Peter Gasser was born in Switzerland in 1947.
He has been working exclusively in black and white since 1977 using a large format camera 20 x 25 cm.
He currently lives in Canton Aargau, Switzerland.

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

Museum Folkwang, Essen

Stiftung für die Photographie, Zürich

Gernsheim Collection

Banca del Gottardo, Zürich

Bankers Trust, Zürich


1984   Gallery zur Stockeregg, Zürich

            ART, Basel

           Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

1985   Light Gallery, Seattle, USA

            ART Basel

            Arthouse  Zürich

           Gallery zur Stockeregg, Zürich

1986  Equivalent Gallery, Seattle, USA

           Gallery Ursula Ehrhardt, Nürnberg, Germany

1987  Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, USA

           Arthouse Zürich

           Gallery zur Stockeregg, Zürich

1988  Wach Gallery, Avon Lake, Ohio, USA

           Lichtbild Gallery, Ingolstadt, Germany

           Photoforum Pasquart, Biel

1989  Gallery zur Stockergegg, Zürich

           Fotoforum Kappeln, Germany

           Fotoforum Bremen, Germany