Peter Harris, MBE (1923 - 2009)

Art education
1939 West of England Art Academy

Solo exhibitions (selected)
1960 Retrospective exhibition, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
1961 Woodstock gallery, off Bond Street, London
1997 Retrospective exhibition, Galeriwan, Kuala Lumpur
2000 Malmesbury gallery, UK
2001 The Art Gallery, Penang
2009 Peter Harris Memorial exhibition, Art Salon @ Seni, Kuala Lumpur

Group exhibitions (selected)
1961 Royal West of England Art Academy
1996 The Wednesday Art Group, Then and Now, Galeriwan, Kuala Lumpur.

Art activities
1951 - 1960 Art superintendent, Federation of Malaya.
1952 Founded Wednesday Art Group
1962 - 1967 Art superintendent, Sabah, Malaysia

awarded MBE.

Public Collections

National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur
Singapore Art Museum
Penang State Art Gallery
Muzium & Galeri Tuanku Fauziah , Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang
The Art Gallery, Penang.


2001 Peter Harris, Founder of Wednesday Art Group, The Art Gallery, Penang
2002 Dr Tan Chee Khuan (editor), 200 Malaysian Artists, The Art Gallery, Penang
2007 Datuk Syed Ahmal Jamal (editor),Crafts and the Visual Arts, Encyclopedia of Malaysia, Vol 14
2007 Dr Zakaria Ali (editor), Artist’s Favourite, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery
2009 Peter Harris Memorial Exhibition, Peter Harris (1923 – 2009), Art Salon @ Seni, Kuala Lumpur