Minshall won ‘Large Band of the Year’ 5 times but then took a break from competition from 2003-2005. He made a comeback in 2006 and won ‘Medium Band of the Year. Minshall’s carnival success gained him worldwide recognition. His work was displayed in Barbados, Toronto, London, France, Jamaica, Japan and America. Minshall designed and choreographed at many International events. These included the Opening Ceremony of the Summer Olympics in 1992 and 1996. Also, the 2002 Winter Olympics. Peter Minshall worked with composer Jean-Michel Jarre in the presentation of two concerts in Paris in 1992 and 1995 with audiences of 2 million and 1.5 million respectively. He was awarded the Trinidad and Tobago Trinity Cross for Art and Culture for the 1995 concert.
To Peter Minshall, mas is more than costumes, he believed it was a powerful social and spiritual statement. He is renowned for his artistic design, and his large 3D scale sculptures with the expressiveness of a live human performer. Peter Minshall, artist, designer, artistic director, The Masman, Caribbean1st absolutely salutes you.