Peter Makela

EDUCATION    

   
     

2016-2018

Maryland Institute College of Art

The LeRoy E. Hoffberger School of Painting

MFA Candidate

Baltimore, MD

     
2008

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

BFA: Concentration in Painting and Drawing

Chicago, IL
     
2006

International School of Painting and Drawing

Summer Intensive Program

Montecastello, Italy
     
2004

The Shipley School

High School Diploma

Bryn Mawr, PA
     
2003

Rhode Island School of Design

Pre-College program

Providence, RI
     
2002

Oxford University 

Pre-college program

Oxford, UK
     

AWARDS    

   
     

2016-2018

Hoffberger Foundation Fellowship

MICA    

 
     

2007

National Endowment of the Arts, Fantasy Foundation Fund Grant    

    Arts Education Intensive - Themes of interiority; Rembrandt and Shakespeare    

    Study throughout London, Stratford-upon-Avon, Amsterdam, Paris, Giverny  

 
     

2004-2008

Achievement Enhancement Award and Merit Scholarship

SAIC    

 
     

2001

EAGLE SCOUT, BSA    

 
     

SOLO EXHIBITIONS    

   
     
2016 From the Desert, Mothership Gallery Woodstock, NY
     
2015

Peter Makela: Drawings from Nepal, Mothership Gallery    

Woodstock, NY

     

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

   
     
2016

Bridging Realms: Contemporary Tibetan Art, Tibet House

New York City, NY
     
2016

Bridging Realms: Contemporary Tibetan Art, Robert Morris University

Chicago, IL
     
2015

California Fantasy, New Image Art

West Hollywood, CA
     
2015

Dark Paradise, Last Projects

Los Angeles, CA
     
2015

Modern Arcana, Tarot Society

Brooklyn, NY
     
2015

Utopia, One of Us Gallery

Los Angeles, CA
     
2015

Art for Happiness, Gallery Shoshinkan

Nagano, Japan
     
2015

Small Art Show, Studio 34

Queens, NY
     
2014

Ecomyth, Last Projects

Los Angeles, CA
     
2014

The Shipley School Alumni Show, Artists' House

Philadelphia, PA
     
2013

Triskaidekaphobia, Parade Ground Gallery

New York City, NY

     

ARTIST RESIDENCIES    

   
     
2016

Soaring Gardens

Laceyville, PA

     
2016

The Wormfarm Institute

Reedsburg, WI

     
2015

ArtHub

Kingman, AZ

     
2014

Space 118

Mumbai, India