artwork biography — selected press

Marie Peter-Toltz

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Downtown Demoiselles, BMG Contemporary Art Gallery, Adelaide, Australia

2012 Prologues, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2010 Supposing I Dreamt This, Salon Rouge Gallery, South Australia

2009 Enigma Variations, Art at Home, Sydney, Australia

2008 Because of You, Depot Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Prizes and Residencies

2013-2014 Artist Residency, L’Onyx, Paris, France

2010 Artist Residency, The Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA

2009 Artist Residency, Atelier en Commun, Paris, France

2009 Artist residency, Le Carrosse, Paris, France

2008 Portia Geach Memorial Award (finalist) S.H Irwin Gallery, Sydney

Waverley Art Prize, finalist, Sydney, Australia

Awards

2016 ART SEEN, Winner/ Representing the New York Studio School, NY, USA

2015/2016 LCU Award for Women, New York Studio School, NY, USA

2014/2015 LCU Award for Women, New York Studio School, NY, USA

2014/2015 CONCORDIA Scholarship Award, New York Studio School, NY, USA

2014/2015 NYSS Scholarship, New York Studio School, NY, USA

2011 Gertrude Whitney Conner Scholarship Award for Excellence, NY, USA (not undertaken)

2010 Artist Grant Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, USA

Selected Group Exhibitions (selected)

2016 Travelling Exhibition ‘ Small Images Grand Visions 40/40’, Linton and Kay Gallery, Perth, Australia

2015 Small Images Grand Visions 40/40, Guest Artist with Robert Malherbe, Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2015 Winter Group Exhibition, Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2015 Christmas Group Exhibition, BMG Contemporary Art Gallery, Adelaide, Australia

2015 Auction Sale, ACSA, Adelaide, Australia

2015 ‘The Hollow Bone’ curated by Robert Banat, among 38 artists; Marina Abramovitch, Herman Nitsch and Ron Gorchov, Ray Smith Studio, NY, USA

2014 ‘Telling’ curated by Chelsea Lehmann with Anna Platten, Chelsea Lehmann, Nerissa Lea, Vr Morisson, ACSA, Adelaide, Australia

2013 ‘Summertime’, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

2012 ‘Tell Us A Story’ curated by Yiwon Park, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2012 Brunswick Street Exhibition, 40x40, Melbourne, Australia

2011 Damien Minton Annex Space, Twenty Art Shows in Twenty Days, Sydney, Australia

2011 NARS Foundation, Open Studios, Brooklyn, USA

2010 Beyond the Surface of the Page, Marianne Newman Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2009 Salon De Petits Tableaux, The Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, Australia

Education and Related Experience

2014-2016: MFA, New York Studio School, NY, USA

2011 New York Studio School, Drawing Marathon, Graham Nickson

2008 National Art School Painting, Sydney, Australia

2007 New York Studio School, Drawing and Painting Marathon, Graham Nickson

Art Students League of New York, Painting and Drawing

2006 Assistant Manager, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia

National Art School, Figure Painting, Sydney, Australia

2005 College of Fine Art, Oil Painting, Sydney, Australia

2003 Spanish Filology Degree, Latin American Art History, Madrid, Spain

1999 Universitat Wien, Contemporary Art History, Vienna, Austria

Selected Bibliography

Robert Banat. Artists in Process. Spirit and Flesh Magazine, Mystery Edition. 2016

David Cohen. Inside the Zlamany Studio: A Photo Essay by Robert Banat. Artcritical

Telling Exhibition. The Advertiser. 2014

Telling . Exhibition Catalogue. 2014

Paul Wolf’s Poems . Ilustrations. Edition L’Arpenteur. 2014

Theater Poster. Grimm Tales directed by John O’Hare. 2012 Lauren Murada. Around the galleries. Village Voice Balmain. 2012 The Arts Diary. Sydney Morning Herald. 2012. p10 Bridget Cormack. Child’s play for Peter-Toltz. The Australian. 2012. p14 Kapunda Exhibition Depicts Female Form. The Leader. 2010. p36 Elizabeth Henson. Art or Offensive. The Barossa Herald. 2010 Ashleigh Wilson. Variations on Female Form. The Australian. 2009. Arts Section. p14 Hanna Parkes. Exploring Motherhood. Village Voice Balmain. 2009. p8 Louise Owens. Picture Show. Sunday Life Magazine. 2009. p34 (Mention) Portia Geach Catalogue. 2008

Radio Profile ABC RADIO: Peter Goers. Evenings with Peter Goers, discussing the solo exhibition Downtown Demoiselles at BMG Contemporary Art. Australia. 2015

Television Profile CHANNEL 31: Jane Wood. The Art of Marie. Coffee Break

Private Collections

Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Queensland, Perth, Auckland, Los Angeles, New York, London, Vienna, Paris, Switzerland

Member of the Taylor Foundation, Paris