Peter Gasser was born in Switzerland.
He has been working exclusively in black and white since 1977 using a large format camera 20 x 25 cm.

1984  He received the Swiss Federal Art Grant


Photographs of Peter Gasser are represented in the following art collections:

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Biliothèque Nationale, Paris

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal

Art Institute of Chicago

International Museum of Photography, Rochester

Center for Creative Photography, Arizona

Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn, Germany

Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

Stiftung für die Photographie, Zürich, Switzerland

Gernsheim Collection, USA

Banca del Gottardo, Zürich, Switzerland

Bankers Trust, Zürich, Switzerland


1984   Gallery zur Stockeregg, Zürich, Switzerland

            ART, Basel, Switzerland

           Photoforum Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland

1985   Light Gallery, Seattle, USA

            ART Basel, Switzerland

           Kunsthaus  Zürich, Switzerland

           Gallery zur Stockeregg, Zürich, Switzerland

1986  Equivalent Gallery, Seattle, USA

           Gallery Ursula Ehrhardt, Nürnberg, Germany

1987  Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, USA

           Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland

           Gallery zur Stockeregg, Zürich, Switzerland

1988  Wach Gallery, Avon Lake, Ohio, USA

           Lichtbild Gallery, Ingolstadt, Germany

           Photoforum Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland

1989  Gallery zur Stockergegg, Zürich, Switzerland

           Fotoforum Kappeln, Germany

           Fotoforum Bremen, Germany