Peter Simensky, Core Faculty
Peter Simensky is a New York-based artist whose work spans numerous media including sculpture and installation, three-dimensional design, collage, video, photography, performance, print, and textiles. Peter’s work has been featured in a solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, as well as in solo projects with the Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, Project Row Houses, Houston. He has participated in numerous group shows in US and International museums, institutions and galleries including Sculpture Center, Palais de Tokyo, the Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Socrates Sculpture Park, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, Kwadrat, Andrew Kreps Gallery, and Museum 52. He is a 2007 NYFA Grantee and was a Workspace Resident at DieuDonne Papermill in 2007-08, artist in residence with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council in 2008-2009, and a resident at Y Foundation in Berlin in 2009. He received his BA at the University of California, Berkeley in Art History and Studio Art in 1999 and his MFA at Hunter College in 2003. In the same year Peter was a resident at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. He was a photo editor at Artforum from 2001 to 2003 and has taught at Hunter College, University of California San Diego, and New York University.
BA, Art History, University of California, Berkeley
BA, Studio Art, University of California, Berkeley
MFA, Hunter College
MFA Faculty - Peter Simensky