Peter Anderson, graphic artist, hails from Belfast and draws with language to challenge perception.
Over the last 26 years Peter has had his work purchased for many institutions and private collections including the Tate Gallery; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Sakner Collection of Concrete Poetry, Miami; and The Ulster Museum.
His works have featured in a large number of publications including Frieze magazine, Mute magazine, Vogue, Harpers and Queen ‘Blueprint magazine, creative review, eye magazine and All messed up Laurence King Publishing, ‘Graphic Design for the 21st Century – 100 of the World’s Best Designers’
He has exhibited nationally and internationally in Galleries including the Whitechapel Gallery; ICA London; Cambridge Darkroom; First Site Gallery Colchester; Focal Point Gallery Southend; John Hansard Gallery Southampton; “Alphabet of the Senses” Viper Gallery, Luzerne, Switzerland; “Gravitaz” Hamilton’s Gallery, London; “St Lucia” Museum of Contemporary Art, St Lucia; The Design Museum, California, Sacramento; Le Lieu du Design Paris.
Peter Anderson’s work has branched into grand scale commissions, with his internationally celebrated “Cayenne” series touring worldwide as one of the British Design Council’s British landmark Innovation Stories. His most recent sculpture had him make a moated island to frame the work and was for the European union as part of a major peace initiative in Northern Ireland.
Commercially, Peter has worked with clients including Moschino Worldwide, Intel, MGM, the BBC and The European Union. Peter’s ability to tell a story, generate tone, intrigue, entice and excite the viewer, has seen him create the branding, titles and in-show graphics for Human Flow with the artist Ai Weiwei.
Peter is asked to speak at events around the world, most recently at the Design Museum London, about his unique approach to visual language.