Born in 1979, Peter Burns earned his BA in Sculpture and MFA in Painting from The National College of Art & Design, Dublin. He lives and works in the Co. Mayo.
Peter Burns exhibited in Futures Anthology at The Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin in November 2015. He participated in Introspective, an exhibition of self portraits at BravinLee Programs, NY, (2016) and showed a selection of works on paper with Exhibition A, NY, (2016) to coincide with the release of his limited edition print. Past solo exhibitions were held at Fenderesky Gallery Belfast, Hillsboro Fine Art Dublin and Claremorris Gallery. Selected group exhibitions include Last, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Making Familiar, Temple Bar Gallery and Futures 12, RHA Gallery.