Peter D Gerakaris Artist
Country: United States
Peter D. Gerakaris is an American interdisciplinary artist whose vibrant paintings & sculptural installations engage nature-culture themes. His artworks have been acquired by various institutional collections including the National Museum of Wildlife Art, NYC Dept. of Education, U.S. Art in Embassies Program (Gabon), Citibank, & many more. Having exhibited around the world from the Museum of Arts & Design (NYC) to the Mykonos Biennale (GR), his works are also found in a spectrum of private collections such as Beth Rudin DeWoody & the William Lim Living Collection (Hong Kong). Having received various awards from organizations such as the Andy Warhol Nature Conservancy & EcoArt Project, Gerakaris has also created many public, site-specific commissions for the Berkshire Botanical Garden, Bergdorf Goodman, Cornell Tech, & The Surrey Hotel. Notable public art commissions include a permanent installation spanning over 116ft at PS101 (Bklyn) awarded by the NYC Percent for Art Program.