Ford, Peter / Форд, Питър

Peter Ford was born in Hereford 1937. He studied art at Hereford College of Art and Brighton College of Art (now University of Sussex), with additional studies at London University Department of Education. He taught Art and English from 1961 to 1976.  Largely self-taught as a maker of prints. Involved full-time in artistic endeavours since 1979. Fellow of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (RE); Member of the Royal West of England Academy (RWA). Member of International Association of Papermaking Artists (IAPMA); Since 1987 artistic director at Off-Centre Gallery, Bristol, with a focus on international art on paper.

Recent prizes include:

2018 166th Annual Exhibition. RWA, Bristol.  Prize for Painting.
2015  5th Guanlan International Print Biennial, Shenzhen, China. Prize winner
2013  Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London.  Prize for Printmaking
2010  Guangzhou, China, Small Prints International Exhibition. Prize winner
2008  IMPRINT, International Print Triennial, Warsaw, Poland. First Prize.
2006  International Grafik Triennial, Kraków, Poland. Prize of the Mayor of Kraków.
2006  Originals, Mall Galleries, London. Printmaking Today prize.

Recent solo exhibitions include:

2019 Out of Order, Academicians Gallery, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
2016  40 years of Printmaking, Dalian Art Museum, NE China
2015  Chance and Choice III, Dongguan Art Museum, S China
2014  Residency and exhibition Ningbo Art Museum, Nr Shanghai, China
2012  Chance and Choice II, Royal West of England Academy, Bristol.
2010  Chance & Choice. Royal West of England Academy, Bristol
2008  Invited artist, Museum at the Millennium Monument, Beijing

Other recent and current exhibitions include:

2020 Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh. Open Exhibition
2019 Graphic Encounters. Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
2019 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2018 Trinity Buoy Wharf Drawing Prize Exhibition, London and touring.
2018  Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2017  6th International Print Biennale, China National Print Museum, Shenzhen.
2015  Nine Lives exhibition. Impact 9 Hangzhou, China Academy of Fine Art
2014  Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London
2013  First International Print Biennial, Lingshi, Shanxi Province, North China.
2012  International Print Triennial, Kraków, Poland (Vice-President.of Prize-awarding Jury)
2011  Metropolis IMPRINT 2, Warsaw, Poland
2010  Taiwan 14th International Print Biennial, Taipei. Finalist
2010  Istanbul International Ex libris Competition. Award.
2009  Guanlan International Print Biennial, Shenzhen, China

His artworks are part of public and private collections in USA, The UK, Japan, Korea, china, Taiwan, Bulgaria, Russia, France and others.
He lives, works and creates art in Bristol, England.

Edition 2021

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