ABOUT PETER

 1972-73    Foundation course at Leicester School of Art
 1973-76    BA(Hons) Fine Art, Painting, Leicester School of Art
 1976-78    Taught painting and drawing at Rugby School of Art
 1977-80    Post-Graduate Painting Royal Academy Schools
 1981         Taught painting and drawing at Royal Academy Schools

COMMISSIONS

PETER KUHFELD PRICE GUIDE

Oil
20 x 16 inches £17,000
30 x 25 inches £21,000
36 x 28 inches £27,000
50 x 40 inches £33,000

Drawing
16 x 20 inches £8,300

This is a rough fee-guide for a single portrait. Frame, travel & accommodation expenses, and VAT are not included. For groups and non-standard sizes please ask for a quote.

METHOD OF WORKING

I normally make preparatory drawings before creating an oil painting. I am registered for VAT.

SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDS AND PRIZES

1978           Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Painters-Stainers
1978/79    David Murray Landscape Prize1978/79     Eric Kennington Prize
1979           Royal College of Surgeons Dooley Prize for Anatomical Drawing
1979           Royal Academy of Art Silver medal for Drawing
1980/81      Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation Scholarship
1980/81      Richard Ford Scholarship to Spain
2002           The Prince of Wales’s Prize for Portrait Drawing
2004           Freedom of the City of London
2019            Royal Society of Portrait Painters Ondaatje Prize for Portraiture and the Society’s Gold medal

EXHIBITIONS

1985 Christa Ga and Peter Kuhfeld, New Grafton Gallery, London1987 Royal Academy Schools Tradition, Highgate Gallery, London

1987 The Long Perspective, National Trust Foundation for Art, Agnew’s London

1987 The New English Art Club, W.H.Patterson, London

1988 A Personal Choice, Sir Brinsley Ford, The Fermoy Gallery, King’s Lynn Festival

1989 Salute to Turner, National Trust Foundation for Art, Agnew’s London

1989 The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

1990 Accompanied T.R.H. The Prince and Princess of Wales to Nigeria, Cameroon and Tunisia

1990 Accompanied T.R.H. The Prince and Princess of Wales to Japan

1991 Five New English Painters, W.H. Patterson, London

1992 The Order of Merit: New Portrait Drawings commissioned by H.M. The Queen, National Portrait Gallery (London)

1993 Accompanied H.R.H. The Prince of Wales to Poland

1994 Venice in Peril, W.H. Patterson, London

1994 Peter Greenham CBE, RA. Memorial Exhibition, Christie’s, London

1995 Centenary National Trust Foundation for Art, Christie’s, London

1995 The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

1996 NEAC 2000, The Fine Art Society, London

1997 The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

1998 Royal Society of Portrait Painters at the National Portrait Gallery, London

1998 30th Anniversary, New Grafton Gallery, London

1998 Princes as Patrons, National Gallery of Wales, Cardiff

1998 Travels with the Prince, Hampton Court Palace

1999 Variations on a Theme, W.H. Patterson, London

1999 Royal Society of Portrait Painters, National Portrait Gallery, London

1999 Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London

1999 Christmas Exhibition – Seven pictures of Pulteney Bridge, Bath, W.H. Patterson, London

2000 People’s Portraits, Royal Society of Portrait Painters, London

2000 Millennium, W.H. Patterson, London

2000 Royal Society of Portrait Painters, at the National Portrait Gallery, London

2002 New English Art Club at the Royal Academy, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2002 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2002 Royal Society of Portrait Painters, winner of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales’ Prize for Portrait Drawing

2002 Royal Society of Portrait Painters, at the National Portrait Gallery, London

2003 The View, Waterstones, London

2003 Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London

2003 Petley Fine Art, Monte Carlo

2004 Drawing, Petley Fine Art, London

2004 Accompanied H.R.H The Prince of Wales to Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia

2004 Cathryn and Peter Kuhfeld, New Grafton Gallery, London

2005 Petley Fine Art, London

2005 John Ward, Friends and Family, Faversham, Kent

2006 Drawing, Petley Fine Art, London

2006 John Cornforth Memorial exhibition, Sotheby’s, London

PUBLICATIONS

2006 The New English by K.McConkey ISBN 1903973988
2012 Masterclass: A personal vision, The Artist
2019 The Artist and Illustrator