Marie Peter-Toltz Painter

Biography

Marie Peter-Toltz is represented by Slag Gallery in Brooklyn (New York) and BMG Art in Adelaide (Australia). Peter-Toltz earned her Master of Fine Arts in Painting from the New York Studio School. She was awarded the New York Studio School Scholarship and the Concordia Awards, as well as the LCU Award for Women. Born in France, she has exhibited in Australia, France and in the US. She was a finalist in various art competitions in Australia including: the Waverley Art Prize and the Portia Geach Memorial Award as well as the recipient of an artist grant and residency through the Vermont Studio Center (US). Her last solo exhibition Downtown Demoiselles at BMG Art in Adelaide (Australia) explored the visual dynamic and connectedness of personal history and historical paintings. Peter-Toltz is a member of the Taylor Foundation in Paris (France) and a member of the National Association of Women Artists in New York (US). Her work is held in private collections in Australia, New Zealand, US, France, Denmark, Switzerland, Austria and the UK.

Solo Exhibitions

2017: (28 April-28 May)
Mes Prédatrices 
Slag Gallery, Bushwick, New York, US 
2016
Je Suis Le Tigre dans la Montagne
MFA Thesis Exhibition, The New York Studio School, New York, US
2015
Downtown Demoiselles
BMG, Adelaide, Australia
2012
Prologues, Suite
Gallery ALoft, Sydney, Australia
Prologues
Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2010
Supposing I Dreamt This
Salon Rouge Gallery, South Australia
Les Trois Visages D’Eve
Centre Relais des Arts, Paris, France
2009
Enigma Variations
Art at Home Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2008
Because of You
Depot Gallery/ Danks Street, Sydney, Australia

Prizes And Residencies (Selected)

2016 
ART SEEN, Winner/ Representing the New York Studio School, NY, USA
National Association of Women Artists, Membership Award, NY, USA
2014-2016
CONCORDIA Award, New York Studio School, NY, US
LCU Award for Women, NY, US
Fellowship Award, New York Studio School, NY, US
Scholarship Award, New York Studio School, NY, US
2011
Gertrude Whitney Conner Scholarship Award for Excellence, US (not undertaken)
Scholarship Award, New York Studio School, US (not undertaken)
2010
Artist Grant and Artist Residency
The Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, US 
2009
Artist residency
Atelier en Commun, Paris, France
2008
Portia Geach Memorial Award, finalist,
S.H Irvin Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Waverley Art, finalist, Sydney, Australia
Pyrmont Art Festival, finalist, Sydney, Australia
Herald Sun Rotary Art Show, finalist, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia

Group Exhibitions (Selected)

2017

Bared, Group Exhibition curated by Sally Deskins and Laura Madeline Wiseman, US (TBA)

2016

Halo Foundation Benefit Auction, curated by Irina Protopopescu, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Hieronymus Bosch: Contemporary Artists Celebrating the Master, curated by Max Teicher, National Arts Club, New York

MFA National Competition Award curated by Lance Esplund, First Street Gallery, New York

WAGNER CONTEMPORARY curated by Nadine Wagner, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney, Australia 
Traveling Exhibition, Small Images/Grand Visions, Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, Australia

2015

Christmas Exhibition, curated by Trudyanne Brown, BMG Fine Art, Adelaide, Australia
Small Images- Grand Visions 40x40, curated by Nadine Wagner, Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Hollow Bone, curated by Robert Banat, Ray Smith Studio, Brooklyn, New York
Provenance, curated by Ingrid Kellenbach, Art Central South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

2014

TELLING, alongside Chelsea Lehmann (curator and artist), Anna Platten, VR Morrisson, Nerissa Lea, Art Central South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

2013

Summertime, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA

2012

Tell Us A Story, curated by Yiwon Park, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney, Australia
40 x 40, Brunswisk Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2011

Twenty Art Shows in Twenty Days, Damien Minton Annex Space, Sydney, Australia
NARS Annual Open Studio, Brooklyn, New York, US

2010

Journée de la Femme, Centre Relais des Arts, Rueil MalMaison, Paris, France
31st Annual Arts Festival, Lindfield, Sydney, Australia

2009

Salon De Petits Tableaux,The Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, Australia
Les Corps D’Anora avec Anora Bora, Le Carrosse, Paris, France
Bonjour Paris, Festival des Ouvertures Utiles, Le Carrosse, Paris, France

2007

New York Studio School, New York, US

Education and Related Experience

2014-2016 Master of Fine Arts in Painting, New York Studio School, New York, USA

2011
New York Studio School, Drawing Marathon with Graham Nickson, New York, USA

2008
National Art School, Painting, Sydney, Australia

2007
New York Studio School, Drawing and Painting Marathon, New York, USA
Art Students League of New York, Painting and Drawing, New York, USA

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

2017

David Cohen reviews Mes Prédatrices, Artcritical Magazine, US

Chelsea Lehmann, Femme,catalogue introduction written by Chelsea Lehmann and published by Les Femmes Folles Books for the exhibition Mes Prédatricesat Slag Gallery (NY)

Marie Peter-Toltz on Gerard Garouste, published in Painters on Paintings and edited by Julie Heffernan and Virginia Wagner

Marie Peter-Toltz Interview, the National Association of Women Artists, New York, US

Sandra Bertrand,The National Association of Women Artists: Celebrating 128 Years of Art, Highbrow Magazine, US

2016
Laura Madeline Wiseman, An Anthology Coupling Contemporary Art & Poetry of BREASTS, Edition Les Femmes Folles, US

Sandra Bark, Tigers in Los Angeles, Introduction by Jim Gilbert. Magazine Curating L.A.

MSA Book, 'Ten Year Anniversary', Anthology, MSA Publications, US

Paul D'Agostino, Conversation between Marie Peter-Toltz and Paul D'Agostino.
Edited by David Cohen, Artcritical.com

Jeff Hamada, Artist Spotlight: Marie Peter-Toltz, Introduction by Mike Bernicchi, Booooooom Magazine. 

Yelena Deyneko, Work of Art. A photographic essay by Robert Banat, Spirit & Flesh Magazine. Spring Edition

2015
Sally Brown Deskins, Marie Peter-Toltz, Les Femmes Folles.com

David Cohen, Inside the Zlamany Studio, Artcritical.com 

Sally Brown Deskins, 2015 Anthology Catalogue, Edition Les Femmes Folles

2014
The Advertiser, Telling, Exhibition

Telling, Exhibition Catalogue, Edited by Chelsea Lehmann and ACSA 

Poetry by Paul WOLFF. Illustration by Marie Peter-Toltz, Edition L'arpenteur, France

2012
John O'Hare, Grimm's Tales. Poster: Illustration by Marie Peter-Toltz, Actors College of Theatre and Television (ACTT), Sydney 

Sydney Morning Herald. The Arts Diary, February 2012. p10

Bridget Cormack, Child’s play for Peter-Toltz, The Australian. Feb 2012. p14

2010
Kapunda Exhibition Depicts Female Form, The Leader. September 2010. p36

Elizabeth Henson, Art or Offensive, The Barossa Herald. Octobre 2010

2009
Ashleigh Wilson, Variations on Female Form, The Australian. October 2009, Arts. p14

Hanna Parkes, Exploring Motherhood, Village Voice Balmain. October 2009. p 8

Louise Owens, Picture Show, Sunday Life Magazine. September 2009. p 34 (Mention)

Michael Gray, Milk Factory Gallery Blog. October 2009
 
2008
Portia Geach Catalogue. October 2008

Herve Devoulon, Alliance Française de Sydney. Newsletter August 2007/October 2009


Selected Events

2016

Sydney and its Cultural Identity

Conversation between Kim MCKAY AO (Director and CEO of the AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM) and LEE LEWIS (Artistic Director of the Griffin Theater) and Marie Peter-Toltz will discuss Sydney's unique cultural identity. Wagner Contemporary, Sydney, Australia. Event organized with the help of Michelle Wood, coordinator/ moderator and Sydney Salon.

Hieronymus Bosch’s influence on contemporary art

Panel Discussionwith Max Teicher (moderator and curator), Joe Forte (Art History Professor at Sarah Lawrence College) and artists Tim Kent, William Buchina, Adam Payne and Marie Peter-Toltz. National Arts Club, New York, US.

2015 

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

2014 

Telling

Artist Talk: Marie Peter-Toltz explains her influences and process in the studio. 

Art Central South Australia, Adelaide, Australia.

2009 

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

Private Collections

US: New York, Los Angeles
AUSTRALIA: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane, Queensland
NEW ZEALAND: Auckland
FRANCE: Paris
UK: London 
AUSTRIA: Vienna
SWITZERLAND: Freiburg
DANEMARK: Copenhagen

Marie Peter-Toltz

Born in Mulhouse (France), Peter-Toltz lives and works between Los Angeles and Sydney.