Books and Catalogues

"Musings on Life and Death, and some of the things that happen along the way”, Catalogue for the exhibition at John Davis Gallery, Hudson NY 2017

With some Thoughts and observations by Tine Lundsfryd

"Traverse", Catalogue for the exhibition with Essay by Peter Bonner , William Holman Gallery, NY NY 2016

Louvre, New York 2012

Artworks and Artwords exhibition, Sydney 2011

Articles and Reviews


CNQ draws Peter Bonner, Barbara Laube, and Ben Pritchard at M.David

Conversation Between Peter Bonner and David Cohen (Unedited) during the Exhibition "The Plains" at John Davis Gallery, NY- May 2019

Review of "White Turning" , New York, by David Cohen 2015

Peter Bonner's Louvre:Working to See

Essay By Valerie Cornell 2012

Observations on the work included in the exhibition “Sitting Space V’s Standing Space”, BY Rosemary Crumlin and DR Robin Kingston

Monash University, Melbourne, February 2010

Artist draws on Perceptions, Karen Stichtenoth, 2004

"Referential", an exhibition on Collage

Peter Bonner, Kathy Caraccio ,Oliver Rivera-Drew(berlin) Fiona Halse ,Eleanor Hart, Jason Haufe, Theo Strasser ,Stan Van Steendam (Brussels), Benjy Barnhart (Munich), Panos Famelis (Greece)

Berlin Germany 2016

Selected Website Listings

"Other Sides & Other Sizes"

Paintings by Peter Bonner, Barbara Laube, and Ben Pritchard

Speaker at Presence- drawing Symposium 2021- National Art School Sydney


Peter Bonner, Dianne Bowen, Claire Corey, Roya Farassat, Kylie Heidenheimer, Seren Morey, Sophie Plimpton, Richard Rivera, Becky Yazdan, Raphael Zollinger

Station Independent projects NY NY 2017

Curated by David Gibson

Curated the exhibition "Traverse" with Farideh Sakhaeifar and Rebecca Bird, at the William Holman gallery, NY NY February 17th - march 24th 2016

Art Critical's Pick MArch 2015

A visit to the studio by Hillary Sproatt of 'Specks & Keepings' June 26th 2012

Verdad Magazine, Spring 2012

Peter Bonner & his work, "at Service...". Blog by Joren Lindholm, March 2011

The Dobell drawing Prize AGNSW, 1997


Peter Bonner is an artist who packs a lot of history into his paintings, drawings and collages: art history, personal history, you name it. His works have gloriously redolent titles like In the Gobi Desert (from 50 places to have sex before you die, #31), Some Way of Turning Back from the Dull Tin Roof, and, pictured above, The Awful Fact of it Glinting in the Meager Light. These draw upon fellow Australian Tim Winton’s short stories of adolescent life and the restorative capacity of nature, as well as Bonner’s own recollected experiences of a troubled upbringing. Such themes merge and submerge in a plethora of idioms that are highly personal while channeling the masters of expressionism, from Chaim Soutine through Willem de Kooning and George McNeil to an occasional nod in the direction of a contemporary like Bill Jensen. Whether the results are timeless or merely turn their back on time, there is no question that Bonner instills his vigorous, luscious touch with narrative urgency. DAVID COHEN

Peter Bonner, The Awful Fact of it Glinting in the Meager Light, 2015. Oil on Panel, 9 x 10 inches. Courtesy of William Holman Gallery

Review of "White Turning" , New York, by David Cohen 2015