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EDUCATION:


California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA. Graduated 2005. BFA in Painting



PRESS:


- "Picks from Volta," from Sharon Butler’s Two Coats of Paint, 2015

http://www.twocoatsofpaint.com/2015/03/picks-from-volta-ny-2015.html


  1. -“Landscape City at Center for the Arts Eagle Rock,” paintings reviewed by Daily Serving,  2014

http://dailyserving.com/2014/11/landscape-city-at-center-for-the-arts-eagle-rock/


-Interview with In the Make, 2014

 http://inthemake.com/peter-scherrer/


-“Peter Scherrer: Rebuilding the Sublime”, reviewed by New American Paintings, 2013

http://newamericanpaintings.wordpress.com/2013/05/29/rebuilding-the-sublime-peter-scherrers-everything-right-and-anywhere-now/


-“Gamer vs. Hippie”, reviewed by The Stranger, 2013

http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/gamer-versus-hippie/Content?oid=16898093


- “Peter Scherrer’s Paintings of the Wild Woods”, reviewed by Beautiful Decay. 2012

http://beautifuldecay.com/2012/10/12/peter-scherrers-paintings-of-the-wild-woods/


- “Ghost Ranges, Sunken Rivers, Come Again”, reviewed by The Stranger, 2011

http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/very-seattle/Content?oid=14721247


  1. -“I was Talking With a Ghost" reviewed by The Stranger, 2011 

 http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/ghosts-and-closets/




AWARDS:


-Artist talk for Oyez Roslyn, Roslyn, WA

http://oyezroslyn.com/category/2014-2015-season/


-Finalist for the Betty Bowen Award, 2014

 http://slog.thestranger.com/slog/archives/2014/08/29/and-the-artists-shortlisted-for-the-2014-betty-bowen-award-are


-Residency, High desert art studio, Apple Valley, CA, 2014


-Finalist for “Artists Trust Innovator Award”, 2013

http://artisttrust.org/index.php/news/press-release/artist_trust_announces_eight_finalists_for_2013_arts_innovator_award



SHOWS:


2015


Volta Art Fair, New York, NY, Solo Booth with Season Gallery (SOLO)

“It’s my bone and only delight,” Season Gallery, Seattle, WA, Group Show


2014


"The End", Blindfold Gallery, Seattle, WA (THREE-PERSON SHOW)

"Landscape City”, Group show curated by Jonah Olson, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

NW Contemporary Art Series "Peter Scherrer", Seattle International Airport, installed for 5 months, SeaTac, WA (SOLO) 

"Little Landscapes" Two shelves Gallery, Seattle, WA (SOLO) 


2013


“Honesty”, curated by Ulrich Wulff and Samantha Thomas,  Chelsea Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Everything Right and Anywhere Now”, Season Gallery at Platform Gallery, Seattle, WA (SOLO)


2012


“Ghost Ranges, Sunken Rivers, Come Again”, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

“The Snake and Beast Work Together”, Noodle Works Studios, Seattle, WA


2011


Aqua Miami” art fair, Miami, FL  with Season Gallery

"I was Talking with a Ghost", Season Gallery, Seattle, WA (TWO-PERSON)

"The Fair" International contemporary art fair, Vancouver, Canada

"Passive/Aggressive", Village Books, Bellingham, WA (SOLO)

"Fate of the Forest" Group show, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA


2010


"New Works by Peter Scherrer", Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA (SOLO)


2009


 “No Right Beast” Women’s Building, Los Angeles, CA

 “Drawing Club”, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2008


 “Group show without Andre Butzer", 1727 Spring Street, Los Angeles CA

 “Group Show with Andre Butzer”, 1727 Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA


2007


“Magic Stones in a Secret Cave”, Floral Gallery, Oakland, CA

“The Box Benefit Show”, Kayo Gallery, Salt Lake City, Utah


2006


 "Group Show" Space 868, Bolinas CA, 2006

 “Friends of the Arts” art show/auction, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA


2005


"Dream Home", Needles and Pens Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Solo show,“The Natural”, CCA Bruce Gallery/Gallery 359, San Francisco, CA

“ Very Crucial Creations”, Dalva Gallery, San Francisco, CA

“ Arcadia: Artists for Trees” SomARTS Gallery, San Francisco, CA


2004


 "CCA Group show" Julia Morgan Center For the Arts Berkeley, CA 

"Epic Losers" CCA West Gallery, Oakland, CA 

"Best of Junior Review" CCA North Gallery, Oakland, CA   

Solo Show, CCA Center Gallery, Oakland, CA



OTHER:

Artist Assistant for Glenn Rudolph, Seattle, WA 2006, 2008

Intern, Trillium Press (now “Electric Works”), San Francisco, CA, 2004-2005

Printmaking teacher at Creative Growth, Oakland, CA, 2004-2005