Peter Sarkisian

(b. 1965)

 

Born in Glendale, California, 1965

Studied photography and film direction at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA, 1985/86

Directing Fellow at the American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 1989/90

Lives and works in Santa Fe, NM

Education 

1984-85           California Institute of the Arts

1988-89           Directing Fellow at The American Film Institute in Los Angeles

 

 

Recent Exhibitions

Illuminations: Contemporary Video Art, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

October 7, 2017 - January 7, 2018

 

Peter Sarkisian: The Cole Art Center, Nacogdoches, TX

April 14 - June 9, 2018

 

Peter Sarkisian: Texas A&M University Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

January 27th - March 9th, 2017

 

Peter Sarkisian: Recent Video Works

Art On Paper, Pier 36, New York City, March 2-5, 2017

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017   Peter Sarkisian: Texas A&M University Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, TX

 

2016   Peter Sarkisian: Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

 

2015   Peter Sarkisian, Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Peter Sarkisian: Video Works, a special project curated by the organizing body of Art Miami New York, Pier 94, New York, NY

 

2014   Special Project: Peter Sarkisian, curated by the organizing body of Art San Francisco/Art Silicon Valley, San Francisco, CA. Traveled to Art Miami, Miami, FL

Sarkisian & Sarkisian (Curated by Dan Cameron), Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

 

2013   Peter Sarkisian: VideoMorphic Figures, Zadok Gallery, Miami, FL

Peter Sarkisian: Video Works, 1996 to 2011: New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

 

2012   Peter Sarkisian: Video Works, 1996 – 2008, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ

Peter Sarkisian: New Work, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

 

2011   New Work, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

Peter Sarkisian: Video Works, 1996 – 2008, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR

Peter Sarkisian, Dusted, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Peter Sarkisian: Video Works, 1996 – 2008, the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

 

2010   New Work, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

Peter Sarkisian: Video Works, 1996 - 2008, The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts. Exhibition organized by the Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY

2008   Peter Sarkisian. Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA (Curated by Dan Cameron)

Peter Sarkisian, I-20 Gallery, New York, NY

Peter Sarkisian: Extruded Video Engine #2, St. Petersburg Museum of Art, St. Petersburg, FL

2007   Peter Sarkisian, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

Peter Sarkisian, Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

 

2005  Double Feature: Steve McQueen and Peter Sarkisian, (paired solo shows) San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA 

 

2004   Manifold. Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL 

2003    Peter Sarkisian: Dusted, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas

Bohr’s Atom, I-20 Gallery, New York, New York

Bohr’s Atom, I-20 Gallery, NY

Twelve Minutes Flat, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, NM

 

2002    Peter Sarkisian: Dusted, The Glassell School of Art of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

2001    Peter Sarkisian, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico

Strand, I-20 Gallery, New York, New York

Peter Sarkisian, Gallery Natalie Obadia, Paris, France

Peter Sarkisian. Curated by Louis Grachos. Kansas City Jewish Museum, Kansas City, MO

Peter Sarkisian, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2000    Peter Sarkisian, Musée Picasso, Antibes, France

Hands of a Similar Man, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California

Perspectives, la Foire international d’art contemporain (FIAC), Paris, France

1999    Peter Sarkisian: Rare Drop, The Woodstreet Galleries at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Peter Sarkisian, The Machinehalle at Brandenbergisher Kunstverein, Potsdam, Germany

Dusted, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh International Festival, Scotland, United Kingdom 

Down Here, I-20 Gallery, NY

 

1998    Dusted, I-20 Gallery, New York, New York

Dusted, University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, California

Dusted, Art Forum, Berlin (exhibited by I-20 Gallery, New York), Berlin, Germany

1997    Peter Sarkisian, Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, California

Peter Sarkisian: New Project, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Signification, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico

1996    Project Show, Bravin Post Lee Gallery, New York, New York

Peter Sarkisian, Off-Site, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1995    Peter Sarkisian, Off-Site, Santa Fe, NM.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016   

Black and White, William Shearburn Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Guns in the hands of Artists, sponsored by democratic vice presidential candidate, senator Tim Kaine (D-V.A.), Russel Senate Building, Washington, DC

Guns in the hands of Artists, New America Foundation, Washington, DC 

2015   

Self Reflection, Clay Center For the Ats and Sciences, Charleston, WV

Double Vision, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

2014

Guns in the Hands of Artists, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA. Traveled to the Aspen Institute Ideas Festival, Aspen, CO (June, 2015)

Herencia del Arte, Galeria Nacional de San Jose, Costa Rica

Armory Show, Center for contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

The Moving Image, Whitespace exhibition (The Mordes Collection), Palm Beach, Florida

2013

Sotheby's benefit exhibition for Waterkeeper Alliance, Co-chaired by by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Ed Ruscha and Jeff Koons, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012

The Transformative Surface, The University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM

Sotheby's benefit exhibition for Waterkeeper Alliance, hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Jeff Koons, Mathew Marks Gallery, New York

 

2011

Videosphere, A New Generation, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Nod Nod Wink Wink: Conceptual Art in Mew Mexico and its Influences, Harwood Museum of Art, Taos New Mexico

 

2010

Transparency and Trans-formations in Contemporary American Art, US Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden.

Case Studies from the Bureau of Contemporary Art, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

Highlights and New Acquisitions, 21c Museum, Louisville, Kentucky.

MetaDataPhile: The Collapse of Visual Information, Cal State Fullerton Main Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA

Art of Our Time: Selections from the Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS

 

2009 

The Weekend Inventor, Artspace, New Haven, CT

Contemporary Culture, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX

 

2008 

Message & Magic: 100 Years of Collage and Assemblage in American Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (Cat.)

Video Art/3 Visions: Jenny Perlin, Peter Sarkisian and Hiraki Sawa. Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN

 

2007

VIDEO: Beyond The Frame. Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV

Contemporary: A selection of works from the Iris Collection (curated by Maria Luisa Gartner), The Iris Collection, Mexico City

 

2006

Water (curated by Blair Voltz-Clarke), Salvatore Ferragamo, NY

3D, An Exhibition Of Contemporary Sculpture, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

 

2005

I-10: A Post-Modern Route 66, Houston to LA, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX (cat.) 

Re-Presenting Representation, Arnat Museum, Elmira, NY

artbarn, Westhampton Beach, NY

Embodied: Seven Studies in Video. Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

 

2004

Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (Curated by Louis Grachos)(cat.) 

Color Lines, Islip Art Museum, NY

Arte Del Video, Il Viaggio Dell’uomo immobile, Foundazione Ragghianti, Lucca, Italy (cat.)

Transmit+Transform, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM

 

2003

The Journey of Immobile Man. Curated by Sandra Solimano. Villa Croce Museum of Contemporary Art – Genova, Italy. Traveled to Centro Studi Sull’art Liciae Carlo Ludovico Ragghianti Fondazione, Lucca, Italy (2004)(cat.)

The Luminous Image VI, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, NY (cat.)

Poetic Justice, Curated by Dan Cameron. 8th International Istanbul Biennial of Contemporary Art, Istanbul, Turkey (cat.) 

2003 Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY

SITE Santa Fe Benefit Exhibition, Santa Fe, NM

 

2002

2002 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY (Curated by Larry Rinder)(cat.)

Attitude 2002, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan. (cat.)

Awakenings, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, MO (cat.)

15th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 1, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Vidarte 2002, Festival Internacional de Video y Artes Electrónicas. Palacio Postal, Mexico City, Mexico (cat.)

Fresh Eyes, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, NY

25th Anniversary Benefit Exhibition, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY

 

2001

Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film and Video, Curated by Amy Cappellazzo. The University of California, Armand Hammer Museum, LA (cat.) 

Phoenix Triennial 2001, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ (cat.)

 

2000 

Levity and Gravity. Curated by Amy Capellazo. Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

Illuminations: Global Perspectives in Contemporary Film and Video Art. Curated by Barbara Matilsky. Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Minding, Le Garage, Curated by Sabine Walli. Le Garage, Geneva, Switzerland

Dusk. Curated by David Hunt. I-20 Gallery, NY (cat.)

2000 Benefit Dinner: One Night Installation, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY 

Stanze e Segreti (Rooms and Secrets). Curated by Achille Bonito Oliva. La Rotonda della Besana di Milano, Milan, Italy. (cat.)

Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film and Video, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida. Traveled to the University of California, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2001) (Curated by Amy Cappellazzo) (cat.)

Moving Pictures, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

A Compliment to Love, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA

 

1999 

Pleasures of the Palettes, Phoenician Resort, Phoenix, AZ 

Video Forum, Art 30 Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Contemporary Representations, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM

 

1998 

New York at the End of the Century (Fin De Siecle), Center de Recherche et de Developpement Culturel CRDC Festival, Nantes, France

21st Benefit Exhibition, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY

 

1997

Group Exhibition, Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

 

1996

Cerrillos Cultural Center Exhibition, Cerillos Cultural Space, Cerrillos, NM 

Group Exhibition, Larvae Art Space, Brooklyn, NY 

Pleasures of the Palettes, Phoenician Resort, Phoenix, AZ

 

1995

Synethesia, Off-Site, Santa Fe and Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, NM

 

1994

Triskadecaphobia, 220 N. Guadalupe Street (Leased Space), Santa Fe, NM

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2005    

Embodied: Seven Studies in Video, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

I-10, A Postmodern Route 66, Houston to LA, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas

Metamorphosis, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Double Feature: Steve McQueen and Peter Sarkisian, The Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

2004    

Arte Del Video, Il Viaggio Dell’uomo immobile, Foundazione Ragghianti, Lucca, Italy

Transmit+Transform Exhibition, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York

2003    

SITE Santa Fe Benefit Exhibition, Sante Fe, New Mexico

2003 Biennial Exhibition of Public Art, Neuburger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York

The Luminous Image VI, Collaborative Concepts, Beacon, New York

2002    

2002 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Fresh Eyes, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, New York

15th Anniversary Exhibition: Part 1, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, California

Attitude 2002, Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan

2001    

Making Time: Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film & Video, University of California, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California

Phoenix Triennial 2001, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

2000    

A Compliment to Love, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Moving Pictures, Real Art Ways, Hartford, Connecticut

Stanze e Segreti (Rooms and Secrets), La Rotonda della Besana di Milano, Milan, Italy

2000 Benefit Dinner: One night installation, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York

Dusk, I-20 Gallery, New York, New York

Minding, Le Garage, Geneva, Switzerland

1999    

Contemporary Representations, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Video Forum, Art 30, Basel, Switzerland

Pleasures of the Palettes, Phoenician Resort, Phoenix, Arizona

1998    

21st Benefit Exhibition, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York

1997    

Group Exhibition, Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

1996    

Pleasures of the Palettes, Phoenician Resort, Phoenix, Arizona

Group Exhibition, Larvae Art Space, Brooklyn, New York

 

1995    

Synesthesia, Off-Site, Santa Fe and Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo, New Mexico

1994    

Triskadecaphobia, temporary space at 220 N. Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, New Mexico