Peter Jarver's Achievements

Awards

1983 Margaret Else-Mitchell Photographic Art Award
1st prize for Magella Flood Plain
1985 Kodachrome Golden Anniversary
1st prize for Thunderstorm
1987 National Print Award, Australian Institute of Photography Ilford Trophy for the highest scoring print Sunset Lightning. Gold, silver and bronze awards in the National Print Awards.
1987 Sydney International Exhibition of Photography Gold Award, in Nature Print category for Waterlilies, Howard Springs. With over 4,000 entries from all parts of the world competition is very fierce, with only a handful of awards being given. The SIEP is highly regarded both in Australia and overseas.
1988 Sydney International Exhibition of Photography Silver Award in the Colour Print category for Studebaker.
1988 Urban Council Biennial Awards – Hong Kong
Winner – Best English Language Book for The Top End of Down Under
1992 Fuji Award – Automotive Category for Toyota
A commissioned photographic shoot for Toyota Australia
1993 Founding Member A.C.M.P.
1994 Recipient of Master of Photography AIPP award.
(Australian Institute of Professional Photography)
2001 AIPP National Print Awards
1 Gold Award
1 Silver Award with Distinction
2 Silver Awards
2002 AIPP National Print Awards
2 Silver Awards with Distinction
2 Silver Awards

International Exhibitions

Sep 2011 AUSTRALIA - BEAUTY AND DRAMA OF NATURE
Solo Exhibition, Volkswagen Automobil Forum, Berlin, Germany
Apr 2013 AUSTRALIA – BEAUTY AND DRAMA OF NATURE
Solo Exhibition, Kurfürstliches Palais, Trier, Germany
Coming in 2018 PETER JARVER'S AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE EXHIBITION
Following the success of our recent European exhibitions, and in recognition of Peter Jarver's ongoing international acclaim, we have been invited to exhibit select works in an upcoming exhibition in London. Subscribe to our newsletter to receive more information about the exhibition soon.

Australian Exhibitions

Mar 1978 SOLO EXHIBITION
Consortium Gallery, Adelaide
May 1984 SOLO EXHIBITION
Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin
Aug 1986 SOLO EXHIBITION
Book Launch – The Top End of Down Under
Studio Star, Darwin
Sept 1986 SOLO EXHIBITION
Book Launch – The Top End of Down Under
Richard King Gallery, Sydney
Oct 1986 SOLO EXHIBITION
Book Launch – The Top End of Down Under
Christine Abrahams Gallery, Melbourne
Oct 1986 SOLO EXHIBITION
Book Launch – The Top End of Down Under
Adelaide Art Exchange, Adelaide
Apr 1987 GROUP EXHIBITION
29th Sydney International Exhibition of Photography
Gold & Silver Awards
May 1988 GROUP EXHIBITION
International Art Fair
Darling Harbour, Sydney
Aug 1988 SOLO EXHIBITION
Book Launch – Kakadu Country
Darwin Performing Arts Centre, Darwin
Sept 1988 SOLO EXHIBITION
Darwin Performing Arts Centre Gallery, Darwin
Apr 1990 GROUP EXHIBITION
William Mora Gallery, Melbourne
Sister of the Moon, opened by Phillip Toyne,
Director Australian Conservation Foundation.
Aug 1990 GROUP EXHIBITION
Parliament House, Canberra
By Invitation of the Senate
May 1992 GROUP EXHIBITION
The Blaxland Gallery, Sydney
Australian Landscape Photography
June 1992 GROUP EXHIBITION
Northern Territory University Gallery, Darwin
Opened by Mary Alice Lee, Lecturer in Art History
School of Applied Arts, N.T.U
July 1995 SOLO EXHIBITION
Book Launch – Cairns, Reef to Rainforest
Pacific International Hotel, Cairns
July 1996 GROUP EXHIBITION
Location, Landscape & Lies
Waverley City Gallery, Victoria
Sept 1996 SOLO EXHIBITION
Book Launch – Daintree to the Coral Sea
Cairns Regional Art Gallery, Cairns
Nov 1996 SOLO EXHIBITION
Photographer’s Gallery, Artarmon
Photographic exhibition of images from the book,
Daintree to the Coral Sea.
Jan 2000 PETER JARVER GALLERY
Opening of the Peter Jarver Gallery, Cairns
Nov 2001 PETER JARVER GALLERY
Opening of the Peter Jarver Gallery, Kuranda
Dec 2005 EXHIBITION
Ken Duncan Gallery

Commissions

Nov 1990 WEAPONS OF THE GODS
An Austrian-made television documentary on thunderstorms for world wide distribution. Peter Jarver was featured as a lightning photographer as well as being hired as a freelance consultant.
1986 QUEENSLAND RAIL
Commissioned to photograph Kuranda Scenic Train for their commercial photographic portfolio.