University of Western Ontario, 2014, MFA
Jared Peters is a contemporary artist engaged with themes of painting, history, power, and identity. His work investigates the formation of subjectivity through social discipline and regulated spaces, and the possibilities for independent agency from within these spaces. The paintings are sourced from immediate engagements with daily experience, and interactions with the conventional arrangements of contemporary life.
Jared Peters was a semifinalist in the 2011 RBC Painting Competition, and his work can be found in collections across Canada and internationally. He received a BA in History from the University of New Brunswick, a BFA from NSCAD University, and an MFA in Visual Arts from the University of Western Ontario. He currently lives and works in New Brunswick, Canada.