Shirley Peters

Shirley Peters

Location: Australia

I am a fine artiist with a background in graphic design and children's book illustration.
My web site: is helpful if you would like to see more of my oil paintings. My blog: is the best place to see more watercolours.

2018 Winner: Fairfield Art Society President's Award
2017 Winner: Blackheath Rhododendrum Art Prize
See show details on my web site.

2009: Highly Commended in the Noel Chettle Art Award for Portrait and Life Drawing
2009: “Feature Artist” Art Whats On
2008: “Artist to Watch” Art Whats On
1990: Shortlisted and Honour Book, Children's Book of the Year (illustration) Mervyn's Revenge by Leone Peguero
1990: Commended, Best Jacket Design of the Year: Counting on Frank:The Bulletin Award
Various web design awards

2008/9: Part Diploma in Fine Art: Painting and Printmaking at the Sydney Gallery School, Meadowbank.
2003: Creative Writing, Sydney University.
2002: Printmaking and Etching: Julian Ashton Art School
1998: Multi Media Certificate at the Computer Graphics College, Sydney
1997: Still Life Oil Painting: Willandra Art School, Ryde
1991: Quark Xpress Certificate (Advanced) at the Computer Graphics College
1990: Quark Xpress Certificate at the Computer Graphics College
1974: Graphic Design Certificate (part) Randwick Tech Art School (pre-COFA)
1972 -73 Diploma in Fine Art: Randwick Tech Art School (pre-COFA), East Sydney
1971: HSC: Art major: Pottery.


Watercolour Paintings

Most of these works are on 200 or 300gsm Arches Medium Watercolour Paper. I use professional tube colours for long life. Most works are sold or available on eBay.

Geese in the Lane “Geese in the Lane”

30cm x 42cm (A3)
Watercolour on paper

Oil Paintings

My main body of work comprises oil paintings on canvas.
Please visit my main web site for more information.

The Visitor “The Visitor”

24 x 36"
Oil on Canvas