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Peter Acheson

Biography

Born Washington, D.C.
Lives Ghent, NY

EDUCATION
1976 B.F.A Yale University

 

Resume

 

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017 Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY

2017 To Attract Bees, Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY

2013 Rusted Giacometti, Novella Gallery, New York, NY

2013 Selection of Paintings, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY

2010 John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY

2007 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

2006 A.D.D. Gallery, Hudson, NY

2005 A.D.D. Gallery, Hudson, NY

2005 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

2003 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1997 Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1991 LedisFlam Gallery, New York, NY

1990 LedisFlam Gallery, New York, NY

1988 LedisFlam Gallery, New York, NY

1987 Peter Acheson: Aquarellen, Tekeninbgen, Pastels, Pulitzer Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1985 Films by Peter Acheson, Art Galaxy, New York, NY

1984 Films by Peter Acheson, Art Galaxy, New York, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Carry the Bend, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY

2017 Built to Last: Peter Acheson, Katherine Bradford, and Chris Martin, travelling exhibition Galleri Benoni, curated by Jir Sandel, Copenhagen, DK

2016 Nearer the Truth, Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY

2015 Coal for Wine, Brennan & Griffin/Lower East Side, New York, NY

2015 Paul Klee, Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY

2015 En Masse, Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY

2014 Leaves, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY

2014 As Above So Below, Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY

2014 Sideshow Nation II: At the Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Dooroomwindow, Steven Harvey Fine Arts Projects, New York, NY

2013 Nonobjective - Garvey Rita Art & Antiques, West Hartford, CT

2013 Paperazzi 2 - Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York City, NY

2012 Brucennial 2012 - Harder. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer - Brucennial, New York City, NY

2012 Mic: Check (the: Human Mic) - Sideshow Gallery, New York City, NY

2012 Paperazzi - Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York City, NY

2012 Elements of Art, Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY

2011 Opening Exhibition, Thompson Giroux Gallery, Chatham, NY

2011 Idiot’s Delight, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Temporary Antumbra Zone, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York, NY

2011 Abstracted, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2011 7 New York Painters, Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY

2011 Season Review - DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2011 Season Preview - Gallery Artists And Historic Provincetown Works - DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA

2011 So Zik!, Ober Gallery, Kent, CT

2011 Paper 2011, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, New York, NY

2010 Gallery Selections, Ober Gallery, Kent, KT

2010 Junior and Sons, Zack Feuer Gallery (curated by Joe Bradley), New York, NY

2010 Wall to Wall - Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010 Recent Paintings, Brickwalk Fine Art, West Hartford, CT

2009 Soft Edge, Camel Art Space, Brooklyn NY (curated by Hilary Doyle, Reid Hitt)

2009 Jr. And Sons - Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York, NY

2008 Shape Shifters: New York Painters - Sideshow Gallery, New York, NY

2008 Party At Phongs, Galeria Janet Kurnatowski, NY

2007 Orpheus Selection: In Search of Darkness - MoMA PS1, New York, NY

2006 Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY (with Chris Martin and Andrew Masullo)

Small Paintings, curated by Eric Cohler, A.D.D. Gallery, Hudson, NY

1997 Alive and Well, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1997 Purely Painting, Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, NY

1996 Sense Ability, curated by Cecily Kahn, The Painting Center, New York, NY

1995 Cross Section, curated by Marc Hungerbuehler, 1995 Soho Biennial, Location Gallery, New York, NY

1993 Gary Passanise and Peter Acheson, LedisFlam Gallery, New York, NY

1990 From Earth to Archetype, New York, NY

1990 Movers and Makers, curated by Sam Hunter, Crozier Fine Arts Warehouse, New York, NY

1989 Dealer's Selection, LedisFlam Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1987 Soul, LedisFlam Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1987 New Works by Richard Pugliese and Peter Acheson, curated by David Row, Tompkins Square Library Gallery, New York, NY

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY       

2011 Ben La Rocco, “7 New York Painters”, Brooklyn Rail, July-August

2010 Ben La Rocco, “Stanley Lewis, Hans Hartung, Margrit Lewczuk, and Peter Acheson”, Brooklyn Rail, December-January

2007 Olson, Craig, “Peter Acheson”, The Brooklyn Rail, February, p 52

2007 Backer, R.C., “Best in Show”, The Village Voice, January 17-23, p 14

2005 Brickman, David, “Peter Acheson: Paintings”, Metroland, Albany, NY August 25-31

2005 Yau, John, “Peter Acheson”, The Brooklyn Rail, February, p 154

2005 Walentini, Joseph, “Private Little Worlds”, February Artist Profile, Abstract Art on Line, February

2003 Youens, Rachel, “Peter Acheson”, The Brooklyn Rail, April-May, p 18

2003 Johnson, Ken, “Peter Acheson”, The New York Times, Art Guide, January 17, p E44

2003 Newhall, Edith, “Think Small”, (with reproduction), New York Magazine, January 13, p 63

1998 Wilkin, Karen, “At the Galleries”, Partisan Review, Winter, p 125

1997 “Peter Acheson at Elizabeth Harris”, Waterfront Week, January 30 – February 12

 

SELECTED WRITINGS

2007 “In Conversation: Katherine Bradford with Chris Martin and Peter Acheson”, The Brooklyn Rail, May

2006 “Mind Mandala: The Art of James Harrison, The Brooklyn Rail, April

2003 “Food For Sharks: A Personnel Tribute to Stan Brakhage, Brooklyn Rail, June

1992 “Continued Activity on Every Level”, catalogue essay on the sculpture and installation of Brian Conley

1991 “Richard van Buren and Brian Conley at Jimenez-Algus Gallery”, The Greenline (North Brooklyn Community News)

1990 “The Art of James Harrison", The Greenline (North Brooklyn Community News), an essay and tribute on the death of an American painter

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Brooklyn Museum

 

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