Peter Rowe

Author, Artist, Illustrator, Presenter, Motivational Speaker

Peter’s Work

I have a deep love of art, drawing and writing and they have been an important part of my journey.

My paintings are mostly abstract and they express my thoughts, dreams, experiences and give me a way to communicate my feelings. It has meant the world to me to be able to express myself through art and writing. It is very therapeutic and has helped me to become who I am.

  • Peter Rowe, working with his art teacher, Cheryl Nonmus


    Art has been an important part of my journey. Art has given me a way to share my voice, my story and a way in which to connect. My words and stories are embedded in every piece I create. I first started painting in 2003 as a form of therapy,…

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  • Books

    My children’s books allow me to share my story and help teach children and adults alike the importance of inclusion, diversity, kindness and that it is ok to be different. When we understand and embrace each other’s differences we help create caring and connected communities.  I have written and collaboratively…

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  • Poetry

    When I was introduced to Facilitated Communication in my early 30’s, it not only allowed me to express my thoughts and feelings for the first time, but it also opened up a whole new world of personal and creative expression. Gradually the multitude of stories and ideas that had been…

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  • Peter Rowe, presentations


     I love helping others to understand what it is like to have complex communication needs. Through presentations, conferences and training support staff from a variety of organisations. My art, writing and community education, have given me a platform from which I am able to raise awareness and educate people, about…

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