In Brief/Of Late

 

PETER G PEREIRA   

Artist: Painter and Illustrator/Sculptor/Installations/Animations/Performance/Writer/Composer

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- Phone: 212 365-4114 - Email: Petergpereiranyc@gmail.com

 

SHORTCUT CV

 

2008 – 2015 currently

 

The Trees of Life Sculpture and Multimedia Outdoor Installation Series

Creator/Director/Installation Artist – Commissions and Consultations

SEE: http://www.petergpereiratreesoflife.com

 

Trees of Life Series: Sculpture/Painting Multimedia & Performance Art (Peter’s Paradox Box) Curated with Figment Arts Festival (Venues: Governor's Island NY summer series 2007-2008-2009-2010-2011-2012, 2013-2014) Boston Commons MA 2013-2014, Rose Kennedy Greenway Boston MA, Clarks Park Philadelphia 2013-2014) St. Mark’s Abe Lebewohl Park New York NY 2014, Carl Schurz Park New York NY 2013-2014

Some Recent Press:

Recent MNN Interview on Decent Life on the Trees of Life with Artist Peter G Pereira

http://youtu.be/XLq1sLPaMRk?list=PLAFBAAFF0C906AEAD

 

http://petergpereira.blogspot.com/2014/12/my-fabulous-on-arts-interview-with-lou.html

 

https://plus.google.com/+PeterPereiraTreesofLifeSculptureMultimediaSeries

 

http://gothamist.com/2013/06/07/figment_returns_to_governors_island.php

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/07/nyregion/figment-nyc-at-governors-island-native-games.html?_r=2&

 

 

 

2008 – 2015 currently

 

SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Contributing Artist, Animation, Illustrator and Photographer – Original DIGITAL ART: Math/Science/Nature Artwork – THE PRINT COLLECTIONS

See: http://www.shutterstock.com/g/petergepereira

 

See: Original Mathematics/Science Arts

Some Recent Publications:

http://deskarati.com/2012/11/04/particle-and-wave-like-behavior-of-light-measured-simultaneously/

http://earthsky.org/science-wire/new-discovery-about-neutrinos

 

 

1991-2015-currently

 

The Pear Tree Studios (Montreal, Tudor City NY, Spanish Harlem NY, Currently Yorkville NYC)

Oils, Watercolor, Mixed Media and Sculptures: Portraits, Landscapes, Still-Lives and Murals (Indoor and Outdoor)

Commissions and Consultations

Sculpture Lucretius – 60 Harlem Suite Sculpture Dioramas,

\drawings

SEE: http:/petergpereiraoilpaintings1995-2005.blogspot.com

 

 

 

 

 

MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS

 

Member of ASCAP

 

The Paradox Box - The Album- (writer/instruments/ lyricist/& composition)

http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/petergpereira

First Performed Hammerstein Theater – Evolution F 1995

Female Voice for Ting-Ting reading from the I-Ching The vessel overturned and righted again: Kay Holosko- Male voice Erny Jackson reading from Stairs & the Holy Man (Pereira -1990, 2001,2013)

 

Harlem Suite(s) (Works for jazz/modern orchestra 2001-present works in progress)

 

 

2011-2015

 – EPISCOPAL RESPONSE TO AIDS: ERA - Creative Director/Board Member Episcopal Response To AIDS of Greater New York City Area

AIDS WALK 2012 - May/2012 - 13- EPISCOPAL RESPONSE TO AIDS - AIDS WALK TEEZ

WORLD AIDS DAY - Nov/2011- 12 -13 – EPISCOPAL RESPONSE TO AIDS -  Art - Print and Media

See: Creative ERA Projects - Creative Director - Peter G Pereira

P. Wayne Mahlke, Chair  - Dina Mann, Vice Chair - The Rev. Michael Sniffen, Secretary - Treasurer

Peter G. Pereira, Creative Director/Board Member - ERA Communications

 

 

 

INSTALLATIONS AND MULTIMEDIA

 

2008 – 2015 currently

 

The Trees of Life Sculpture and Multimedia Outdoor Installation Series

Creator/Director/Installation Artist – Commissions and Consultations

SEE: http://www.petergpereiratreesoflife.com

 

 

PARKS

Curated by Figment Arts NY and Intl. – Peter G Pereira’s Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia & Performance (Paradox Box) beginning on Governor's Island NY and Touring the Country and the World

 

 

-Governor's Island (Nolan Park and Colonels Row) NY Annual summer series (June 2007-2014)

 

-Boston Commons, Boston MA, (2013, 2014),

 

-Clarks Park Philadelphia (Oct 2013, 2014)

 

-Geelong Australia (May 2014, 2015)

 

Other Shows

-St. Mark’s Abe Lebewohl Park East Village New York NY - May 2014

 

-Carl Schurz Park New York NY Feb.2013, - July 4 2013, - May 2014 - July 4 2014

 

FUNDING

National Endowments of the Arts, New York Parks Department,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some Recent Press:

Recent MNN Interview on Decent Life on thee Trees of Life with Artist Peter G Pereira

http://youtu.be/XLq1sLPaMRk?list=PLAFBAAFF0C906AEAD

 

http://petergpereira.blogspot.com/2014/12/my-fabulous-on-arts-interview-with-lou.html

 

https://plus.google.com/+PeterPereiraTreesofLifeSculptureMultimediaSeries

 

http://gothamist.com/2013/06/07/figment_returns_to_governors_island.php

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/07/nyregion/figment-nyc-at-governors-island-native-games.html?_r=2&

 

http://www.timeout.com/new-york-kids/things-to-do/figment-nyc-returns-to-governors-island-this-weekend-slide-show?intcid=leader

 

https://www.facebook.com/figmentphiladelphia/photos/a.362495370539163.1073741827.358980427557324/592960114159353/?type=1

 

http://petergpereira.blogspot.com/2014/03/part-1-geelong-australia-new-york-with.html

 

http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=peter+g+pereira+trees+of+life+decent+life+on+youtube&qpvt=peter+g+pereira+trees+of+life+decent+life+on+youtube&FORM=VDRE

 

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/us/photos/view/620/artist-peter-g-pereiras-trees-of-life-wrap-sculpture-installation-during-today/18235210

 

http://www.wunderground.com/wximage/petergpereira/0

 

 

 

Indoor Installations: Wrap Sculpture Designs

Epiphany Church 2008, 2009, 2011,2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAINTING/SCULPURE/MIXED-MEDIA

 

1991-2015-currently

 

The Pear Tree Studios (Montreal, Tudor City NY, Spanish Harlem NY, Currently Yorkville NYC)

Oil, Watercolor, Mixed Media Portraits, Landscapes, Still-Lives and Murals (Indoor and Outdoor)

Commissions and Consultations

Sculpture Lucretius – Harlem Suite Dioramas,

\drawings

SEE: http:/petergpereiraoilpaintings1995-2005.blogspot.com

 

Collections Include: Canadian War Museum, Timothy Roberts Gallery, Azzuri Israel, Gourdji, Pfeiffer, Schroeder, Groot and Mislove, Reverend Mullins, Gallery Dart Contemporain, Phillips Family, Greenbergs Family, Steinbergs, YMCA Headquarters NYC, POD/Spectra Gallery, Knickerbocker Gallery Collection NYC

 

 

2007- 2015presently – Senior Artist and Co-Founder KHAM - K Hall Arts Management LLC.

 

 

 

2015-08 – SHUTTERSTOCK – Search Peter G. Pereira - DIGITAL ART- MATH/SCIENCE Artwork –        THE PRINT COLLECTIONS

 

2015-11 – WORLD AIDS DAY – EPISCOPAL RESPONSE TO AIDS -  Print from OIL.

 

2011- YORKVILLE GALLERY AT THE CREPERIE (NY) - Curated Retrospective of  Oil Paintings and Paradox Box Performances -  9/11/2001 to  11/2005.

 

2010 - 2013– PHILIPS/PEREIRA DESIGNER WINES – Launch of Wine Bottle Painting/Sculptures –        Ongoing Limited Editions

 

2009 – LOGOS BOOKSTORE & GALLERY – The Hydrangea Series – Inspired by Schurz Park NY - Digital Photographic Paintings

 

2009 – SURTEX INTL.  LICENSING SHOW – KHAMNYC – Featured Artist – 12 Lines Ranging From Fine Art Paintings, Drawings, Digital Art to Textile Designs (Jacob Javits Center NY)

 

 

2015– Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

 

2014 2015 – Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

2013 – Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

 

2012 – Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

 

2011 – Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

 

2010 – Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

 

2009 – Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

 

2008– Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

 

2007 First  Year of Figment Arts – Trees of Life Sculpture/Painting Multimedia Outdoor Installations with Wrap Sculpture Dance Performance (Peter’s Paradox Box) Governor's Island NY – Curated by Figment Arts NYC and New York Parks Department with generosity of National Foundation of the Arts.

 

 

 

 

2007/08 – YMCA NYC HEADQUARTERS - KHAM (Kay Hall Arts Management) – Artistic Director –        150 years of an American History through the History of the YMCA through Photography and        Arts from the Civil-War, Reconstruction, Sports, through Women's Rights, Civil Rights to Present        in Pictures and Art...The Children...

 

2006 - THE MAKOR GALLERY –  92 Street Y  Manhattan, New York - Group Show –  Israel-Is Real – On War/Peace.

 

2006  - SANCTUARY GALLERY - 92 Street Y  Bronx,  New York – Group Show.

 

2004-2000 – THE PEAR TREE STUDIO – Manhattan, New York Solo and Ensembles. The Harlem Suites. Painting/Sculpture/Music

 

2000 – 2004 POD\Spectra  DIGITAL GALLERY – Gallery Artist  - 2001 - Group Show - NY– (First New York Gallery to host show of  Artists' Digital Paintings) Pereira-The Banana Series 1994-97

 

2002 – NORTHERN STAGE – Paradox Box Performances – Vermont, Peter’s  Paradox Box with Jack Healey HRAC, friend and Former Head of Amnesty International USA

 

2001 – The NEW MUSEUM – SoHo, NY – Evolution F and the Paradox Box The Amazons

http://www.amazon.com/Picturing-Modern-Amazon-Museum-Books/dp/0847822478

 

 

 

2002  - KNICKERBOCKER GALLERY NY  - Solo Show  & Retrospective of Contour Epiphanies& amp;        Field Paintings - Oils & Drawings 1989-95

 

1991-Present  - PETER's THE PARADOX BOX  - The Artist's Studio on Stage with various casts and        venues including  Montreal, Northern Stage Theater...Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City with Figment Arts 2008-2015...Creator/Director/Composer -  Period Ensembles) - Multi-Media Performance Art, Live      Painting Dance Sculpture & Music.}

                       (Various Performances Multiple Casts & Venues including Eugene Patin The Terminal,          Montreal, Northern Stage, Vermont,  The Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, SALOON STAGE        NY.)

 

 2004 - 1998 -   THE PEAR TREE STUDIO SHOWS  - Harlem, NY

       - CHOKED ECHOES SERIES: Oils, watercolors, Glass/enamel 3-d Painting series,        Sculptures/Dioramas: Pre-Post September 9/11 2001. {Performances Self-Portraits /City Scapes/Still-Lifes

       -The Harlem Suites -

 

1997-98 - 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNVERSAL DECLARATION OF  HUMAN RIGHTS – THE U.N. - Artist & Artistic Director With Jack Healey (Head Amnesty Intl. USA) and Frontier         Media.

 

1997-98 – THE CONCERT FOR BURMA –  New York Artistic Director with Rhino Records        (Wembley Stadium) With   San Suu Kyi Nobelist for Peace (Under Arrest since 1995 - present) &        with Jack Healey (Head of Amnesty Intl  USA) and Frontier Media.

 

1995-96 - EVOLUTION F / THE  MUSICAL – The AMAZONS – with Legal Counsel of Woman Rights        NY – as Co-Writer - Artistic Director – Musical Composer with Dave Barrett Hammerstein Ballroom NY with Gregory Hines Laurie Fierstein Production Twila Twarp/Hope Clark Acrobats,   Actors, Fashions by Betsey Johnson/Renato.

 

1997 –   EVOLUTION  F – The FILM

 

 

 

 

 

 

1995-93 - PGP ARTS GALLERY SOHO NEW YORK 685 East Broadway – Director and Principal Artist in Oils, Mixed-Media, Sculptures

 

1993 -      MOMENTUM ARTS (AIDS BENEFIT) Puck Building SoHo New York Oil Paintings - The Puck Building Soho, New York.

 

 

 

1993-94 -     GROOT & MISLOVE DESIGNS Garment District - Silk/Textile series - Group Shows (New York)

 

1993 -      GALLERY IYAD -  (Montreal) -  3-D Paintings - The Pinocchio Series

 

1991 -     ARIEL GALLERY - Group Show (New York)

 

1989-92    GALLERY D’ART CONTEMPORAIN DE MONTREAL 

                (The Montreal Gallery of Contemporary Arts) - Oils on canvas & Mixed Media -   3 solo shows:

  

 1989   GALLERY D’ART CONTEMPORAIN DE MONTREAL – Solo Show – Blue Field Paintings

 

 1990   GALLERY D’ART CONTEMPORAIN DE MONTREAL – Solo Show - Synaptic Realities

 

 1991   GALLERY D’ART CONTEMPORAIN DE MONTREAL – Solo Show – The Epiphanies

   

 1986-89 TIMOTHY ROBERTS GALLERY - Gallery Artist - GROUP SHOWS  - Oils on canvas –                  Portraits  -  The Black Paintings and The Blue Fields

 

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Dr. Max Stern of the Dominion Gallery discovered my work on the return from Nigeria and recommended me to Timothy Roberts director of his namesake a

 

ART AND ILLUSTRATON

 

2008 – 2015 currently

 

SHUTTERSTOCK.COM

Contributing Artist, Animation, Illustrator and Photographer – Original DIGITAL ART: Math/Science/Nature Artwork – THE PRINT COLLECTIONS

See: http://www.shutterstock.com/g/petergepereira

 

See: Original Mathematics/Science Arts

Some Recent Publications:

http://deskarati.com/2012/11/04/particle-and-wave-like-behavior-of-light-measured-simultaneously/

http://earthsky.org/science-wire/new-discovery-about-neutrinos

 

 

 

 

MUSICAL COMPOSITIONS

 

Member of ASCAP

 

The Paradox Box - The Album (Itunes, cd Baby, Amazon.com)- (writer/instruments/ lyricist/& composition)

First Performed Hammerstein Theater – Evoltuion F 1995

Female Voice for Ting-Ting reading from the I-Ching The vessel overturned and righted again: Kay Holosko- Male voice Erny Jackson reading from Stairs & the Holy Man (Pereira -1990, 2001,2013)

 

Harlem Suite(s) (Works for jazz/modern orchestra 2001-present works in progress)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FILM/TV

 

Because Why 1991 Actor, Co-writer and Prop Art Direction

Directed by Arto Paragamian

 

Evolution F – The Film

The Surreal Amazon Musical at Hammerstein Ballroom 1995

Written by Laurie Fierstein and Peter G Pereira

with Gregory Hines and Suzanne Sarandon

Theater New York 2hrs

 

Dis Moi Dis Moi by  Mitsou

 Music Video

Art

 

Molly Cheshire

Extraordinary People

 

Lou

MNNs a DECENT LIFE on the Trees of Life Sculpture and Multimedia Series by Peter G Pereira

 

Paula GLORIA

 RABBIT HOLE The Paradox Box Performances and Interviews

 

SCRIPTS/SHORT STORIES

 

Evolution F (Musical co-writer with Laurie Fierstein)

First Performed at the Hammerstein Ballroom 1995 with full cast

 

The Sandal-maker (script)

 

The Teddy Atlas Mike Tyson Story

 

The Expeditor

 

Omaha surreal tales from the heartland

 

Collections of Plays (12 Doors, Le Napoleon Negre or the Black Napoleon – Tales from Haiti, The Girl who spoke to the Moon… )

and Short Stories

and Poetry available on Request

 

 

 

ARTISTIC DIRECTORSHIP(s)

 

2011-2015

 – EPISCOPAL RESPONSE TO AIDS: ERA - Creative Director/Board Member Episcopal Response To AIDS of Greater New York City Area

AIDS WALK 2012 - May/2012 - 13- EPISCOPAL RESPONSE TO AIDS - AIDS WALK TEEZ

WORLD AIDS DAY - Nov/2011- 12 -13 – EPISCOPAL RESPONSE TO AIDS -  Art - Print and Media

See: Creative ERA Projects - Creative Director - Peter G Pereira

P. Wayne Mahlke, Chair  - Dina Mann, Vice Chair - The Rev. Michael Sniffen, Secretary - Treasurer

Peter G. Pereira, Creative Director/Board Member - ERA Communications

 

 

KHall Art Management LLC

Surtex

 

YMCA

 

 

Fashion Silk and Textiles Groot and Mislove 1993-5 European textile 2002

 

 

PERFORMANCE AND THEATER

 

1991 – 2015currently

The Paradox Box Troupe Performance and Multimedia Series (Montreal, Vermont, Boston, New York, and Philadelphia) – Creator, Director, and Performer – An intimate Musical Modern Operatic Art Show: Indoor and Outdoor Surreal Wrap Dance Sculpture, Painting, Animation/Film and Original Music

 

EVOLUTION F

 

Northern Stage

 

BLOGS

 

2015-10

– ART APPRECIATION BLOG by  Peter G Pereira – Unique Perspectives on Current and not so Current arts of  New York City and Other Times and Places – Includes Museum and Local Art Field Studies, Interviews, Photography, Comic Book Realties Series Animations…much more.

See:  Art Appreciations by Peter G Pereira

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current & Archival Materials Blog(s): 

Self-Descriptive Entries

 

 

http://petergpereiracv.blogspot.com

 

http://petergpereiraanimationshorts.blogspot.com

 

New and Archival Art Works and Animations

http://petergpereira.blogspot.com

 

http://petergpereiraartappreciations.blogspot.com

 

Musica

 

http://petergpereiraphotographymixedmedia.blogspot.com

 

http:/petergpereiraoilpaintings1995-2005.blogspot.com

 

 

 

Chair

 

 

 

 

2013-2010 – PHILIPS-PEREIRA DESIGNER WINES – Artistic Director/Co –Creator/Owner - Launch of Wine Bottle Painting/Sculptures – Ongoing Limited Editions

See: P&PDESIGNERWINES.COM

 

2015-1995 – ANIMATION and SHORT FILMS - Artist/Writer/ Director/Composer -  to Abstract Art,  Observational Art, Art and Physics, Art Humor..,and much more.

 

See: Original Animations and Short Films

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARTS/Multi-Media/Performance EXHIBITIONS

 

 

GRAPHIC Novel  ARTS/ANIMATION

 

2012- 95 - Animation Shorts/Films – Animation /Art & Music

-        EVOLUTION F – The FILM

-              PARADOX BOX – The  Performances      

-           The Metronome with Dave Barrett and Jodi Bonet

-           3 Epiphanies -The Amazons -The Paradox Box

-        Quark-Proton Dances

-        Quantum Flowers

-        Higgs Boson Fields I

-        Higgs Boson Field Ext. Version

-        After the Fall

-        Glass and Stone Series Part I

-        Glass and Stone Series Part II

-        Self- Portraits

-        The Banana Series Part I

-        The Banana Series Part II

-        Dark/Matter Energy

-        Paradox Box Revisited

-        Paradox Box – the Album Part I

-          Paradox Box- the Album Part II

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1975-1979                 Creighton Preparatory School Omaha

1979-80                     University of Omaha Nebraska – Psychology

 

COLLABORATIONS

 

1981-82                     Lagos Nigeria Africa- Fine Art .Mathematics of Art, African sculpture, botany architecture. Yoruba, Ibo and Hausa cultures

 

1984-7                        University of Concordia Montreal Canada

 

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE(S)

 

2003-6 Worked as Instructor for the Pear Tree Studio

Duties:              Focus on Drawing Painting and Sculptures and live performance

 

Working in the field as a Director for Evolution F- I taught and choreographed about 50 performers to get them stage ready.

 

Many Students were clients in Professional Settings.

I have collected a group of private students over the years in a curriculum that has spanned principles Architecture, Drawing, Geometry, Perspective, Oil Painting, Collage, Acting, Choreography, Film Studies, Script-Writing, Story Writing, Music, Musicals, Fashion/Textile Design to CAD design.

 

Private courses in watercolor, portraiture, abstraction, surrealism and thinking like an artist.

 

 

 

PETER G. PEREIRA  Artist/Painter/Composer

Tel: 212-365-4114 - PetergPereira@yahoo.com - PetergPereira@blogspot.com PAGE 5

 

PUBLICATIONS(short List)

 

Gallery & Studio, Village Voice, America Magazine, New York Times, Shutterstock, New York Observer, Science Times, Northern Stage Press, Montreal Gazette, Montreal Mirror, Art Buyer, Surtex Intl, GQ Magazine, Newsweek, The Amazon Book, Ms. Observation nyc, Marshall Blonsky and Caligarus on “Evolution F”.Type your paragraph here.