Peter Zokosky / Resume and Exhibition History

 

 

Born

1957    California

 

Education

1981     M.F.A., Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

1979      B.A., University of California, Riverside, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2004      The Other side of Nature II, Davis & Cline Galleries, Ashland, OR

2002      Under the Skin, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

2001      Peter Zokosky, The Nature of Being, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

1998     Mostly Water, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA 

Clown, Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

1991     Paintings, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1990     Legitimate Paradox, Felicita Foundation, Escondido, CA

1989     Recent Work, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1988     Peter Zokosky Oil Painting Exhibition, Hsiung Shih Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

Peter Zokosky, Mt. San Jacinto College Art Gallery, San Jacinto, CA

Recent Paintings, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1986     Paintings, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1984     Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA

1981     Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

1979     Inland Empire Gallery, Riverside, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2007     Luck of the Draw, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

2006      Otis-L.A. Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los           Angeles, CA

  The Likeness, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

2005     California: New Old Masters, Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA

Contemporary Drawing as Preparation, Judson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The Maine Project, Judson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004     100 Artists See Satan, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

Mystery, Andlab, Los Angeles, CA

Drawings VII, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Drawings, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

Shakespeare as Muse, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland OR

Mark Making, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland OR

              A Selection of Portraits from The Doug Simay Collection, Riverside Art Museum,

                    Riverside, CA

              Natural Forces: Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID

2003      Image & Enigma, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

              The Greatest Album Covers That Never Were, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2002      A Thousand Clowns, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

              Juxtapoz 8th Anniversary Art Show, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

              Drawings, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

L. A. Sampler, Davis & Cline Gallery, Ashland, OR


Paintings, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

Drawings VI, Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2001     Representing LA: Pictorial Currents in Contemporary Southern California Art,                     Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

Dreamscapes, Contemporary Surrealist Landscapes, Wignall Museum/Gallery

Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 

              Representing LA: Pictorial Currents in Contemporary Southern California Art, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

2000       Representing LA: Pictorial Currents in Contemporary Southern California Art, Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA

Sassy Sexy Sweet Sordid Surreal, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Eccentric Visions, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA

The Changing Face of Portraiture, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA

              Drawings V, Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Another Drawing Show..., Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

1999      Bastards: A Collaborative Exhibition, Davison Galleries, Seattle, WA

Means to an End: An Exploration of Drawing, Montgomery Gallery Pomona College, Claremont, CA

Story Tellers, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA

1998     Drawings, Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Santa Monica, CA

The Drawing Group, An Emerging School of Los Angeles, Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

Works from the Gallery Collection, Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Subliminal Fictions, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

1997     Bastards: Individual and Collaborative Works, Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Santa Monica, CA

ReconFigured: I and II,Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA

Kids =n Dogs, http: //Strikingdistance.com

Real, Is It?, Louis Stern Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

5 Easy Pieces, Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV

1996     Seeking Balance: An Artistic Journey, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Imaginary Realities: Surrealism Then and Now, Louis Stern Fine Arts, West Hollywood, CA

LA Figures, Lizardi/Harp Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Pushing the Envelope, Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV

Drawn from L. A., Art Center College of Design, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

Still life...Still Here, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1995     In Their Own Image, Art Intistitute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA

Fifty...Objects, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Pacific-Pacific 2: Four + Four More, LASCA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA/Seoul, South Korea

Las Vegas or Bust, Nevada Institute for Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV

Beyond Appearance, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA

Corpus Callosum, Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1994     The Way of the Flesh, Mt. San Antonio College Gallery, Walnut, CA


September, Jerrold Burchman Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, CA

Beyond Appearance, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

The Committed Image, Fine Arts Gallery, Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA

Paradox, Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA

1993     Drawings III, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

First Annual Juried Exhibition, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The Elegant, the Irreverent and the Obsessive: Drawing in Southern California,  California State University Fullerton, Fullerton, CA

1992     Virgin Territories, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

Greatest Hits, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

Drawings II, Koplin Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Telephone, South Coast Metro Center, Costa Mesa, CA

1991     Mental Map, B Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Individual Realities in the California Art Scene, Sezon Museum of Art, Tokyo, Seibu Tsukashin Hall, Amagaski, Japan

Personal Mythologies, Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

6-35, FHP Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, CA

1990     Humans Being, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

1989     Long Beach Celebrates the National Endowment for the Arts, FHP Hippodrome Gallery,   Long Beach, CA

Collecting on a Shoestring-Jeri Coates Collection, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long  Beach, CA

Twelve and Under-Selected Small Images, Fine Arts Gallery, Golden West College

Ginza Gallery, Tokyo & Nagoya, Japan

1988     Michael Axelrod/Peter Zokosky, El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA

Folk Images: The Animal Kingdom, Hippodrome Gallery, Long Beach, CA

Changing Visions: California Then and Now, Pacific Bell, San Ramon, CA

1987     The Current Landscape, Mathes Cultural Center, Escondido, CA

Contemporary Southern California Art, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

Contemporary Southern California Art, from the Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Municipal Art   Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

AIDS Project Los Angeles Art, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Art in the Hall, West Hollywood City Hall, West Hollywood, CA

1986     Two Person Show, Fine Arts Gallery, Mount St. Mary=s College, Los Angeles, CA

Landscape, Seascape, Cityscape, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA; The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY; City Art Gallery, Raliegh, NC

Animal Magnetism, Century Gallery, County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, Los Angeles, CA

Dark Natures, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

Recent Acquisitions, Security Pacific Plaza, Los Angeles, CA

1985     The Astonishing Horizon, LAVA, Los Angeles, CA

10th Anniversary Thank You Show, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

The Romantic Landscape, The Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA

The Spiritual Eye, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA

Two Person Show, Los Angeles Southwest College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1984     Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA

Vine Street Studios, Los Angeles, CA

Jim Clark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Art 170, Los Angeles, CA

1983     17 Artists= Self Portraits, A Limited Edition Portfolio and Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA

1981     Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

1980     Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA

1979     Inland Empire Gallery, Riverside, CA

1978     University of California, Riverside, CA

Inland Empire Gallery, Riverside, CA

North Light Gallery, Tempe, AZ

Soho Camera Works, Los Angeles, CA

 

Arts Related Employment

2005     J. Paul Getty Museum, The Painting Techniques of Jacques-Louis David, Lecture/Demonstration series.

J. Paul Getty Museum, The Drawing Materials and Methods of Rembrandt, class.

California State University at Long Beach, Instructor of Anatomy for Artists. 

From 2000 to Present.

2004     J. Paul Getty Museum, The Drawing Hour, Plein aire sketching class

J. Paul Getty Museum, Painting with Pastels, pastel class.

2002     J. Paul Getty Museum, Sculpting the Human Figure, clay sculpting class.

2001     J. Paul Getty Museum, Sculpting the Human Figure, clay sculpting class.

J. Paul Getty Museum, The Drawing Techniques of Raphael,

              Lecture/Demonstration series.

2000     J. Paul Getty Museum, Renaissance Panel Painting, Lecture/Demonstration

series.

J. Paul Getty Museum, Point of View Gallery Talk, Public lecture on Rembrandt.

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California Instructor of Analytical

Figure Drawing, Figure Painting, Head Drawing and Introduction to Drawing, 

from 1995 to 2000.

 

 

Awards/Grants

2004     Robert M. MacNamara Foundation Residence Grant, Westport Island, Maine

Ucross Foundation Residence Grant, Clearmont, Wyoming

2003      Robert M. MacNamara Foundation Residence Grant, Westport Island, Maine

1991     Roswell Artist in Residence Grant, Roswell Museum and Art Center, Roswell, New Mexico

1987     N.E.A., Visual Artists Grant in Painting

1979      Chancellors Grant, University of California, Riverside, CA  

 

Bibliography:

            

Books

Contemporary Art in Southern California, Mark Johnstone, Craftsman House, Sydney, Australia, 1999

Zoo: Animals in Art, Edward Lucie-Smith, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York, 1998

Mundo Animal, Antonio Di Benedetto, Xenos Books, Riverside, CA, 1997

Being Human, Ethics, Environment, and Our Place in the World, Anna L. Peterson,

              University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, 2001


 An Audience with an Elephant, and Other Encounters on the Eccentric Side, Byron Rogers, Aurum Press, London , England, 2001

 

Documentary Film

Under the Skin:: The Art of Peter Zokosky, Ann Dunsky and Steve Dunsky, Cottage Films, 28 minutes

 

Articles/Review

2004      The Korea Daily, December 6

Ashland Mail Tribune, September 17

Ollman, Leah, Los Angeles Times, August 13

Los Angeles Times, August 27,

Harper=s Magazine, reproduction of painting, March

Frank, Peter, Artweek, February

2002       Scarborough, James, Art Press, December

              Daswani, Kavita, W, November supplement

              Gilbert, Rick, Artweek, April

Koppman, Debra, Artweek, June                                                                    

2001      Scarborough, James, NY Arts, December

Frank, Peter, L. A. Weekly, October 9

              Anderson, Isabel, Artweek, November

              Pagel, David, Los Angeles Times, October 14                                                

Gottlieb, Shirle, Artscene, October

Gottlieb, Shirle, Long Beach Press-Telegram, September 28

Calder, Diane, Artscene, September

2000     Wagonfeld, Judy, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, December 22,

Crouch, DeAnne Musolf, Santa Barbara News-Press, September 24

Gunnin, John, Juxtapoz, January/February     

1999      Updike, Robin, The Seattle Times, August 24

Gilbert, Rick, Pasadena Star News, March 19

O=Brien, Pat, Riverside Press Enterprise, January 19

Gilbert, Rick, Laguna News-Post, April 8

1998     Steen, Ron, Panik #6

Pagel, David, Los Angeles Times, May 22

Miles, Christopher, Artweek, July/August

Tapley, George, Artweek, April

Wilson, William, Los Angeles Times, April 11

1997     Ackerman, Gerald. Fuglie, Gordon. The Art of Greater Los Angeles in the 1990=s, Vol. 7,  no. 1

Frank, Peter, L. A. Weekly, October 17

Pagel, David, Los Angeles Times, October 2

1996     Ackerman, Gerald, American Arts Quarterly, Spring 1996

Register, Kathy, Pasadena Star News, April 19

Frank, Peter, L. A. Weekly, April 22

1995     Ackerman, Gerald, Cosi, May

O=Brien, Draza, Las Vegas Weekly, May 15

Alter-Gilbert, Gilbert, Asylum Annual, 1995

1994     Zokosky, Peter, Psychological Perspectives, Summer


Wilson, William, Los Angeles Times, January 28

Frank, Peter, LA Weekly, March 4

Lasarow, Bill, Art Scene, March

1992      Scarborough, James, Press Telegram

Curtis, Cathy, Los Angeles Times

Scarborough, James, Visions Magazine, Summer

Knaff, DeVorah, The Press Enterprise, May 17

Mendenhall, Lauri, Costa Mesa Daily Pilot, May 21

Littlefield, Kinney, Orange County Register, May 24

Curtis, Cathy, Los Angeles Times, May 11

1991     Fujinami, Noriko, Art Sphere Magazine

Littlefield, Kinney, Press Telegram, May 5

1990     The Sciences, May/June

Clothier, Peter, ARTnews, February

Pagel, David, Arts Magazine, January

Christensen, Judith, San Diego Union, February 22

Ondash, E=Louise, Times Advocate, February 23

Ollman, Leah, Los Angeles Times, January 26

1989     Picot, Pierre, Artweek, October 28

Donohue, Marlena, Los Angeles Times, October 27

Andreoli-Woods, Lynn, Reader, October 22

Berland, Dinah, Los Angeles Times, October 25

Tokyo Journal, February

Asahi Shinbun, Tokyo, February 21

An, An, Tokyo, February 3

1988     Chang, Hsin Lung; Lu, Rong-Zhi, Hsiung Shih Art Monthly #7

Berland, Dinah, Press Telegram, July 7

The Press-Enterprise, April 3

Artweek, February 5

Donohue, Marlina, Los Angeles Times, January 29

1987     Visions Magazine, Winter

China Post, April 4

              Taiwan Art News, April

Hsiung Shih Art, April

1986     McKenna, Kristine, Los Angeles Times, April 18

Balletore, Sandy, LA Weekly, May 2

             Artist, China, April

 

Public Collections

The Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art, Roswell, NM

Chemical Bank of New York, New York, NY

Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA

Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, Los Angeles, CA

Home Savings of America, Irwindale, CA

Kaufman and Broad, Paris, France

Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

Major Clients Agency, Inc., Century City, CA

Pacific Bell, San Ramone, CA


The Sun America/Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation, Los Angeles, CA

Union Bank, Los Angeles, CA

 

Private Collections

Roger Allers, Santa Monica, CA

Donald Anderson, Roswell, NM

Darrel & Marsha Anderson, Laguna Beach, CA

Stuart Arends, Roswell, NM

Lawrence Barth, Los Angeles, CA

Teresa Bates, Torrance, CA

Jay Belloli, Alata Dena, CA

James Bohnen, Chicago, IL

Bradly Bontems, Los Angeles, CA

Jan Book, Venice, CA

Elisa Greben Crystal, Pasadena, CA

Glenn Cunning, Costa Mesa, CA

Jean Davis, Los Angeles, CA

Gregg Doty, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. and Mrs. Charles Durnin, Long Beach, CA                                    

Judy Dubrawski, Brentwood, CA

Danny Elfman, Topanga, CA

Daniel Eltinge, Los Angeles, CA

Greg Escalante, Sunset Beach, CA

John Frame, Los Angeles, CA

Dr. Judith Friedman, Playa del Rey, CA

Lendon Flanagan, Los Angeles, CA

John Fortenberry, New York, NY

Rick Gilbert, Huntington Beach, CA

Whoopie Goldberg, Los Angeles, CA

Joni and Monte Gordon, Los Angeles, CA

F. Scott Hess, Los Angeles, CA

David Hoberman, Los Angeles, CA

Carla Kirkegy, Los Angeles, CA

Page Klune, Ketchum, ID

Miles Knudsen, Los Angeles, CA

David Kronen, Canoga Park, CA

Alan Landau, Santa Monica, CA

Michael Levin, New York, NY

Doris Lindstrom, Stockholm, Sweden

Andrew Maldonado, Long Beach, CA

Deborah Mannis, Los Angeles, CA

Judie Marcuse, Long Beach, CA

Steve Martin, Beverly Hills, CA

Michael McMillen, Santa Monica, CA

John Mermis, Long Beach, CA

Cecilia Miguez, Pasadena, CA

Bryan Noguchi, El Cerrito, CA

Manuel Ortega, Pasadena, CA

Mark and Margaret Park, Los Angeles, CA


Greg and Marcela Phillips, Pacific Palisades, CA

Paul A. Prosperi, Palm Beach, FL

Ronnie Rubin, Santa Monica, CA

Barry and Helene Sacks, Los Angeles, CA

Philip Scaturro, New York, NY

Luis Serrano, Los Angeles, CA

Mo Shannon, Chatsworth, CA

Mr. and Mrs. Mel Shulman, San Francisco, CA

Ron Steen, Pasadena, CA

Mim Spertus, Los Angeles, CA

Arnold Stiefel, Beverly Hills, CA

Jon Swihart, Santa Monica, CA

John Tartaglione, Sierra Madic, CA

Evie Tavasci, Sherman Oaks, CA

Robert and Regena Tavasci, Rossmoor, CA

Cheryle Trammell, New York, N. Y.

John Weston and Jim McBroom, Irvine, CA

Daniel Wheeler, Los Angeles, CA

Marlene Whitley, Santa Monica, CA

Yale Udoff, Los Angeles, CA

Art Vincent, Albuquerque, NM

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zifkin, Beverly Hills, CA

Doug Zuber, Scottsdale, AZ

 

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