Peter Godwin began exhibiting his work in 1978. In 2002 he began regularly exhibiting at Defiance Gallery, Sydney. Peter's work quickly attracted the attention of Australian collectors and he has enjoyed sell out solo exhibitions in 2002, 2003, 2005 and 2006. His work is represented in private, corporate and public collections. He has been awarded the Art Gallery of New South Wales Gruner Prize in 1979 and again in 1985. Peter was the recipient of the Mosman Art Prize in 2004 and was selected as a finalist in the Art Gallery of NSW Sulman Prize in 2007. Peter worked as a sessional lecturer in painting and drawing at the National Art School, Sydney from 1983 to 2005. In 2017 he was finalist in the Mosman Art prize and Winner of the Kings School Art prize.