CV

Born 1976, Ontario, Canada
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

2001           MFA, New Genres, San Francisco Art Institute
1999           BFA, Multi Media and Sculpture, University of Windsor

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016-17    Rise of the Fly II, Vincent Price Art Museum, Monterey Park, CA
2015-16    Rise of the Fly, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2014           They Kissed in Iambic Pentameter, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2012           Shed No Tears for Broken Nails, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2011           Zzyzx Rd. / FFF, Galerie Anaïs, Santa Monica, CA
2008           Carcinoma California, Power Galerie, Berlin, Germany
                      Black Scabs on a Phantom Limb, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA
2006           Red Parrot on a Shoulder of a Black Pirate, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2005           Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA (Cat.)
2001           Alibi, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998           Peter Wu: Recent Works, Common Ground Gallery, Windsor, Ontario

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017           EXPAT, R/SF projects, San Francisco, CA
                      Micro Salon #7, galerie l’inlassable, Paris, France
                      Strobe, Net Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016           NAK Benefizauktion, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany
2015           Bloody Red Sun of Fantastic L.A., Piasa, Paris, France; Curator: René-Julien Praz
                      Drawings | Fridges, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
                      Group Presentation, NADA New York with Greene Exhibitions, New York, NY
                      Olivia Erlanger, Christian Mayer, Peter Wu, Art Los Angeles Contemporary with Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
2014           Marcus Garber Wu, Parkhaus im Malkastenpark, Dusseldorf, Germany; Invited by Sebastian Ludwig
                      Life Transmissions, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA (Cat.); Curator: Marcus Herse
                      Itch Scratch Scar, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (Cat.)
                      Interstice, 308 at 126 Project Art Space, New York, NY; Curators: Rachel Adams & Rob Greene
2013           Hostile Hospitality, Highland House, Upland, CA
                      Folding Time Rhymes, Greene Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
                      The Archaic Revival, Zic Zerp, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Curator: Dani Tull
                      White Soup & Weighty Air, Jaus, Los Angeles, CA
2012           Saucy Leechcraft, JB Jurve, Los Angeles, CA
2011           Raw Materials, Greene Park Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
                      Consumptive, Garboushian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA; Curator: Shana Nys Dambrot
                      Vertigo, LA Mart, Los Angeles, CA; Organized by ARTRA Curatorial
                      Interchange, Exchange LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Curator: Anna Meliksetian
                      Baker’s Dozen III, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (Cat.)
2010           Charnel House Scraps, Kunsthalle LA, Los Angeles, CA; Presented by Greene Park Gallery
                      Today, Mission Cultural Center Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009           West Coast, Left Coast, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA
                      Five Thirty Three Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (collaboration with Samantha Wu)
                      No Right Beast, The Woman’s Building, Los Angeles, CA
2008           The Whole World Is Still Watching, The Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA; Curator: Irene Tsatsos
                      Groupshow with André Butzer, The Woman’s Building, Los Angeles, CA; Curators: Wulff & Winkler
                      I held a jewel in my fingers and went to sleep, Mainsite Contemporary, Norman, OK; Curator: Rya Kleinpeter
2007           TKG Daikanyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
                      Pink III, Arena 1, Santa Monica, CA; Curators: Heather Harmon & Nicole Dungao
2006           Back from the End of the Earth, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany; Curator: Daniel Hug
2005           Fast Forward: A Passion for the New, House of Campari, Venice, CA; Curated by Scenic (Cat.)
2004           Recent Works, SWYS Gallery, Long Beach, CA (two person exhibition with Jason Hwang)
                      Art Athina, Greece, Patrick Painter Inc. (guest artist)
2002           standouglasdougaitkendouglasgordon, The Smell, Los Angeles, CA
                      The Collection, 9th & Bryant, San Francisco, CA; Curator: Jo Nigoghossian
2001           MFA Graduate Show, Herbst Pavilion, San Francisco, CA (Cat.)
                      SFAI@Microsoft, The Landmark Building, San Francisco, CA; Curators: Clara Kim and Erez Golan
2000           Field & Stream, Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA; Curator: Paul Kos
                      A Perfect Wall, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA (collaboration with Jason Hwang and Ricardo Rivera)
                      Spring Show 2000, San Francisco Art Institute, CA
1999           V is for Video, exhibition travels until winter 2001, York University, Centre for Fine Arts, Toronto, Ontario; Ontario
                         College of Art & Design, OCAD Gallery, Toronto, Ontario; The Exchange, Regina, Saskatchewan; Art Gallery of
                         Hamilton, Ontario; Mt. Allison University, START Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick; The M-A-I (Montreal Arts
                         Interculturels), Quebec; Latitude 53 Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta; Hamilton Artists Inc., Ontario; Bishops
                         University Art Gallery, Lennoxville, Quebec.

SCREENINGS

1999           Paper Eclipse, 1998, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta; Media City 5, Capitol Theatre, Windsor, Ontario;
                         The Images Festival of International Film and Video, The Music Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

GRANTS & FELLOWSHIPS

2013           YoYoYo Grant, The Los Angeles Initiative of the Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
                      California Community Foundation Visual Artist Fellowship, Los Angeles, CA
2002           Emerging Artists Production Grant, Canadian Council for the Arts, Ottawa, Canada
2001           Emerging Artists Production Grant, Canadian Council for the Arts, Ottawa, Canada

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017           Shana Nys Dambrot, “Sci-Fi Classic ‘The Fly’ Mutates into a Fine Art Exhibition,”
                         The Creators Project, VICE, March 7, 2017.
2016           John Rabe, “Vincent Price’s daughter on fear, love and ‘The Fly,’ at Vincent Price Art Museum,”
                         Off-Ramp, KPCC, Pasadena, CA: November 15, 2016.
2015           Son Vo, Interview, “Drawn to Scale,” KChung Radio, Los Angeles, CA: April 29, 2015.
2014           “Life Transmissions,” Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA (catalogue).
                      “Itch Scratch Scar,” Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
                      “Peter Wu’s ‘They Kissed in Iambic Pentameter’ Between Painting and Drawing’,” Lancia Trendvisions, March 19, 2014.
2013           The Archaic Revival Review. Rotterdam, Netherlands: PrintRoom, 2013.
                      Matthew Gardocki and Catlin Moore, “Fresh Faces in Art: Emergent Presence: 8 LA Artists You Should Know,” Fabrik,
                         Issue 19, January 2013: 58, 59.
2012           Cliff Eberly, “A Studio Visit and Interview with Peter Wu,” Los Angeles I’m Yours, October 22, 2012.
                      Showpaper, Issue 127 – Curated by Yautepec, March 19, 2012 (cover illustration).
2011           “Baker’s Dozen III,” Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California 2011: 28, 29 (catalogue).
2010           “Peter Wu: Zzyzx Rd.,” Greene Park Gallery, Los Angeles, California 2010 (catalogue).
2008           Shana Nys Dambrot. “Peter Wu at Patrick Painter Gallery,” Artweek, Vol. 39, Issue 2, March, 2008: 19.
2007           “Peter Wu,” Penny-Ante, Book 2, June 2007: 222-227.
                      “Larger than Life,” 944, Issue 6.1, January 2007: 108.
2006           Reiko Tsubaki, “Art It Picks,” Art It, Issue 13, Vol. 4, No. 4, Fall / Winter 2006: 12.
2005           Philip Martin, “Peter Wu,” “Sign Your Name Like A Ghost: The Paintings of Peter Wu,” Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica,
                         California 2005: 3-6 (catalogue).
                      Simon Watson, “Peter Wu,” Fast Forward: A Passion for the New House of Campari, July 30 – September 2, 2005: 12.

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