Drawing and sculpture are entwined in Peter Trevelyan's practice with both two and three-dimensional works 'drawn' in fine pencil lead or created with paper. An investigation of the role of drawing is at the heart of his work. Patient careful craftsmanship, the slow meticulous creation of form through the assemblage of repeated elements and an interest in the architecture of space are also characteristics of his elegant, refined works, which speak to the world's structures but also to fragility and ethereality — both practically and metaphorically.Read More
Trevelyan completed a Master of Fine Arts at Massey University Wellington in 2008 and is currently undertaking a PhD. He has built up a solid exhibition history in the public sector in a relatively short time. In early 2012 he was included in Prospect, City Gallery Wellington's survey of contemporary practice, and recent solo shows include Tenuous, Pataka Museum of Arts and Cultures, Porirua (2012); Selected Proofs, SOFA Gallery, University of Canterbury (2012); The Light Fantastic, Hirschfield Gallery, City Gallery Wellington (2010); and The Mimetic Brotherhood, Four Plinths Sculpture Project, Wellington Waterfront (2010–12).