Peter Peter - Biography - Louis K. Meisel Gallery
Stingray, 1996
Peter Maier (b.1945, Brooklyn, New York) worked as a senior automotive designer at General Motors before focusing exclusively on his painting. His experience in the automotive industry has heavily influenced his work. Maier’s airbrush techniques and other self-developed technologies set him apart from other Photorealist painters. Additionally, he uses an automotive DuPont Cromax-AT paint, a material unique to his work.


EDUCATION

1990
The New York Academy of Art, New York, NY
1992
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1996
National Academy of Design, New York, NY
Art Students League, New York, NY
Studied with Harvey Dinnerstein, Mary Beth Mckenzie and Ron Sherr


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Currency, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Art Erotica, Brooklyn, NY
2005
Black History Month solo show, Fairley Dickinson University, Teaneck, NJ
2004
One Woman Show, Forum Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Artist Feautured by Tate Gallery Museum, London online
Formation, Bernarducci Meisel Gallery, New York, NY
Separation Anxiety, Project Art Space, New York, NY
600 Silks Run, Sirona Fine Arts, Hallendale Beach, FL
Women painting Women, Group show touring US College Campuses and Museums
2016
Martha's Vineyard solo show, Gallery Josephine, Oak Bluffs, MA
2015
Circle of mothers, Yeelen Gallery Miami Art Basel show, Miami, FL
Stations, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Painted Portraits, Corridor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Sapphire Bombay finalist, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY
Gallery Exhibition of Ms. Brown
2012
Romare Beardan Tribute, Danny Simmons, New York, NY
2009
Where's Mars, Art inspired by Spike Lee, Brooklyn, NY
5 in 105, Fort Greene Brooklyn, NY
2006
Russel Simmons Art For Life, East Hampton Benefit, East Hampton, NY
Music to My Eyes, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Seventh Heaven, Rush Arts Gallery, Chelsea, NY
2005
Past and Present, Tabla Rasa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Part of Juried competition/exhibition, Parish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
2004
Naked in Waiting, Rush Arts Gallery, Chelsea, NY
10 Year Retrospective, Forum Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
SoHo 20 Gallery, Chelsea, NY
1998
Madeline Powers Gallery, East Stroudsbourg University of Pennsylvania, East Stroudsbourg, PA
Artists Paint Artists, Project coordinator for the touring exhibition
1996
Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York, NY


AWARDS


Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation Scholarship
Merit Scholarship, Art Students League
Lloyd Sherwood Scholarship, Art Students League (three years)
Honorable Mention Juan de Fuca Festival of the Arts, Seattle
Eda Mirsky Award, National Academy of Design

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American Indian 1910, , 2004
P. A. Barney Sturgis 2004, , 2005
Tangerine, , 2008
1959 Stingray, , 1996
Plum Delicious, , 2006
Straps, , 2007
Gator Chomp, , 2007-08
Dream Machines, , 1997
Millennium Machine, , 2003
Mirage, , 2008
Purple Haze, , 2008
1908 Indian Racer, , 2005
Black Widow-Chrome Web, , 2006
Jaws, dupont cromax on aluminum panel, 2009-2010
Burning Light - Copper, Brass, and Wood Ensemble, dupont cromax on aluminum panel, 2009
Auburn, black and white airbrush on canvas, 1986
Chick, DuPont Cromax AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2012
Cockerel, DuPont Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2010
Double-take, DuPont Cromax AT on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2011
Enough - NFS, DuPont Cromax AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2011
Gentleman X, DuPont Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2011
Peter Maier Hand Self-Portrait -- 500 Years After Michelangelo, DuPont Cromax AT on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2010
Hog Wild on Black, DuPont Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2013
Maier's Challenge, DuPont Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2013
Richter's Match - Maier's Challenge, DuPont Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2013
Study for Double-take Self-Portrait #1, graphite on paper, 2011
Study for Double-take Self-Portrait #2, 30 x 40", 2011
Study for Hand Self-Portrait, graphite on paper, 2010
The 13th Amendment, DuPont Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2013
Peter Maier Hand Self-Portrait Study -- 500 Years After Michelangelo, DuPont CROMAX-AT on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2010
Hog Wild on White, DuPont CROMAX-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2013
Punk Rocker, DuPont CROMAX-AT on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2013
Zsa Zsa, DuPont CROMAX-AT on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2014
Brown and White on Black, DuPont CROMAX-AT on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2014
Horizontal Match & Flame, DuPont Cromax AT on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2014
Captain America, DuPont Cromax-AT on black fabricated aluminum panel, 2015
Anubis, Axalta CROMAX Pro on fabricated aluminum panel, 2016
Viking (Bull Market), Axalta CROMAX Pro on fabricated aluminum panel, 2016
Lion's Mane, Axalta CROMAX Pro on fabricated aluminum panel, 2015
Pisces, Axalta CROMAX Pro on fabricated aluminum panel, 2016
Punk Rocker II, Axalta CROMAX Pro on fabricated aluminum panel, 2016
Sky Pilot, Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2016
Glowing White, Axalta CROMAX Pro on fabricated aluminum panel, 2014
Drag Queen, DuPoint CROMAX-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2014
Phanton, DuPont CROMAX-At on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2013
Trout, DuPont CROMAX-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2012
El Capitan, DuPont Cromax-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2013
The Stare – Look into My Eyes, DuPont CROMAX-AT on fabricated black aluminum panel, 2013
Holstein, Dupont CROMAX-AT on fabricated aluminum panel, 2012