Sculptures available

Email peter@psart.com.au or go to my ‘Contact Peter Page’’ to enquire about any of the following sculptures available for purchase.

 
‘Pelican Preening’     Dimensions:  72x45x25cm   Wood:  Jacaranda   Artist Statement:  I have always been taken by how birds can manage to twist their necks and reach nearly all parts of their body and delicately preen each feather and look immaculate. By careful orientation I was able to align the beautiful markings in the grain to give the illusion of layers of feathers.

‘Pelican Preening’

Dimensions: 72x45x25cm

Wood: Jacaranda

Artist Statement: I have always been taken by how birds can manage to twist their necks and reach nearly all parts of their body and delicately preen each feather and look immaculate. By careful orientation I was able to align the beautiful markings in the grain to give the illusion of layers of feathers.

‘Flight’     Dimensions: 67x23x20cm    Material: Limited Edition Bronze    2/15   Artist Statement:  The graceful twisting, turning, diving and soaring movements of birds in flight are the inspiration for this sculpture.   Awards:   2018 First Prize - RNA

‘Flight’

Dimensions: 67x23x20cm

Material: Limited Edition Bronze 2/15

Artist Statement: The graceful twisting, turning, diving and soaring movements of birds in flight are the inspiration for this sculpture.

Awards:

2018 First Prize - RNA

‘Woman in Red’     Wood:  Forest Red Gum   Dimensions:  63x30x30cm   Artist Statement:  The rich red beauty of the gum combined with the serene pose of a woman sitting, reflects the stillness of the forest that we seek in our busy urban lives.

‘Woman in Red’

Wood: Forest Red Gum

Dimensions: 63x30x30cm

Artist Statement: The rich red beauty of the gum combined with the serene pose of a woman sitting, reflects the stillness of the forest that we seek in our busy urban lives.

‘Twirling Through the Forest’     Dimensions:  85x20x20cm   Wood:  Cedar   Artist Statement:  The changing of the seasons is reflected here by a dance of twirling leaves.

‘Twirling Through the Forest’

Dimensions: 85x20x20cm

Wood: Cedar

Artist Statement: The changing of the seasons is reflected here by a dance of twirling leaves.

‘Breaking Waves’     Dimensions:  52x40x20cm   Wood:  Cedar and Stainless Steel   Artist Statement:  The inspiration of this sculpture came from looking at a clam shell with its curved radial lines, which when you study the clam has lines on the outside in the shape of a wave.

‘Breaking Waves’

Dimensions: 52x40x20cm

Wood: Cedar and Stainless Steel

Artist Statement: The inspiration of this sculpture came from looking at a clam shell with its curved radial lines, which when you study the clam has lines on the outside in the shape of a wave.

‘Morning Stretch’     Dimensions:    62x30x25cm   Wood:    Jacaranda with coloured dyes   Artist Statement:  Non toxic water based dye was used to reflect the colours in a beautiful morning sunrise and these are combined into the form of a body stretching to start a new day.

‘Morning Stretch’

Dimensions: 62x30x25cm

Wood: Jacaranda with coloured dyes

Artist Statement: Non toxic water based dye was used to reflect the colours in a beautiful morning sunrise and these are combined into the form of a body stretching to start a new day.

‘Lady Mango’     Dimensions:    56x36x31cm   Wood:    Mango   Artist Statement:  I saw the form of a twisted female body in this tree trunk waiting for me to release her from where she was hiding and show how beautiful she is.

‘Lady Mango’

Dimensions: 56x36x31cm

Wood: Mango

Artist Statement: I saw the form of a twisted female body in this tree trunk waiting for me to release her from where she was hiding and show how beautiful she is.

‘Intimate Moment’     Dimensions:  82x22x18cm   Wood:  Hairy Oak   Artist Statement:   This sculpture, made from very hard western Queensland Hairy Oak, reflects my belief that our happiness comes when we share our intimate moments, thoughts, emotions and desires with someone very special.

‘Intimate Moment’

Dimensions: 82x22x18cm

Wood: Hairy Oak

Artist Statement:

This sculpture, made from very hard western Queensland Hairy Oak, reflects my belief that our happiness comes when we share our intimate moments, thoughts, emotions and desires with someone very special.

‘Angelina’     Dimensions: 45x25x22 cm   Wood:  Moreton Bay Fig   Artist Statement:  The battle celebrities face to keep some part of their lives private is portrayed by half of Angelina’s face being hidden behind her hair.

‘Angelina’

Dimensions: 45x25x22cm

Wood: Moreton Bay Fig

Artist Statement: The battle celebrities face to keep some part of their lives private is portrayed by half of Angelina’s face being hidden behind her hair.

‘The Dancer’     Dimensions:    82x20x20cm   Wood:    Cedar   Artist Statement:  This is my interpretation and salute to the dance world; the ability of dancers to perform with such grace, elegance and light footedness on the stage.   Awards:   2011 Champion Sculpture - RNA

‘The Dancer’

Dimensions: 82x20x20cm

Wood: Cedar

Artist Statement: This is my interpretation and salute to the dance world; the ability of dancers to perform with such grace, elegance and light footedness on the stage.

Awards:

2011 Champion Sculpture - RNA

‘Mr. Ibis’     Dimensions:    138x40x21cm   Wood:    Laminated veneers of Radiata pine and Sapele   Artist Statement:  The Ibis is often referred to as the ‘Bin Chicken’, as picnic goers observe it scrounging through waste bins. Unfortunately, many people don’t see the beauty of the Ibis in flight, as it gracefully sweeps through the air on its vast wingspan. A flowing line was employed to display this graceful aspect of the Ibis.

‘Mr. Ibis’

Dimensions: 138x40x21cm

Wood: Laminated veneers of Radiata pine and Sapele

Artist Statement: The Ibis is often referred to as the ‘Bin Chicken’, as picnic goers observe it scrounging through waste bins. Unfortunately, many people don’t see the beauty of the Ibis in flight, as it gracefully sweeps through the air on its vast wingspan. A flowing line was employed to display this graceful aspect of the Ibis.

‘Flamenco Fire  ’   Dimensions:    93x53x35cm   Material:    Bronze Ltd. Edt. 3/15 - Perides Art Foundry   Artist Statement:  Attending the concert ‘Flamenco Fire’ at the QPAC theatre, I was mesmerised by the dancers: their emotive passion, the colour and movement of the swirling dresses and capes, the stamping of feet and the rhythm of the music.   Awards:   2015 Peoples’ Choice - Brisbane Sculpture Festival  The original won:  2014 Qld Arts Minister’s Award for Fine Arts.  2014 Champion Sculpture - RNA

‘Flamenco Fire

Dimensions: 93x53x35cm

Material: Bronze Ltd. Edt. 3/15 - Perides Art Foundry

Artist Statement: Attending the concert ‘Flamenco Fire’ at the QPAC theatre, I was mesmerised by the dancers: their emotive passion, the colour and movement of the swirling dresses and capes, the stamping of feet and the rhythm of the music.

Awards:

2015 Peoples’ Choice - Brisbane Sculpture Festival

The original won:

2014 Qld Arts Minister’s Award for Fine Arts.

2014 Champion Sculpture - RNA

‘Soaring Waves’     Dimensions:  64x29x19cm   Material:    Bronze Ltd. Edt. 6/25 - Chalkos Art Foundry   Artist Statement:  Graceful, unconventional lines are used in this sculpture to form volume and expression. Marrying the lines of the wing and the head of the Albatross to form a wave, defines the Albatross in harmony with its’ environment.   Awards:   2014 Best Composition Award – Wildlife Art @ Discovery, Canberra

‘Soaring Waves’

Dimensions: 64x29x19cm

Material: Bronze Ltd. Edt. 6/25 - Chalkos Art Foundry

Artist Statement: Graceful, unconventional lines are used in this sculpture to form volume and expression. Marrying the lines of the wing and the head of the Albatross to form a wave, defines the Albatross in harmony with its’ environment.

Awards:

2014 Best Composition Award – Wildlife Art @ Discovery, Canberra

‘Drifting Fragrance’     Dimensions:    68x28x28cm   Material:    Bronze Ltd. Edt. 3/15 - Perides Art Foundry   Artist Statement:  This was inspired by the treble clef symbol, , my love of sailing and the shape of sails. However as the sculpture progressed I saw it also evolving as a flower, opening, releasing an evocative fragrance drifting on a gentle breeze.

‘Drifting Fragrance’

Dimensions: 68x28x28cm

Material: Bronze Ltd. Edt. 3/15 - Perides Art Foundry

Artist Statement: This was inspired by the treble clef symbol, , my love of sailing and the shape of sails. However as the sculpture progressed I saw it also evolving as a flower, opening, releasing an evocative fragrance drifting on a gentle breeze.

‘Quenching his Thirst’     Dimensions:    64x35x45cm   Wood:    Cedar   Artist Statement:  I have used the richness and beauty of the Australian Red Cedar to emulate the grace, power and majesty of the horse. Water is the essence for all life and no matter how beautiful and powerful we are, we are all equally dependent on water.

‘Quenching his Thirst’

Dimensions: 64x35x45cm

Wood: Cedar

Artist Statement: I have used the richness and beauty of the Australian Red Cedar to emulate the grace, power and majesty of the horse. Water is the essence for all life and no matter how beautiful and powerful we are, we are all equally dependent on water.

‘Drifting Fragrance’     Dimensions:    68x28x28cm   Wood:    Jacaranda with coloured dyes   Artist Statement:  This was inspired by the treble clef symbol, , my love of sailing and the shape of sails. However as the sculpture progressed I saw it also evolving as a flower, opening, releasing an evocative fragrance drifting on a gentle breeze.

‘Drifting Fragrance’

Dimensions: 68x28x28cm

Wood: Jacaranda with coloured dyes

Artist Statement: This was inspired by the treble clef symbol, , my love of sailing and the shape of sails. However as the sculpture progressed I saw it also evolving as a flower, opening, releasing an evocative fragrance drifting on a gentle breeze.

‘The Hunter’     Dimensions:    60x33x33cm   Wood:    Moreton Bay Fig   Artist Statement:  I get great pleasure just watching birds, this sculpture was inspired by our local osprey, diving into the sea.

‘The Hunter’

Dimensions: 60x33x33cm

Wood: Moreton Bay Fig

Artist Statement: I get great pleasure just watching birds, this sculpture was inspired by our local osprey, diving into the sea.

‘Where’s my Reef’     Dimensions:    69x49x20cm   Wood:    Jacaranda with coloured dyes   Artist Statement:  The sculpture reflects the loss of reef habitat for fish due to sun bleaching of our reefs.

‘Where’s my Reef’

Dimensions: 69x49x20cm

Wood: Jacaranda with coloured dyes

Artist Statement: The sculpture reflects the loss of reef habitat for fish due to sun bleaching of our reefs.

‘Where’s the Red Carpet’     Dimensions:    89x30x30cm   Wood:    Olive   Artist Statement:  This sculpture was inspired watching some of the way-out fashions on the ‘Red Carpet’ for the Oscars!

‘Where’s the Red Carpet’

Dimensions: 89x30x30cm

Wood: Olive

Artist Statement: This sculpture was inspired watching some of the way-out fashions on the ‘Red Carpet’ for the Oscars!

‘Chasing Rainbows’     Dimensions:    80x65x26cm   Wood:    Jacaranda with coloured dyes   Artist Statement:  The Banking Royal Commission has highlighted how the Banks and Superannuation Funds have rorted the system with excessive fees, from people seeking to build their ‘Pot of Gold’ to fund their retirement.

‘Chasing Rainbows’

Dimensions: 80x65x26cm

Wood: Jacaranda with coloured dyes

Artist Statement: The Banking Royal Commission has highlighted how the Banks and Superannuation Funds have rorted the system with excessive fees, from people seeking to build their ‘Pot of Gold’ to fund their retirement.