pascucci, Peter Stichbury: Artist to Watch, The Art Economist, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2011

Justin Paton, Skin-Deep: Peter Stichbury and the Art of Appearances, Art & Australia, 2011

Is A Bird’s Song Banal?  Peter Stichbury interviewed by Zach Klein, Pilot Magazine, 2011

Genevieve Allison, Stichbury in NYC, EyeContact, December 9, 2010

Peter Schjeldahl, Peter Stichbury The Proteus Effect, The New Yorker, September 28, 2010

Barney McDonald, In Stitches, Black Magazine, Issue 12, 2010

Emma Bugden, Peter Stichbury: The Alumni, Catalogue, Te Tuhi Centre For The Arts, 2010

Steve Penhollow, Stars Aligned for Portrait's Journey, The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne Indiana, 2009

David Eggleton, Living Dolls, NZ Listener, 24-30 January 2009 

John Hurrell, Canvases to be (Nervously) Adored: the Portraiture of Peter Stichbury

Art World Australia/NZ, issue no. 5, 2008 (includes cover)

Artnews New Zealand, cover image, Spring 2008 

Adam Gifford, Beyond the Perfect, New Zealand Herald, 26 July 2008

John Hurrell, Flickers of Comic Anxiety, eyeCONTACT, July 2008 

Sue Gardiner, Where to Draw the Line, Artnews New Zealand, Spring 2006 

Justin Paton, How to Look at a Painting, AWA Press, 2005 

Natasha Conland, Little People: Small World, Big Town: exhibition catalog, City Gallery, Wellington 

Andrew Clifford, Beautifying the Outsiders, New Zealand Herald, 1 December 2004

Grayson Cooke, Portraiture: the art of social commentary, (Alien Faciality, 2001 excerpt), catalog, 2003

Natasha Conland, Measure of Strangeness, Eyeline Magazine, no. 44, Summer 2000/2001 

Jon Bywater, Art New Zealand, no.97 Summer 2000/2001

Dylan Rainforth, Log Illustrated, no.12, Summer 2001 

Megan Dunn, Architecture and Design, Monument, Australia, no. 42, 2001


Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland 

Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington

Private collections in The United States, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Australia, Hong Kong, and New Zealand