Cronology

1948         Peter Cawthorn Lavery born in Wakefield Yorkshire.      

1953.        Attended Saint Mary’s school

1956.        Heath View County Primary School

1959         Ings Road School

1962         Wakefield College of Art- GCE Art course 15 years old.

1964         Wakefield College of Art. Pre Diploma Art course.

 

1965         Accepted for Ruskin Fine art at the Ashmolean in Oxford— Govt. unsupported.

 

1966         Accepted at Loughborough for Ceramics. Also Liverpool for Photography.

 

1966         Attended Liverpool for Graphics studying photography.

 

1966         Acquired a transfer to Leeds Kitson College for new Photographic course.

 

1968         Photographed ‘Down and Outs’ Saint Georges Crypt Leeds and Robert Brothers Circus.

 

1968.        Photographed ‘Troubles in Northern Ireland”

 

1970         Began Photography course at the Royal College of Art London.

 

1970         Started series on Circus.

 

1972         Graduated from Royal College of Art .- Master of Arts. Photography.

 

1972         Scholarship from Telegraph Magazine. Photographer of the year.

  

1972         Started working for Telegraph.

 

1972         First record sleeve. Arthur Brown. ‘Kingdom Come’

 

1973         First studio Finborough road London

 

1974         Lectured part time London College of Printing ‘Alternative Processes”

 

1974         Made first Platinum print in Britain since 2nd world war. Basis for RPS show.

 

1975         Lectured at Royal College of Art part time ‘Special Projects’.

 

1976         Started working for Sunday Times - Bruce Bernard. 

 

1979         Acquired new studio in Battersea.

 

1980         Started re building Battersea studio.

 

1981          Official shoot for Sunday Times covering Charles and Diana Royal Wedding.

 

1986         Official shoot for Sunday Times covering Andrew and Sarah Royal Wedding.

 

1986         Buenos Aires, Castlemaine XXXX, Marlboro series until 1996.

 

1987        ‘My Tribe my people’ Xingu Brazil. Of Humankind series begins.

 

1992         Moved to Brandier. Started building studio complex there in 1985.

 

1997         Finished book Circus Work.

 

1998         Show at RPS.

 

2000        Of Humankind book.

2001           Of Humankind Gallery Albrecht, Munich.

2005          Bernheimer Gallery.

Selected awards

1972          The Telegraph Magazine. Photographer of the year award.London.

1985          D&A.D. Silver Awards. SuperDuck. The most outstanding Editorial photography. 

                  Client.- Sunday Times Magazine. Art Director John Tenant.London.

1985          D&A.D. Silver Awards. Christies. Best advertising single image.Client Christies.                                      Art  Director .  Jonathan Iles. Agency Saatchi. London.                            

1985          Campaign Press Gold Award. Client Cristies.  London.

1985          Campaign Press Gold Award. Client. Guide Dogs for the Blind. Art director                                            Graham Fink. Agency Saatchi and Saatchi. London.

1987           Campaign Press Gold award. Client Hamlet Cigars. Art Director Graham Fink.                                       Agency Saatchi. London.

1987           D&A.D. Silver Awards. Best Photographic newspaper ad. Client Hamlet.                                                 Art Director Graham Fink. Agency Saatchi. London.

1987            D&AD Silver Awards. Best Photographic Advertising. Client 'Guide Dogs For                                        the Blind'. Art Director Mike Sharon. Collet Dickens and Pierce. London

1987            Directors Club Gold Award. 'Guide Dogs for the Blind'. 

                    Art Director Mike Shafron. Agency Collet Dickens and Pierce. London

1989.              Campaign press Gold Award. Best poster. Client Castlemaine XXXX Pipeline.

                        Art director Peter Gibb. Agency Saatchi, London.

1992                D.&A.D. Awards - Silver Award advertising. Client Castlemaine XXXX Pipeline.                                                             Art Director Alexandra Taylor. Agency Saatchi, London.

1989.              Campaign press Silver Award. Best poster. Client Castlemaine XXXX Bride.

                        Art director Peter Gibb. Agency Saatchi, London.

1990.              Campaign press Gold Award. Best poster. Client Castlemaine XXXX 

                        Art director Peter Gibb. Agency Saatchi, London.

1990            D&A.D.Silver Awards. Reebok.   Best photographic poster. Client Reebok.

                    Art Directors. T Ashton & D. Christensen. Agency Lowe Howard Spink. London.

1990            D&A.D.Silver Awards. The most outstanding Editorial photography. 'My Tribe                                        My People'.Client. Observer magazine. Art Director June Stanyer.

1991                Campaign press Gold award. Best poster. Client Castlemaine XXXX Crocodile.

                       Art Director Peter Gibb. Agency Saatchi, London.

1991                Campaign press - Gold award best poster. Client Castlemaine XXXX Bride.                                                                  Art director Peter Gibb. Agency Saatchi, London.

1992               Campaign press - Gold award best poster. Client Castlemaine XXXX Sleigh.                                                                Art director Alex Taylor. Agency Saatchi, London.

1992                D.&A.D. Awards - Silver advertising. Client Castlemaine XXXX Spaceship.                                                                   Art Director Alexandra Taylor. Agency Saatchi, London.

1992                D.&A.D.  Awards - Silver  Best poster. Client Castlemaine XXXX Tree.                                                                           Art director Alexandra Taylor . Agency Saatchi, London.

1992                 AFAEP Awards - silver for best B&W portfolio. Portraits.

1993                 AFAEP Awards - silver for best commissioned colour image. Client Marlboro motorbike.                                           Art director Gordon Smith. Agency Bainsfair Sharkey Trott, London.

1994                 The Art Directors club Milan - best photography in advertising campaign. Client Levi      

                          Strauss Italia. Art director Stephano Columbo. Agency McCann Erickson, Milan.

1995                 AFAEP Awards - silver for best commissioned black and white series. Client marlboro.  

                         Art director Gordon Smith. Agency Bainsfair Sharkey Trott, London.

1996                The Art Directors Club. Schweiz - award. Client Relax. Campaign Eagle/Hare.                                                              Art director Danielle Lanze. Agency Wirz, Zurich.

1999                 Campaign press - Gold award best poster. Client English Riviera.                                                                                 Art director Andrew  Lawson. Agency Travis Sully Harari, London. 

2000                Communication arts USA. Award of excellence. Client Hamburg water authority.                                                         Art Director Lars Kruse. Agency Philipp und Keunje, Hamburg.

2000                Communication arts USA. Award of excellence. Client Audi.                                                                                          Art director Lars Kruse. Agency Philipp und Keunje, Hamburg.

2001                 The Art Directors Club. - award. Client H.S.E. Campaign  Water.                                                                                      Art director Lars Kruse. Agency Philipp und Keunje, Hamburg.

2002                Communication arts USA. Award of excellence. Client Porsch motor cars.                                                                     Art director  Hans Hansen/Jeff Tewilliger. Agency Carmicheal Lynch., Minneapolis USA.

2003                 Communication arts USA. Award of excellence. Client self promotion.

2004                 Communication arts USA. Award of excellence. Client MWB. Art director Peter Lavery.

2004                 Communication arts USA. Award of excellence. Client MWB. Art director Peter Lavery.