Peter Koronakos

EXHIBITED WORK

2017

  • Fur, Feathers, and Fins, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA
  • Take Aways, Art To Go!, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA
  • Ageless Art, Scotts Valley Public Library, Scotts Valley, CA

                    

2016

  • Open Studios, juried county-wide studios tour and exhibition, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Anne and Mark's Art Party, Santa Clara, CA
  • American Bison to Zone-tailed Hawk, An Alphabet of Oddball Animals 2016, solo show, Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Zoomorphosis, Artwork by Jane Gregorius and Peter Koronakos, Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery,  Monterey, CA

2015

  • Beasts On Broadway, Juried exhibition, Santa Cruz Arts League, Santa Cruz, CA
  • American Beaver to Zebra Finch, An Alphabet of Oddball Animals, 2015, solo show, Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Group Show, Santa Cruz Government Building
  • Open Studios, juried county-wide studios tour and exhibition, Santa Cruz, CA

2014

  • Open Studios, juried county-wide studios tour and exhibition, Santa Cruz, CA
  • "Alpine Goat to Zebu", An Alphabet of Oddball Animals, 2014, solo show, Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA

 

2013
  •  "Lions, Tigers and Bears, Oh My!", solo show, Artisans Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
  •  "Anteater to Zorilla: A Second Alphabet of Oddball Animals, solo show, Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
 
2012 
  • Open Studios, juried county-wide studios tour and exhibition, Santa Cruz county, CA
  • "Alligator to Zebra: An Alphabet of Oddball Animals", solo show, Felix Kulpa Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
  • "Fiber Art Crossroads: All Media", juried show, Jean Cacicedo, juror, Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA
2011
  • Open Studios, Juried county-wide studios tour and exhibition, Santa Cruz County, CA
  • "Sculpture Is 2011" Pajaro Valley Arts Council at Sierra Azul Nursery, Watsonville, CA
2010
  • Open Studios, Juried county-wide studios tour and exhibition, Santa Cruz county, CA
  • "Collective 2010: Recycle, Reuse, Recreate", Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA
  • Sculpture Is: 2010", Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA, at Sierra Azul Nursery & Garden

2009
  • "Beasts On Broadway", Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA (JUROR: George Rivera)
  • Open Studios, juried county-wide studios tour and exhibition, Santa Cruz, CA
  • "Figures and Faces", Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA (JUROR: George Rivera)
  • Sculpture IS: In The Gallery, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA
  • Twenty-Five Years, Member's Show, Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA 
  •  Member's Show, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA , Dec. 15 to January 25.
  • "Reclaimed", Target Gallery, Alexandria, VA, April 1-26.
  • "Altogether: Collage and Assemblage", Santa Cruz Art League, Santa Cruz, CA, March 6-April 5.
2008 
  • “Art Is Essential,” Gavilan College Fine Art Gallery, Gilroy, CA, Feb. 9 to May 9.
  • "Curious!", Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA.
  • "Sculpture Within: Garden and Community", Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Watsonville, CA
  • OpenStudios, Juried county-wide studios tour and exhibition, Santa Cruz County, CA




Education / Training:


Since the late 1970’s, Peter Koronakos has completed coursework and seminars in photography, ceramics, drawing and sculpture at Western Michigan University as well as at The Kalamazoo Arts Center, California State University, Chico, and the Adult School of Santa Cruz (with George Dymesich). Peter works predominantly with mixed-media constructions, sculpture, and assemblage. Additionally, he works with photography, textiles, glasswork, steel and wood. He credits the work of Jean Tinguely, Francis Bacon, Edward and Nancy Keinholz, the collage works of Kurt Schwitters, the assemblages of Joseph Cornell and the quilts of Nancy Crow, as being inspirational and influential.

Always fascinated with human behavior, Peter holds a BA and MA in Anthropology from Western Michigan University and California State University, Chico respectively.