Peter Hedegaard (1929-2008) was a well-known abstract painter, printmaker, and designer. He was born in Copenhagen and settled with his family in England in 1935. After leaving Oxford University he studied design at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London. Hedegaard exhibited widely in Britain and abroad and had a large number of solo shows including at Musee Municipal, St Paul de Vence (1966), Gallery Hybler, Copenhagen (1968), Curwen Gallery, London (1969), Bear Lane Gallery, Oxford (1970), Peterloo Gallery, Manchester (1976), and the Oxford Gallery, Oxford (1976). His work was also shown at The Rocket Gallery in London in 2010 and 2015. In 1974 he was a prize winner at the John Moores’ annual exhibition in Liverpool. His work is held in many public collections including The British Museum, The Victoria & Albert Museum, the Government Art Collection, Sheffield City Art Galleries and the National Museum of Wales. Peter Hedegaard lived in north London for many years.