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CURRENT GALLERY EXHIBITION AND REPRESENTATION

CROSSING ART GALLERYNew York, NY, USA ERNESTO MAYANS GALLERYSanta Fe, New Mexico, USA CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION GALLERYCarmel, California, USA

INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS

2017 NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF CHNABeijing, China. “7th Beijing International Art Biennale” One of 3 Artists invited from the United States. 2016 CHATEAU DU BOST Bellerive France. "Polar Self Portraits" selected by London Curator, Zsuzsanna Ardó. 2015 NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF CHINA“6th Beijing International Art Biennale” One of 8 out of 300 international artists invited to exhibit multiple works. Interviewed and artwork shown on Chinese National Television. YIANNA GRAMMATOPOLOUS GALLERYAthens, Greece Magic Carpet Ride Selected by Peter Selz, Founder and former Director of the University of California Berkeley Art Museum, and former Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. 2014 CENTER ON CONTEMPORARY ARTSeattle, Washington “Who Are You?” selected by CoCA Curator Joe Roberts 2013 TORPEDO FACTORY ART CENTER, TARGET GALLERYAlexandria, Virginia “Disconnect” 2012 NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF CHINABeijing, China. “5th Beijing International Art Biennale” CROSSING ART GALLERYNew York, NY “Going Green II” International Exhibition, First Prize Winner 2011 VIRIDIAN GALLERYNew York, NY “22nd International Juried Exhibition” Second Prize - Award of Distinction
Selected by Elisabeth Sussman, Curator Whitney Museum, New York City
GLADSTONE HOTELToronto, Canada "Hard Twist Juried International Exhibition" 2010 NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF CHINABeijing, China. "4th Beijing International Art Biennale"

SELECTED AMERICAN EXHIBITIONS

2017 SOLO EXHIBITION, MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE GALLERY“Down the Road,” Melissa Pickford, Curator. Monterey CA BROOKLYN WAC GALLERY“Recycle III” Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY selected by Elissa Goldstone, Curator of Exhibitions, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York RADIUS GALLERY“New Work” 4-person show, Ann Hazels Curator, Radius Gallery, Tannery Art Center, Santa Cruz, CA CAMPBELL GALLERY“Awakening” Carmel, CA. Invited by Curator Gail Enns, Anton Gallery HOUSTON MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDENCarmel, California, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts 2016 RADIUS GALLERY“Intersection” Two Person Show with Terese Garcia, Curated by Ann Hazels, Radius Gallery, Tannery Art Center, Santa Cruz CA BROOKLYN WAC GALLERY “Recycle II” Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY selected by Harriet Taub, Executive Director of NYC’s Materials for the Arts FRONT ART SPACE“OPEN16”, New York, NY. Finalist selected by Art Historian Marina Gluckman, David Zwirner Gallery, New York THE INDEPENDENTSand City Art Competition, Sand City, CA. Invited by Curator Gail Enns, Anton Gallery. Awarded “Best of Show” CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION10 Perspectives, Carmel, CA. HOUSTON MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDENCarmel, California, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts 2015 BROOKLYN WATERFRONT ARTISTS COALITION“Black and White” Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY selected by Christine Paul, Adjunct Curator of New Media, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York VIRIDIAN GALLERY“Director’s Choice” Manhattan, NY selected by Vernita Nemec, Gallery Director BROOKLYN WATERFRONT ARTISTS COALITION“Recycle” Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY selected by Elissa Goldstone, Curator of Exhibitions, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York SAN JOSE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART“Connect & Collect” San Jose, California HOUSTON MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDENCarmel, California, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts 2014 CROSSING ART GALLERY, SOLO EXHIBITION“Collision Course” New York, NY MUSEUM OF MONTEREY Monterey, California “Footsteps of Legacy” ART ARK GALLERYSan Jose, California “In 3-D” selected by San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Curator Donna Napper CARNEGIE ARTS CENTERTurlock, California “In Your Dreams” CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION Gallery“Dimensions3” Carmel, California HOUSTON MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDENCarmel, California, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts 2013 BROOKLYN WATERFRONT ARTISTS COALITION,“Unhinged” Red Hook, Brooklyn, NY selected by Marshall N. Price, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, National Academy Museum in New York CARL CHERRY CENTER,Carmel, California “Joseph Campbell: The Artist’s Way” Curated by Gail Enns, Anton Gallery WORKS GALLERYSan Jose, California “Beyond Gaga” juried by Art Writer DeWitt Cheng and Lauren Baines, Montalvo Arts HOUSTON MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDEN Carmel, California, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts SYLVIA WHITE GALLERYVentura, California “6th National Juried Exhibition” selected by Sylvia White HOUSTON MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDENCarmel, California, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts MONTEREY REGIONAL AIRPORT Monterey, California Joseph Campbell: Nature, Myth & Art 2012 COURTYARD GALLERY, WORLD FINANCIAL CENTERNew York, NY “Crossing the Lines” selected by Rebecca A. K. Stevens, Curator National Textile Museum, Washington, D.C. JACOB GALLERY, WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITYDetroit, MI Critic’s Choice Award, by New York Art Critic and writer, Lily Wei HOUSTON MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDENCarmel, California, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts 2011 CARL CHERRY CENTER FOR THE ARTSCarmel, California, “Treading” Two Person Show with New York City photographer AXIS GALLERY 6th Juried National, Sacramento, CA (chosen for catalog cover photograph), selected by Curator Dena Beard, UC Berkeley Art Museum MARIN MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART,Novato, CA “Artfully Reclaimed V” Juried National Juried by Jack Fischer, Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco PETALUMA ARTS CENTER Petaluma, CA, “Fire / Ice” Juried by Brigitte Micmacker, New Leaf Gallery LIBERTY ARTS YREKA,Yreka, California, Curated by Michael Crane, Curator Schneider Art Museum, Ashland, OR CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION GALLERY Carmel, California, “Added Dimension” HOUSTON MEMORIAL SCULPTURE GARDENCarmel California, Carl Cherry Center for the Arts 2009 TEHAMACarmel, California. Private Art Show for Members of Clint Eastwood’s Private Club 2008 STAGLIN FAMILY VINEYARD,Napa Valley, California. Sculpture in the Winery CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION GALLERYCarmel, California. "Connections" Sculpture Exhibition 2007 RICHMOND ART CENTERRichmond, California. “Snooze Button: Awakening to American Culture in Decline" Juried by Steven Wolf, Steven Wolf Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco 2006 CONTRACT DESIGN CENTER San Francisco, California. "Objects of Engagement" Juried by Michelle Rowe-Shields, Curator for Villa Montalvo Art Center, Saratoga, CA 2005 SAN JOSE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ART San Jose, California. "In the Round" Curated by Cathy Kimball, Executive Director and Curator FALKIRK CULTURAL CENTERSan Rafael, CA. "Wit and Wisdom" Juried by Beth Goldberg, Falkirk Curator INTERIOR DESIGN SHOWHOUSEJoseph Hittinger Designs, Atherton, CA SIERRA MARRestaurant at Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, CA 2004 GROUNDS FOR SCULPTUREHamilton, New Jersey. "Off the Rim" Curated by Executive Director and Curator, Grounds for Sculpture, Brooke Barrie CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR FINE ART EXHIBITIONJuried Statewide sculpture competition, Sacramento, California, Special and Excellence Awards, 2004. Phil Linhares, Chief Curator, Oakland Museum of California. SAN JOSE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTSan Jose, California. "24th Annual Fall Auction" CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION GALLERY Carmel, CA. "5 Contemporary Sculptors" CONTRACT DESIGN CENTERSan Francisco, California. "California Dreamin'" Juried Sculpture Exhibition SIERRA MARRestaurant at Post Ranch Inn, Big Sur, CA 2003 SIERRA COLLEGE Grass Valley, California. "Gillian Hodge Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit Juried by Scott Shields, Curator of Art, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento BEDFORD GALLERYWalnut Creek, California. "The Artist in the Studio" Resident Artist CONTRACT DESIGN CENTERSan Francisco, California. Pacific Rim Sculptors Group Members Exhibition" Juried by Cheryl Haines, proprietor of Haines Gallery, San Francisco RUTH BANCROFT GARDENS SCULPTURE SHOWWalnut Creek, CA THE MARSHALL GALLERYScottsdale, Arizona. "Objects and Abstractions" 2002 CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION,Carmel, California. "New Artists Show" PACIFIC GROVE ART CENTER, Pacific Grove, California. Reflections in Metal" 2001 MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE ART GALLERYMonterey, California. "Specific Gravity" 2000 10 VIEWS/22 DIMENSIONS Hollis Street Project, Emeryville, CA 1997 OPEN STUDIONew School Studios, Santa Fe, NM 1987 SPACE – NEW FORMNEW FUNCTION, Juried National, Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN 1986 SOLO EXHIBITArtist’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM WICHITA NATIONAL,Juried National Exhibit, Wichita Art Association, Wichita, Kansas, USA CONTAINERSJuried National Exhibit, Hickory Street Gallery, St. Louis, MO VISIONS OF FAMILYMerit Award, Juried National, Centre for the Arts, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA

AWARDS

CHINA

BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALE SYMPOSIUMBeijing, China 2016. The only American and one of 12 artists chosen from among over 200 participating artists worldwide to speak and present artwork at the Symposium “Memory and Dream.” BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALE SYMPOSIUMBeijing, China 2010. Chosen as the only American, the only sculptor, and one of 5 international artists invited to speak on the topic of "Human Existence and the Environmental Concern" from among over 200 participating artists worldwide.

NEW YORK

CROSSING ART GALLERY New York City “Going Green II” International Exhibition. First Prize Winner VIRIDIAN GALLERYNew York City “22nd International Juried Exhibition.” Second Prize - Award of Distinction. Selected by Elisabeth Sussman, Curator, Whitney Museum, New York City

CALIFORNIA

AXIS GALLERYSacramento “6th Juried National” Curated by Dena Beard, UC Berkeley Art Museum

MICHIGAN

JACOB GALLERY at Wayne State University, Detroit “Juried Exhibition.” Critic’s Choice Award, chosen by NYC art critic Lily Wei

PENNSYLVANIA

CENTRE FOR THE ARTS at Muhlenberg College, Allentown “Visions of Family” Juried National, Merit Award

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES

MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGE ART GALLERYMonterey, CA “Artist Talk” 2017 RADIUS GALLERY Santa Cruz, CA “Artist Talk” regarding “New Work” show 2017. Santa Cruz Sentinel: ”The exhibition’s most striking work is easily that of Pacific Grove sculptor Peter Hiers. He has reconstructed blown tires into poignant scars that eerily reflect the death of the American dream.” RADIUS GALLERYSanta Cruz, CA “Artist Talk” regarding “Intersection” show 2016 THE INDEPENDENTSand City, CA “Artist Talk and Panel Discussion – From There to Here” 2016 BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALE - SYMPOSIUMBeijing, China. The only American, and one of 12 artists chosen from among over 200 participating artists worldwide to speak and present artwork at the Symposium “Memory and Dream.” 2015 CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT MONTEREY BAYPhysics Sustainability Systems Class Lecture 2014 CARL CHERRY CENTER FOR THE ARTS Carmel, CA “Artist Conversation” 2011 CARMEL ART ASSOCIATION GALLERY“Added Dimension” 2011 MONTEREY PENINSULA COLLEGESculpture Class Lecture 2011 CARL CHERRY CENTER FOR THE ARTSCarmel, CA 2011: "Sculpture Lecture Series" 2011 BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALE - SYMPOSIUMBeijing, China. The only American, and one of 5 artists chosen from among over 200 participating artists worldwide to speak on the topic of "Human Existence and the Environmental Concern" 2010 SAN JOSE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTSan Jose, California. "Artist in the Spotlight" Artist Public Lecture 2005 CALIFORNIA STATE FAIR FINE ART EXHIBITIONSacramento, California. Artist Awards Presentation Address 2004 BEDFORD GALLERYWalnut Creek, California. Resident Artist Presentation and Demonstration 2003

PRIOR GALLERY REPRESENTATION

CROSSING ART GALLERYNew York, NY 2012-2015 THE MARSHALL GALLERYScottsdale, AZ 2002-2010 WINFIELD GALLERYCarmel, CA 2002-07 GALLERY MANDALAYDallas, TX 1986-1989 THE ARTISTS GALLERYSanta Fe, NM 1985-87

EDUCATION

OBERLIN COLLEGEOberlin, OH BA, 1982 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGANSchool of Art, Ann Arbor, MI 1984 and 1985

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

MEMBER: International Sculpture Center USA since 1999; Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, California since 2000 CO-CHAIR: Exhibition Committee, Pacific Rim Sculptors Group, San Francisco, CA 2002-2005 ASSISTANT DIRECTOR:Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, NM. 1986-87