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A documentary on Michael Peck’s show at the end of 2011, The Landing. By Justin Joffe.

  • New Press Article

    March 4, 2012 | Posted By: | Magazine |
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    Within the Layers, a documentary.

    February 24, 2012 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Watch here a documentary on Michael Peck’s The Landing Nov-Dec 2011. By Justin Joffe.

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    January 6, 2012 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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  • November 15, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    November 10, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Editorial by Wendy Cavenett On a cool Melbourne day, local artist Michael Peck enters an old blue warehouse in the heart of Richmond. Inside, it’s 1950s ambience with monochrome walls and original period décor. “It’s like being on the set of Mad Men,” Peck says as he climbs the stairs to his studio located on […]

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    Opening on the 16th November…

    November 10, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    If  you are in Melbourne on the 16th November please join Michael to celebrate the opening of his latest solo Exhibition, ‘The Landing’. 6-30pm – 8.30pm, Metro Gallery- 1214 High St, Armadale. Victoria. Australia.

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  • A new drawing for a new installation……

    November 8, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    November 8, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck’s upcoming exhibition “The Landing” is featured in the current issue of Belle magazine. 14 Nov – 3 Dec. Opening night Wed. 16 Nov at Metro Gallery, 6:30-8:30pm.

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    Milk Made Interview….

    October 20, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Click on the above image to read the recent Interview that Michael Peck did with Milk Studios in New York….

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  • October 14, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    ‘Target Practice # 4’, Michael Peck, 2011. Oil Paint on Linen.

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    New Fighter-Pilot painting.

    September 9, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    New painting

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    August 30, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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  • Opening this week in Sydney.

    August 23, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    New Painting….. Fighter Pilot

    August 5, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Fighter Pilot # 1. Michael Peck, 2011. Oil Paint on Linen. 198cm x 198cm

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    Well worth supporting….

    July 11, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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  • friends have opened a new gallery…….

    July 10, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Yet to be titled….

    June 27, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck, 2011. 198cm x 198cm. Oil paint on Linen.

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    New Painting

    June 23, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck ‘Target Practice # 1’, 2011. 62cm x62cm . Oil Paint on Linen.

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  • May 21, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck’s Acclaim Interveiw…. Read here…

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    Sydney Public Wall Commission

    May 2, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Oxford Art Factory wall, Sydney.  Michael Peck, 2011. 16m x 4m.

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    May 2, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    The time has come for the most highly anticipated exhibition in the Paradise Hills calendar. Featuring a selection of sixteen of Australia’s newest and most prominent painting talent, High Definition pushes painting in this country to the international forefront with fascinating imagery, unprecedented talent and quality that rivals that of any other international sensations. It […]

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  • May 1, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Drew Funk @ No Vacancy, Melbourne.

    March 21, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Assisting with the installation of Drews exhibition at No Vacancy in Melbourne. The exhibition is gearing up to be one of his best yet. Consisting of a series of finely detailed drawings, the works simultaneously display his patience and energy.  A show not to be missed. Drew Funk’s ‘Black Linings’ opens on Thursday the 24th […]

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    New ink drawing

    January 27, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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  • Back in the studio……. painting.

    January 13, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    New work. First ink study for 2011.

    January 8, 2011 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    November 23, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Come along to support this cause. The annual Lighthouse Foundation Art Auction will be held at The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art on December 2nd. Artworks by Michael Peck, Anthony Lister, David Bromley, Adrian Doyle and many more contemporary Australian artists will be auctioned to provide vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness with a […]

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  • Michael Peck selected as a finalist for the prestigious Dobell Drawing Prize.

    November 4, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck have been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Dobell Drawing Prize for his Drawing installation ‘The Land Stood Empty’. The Announcement of the winner will be made on 5th November at The Gallery of NSW. The drawing will be hanging in the gallery until January 2011.

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    October 7, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Michael Peck Drawing Installation.

    September 18, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Paraidse Hills Drawing Installation. India ink on archival paper. 180 x 430cm. Detail # 1 Detail# 2.

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  • August 25, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    New Ink Project

    August 25, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    A project I’ve been working on over the past couple of months. A drawing installation comrising 180 ink drawings of a changing landscape. It will be exhibited at Yarra Sculpture Garden, Melbourne mid September.

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    New for Sydney.

    August 10, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck- Threats and Promises, 82cm x 36cm. Oil on Linen. 2010.

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  • Something new.

    June 26, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Something new from the studio – Miniatures.

    May 18, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Some very small ink drawings I am developing for a series of jewellery.

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    Drawing installation

    May 17, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck’s drawing installation from included in his ‘This May Hurt’ exhibition at Metro Gallery, Melbourne.

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  • Michael Peck’s latest review on Arts Hub.

    May 14, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Pecks in TROUBLE!

    May 2, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Michael Peck- Metro Gallery 2010. 3rd-23rd May

    April 18, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck is showing at Metro gallery from the 3rd – 23rd May at Metro Gallery. Opening night and drinks happens on the 5th May.  www.metrogallery.com.au

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  • Michael Peck is on Facebook- Become a Fan.

    April 11, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    A Black and White Friday

    April 3, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    I’ve spent the last week completing the last paintings to send to Metro Gallery. Its a good feeling but at the same time the studio will feel bare without any work in it. The show opens on the 5th of May. There will be large 16 paintings and a bunch of small ink works on […]

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    March 18, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    In the studio with the newest and largest painting for my coming solo show at Metro Gallery in May.

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  • Magnus McTavish Vs Michael Peck

    March 7, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Something from the studio.

    March 5, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Documentary film makers Erica Ahnfeldt and Tom Doman have spent considerable time in the blender over the past week and are working towards producing a piece about the blender artists.

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    In the studio

    February 15, 2010 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    In the Blender studios with some new work in progress. Photo by Julian Distefano.

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  • Blender Survey Show 2010.

    December 30, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Mailbox 141 Opening.

    December 30, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Blek Le Rat does the Blender.

    December 10, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    On his way out of Melbourne on Monday Blek Le Rat popped into the blender studios for one last visit. After a barbeque and a few beers he left his mark on the famous Blender alleyway.

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  • Mailbox 141 Exhibition Opening.

    December 9, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    LINE (drawing) – MAILBOX 141 15 DECEMBER 2009 – 22 JANUARY 2010 Jan Berg Fergus Binns Starlie Geikie Nathan Gray Christopher LG Hill Angela Leech Brandt McCook Annee Miron Claire Mooney Michael Peck Vin Ryan Elissa Sadgrove Lynette Smith Elke Varga Irene Wellm Stephen Wickham Sixteen artists working in one mailbox each were sent a […]

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    November 22, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Something New.

    October 24, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck 2009 “Untitled”, Pigmented ink on card, 23 x 11 cm.

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  • New work

    October 17, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck, Untitled, Oil on canvas, 167X167cm. 2009.

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    The blender artists make art for a cause.

    September 19, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Artists from the blender made their way down to Federation Square today to compete in an art prize and raise money and food for the homeless in Melbourne. Michael Peck, Regan Tamanui, Adrian Doyle, Joseph Flynn, Ero and Drew Funk formed a team to compete against 30 artists from 11  Melbourne studios. Each Studio was […]

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    My new studio at The Blender

    September 19, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    I spent the week setting up my new studio at the blender studios in Franklin St, Melbourne. It’s now very white and pretty empty. Time to get some work done!

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  • September 10, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    The finished Zaishu Box.

    August 19, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    The final outcome for a design collaboration I worked on with David Hagger, Kano Hollamby and Vexta.

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    New Work

    August 18, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck, Amnesty, 2009. Oil on Linen. 137 x 137cm

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  • My Zaishu Stool design

    August 4, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    A few years ago my friend David Hagger curated an exhibition of Zaishu stools decorated by different artists. He had a few panels leaning up against a wall in his house so I thought I’d take one into the studio. This was the outcome, an Indian ink drawing based on recent works I exhibited at […]

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    Something from the sketchbook

    July 15, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Just a random drawing from my sketchbook.

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    Animation project

    July 11, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    This is a slight departure from painting. As a side project I’ve been creating some animated work which seeks to extend some of the themes I explore in my paintings. Up till now I have just been developing some short animated story-boards so the quality is low and the images are not very detailed. However, […]

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  • Michael Peck interviewed by Arts Hub.

    July 9, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael peck is the current feature artist on Arts Hub. ArtsHub Q&A Michael Peck – Artist What did you want to be when you grew up? That depends on what age I was at the time. Here we go, starting from about the age of three and ending somewhere in my early thirties (now); Batman, […]

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    The 2009 Gertrude St Projection Festival

    July 5, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    We took the kids along to see the projections on Gertrude street in Fitzroy tonight. In most cases the projections where fairly uninspired and we were a little disappointed, however, the collaborative piece by Artist Yandell Walton and animator Tobias J was captivating. Their work utilised the natural shadows in the space beautifully. By placing […]

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    Some more photo’s from Sydney

    July 1, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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  • June 30, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    I spent the last weekend in sydney for a forum run by artlink magazine.  The forum was interesting, covering topics such as the changing climates of arts publishing, issues to do with copyright and freedom of expression. As an artist who appropriates much of my imagery from random sources it was interesting to hear other […]

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    The opening of James Makin’s new gallery.

    June 30, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    This photo was taken a few weeks ago at the opening of James Makin’s new gallery in Collingwood, Melbourne. A very exciting event, lots of media, great art and all the alcohol was finished!

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    In the studio.

    June 22, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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  • Hannah Bertram- ‘Now they are gone, I hold them’.

    June 11, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Hannah is the only artist I know who has an opening as well as a closing for her exhibitions.  Her ornamented dust installations take days to carefully layer through a process of stenciling and cleaning the patterns into a dusted or weathered surface. As these works are non permanent, they are beautiful and precious in […]

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    Heres a real painter!

    June 11, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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    Back in the studio.

    June 11, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |
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  • Michael Peck’s paintings at Dickerson Gallery, Sydney

    June 2, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Michael Peck will exhibit three large paintings at Dickerson until the 24th June 2009. 34 Queen Street Woollahra Sydney NSW 2025 Ph +61 2 9363 3358 Fax +61 2 9362 9555 sydney@dickersongallery.com.au The sound of bees and helicopters, 2007.

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    Michael Peck featured: In The Real Art World

    June 2, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    What’s going on in the real art world? Welcome to “In The Real Art World” and please excuse the pun. “In The Real Art World” alerts you to the best exhibitions of representational “realism” which are on at the moment anywhere in the world. Whether it be in a Museum or a commercial gallery, the […]

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    2009 Exhibition Commentary

    June 2, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Julien Warren 2009 Michael Peck’s paintings are a constructed blend of nostalgic imagery from the 1950s, an age of innocence, blended with the sense of foreboding darkness that we tolerate as the condition of our post 9-11 contemporary society. He joins images of a multiculturalism that position us in a present space that is global, […]

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  • Welcome to my new blog

    June 2, 2009 | Posted By: | Uncategorized |

    Hi everyone. I’d like to welcome you to my new blog. Watch this space…

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