Press & Publications

International & National

ARCHITECTURAL DIGESTPhotograph of installed sculpture “Lift,” September 2005 SCULPTURE MAGAZINENovember 2004, article regarding “Grounds for Sculpture” exhibition initiated by the artist CATALOG OF THE 6th BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALENational Art Museum of China, Beijing, China 2015 CATALOG OF THE SYMPOSIUM OF THE 6th BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALEBeijing, China. “Cultural Dreams, Nightmares and My Dream for the Future” 2015 CATALOG OF THE 5th BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALENational Art Museum of China, Beijing, China 2012 CATALOG OF “HARD TWIST” INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONGladstone Hotel, Toronto Canada 2011-12 CATALOG OF “Magic Carpet Ride”Yianna Grammatopolous Gallery, Athens, Greece 2015 CATALOG OF “WHO ARE YOU?” Center on Contemporary Art Seattle, Washington. “Hiers weaves roughly torn strips of old tires into an elegant square knot with lovely loose ends. I can relate, and I want to see more.” - Joseph C. Roberts, Curator, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA. 2014 PROSPECTUS FOR AXIS GALLERYSacramento, CA. 7th National Juried Exhibition (Cover Photograph)—2012 CATALOG OF THE 4th BEIJING INTERNATIOINAL ART BIENNALENational Art Museum of China, Beijing, China 2010 CATALOG OF THE SYMPOSIUM OF THE 4th BEIJING INTERNATIONAL ART BIENNALEBeijing, China "An Artist's Sculptural Commentary on Human Survival, the Environment and Mythology" 2010

American Exhibition Catalogs

CATALOG OF “COLLISION COURSE” Solo Exhibition, Crossing Art Gallery, NY, NY. “Hiers’ work does not immediately drive us away or trade in making us feel guilty. Rather, it draws us in and quietly asks us to think. Where is this road taking us?” - Richard Whittaker, founding editor of “art & conversation” magazine. 2014.
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CATALOG OF “JOSEPH CAMPBELL: THE ARTIST’S WAY”Curated Show - Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA 2013 CATALOG OF “TREADING”Two Person Exhibition - Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, California 2011 (Cover Photo) CATALOG OF AXIS GALLERY 6th NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION(Chosen for Cover Photograph) - Sacramento, CA 2011 CATALOG OF GROUNDS FOR SCULPTURE "Spring Summer Exhibitions” 2004 CATALOG OF THE CALIFORNIA FINE ART EXHIBIION,Sacramento, CA. "California State Fair Fine Art" 2004

Regional Publications

SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL“The exhibition’s most striking work is easily that of sculptor Peter Hiers. He has reconstructed blown tires into poignant scars that eerily reflect the death of the American Dream.” April 2017. NEW YORK TIMES LEDGERNY. Regarding “Going Green” exhibition, “The sophisticated Manhattan-like gallery setting was an ideal venue for presenting intriguing works visualized by eight artists chosen from 70 worldwide.” Photo of several Hiers sculptures at Crossing Art Gallery. August 2012 Brochure of “ARTS > WORLD FINANCIAL CENTERHoliday 2011, NY, NY. Features photograph of Hiers sculpture, advertising “Crossing the Lines” Exhibition, New York City 2011-12 2nd PRIZE, VIRIDIAN ARTISTS INTERNATIONL JURIED SHOW New York, NY. Selected by Elisabeth Sussman, Whitney Museum Curator. 2011. SACRAMENTO BEESacramento, CA “Stars of Tomorrow Get to Shine in Juried Exhibit” August 2011, “The first thing that grabs your eye is “Circular Logic,” a large wall sculpture by Peter Hiers. It has great bodily presence and intrigues the viewer with its contradiction between beauty and ugliness.” SACRAMENTO BEESacramento, Ca "Vibrant Choices" along with photograph of Hiers' sculpture, August 2011 MID-TOWN MONTHLYSacramento, CA features photograph of “Circular Logic,” August 2011 MONTERY COUNTY WEEKLYMonterey, CA features photograph of “US 101,” June 2011 CARMEL MAGAZINECarmel, CA. “Local Artist Honored by the Chinese” regarding the artist both speaking at the 2010 Beijing International Art Biennale and showing at National Art Museum of China, Fall 2010/11 CARMEL MAGAZINE Carmel, CA. “Art for All” article describes sculpture “Lineage” at Winfield Gallery, Summer/Fall 2006 InFORM San Jose CA. San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, 2004 MONTEREY COAST WEEKLYMonterey, CA. Feature article “Force of Nature: Peter Hiers brings steel to life,” November 2004 ArtweekArtweek magazine ALBUQUERQUE JOURNALAlbulquerque, NM. David Bell’s review of Hiers’ 1986 solo exhibition in Santa Fe, NM: “Texture, form and color are of a piece, a fact that contributes to the installation’s being a work of art in itself.”

Internet Publications

BIAB WEBSITE VIDEO CHINESE NATIONAL TELEVISION, CCTV broadcast 25 September 2015. Of the 2 minute Televised segment broadcast on national television, Hiers was featured as the only artist interviewed at the National Art Museum of China, along with video of his sculptures on display. Beijing International Art Biennale SymposiumArtist shown at the 6th Beijing International Art Biennale Symposium Beijing International Art BiennaleVideo about the 6th Beijing International Art Biennale at the National Art Museum of China, showing several views of Hiers sculptures roughly 2 minutes into the video. CHINESE NATIONAL TELEVISIONCCTV broadcast 25 September 2015. Of the 2 minute Televised segment broadcast on national television, Hiers was featured as the only artist interviewed at the National Art Museum of China, along with video of his sculptures on display. The 6th Beijing International Art Biennale, China 2015Video posted on Youtube about the 6th Beijing International Art Biennale at the National Art Museum of China, showing several views of Hiers sculptures roughly 2 minutes into the video. The 6th Beijing International Art Biennale, SYMPOSIUM, China 2015Video posted on youtube showing Peter Hiers at the 6th Beijing International Art Biennale Symposium. Exhibition at Ekfrasi-Yianna Grammatopoulou Gallery Athens, Greece ARTSLANTregarding “In 3-D” exhibition at Art Ark Gallery, San Jose 2014 FLIKRregarding “In 3-D” exhibition at Art Ark Gallery, San Jose 2014. PLASTIKOS 2012 review of Going Green Exhibition at Crossing Art Gallery, NY. “Peter Hiers’ elegant work is part of his Survival Series, and is made from found rubber tires and sidewalls. They are surprisingly dirt free. I don’t know if it loses authenticity because of that, or if it adds to the elegance of the form.” EPHEMERAL ARTICLESAugust 2011. “In Hiers series, there is a minimalist approach with a clear-cut critique.” Photo of “Declaration of Dependence” DESIGNSPIRATIONClick for publication. CELESTE PRIZE NetworkClick for publication.