b. 1938, United Kingdom
English graphic artist and painter, born 1938
Peter Freeth studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London from 1956 to 1960. In 1960 he won the Prix de Rome in Engraving, taking him to Rome where he lived for three years, travelling extensively throughout Italy. He was a tutor in etching at the Royal Academy Schools from 1966 to 2007 and has exhibited widely in mixed exhibitions in the UK, the United States, Italy, Japan, India and Russia and was elected a Member of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and Royal Academician in 1991 (ARA 1990) and is included in the collections of the Arts Council of Great Britain, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford , British Museum, London, Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Government Art Collection, Harvard University Collection.
[Biography supplied by Art Space Gallery - Michael Richardson Contemporary Art]