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Peter Pilven

Lecturer
Program leader - Visual arts and communication design
Location: Camp Street Campus
Email: p.pilven@federation.edu.au

Peter Pilven's research interests focus on the pre and post gold mining era of Ballarat and district. The degradation and transformative effect that the mining industry has had on the topographical and geological landscape provide ongoing stimulus for the creative output Peter continues through his art practice.

Areas of expertise

  • Wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramics
  • Ceramic sculpture
  • Glaze chemistry
  • Kiln firing and management
  • Practical teaching
  • Practice-led research

Research interests

  • Contemporary art
  • Glaze technology
  • Local history