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Please browse these online catalogues of current and previous exhibitions.

Current and forthcoming exhibitions are listed first, followed by past solo shows, then recent group shows.

Capturing the Moment (Group Exhibition)

Exhibition Opened: October 16, 2018
Exhibition Closed: October 20, 2018
Gallery: Menier Gallery – 51 Southwark Street, London SE1 1RU
CAPTURING THE MOMENT will feature more than 200 original paintings by 27 contemporary British artists, working in a wide range of locations from wide, open beaches to the urban landscapes of the city. Each painting featured will have its origins based outside; some will have been finished on site and some finished in the studio. Every painting strives to capture the essence of the landscape in which it is based. It is the first exhibition by the newly formed collective British Plein Air and promises to be one the most exciting exhibitions to be held in 2018. These are Peter’s 6!

World Travels

Exhibition Opened: September 16, 2018
Exhibition Closed: October 6, 2018
Gallery: Brian Sinfield Gallery – 127 High Street, Burford OX18 4RE
Thirty paintings selected from Peter’s travels in the last two years: Havana, New York, Vietnam and closer to home: London and a touch of the Dorset coast. Paintings can be viewed here but to view and purchase please visit the Gallery’s website.
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East Coast and London, 2017

Exhibition Opened: December 6, 2017
Exhibition Closed: December 23, 2017
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
‘Peter Brown’s recent journeying in East Anglia, producing a series of new paintings from Norfolk down to Essex, has revealed a natural afinity for landscape that might surprise those more used to his well-known city scenes… The ultimate destination of Peter Brown’s journey across Norfolk, down through Suffolk and on to Essex, is London. The East Anglian paintings in the artist’s new exhibition find their ideal accompaniment in a group of his renowned street scenes, busy with fascinating social observation, and alive with sparkling light, and Brown’s characteristic rain-wet pavements.’
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A Bath Painter’s Travels, 2016

Exhibition Opened: December 3, 2016
Exhibition Closed: February 19, 2017
Gallery: The Victoria Art Gallery – Bridge Street, Bath BA2 4AT
This is an exhibition of paintings and drawings of Peter’s travels to France, Spain, India, Ireland and closer to home: London and Glastonbury Festival based around 86 works of his adopted home city of Bath. The show includes oil paintings, charcoal drawings and works on paper.
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Paintings of London, 2016

Exhibition Opened: January 13, 2016
Exhibition Closed: February 12, 2016
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
Peter’s largest show of London paintings to date marking the launch of his London Book. 70 paintings concentrating on Piccadilly and the Westend in sun and rain and Peter’s new passion – night. Two centre pieces of Piccadilly Circus are his largest works to date. Many of the paintings in the book feature here. View the video.

Varanasi, 2015

Exhibition Opened: October 14, 2015
Exhibition Closed: November 14, 2015
Gallery: Indar Pasricha Fine Arts – 44 Moreton Street, Pimlico, London SW1V 2PB
In February this year Pete, Ken Howard and Patrick Cullen spent just over a week painting in Varanasi. Neale Worley filmed the three of them painting in India’s holiest city and the DVD will be launched at the exhibition. Here Pete is showing 24 oils painted over those 7 days alongside the work produced by Ken, Patrick and Neale.

Postcards from Bath, 2014

Exhibition Opened: December 5, 2014
Exhibition Closed: December 7, 2014
Gallery: At Home – Combe Park, Bath BA1
An exhibition by invitation of small oil sketches (postcards) and works on paper in the artist’s family home over a weekend in December with homemade mince pies and mulled wine.

London to Paris en Route, 2014

Exhibition Opened: October 22, 2014
Exhibition Closed: November 15, 2014
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
An exhibition of around 73 canvases of London, Paris, The South Coast of England and the Brittany coast.
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Keeping the Home Fires Burning, 2014

Exhibition Opened: February 8, 2014
Exhibition Closed: March 27, 2014
Gallery: The Victoria Art Gallery – Bridge Street, Bath BA2 4AT
This is Peter’s 6th one man exhibition at the Victoria Art Gallery in his adopted home city of Bath. Painted over two and a half years the 104 exhibits consisting of oils and drawings demonstrating his enduring love of the place in which he lives.
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Home and Abroad, 2013

Exhibition Opened: November 20, 2013
Exhibition Closed: December 24, 2013
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
An exhibition of 182 oil paintings. From the catalogue introduction written by David Mesum: Most of these are of sites throughout London and the West Country, but several also capture views of Barcelona and the Loire valley. Painted over the better part of two years, all the while making notes of his working methods, the challenges and pitfalls of working en plein-air, his routes and routines, his family life, and his various encounters with people throughout, Pete Brown’s latest collection of work give us wonderful insights into one of Britain’s most talented landscape painters.

My Indian Travels, 2013

Exhibition Opened: May 8, 2013
Exhibition Closed: June 8, 2013
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
In October 2012 Peter was asked by fellow painter and friend Patrick Cullen if he would like to join him and 4 others on a trip to India. Although Peter always prefers to work alone he thought he would give it a go. In February 2012 he joined his colleagues for 6 days. He found it hugely inspirational and a year later returned with 3 of the original group and 3 others this time for two weeks. Fascinated by the life of Udaipur, the ‘Lake City’ of Rajasthan, he set up in the frenetic city streets painting through the days and enjoying rooftop meals, beer and conversations with his fellow travellers at night. The three weeks he spent there chronicled in the 56 paintings and his sketch book notes culminate in this exhibition and accompanying book My Indian Travels. A further 10 oils will be shown in a group exhibition with Ken Howard, James Horton, Patrick Cullen and George devlin at the Tryon Gallery from 14th May – 31st May.
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Browns Oil Sketches, 2012

Exhibition Opened: February 22, 2012
Exhibition Closed: March 10, 2012
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
This show tracks a year of Peter’s painting resulting in 113 works. The majority are rapidly worked oils on board and along with the previous Bath Between the Snows exhibition they demonstrate a marked development of technique and fluency in his touch. The show was accompanied by a beautiful catalogue annotated by his thoughts and recollections of those days he did them.
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Bath Between the Snows, 2011

Exhibition Opened: April 9, 2011
Exhibition Closed: June 2, 2011
Gallery: The Victoria Art Gallery – Bridge Street, Bath BA2 4AT
2010 began and ended, in Bath as in much of the country, with snow. This exhibition shows the oils, charcoals, pastels and inks Peter produced in that time still inspired by his adopted home city. It starts in snow and ends in snow and between the snow he paints the sun rain and wind but also the life in his home in Weston.
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London at Work and at Play, 2010

Exhibition Opened: October 6, 2010
Exhibition Closed: October 23, 2010
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
71 oils of London. These works celebrate a modern city that knows how to work hard and play hard.
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Sun Rain and Snow, 2009

Exhibition Opened: January 1, 2009
Exhibition Closed: January 1, 2009
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
75 oils of London and Bath in the sun, rain and snow.
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London, Bath and More, 2008

Exhibition Opened: January 1, 2008
Exhibition Closed: January 1, 2008
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
84 oils of London, Bath and that most quintessentially English of locations, the seaside holiday resort.
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London and East Devon, 2007

Exhibition Opened: March 14, 2007
Exhibition Closed: April 7, 2007
Gallery: Messum’s – 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG
84 oils of London and beyond. Includes pictures of London and some coastal paintings of East Devon

Group Exhibition, 2017

Exhibition Opened: May 11, 2017
Exhibition Closed: June 3, 2017
Gallery: The Albany Gallery – 74b Albany Road, Cardiff CF24 3RS
Peter shows in the group exhibition at Mary Yapp’s Albany Gallery in Cardiff alongside Andrew Douglas- Forbes, Mike Jones, Euan McGregor, William Selwyn, Peter Wileman and Kyffin Williams RA.

NEAC Annual Open Exhibition 2018

Exhibition Opened: June 13, 2018
Exhibition Closed: June 24, 2018
Gallery: Mall Galleries – The Mall, London SW1A 2BN
When you select paintings for the NEAC Open you chose your very best as you know you will be exhibited amongst the best figurative painters in this country today. His selection includes ‘Ned Drawing on the Studio Floor’ which was awarded the ‘Critic’s Choice’ prize.

Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual, 2017

Exhibition Opened: May 4, 2017
Exhibition Closed: May 19, 2017
Gallery: Mall Galleries – The Mall, London SW1A 2BN
Peter is showing 4 pictures of the children in the society’s show this year.