Peter Simpson was born in Pōneke in 1990 of Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato-Tainui, Ngāti Pāoa, Ngāti
Tamaterā, and Pākehā descent.
He completed an MFA at the Slade School of Art, University College London in 2019, was as a participant
within the Maumaus ISP programme 2017 in Lisbon, Portugal, and completed a BFA at the Chelsea
College of Art, University of the Arts London in 2013. He lives and works in London. UK.
Recent exhibitions include; Slade Degree shows, Slade School of Art, UCL, UK, 2019, Olaf is an
Indigenous name, Lacuna, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2019, A retreat in time, Big Screen Southend, Focal
Point Gallery, UK, 2017, EBC003, with Francis Loyld-Jones, East Bristol Contemporary, UK, 2016.