Artist Profile

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Peter Sculthorpe

  • Lived:
  • 1948
  • Worked:
  • Chadds Ford, PA
  • Style:
  • Illustration
  • Peter Sculthorpe was born in Ontario, Canada, in 1948.  His talent was evident even as a child and developed rapidly in high school, where he was awarded an art scholarship in his senior year.  He studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and the Hussian School of Fine Art under William Palmer Lear.   He is a recipient of the Daisy Jamison Art Scholarship.

    Sculthorpe’s work is represented in private and corporate collections including General Electric, AT&T, DuPont, and Nabisco. His paintings are in the permanent collections of the Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington, Delaware; the William Penn Art Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; and the Brandywine River Museum in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.

    He has presented his work in exhibitions including the American Watercolor Society, the National Academy of Design in New York, the Philadelphia Sketch Club, the American Artists Professional League, and Watercolor USA.

    Among the awards he has received for his watercolors and oils are the American Artists Professional League Award in New York and an award from the Philadelphia Sketch Club.