Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation

Peter Garfield

Discipline: Interdisciplinary Art – multimedia installation
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1996, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2006

Peter Garfield received his B.A., from Dartmouth College and studied at the Pratt Institute and École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts, Paris. His one-person exhibitions include: Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH; Musée Historique de Vevey, Switzerland; Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire; Pierogi; Art & Public, Geneva; Feigen Contemporary; Kapinos Galerie, Berlin; Vaknin Schwartz, Atlanta; Queens Museum at Bulova Center; Freight + Volume. Garfield's group exhibitions include: Mass MoCA, MA; Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Brooklyn Museum; San Francisco Camerawork; Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT; Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; International Film Festival, Rotterdam

His work is in the collections of the FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; International Center of Photography; MIT List Visual Arts Center; and the Berkshire Museum.

Garfield has received awards and residencies from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, Edward F. Albee Foundation, Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship. Artist residencies: Blue Mountain Center, Millay Colony for the Arts, MacDowell, Yaddo, Wexner Center for the Arts.



Peter Garfield worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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