Peter Simensky is an transdisciplinary artist whose work has been featured in solo
exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego; the Portland Institute for
Contemporary Art; Museum 52, Museum 500meter, Sapporo; and Project Row Houses,
Houston. Simensky’s performances and installations have been featured at the Geffen
Contemporary at MOCA, The Swiss Institute, Wattis Institute, the ICA San Francisco,
18th Street Art Center, Cabinet, and the de Young Museum. He has received grants,
residencies and awards including: NYFA Fellows Grant, Oregon Arts Commission /
Ford Family Opportunity Grant, Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants, MacDowell
Colony, La Tallera Proyecto Siqueiros, and Skowhegan to name a few. Selected group
exhibitions have been included at The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art, Portland
Institute for Contemporary Art, Sculpture Center, Palais de Tokyo; Mass Moca, Tanya
Bonakdar Gallery, and Socrates Sculpture Park.

Simensky chairs the Graduate Fine Arts MFA at California College of the Arts. His projects evidence the volatility of art objects, which are on one level, cash with which to trade and invest, and on the other, art—the mysterious objectification of reflection, imagination, and promise.