About Peter Caddy Australian Artist2018-11-27T02:48:19+00:00

Peter Caddy Australian artist living in France and Australia


Peter Caddy is an Australian artist, specialising in pastel-painting, where his works are usually commenced and completed before the view. Peter currently draws inspiration from his two contrasting homes, one in the green valleys of central France, the other being nestled in the rugged mountains of North East Victoria.



1978 Diploma of Art and Design, Phillip Institute of Technology

1980-81 Attends lectures, Cite Des Arts Paris


1982-84 Drawing and Design, School of Architecture, R.M.I.T

1982 Drawing, Phillip Institute of Technology

1999-2000 Private Drawing Classes, Beechworth

Solo Exhibitions

1979 Queens Council Restaurant, Melbourne

1980 La Trobe University Gallery

1982 Exhibition in Paris Studio

1984 Gary Anderson Gallery, Sydney

1987 Max Honigsberg Gallery, Melbourne

1989 Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery

1990 Greenhill Gallery, Adelaide / Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery

1992 Melbourne Contemporary Art Gallery

1993 Holdsworth Galleries, Sydney

1996 Scope Gallery, Melbourne

1999 Stone Hall, Beechworth

2000 The City Tiler, Melbourne

2001 The Garrett Gallery, Albury

2004 The Stone Hall, Beechworth

2009 Muse Gallery, Milawa

2012 Freeman on Ford, Beechworth

2013 Projected Exhibition, Amboise/Loire Valley France

2014 George Kerford gallery/hotel, Beechworth Victoria

2015 1977-2015 survey retrospective,Wangaratta Regional Gallery Victoria

2015 George Kerford gallery/hotel, Beechworth Victoria

2017 Gallery Lulu, Melbourne Victoria

2018 Gallery Lulu, Melbourne Victoria

Group Exhibitions

1981 McClelland Gallery

1984 Phillip Institute of Technology

1987 Canberra School of Art

1990 Hamilton Art Gallery

1992 S.P.A.D.E.M. Gallery, Paris / Veritas Gallery, Wangaratta

1995 Beechworth Gallery, Beechworth

1998 The Anvil Art Gallery, Beechworth

1999 IF Gallery, Beechworth

2000 The Albury Regional Gallery, Albury

2006 Melbourne International Fair (representing Suzzanne Biederberg Gallery)

2007 Muse Gallery, Milawa

2010 Wangaratta Regional Gallery, Wangaratta

Theatre Designs

1983-85 Designs 5 Productions for St Martins Theatre and the Universal Theatre, Melbourne – 1 ballet and 4 plays


1990 Eighth Ansett / Hamilton Art Award



City of Hamilton, Art  Gallery

Australian Embassy, Paris

S.P.A.D.E.M. Paris

Crown Casino Collection

Various Private Collections


1990 Art Australia

1992 Australians in Paris (French Publication)

1993 The Australian

1995 Country Style

1999 Melbourne Age

2001 The Border Mail

2006 Alpine Style

2006 Art Fair

2013 Luminous Colour (Australian Publication)