Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking

Peter Simensky

Discipline: Visual Art – printmaking
Region: Portland, OR
MacDowell Fellowships: 2013

Peter Simensky worked on a print edition as part of a larger multi-disciplinary project for an exhibition titled "Security and Investment." Situated in moments of slippage and interchange, Simensky's projects evidence the volatility of art objects, which are on, one level, cash with which to trade and invest and, on the other, art — the mysterious objectification of reflection, imagination, desire, and promise.



Peter Simensky worked in the Putnam studio.

The Graphics Studio (as it was originally named) was converted to its present use in 1972–1974 through a grant from the Putnam Foundation, and originally served the property as both a power house and pump house. Well water was pumped from a large cistern to Hillcrest, the Foreman’s Cottage, and the lower buildings closer to…

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