About Peter Barraclough

Born

1938: West riding town of Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, England.

Studies

1954-1958: Painting & lithography at Dewsbury & Batley College of Art.
1959-1960: Obtained Art Teachers Diploma at Liverpool College of Art.

Career

1960-1969 : Lecturer, High Schools, Grammar Schools and colleges of further education in United Kingdom.
Exhibited in "Yorkshire Artists" and "West Riding Artists" exhibitions.
Partner, "Visual Communications" design studio.
1970: Moved to Tasmania with his family to take up positions in Tasmanian secondary schools teaching art.
1980: Appointed head of School of Art, Burnie College of Technical and Further Education.
1985: Became full time professional painter.
1989: Established small studio in Hobart
1989 : Established the "Peter Barraclough Studio Gallery", Hobart
1992: Expanded Studio Gallery to incorporate "Pallettes Studio Cafe" as artist and public meeting venue.