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Peter Drake

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Parade at Mark Miller Gallery, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 58 X 77" © Peter Drake
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Waiting for Toydot, MTA Permanent Public Art, 2015 Laminated Glass LIRR Massapequa Station © Peter Drake and MTA Arts & Design
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Wating for Toydot, MTA Permanent Public Art, 2015 Ceramic & Glass Mosaic LIRR Massapequa Station © Peter Drake, MTA Arts & Design
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Blaige, in Ephemeral at Adlephi University Gallery, 2006 Acrylic on Canvas 69.5 X 64" © Peter Drake
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Fleur-de-lis, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 82 X 56 © Peter Drake
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McBroke, Progressive Art Collection, 2010 Acrylic on Canvas 75 H. X 75.5 Inches © Courtesy of the artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Assault II, Private Collection Acrylic on Canvas 12 X 12" © peterdrakeartist.com
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Warhorse, 2007 Acrylic on Canvas 82 X 89" © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Gallery
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Bad Dog, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 35 X 38" © Image courtesy of artist and spctclr vws
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Pins, Private Collection, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 34 X 42 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Sailorboy, Private Collection, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 20 X 16 © Peter Drake
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Shrapnel, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 82 X 53"
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Oak, Private Collection, 1998 Acrylic on Canvas 25.5 X 19 Inches © Peter Drake
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Crossfire, Private Collection, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 38 X 28"
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Studio view of Four Riders, 2012 © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Avenue East, 2013 Acrylic on Canvas 22 X 23 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Sloan Fine Art
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Chandelier, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 34 X 42 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Rock'em Sock'em, Private Collection, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 31 X 24 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Young and Healthy, 2102 Acrylic on Canvas 44 X 44 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Four Riders, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 112 X 148 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Three Nurses, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 26 X 36 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Imminent, 2012 Acrylic on Canvas 26 X 36 Inches © Courtesy of the Artist and Linda Warren Projects
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Annunciation, Private Collection, 2005 Acrylic on Canvas 62 X 65" © Courtesy of the artist & Zolla Lieberman Gallery - Cinematic Bodies Exh.
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Drumbeat, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 65 X 82"
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Lasso, 2009 Acrylic on Canvas 53 X 57" © Peter Drake
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Breezeway, Private Collection, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 48 X 46" © Image courtesy of artist and Linda Warren Gallery
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j Study IV, 2002 Acrylic on Sanded Paper 24 X 19"
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Nudist with Bow Acrylic on Sanded Paper 22 X 15"
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Night Visions, Progressive Art Collection, 2008 Acrylic on Canvas 47 X 39" © Courtesy of the Artist and DFN Gallery - Dangerous Women Exhibition
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Partisan 2009 Installation, Drumbeat Acrylic on Canvas 65 X 82" © Courtesy Linda Warren Gallery
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Partisan 2009 Installation , Horn Acrylic on Canvas 76 X 76" © Courtesy of Linda Warren Gallery
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Partisan 2009 Installation © Courtesy of Linda Warren Gallery
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"All the King's Horses" Installation View , Linda Warren Gallery
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"All the King's Horses" Installation View, Linda Warren Gallery
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Shell Shock Study, Private Collection, 2010 Acrylic on Sanded Paper 22 X 30"
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Parade Study, 2010 Acrylic on Sanded Paper 22.5 X 30" © Peter Drake
Quick Facts
Works in
New York City
Tags
realism, video-art, surrealism, figurative
Statement

Peter Drake Biography

Peter Drake’s paintings and videos have been featured in 26 Solo exhibitions with works in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum, Phoenix Museum of Art, MOCA LA, The Museum of Modern Art in Mexico City and the L.A. County Museum of Art.

In 2015 Drake's "Waiting for Toydot" a permanent MTA Arts and Design public art commission for the Long Island Rail Road Massapequa Station opened to the public. In addition to his artistic practice he is the Academic Dean at the New York Academy of Art, a progressive figurative and representational graduate program. Recent curatorial projects include Beautiful Beast a contemporary representational sculpture exhibition Spring 2015 and The Big Picture which featured Vincent Desiderio, Eric Fischl, Neo Rauch, Jenny Saville and Mark Tansey, Spring 2014 at Wilkinson Gallery.

Selected recent exhibitions of note are Disturbing Innocence curated by Eric Fischl at the FLAG Art Foundation, A Family Affair: Selections from the Progressive Art Collection, Paper! at the Phoenix Art Museum and Re-animate at Linda Warren Projects. Press includes Art in America, Art New England, ARTPULSE, (t)here Magazine, Flash Art, Interview Magazine, The New York Times, Art & Antiques, Time Out, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists, Art at Eaton Center, The Figure: Painting, Drawing, and Sculpture, New York’s Underground Art Museum: MTA Arts & Design and Launching Your Art Career: A Practical Guide for Artists.

Drake received a fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts and a National Endowment for the Arts award. He previously served as a curator for The Drawing Center in New York City and wrote for Flash Art Magazine. He was recently appointed as a Member of the Board for the Artist's Fellowship, Inc.

Peter Drake lives and works in NYC and is represented by Linda Warren Projects, Chicago.

 

 

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