Selected Biography

1955    Born in Framingham, Massachusetts
           Lives in Stamford, Connecticut

           Works in Brooklyn and Stamford


1982    M.F.A., University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1978    B.F.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2009   Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
2009   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2007   Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut, Lebanon
2007   University of California San Diego, CA
2006   New Paintings, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004   Christopher Grimes Gallery, South Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
           Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, Germany
2002   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Parfum Raum, ArtBasel Unlimited
2001   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
2000   Galerie Limmer, Freiburg, Germany
    Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg
1999   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Galerie Sfier-Semler, Kiel, Germany
1998   Galerie Barbera Farber/Rob Jurka, Amsterdam
    Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
    Galerie Jousse-Seguin, Paris, France
    Galerie Limmer, Freiburg, Germany
1997   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Galerie Sfier-Semler, Kiel, Germany
1996   Galerie Limmer, Cologne,Germany (catalogue)
    Galerie Pierre Nouvion, Monaco
    Galerie Ludwig, Krefeld, Germany (catalogue)
1995   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Art and Public, Geneva, Switzerland
    Galerie Jousse-Seguin, Paris, France
1994   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Galerie Limmer, Freiburg, Germany
    Galerie Ludwig, Krefeld, Germany
1993   Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Galerie Jousse–Seguin, Paris, France
    American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
    Galerie Limmer, Freiburg, Germany
    Galeria Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria
    Perfume Performance, Cafe Stein, Vienna, Austria
1992   Sophia Ungers Gallery, Cologne, Germany
    Galerie Ludwig, Krefeld, Germany
1991   Marc Jancou Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
    American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
    Palm Beach Community College Projects Gallery, Museum of Art,
    Palm Beach, FL
1990   Galerie Ryszard Varisella, Frankfurt, Germany
1989   American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY
1988   American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY
1987   American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY
1986   American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY
1982   A.R.C./Raw Space, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2003   TransAtlantico, group project SITE magazine
2001   Fear Itself ..., Lance Fung Gallery, New York, NY curated by Koan   
1999   Eye Candy, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

          Ruth Benzacar Galerie de Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina
          Ultra Buzz, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
1998   Galerie Conrads, Dusseldorf, Germany
1997   Le Songe de Constantin, Curated by Eric Mangion, Villa Noailles,
          Hyeres, France
Bilde Raume, Schloss Salzau, Landeskultur Centrum Schlesinig-
          Holstein, Salzau, Germany

          Women’s Work: Examining the Feminine in Contemporary    
Curated by Jeff Fleming,

          Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
          Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne, Germany
          This is It, Musee d’Art Contemporain Geneve, Curated by John
          Armleder, Geneva, Switzerland

1996   Trans/Inter/Post: Hybrid Spaces, University of California, Irvine, CA  
           Screen, Curated by Joshua Decter, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York,
           NY (video catalog)

           Scratch, Organized by Mel Chin, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
           Positions II, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany (catalog)
1995   Pittura/Immedia:  Malerie in den 90er Jahren, Neue Galerie, Graz,  
          Painting Outside Painting, The Corcoran Biennial Exhibition, Curated 
          by Terrie Sultan, Washington, D.C.

...wie gemalt, Curated by Renate Puvogal, Neuer Aachen Kunstverein,
           Aachen, Germany

           Standards in Painting, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany
           New York - Recent Positions in Painting, Kunst Museum 
           Leverkusen, Germay
           Garbage! Curated by Anne Pasternak and Ellen Salpeter, Thread
           Waxing Space, New York, NY

1994   Jet Lag, Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt, Germany
         Adieu Les Frontiers! Galerie Bob van Orsouw, Zurich, Switzerland
1993   Irony and the Ecstasy, Curated by Klaus Ottmann, Salama–Caro 
          Gallery London, England

          The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, Galerie Jousse–Seguin, Paris,

           Travel Logue/Reisetagebuch, Curated by Jackie McAllister, Heiligen
           Kreuzerhof, Vienna, Austria
           Suddenly There is a Time When Everything is Possible, Curated by
           Udo  Kittelman,

          Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
1992   Painting Today/Peinture Aujour d’hui, Galerie Pierre Huber,
          Geneva, Switzerland

          Basel Art Fair, Curated by Bob Nickas, Basel, Switzerland
          Julien Preto, New York, NY
1992   Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany
1968, Curated by Bob Nickas, Dijon Consortium, Dijon, France
          Gegen den Strich/Against the Grain, Curated by Klaus Ottmann,
          Galerie Thereutzbaer, Vienna, Austria

           Whiter Shade of Pale, Curated by Udo Kittelman, Galerie Sophia
           Ungers, Cologne, Germany

           Fuer die Galerie – Dealing with Art Kunsterwerkstatt
Lothringerstrasse   Munich, Germany
           Slow Painting, P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, NY
1991    Bildlicht. Malerei zwischen Material und Immaterialitaet, Museum
           Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

1990   The (Un) Making of Nature, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York
Tanja Grunert Gallery, Cologne, Germany
1989   Chaos, Curated by Klaus Ottmann, Chicago, IL
           Buena Vista, Curated by Collins & Milazzo, John Gibson Gallery,
           New York, NY

1988   Coup de Coeur, Pierre Huber Gallery, Curated by Robert Nickas,
           Geneva, Switzerland

           Primary Structures, Curated by Robert Nickas, Gilbert Brownstone
         Gallery, Paris, France
           Photomannerism, Curated by Klaus Ottmann, Lawrence Oliver Gallery,
           Philadelphia, PA

1987   True Pictures, Curated by Klaus Ottmann, John Good Gallery,
           New York, NY

           The Art of the Real, Curated by Robert Nickas, Pierre Huber Gallery,  
           Geneva, Switzerland

1986    Ultrasurd, Curated by Collins & Milazzo, S.L. Simpson Gallery,
           Toronto, Canada

           Supermannerism, Curated by Klaus Ottmann, Davies–Long Gallery,
           Los Angeles, CA
           Paravision II, Curated by Collins & Milazzo, Margo Leavin Gallery,
           Los Angeles, CA

MASS, Curated by Group Material, The New Museum of
           Contemporary Art, New York, NY

           Spiritual America, Curated by Collins & Milazzo, CEPA, Buffalo, NY
1985    Betaville, Inroads Gallery, New York, NY
1983    Whose Woods...  Video Installation, Madison Arts Center, Madison, WI

Selected Bibliography

2007    ArtScene, January, 2007. Vol. 26, No. 5. 
2004    Frank, Peter, “Art Pick of the Week”, LA Weekly, August 20-26, 2004
1999    Thorson, Alison. "High Art," Kansas City Star, Feb 28: K1.
1997    Le Songe De Constantin, Exhibition catalog, Villa Noailles, Hyeres, France
     Bilde Raume, Exhibition catalog, Schloss Salzau, Landeskultur Centrum 
     Schlesinig-Holstein,Salzau, Germany
     Maren, Kruse. Kieler Nachrichten, April 25:23.
     Women's Work:  Examining the Feminine in Contemporary Painting, 
     Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
1996     Curtis, Cathy. "Distinguishing Marks," Los Angeles Times, Tuesday, 
     October 22
     Smith, Roberta.  "Testing Limits at the Corcoran," New York Times, 
     January 6
1995    Ottman, Klaus.  "Beyond Painting," Painting Outside Painting, Exhibition 
     catalogue, The Corcoran Biennial, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, 
     Washington, D.C.
     Lewis, Jo Ann.  "Painting Outside the Lines," The Washington Post, 
     December 23
     Shaw-Eagle, Joanna.  "Painting Beyond Traditional Limits," The Washington 
     Times, December 24
     Shioya, Yoko.  "Garbage!"  Nikkei Newspaper, April 4

1994   Tracy, Tammy and Godvin, Tara.  Interview, Re:Visioning the Familiar, 
    Exhibition catalog, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
    Blankenburg, Viola.  Radio interview:  Suedfunk 2, "S2 Kultur," 
    Broadcast May 3
1994    Zimmer, William.  "Everything I Say is Art is Art," The New York 
    Times, May 1
    Ronnau, Jens.  "Painting made in New York," Kunstforum, No. 126, 
    March/June:  370-71
1993   Urbaczka, Annett.  "Cola Auf der Baustelle:  Bilder Ohne zu Malen," 
    Rheinische Post, November 7
    Nyffenegger, Francine.  "Sage, La Fiac Fete spm Vingtieme Anniversaire," 
    Tribune de Geveve, October 11
    Kunz, Martin.  Kunstforum, No. 119:  170, 446
    Hahn, Clarisse.  "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly," Artpress, October    
    Kandel, SCAn.  "Beautiful Deception," Los Angeles Times, Thursday, 
    November 11:  F7
    Smolik, Noemi.  Flash Art, January
1992   Graw, Isabelle.  Texte Zur Kunst, June:  155–6
    Documenta IX, Exhibition catalogue, Kassel, Germany
    Decter, Joshua.  Flash Art, January/February:  132
    Weinstein, Matthew.  Artforum, January:  104
1990   Vogel, Sabine.  Artscribe, September/October:  95
    Zinsser, John.  "Peter Hopkins at American Fine Arts, Co.," Art in America, 
    February:  171
1989   Smith, Roberta.  "Peter Hopkins," The New York Times, November 24
    Sundell, Margaret.  "Peter Hopkins," 7 Days, November 24
    Nickas, Robert.  "Entropy and the New Objects," El Paseante, October
    Marincola, Paula.  "Photomannerism," Artforum, February
1987   Ottmann, Klaus.  Bijutsu–Techno, October
    Ottmann, Klaus.  "Photomannerism," Flash Art, November/December
    "Neo Konzeptionalismus," Noema, No. 11
    Muchnic, Suzanne.  "Paravision II," The Los Angeles Times, July 26
    Knight, Christopher.  "The L.A. Invasion of 'It'," The Los Angeles Herald 
    Examiner, Sunday, August 10
1986   Relyea, Lane.  "Hot Commodities," L.A. Weekly, Vol. 8, No. 38, 
    August 15–21:  21
    Westfall, Stephen.  "The Synthetic Sublime," L.A.Weekly, Vol. 8, No. 38, 
    August 15–21
    McGill, Douglas C.  "The Lower East Side's New Artists," The New York 
   Times, Tuesday, June 3

Selected Public Collections

Progressive Collection, Cleveland, Ohio
Foundation Goetz, Munich, Germany
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Sprint Corporation, Overland Park, KS
U.C.L.A. Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
University of San Diego Museum, San Diego, CA
Tang Art Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY