Peter Demos

Born in Wheat Ridge Colorado, 1981

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



2008 Master of Fine Art, The City University of New York, Hunter College

2004 BFA (Painting), Kansas City Art Institute


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016 Horizon, The Journal Gallery, New York, NY

2013 Syndrome, RH Contemporary Art, New York, NY

        10 Paintings, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2012 Carbon Copy, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2011 Xerox, David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 Refill, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Andratx, Spain

        Search For the Real, De Buck Gallery, New York, NY

2014 The Brask Collection, Munkeruphus Museum, Denmark

        Paintings From Paris, Makebish, New York, NY

        Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY

        Paris London Hong Kong, Chicago IL

        Elusive Abstraction, Rhombus Space, New York, NY

2013 Blue Bottle Coffee, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

        #PseudoReal, Judith Bank Gallery, New York, NY

        Bemis Art Auction, Bemis Center For Contemporary Art, Omaha

        XSTRACTION, The Hole, New York, NY

        Inaugural Benefit, Novella Gallery, New York, NY

        Lucky Draw, The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY

2012 Ugly, Broke, Sober, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY

        Bemis Art Auction, Bemis Center For Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

        Dead In August, NYCAMS, New York, NY

        Site 95 Benefit, Present Company, Brooklyn, NY

        Post-Op, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

        Recent Works, Nathan A. Bernstein and Co. Ltd. New York, NY

        Lets Begins With a Line, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL

        Ten Ten, Curated by Jason Lee and Alexander Shulan, 91 Canal, New York, NY

        Once Emerging Now Emerging, The Visitation, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

        Brucennial, New York, NY

2011 Bemis Art Auction, Bemis Center For Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE

        Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

        Greater LA, Organized by Eleanor Cayre, Benjamin Godsill and Joel Mesler, New York, NY

        Painted Black, David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

        Small Black Show, Small Black Door, Queens, NY

        Art LA Contemporary, Dan Graham Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

        Abstraction, Now and Then, David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2010 Long Long Gone, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, NY

        Un-titled (Abstraction), David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

        Arrival / Departure, Urban Culture Project, Kansas City, MO

        Brucennial, 350 w. Broadway, New York, NY

        Holy Hail, Curated by Michael Sellinger, Ligne Roset, New York, NY

2009 The Open, Deitch Studios, Long Island City, NY

        Alternative Abstraction, Nina Freudenhiem Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2008 Hunter MFA Thesis Exhibition, Times Square Gallery at Hunter, New York, NY

        Come on Shake it Check it, Massimo Audiello Gallery New York, NY

2007 Dialogues, Times Square Gallery at Hunter, New York, NY

2006 Gimmicks, Paragraph, Kansas City, MO

        ((((((O)))))), Paragraph Project Space, Kansas City, MO

2005 Impulse Art Fair, Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Miami, FL

        The Affordable Art Fair, Byron C. Cohen Gallery, New York, NY

        On Site and In Progress, The Bank Gallery at UCP, Kansas City, MO

        Y-Topia, Byron C. Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO

        Corporate Partnership Exhibition Program, Kansas City, MO

2004 Hover Craft, Beth Alison Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2003 Kansas City Flat Files, H and R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO

        The Digital Show, KCAI Painting Gallery, Kansas City, MO


Awards / Grants

2015 CCA Andratx Studio Residency, Mallorca, Spain

2011 Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation Studio Residency, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Tony Smith Award

2004 Urban Culture Project Studio Program, Kansas City, MO



2010 Visiting Artist, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2005 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art Slide Lecture Series, Kansas City, MO



2012 Brillson, Leila and Cashman, Andrea.“The 9 NYC Artists You Need To Know Now”. Refinery 29. Web <>

2012 Greenberg, Kevin. “Peter Demos”. The Last Magazine. Web<>

2012 Kimble, Whitney. “Magic Eye: Op Art at Mixed Greens”. New American Paintings Blog. Web <>

2012 Valdez, Amanda. “Peter Demos at Journal Gallery”. Dossier Journal. Web<>

2011 Smith, Roberta. “ A Bit of Hollywood, Minus the Tinsel”. The New York Times.May 31, 2011

2009 Gorin, Andrew. “Deitch Projects Showcases Emerging Artists In Long Island City”. The Huffington Post. Web < andrew-gorin/deitch-projects-showcases_b_285142.html>



2011 “New American Paintings” No. 92 Open Studios Press, Illus and Bio

2005 “New American Paintings” No. 59 Open Studios Press, Illus and Bio