Peter Shear - Biography

Peter Shear

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Born 1980 Beverly Farms, Massachusetts

Lives and works in Bloomington, Indiana

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018:  Locus Focus: Peter Shear and Arvind Sundararajan, curated by Emil Robinson, 840 Gallery,

2018:  University of Cincinnati Group exhibition curated by Andrew Brischler, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach

2017:  Magnolias All At Once (solo), Fortnight Institute, New York, Opportunity Cost (solo), A\M Projects, Indianapolis

2017:  Editions of You (solo), Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago

2017:  Say Yes , curated by Kimia Ferdowsi Kline, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State University,

Detroit

2017:  ONLY Small Paintings , Fortnight Institute, New York

2016:  Family Resemblance (solo), ATM, Austin, Texas

2016:  Basic Instinct , Peter Shear and Ellen Siebers, FJORD, Philadelphia

2016:  GOOD BAD BRUSH: Peter Shear and Matthew Wong , The Occasional Gallery, Burlington,

Washington

2016:  Katelyn Eichwald and Peter Shear , Alter Space, San Francisco

2015:  Peer Review , Blyth Gallery, Imperial College of London

2015:  Drops of Jupiter , Bannerette, Brooklyn

2014:  Brute Moderates , Clinton King & Peter Shear, Firework Space, Brooklyn

2013:  The Double Down , curated by Trudy Benson and Jason Stopa, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn

A country road. A tree. Evening. , curated by Sean Robert FitzGerald, FJORD, Philadelphia

2013:  Reason & Romance , curated by Alain Biltereyst, 6b Gallery, Elingen, Belgium

2013:  Transposed Planes , Seth Adelsberger, Stacy Fisher, Peter Shear, LVL3, Chicago

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018:  FieldTrip, ‘A Conversation with Peter Shear’, interview with Ryan Kerr, https://fieldtripcincinnati.com/blog/2018/3/16/a-conversation-with-peter-shear

2018:  Observer, ‘The Artists Busting the Myth That Big Paintings Sell Better’, Margaret Carrigan

http://observer.com/2018/03/artists-betty-tompkins-peter-shear-find-success-with-small-paintings/

2017:  Magnolias All At Once, published by Fortnight Institute, 2017

2017:  Artdependence, “The beginning of the 21st century is a great time for the world’s autodidacts.”

2017:  An interview with Peter Shear, 2017http://artdependence.com/issue/august-2017/article/the-beginning-of-the-21st-century-is-a-great

-time-for-the-worlds-autodidacts-an-interview-with-peter-shear

2017:  New York Times, ‘What to see in New York Galleries this Week?’ by Roberta Smith, 2017

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/22/arts/design/what-to-see-in-new-york-art-galleries-this-wee

k.html

2017:  New York Magazine, ‘The Art World Needs a Jolt. The Electricity Is Coming From Some

Surprising Places.’ by Jerry Saltz, 2017 http://www.vulture.com/2017/06/looking-for-new-electricity-in-the-mostly-static-art-world.html

2017:  Hyperallergic, ‘The Homages and Inventions of a Self-Taught Painter’ by John Yau, 2017

https://hyperallergic.com/387094/the-homages-and-inventions-of-a-self-taught-painter/

MAPS magazine, issue 110, June 2017

2017:  Fortnight Radio interview, 2017, https://www.mixcloud.com/know_wave/fortnight-radio-w-peter-shear-june-14th-2017/

2017:  émergent magazine, May 2017

2017:  Hyperallergic, ‘The Studio Visit That Wasn’t Exactly a Studio Visit: Dan Devening, Mie Kongo,

2017:  Peter Shear’ by John Yau, 2017 https://hyperallergic.com/359470/the-studio-visit-that-wasnt-exactly-a-studio-visit-dan-deveningmie-kongo-peter-shear/

2017:  New City Chicago,‘What’s the Point of Abstraction These Days?’ by Alan Pocaro

http://art.newcity.com/2017/01/25/whats-the-point-of-abstraction-these-days/

2017:  ‘Suspect Poetics’ by Brian Leahy, 2017, http://www.amweb.site/sundays#/peter-shear/

2016:  ‘Peter Shear: Some Thoughts, Open Not Closed’ by Chris Ashley, 2016, http://somewalls.com/peter-shear-some-thoughts-open-not-closed/

2016:  Final Friday Podcast, 2016, http://finalfridaypodcast.com/petershear/

2015:  Der House, 2015, https://derhouse.wordpress.com/category/peter-shear/

2014:  New American Paintings Blog, by Brian Fee, 2014, http://www.newamericanpaintings.com/blog/surface-readings-peter-shear-big-medium

2013:  Sensitive Skin Magazine #10, 2013, http://sensitiveskinmagazine.com/peter-shear-paintings/

2013:  On the occasion of DRAGON EXPRESS exhibition, Anneka Hartley, 2013, http://curatingcontemporary.com/blog/?p=616

2013:  ‘Peter Shear: un lieu pour infuser / a place to infuse’ by Armand Dupuy, 2013, http://motstessons.blogspot.com/2013/07/peter-shear-un-lieu-pour-infuser-place.html