Peter Collis was born in London in 1929. From 1947-52 he studied at Epsom College of Art, London. In 1969 he moved from Surrey to Ireland.
In 1990 he was elected an Associate Member of the Royal Hibernian Academy, becoming a full member in 1993.He has been a part of the annual selection committee for 10 years where he also held the position of treasurer.
He has had many solo and group shows in Ireland and abroad. He has also won several awards including Oireachteas, Maurice MacGonigal Landscape Prize and the James Adam Salesroom Award, RHA. His work is held in collections such as Limerick University, UCD, AIB, Aer Rianta, The Bank of Ireland and in numerous private collections in Ireland, England, France, Australia, New Zealand, New Y... read more