PEER consistently surprises by creating opportunities for artists to produce exceptional work in unexpected circumstances.
Sir Nicholas Serota, Director, Tate
The Pier Trust was founded by Alex Sainsbury in 1997 and has been known as PEER since 1999. It is an independent organisation that commissions imaginative and ambitious arts projects by local, national and international artists in the heart of east London.
PEER’s Mission is to:
Board of Trustees
Felicity Allen (Chair)
Achim Borchardt-Hume (Deputy Chair)
Simon Tuttle (Treasurer)
PEER is one of Arts Council England's National Portfolio clients.
Unsolicited proposals policy
PEER's exhibition programme is researched and developed in advance and we are unable to accept unsolicited approaches for meetings, exhibitions or projects.
PEER Annual Reports
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PEER would like to thank the following individuals and organisations for their generous support.
Paul and Louise Cooke Endowment
best friends of peer
Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton & Paul Dale
Jonathon & Laura Tomlinson
and supporters who wish to remain anonymous
trusts and foundations
SUPPORT in kind