Peter Fagundo

Peter Fagundo lives and works in Evanston, Illinois. He received his BS in Psychology and Fine Art from Regis University, Denver, Colorado in 1997, and his MFA in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2003 where he was the recipient of the Merit Scholarship. He is a currently a faculty member in the Departments of Contemporary Practices and Painting and Drawing at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His work has been exhibited at venues including devening projects + editions, Chicago (where he is represented), boom, Oak Park, IL; Hudson Franklin, NY; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Acuna Hanson Gallery, Los Angeles, among many others. He is a curator of ETF (Essential Transmutation Frequency), his home, studio and a space where he curates work from artists whose work interests him and which is presented in direct relationship to a domestic space. He is former co-curator of The Pond, which organized group exhibitions in a storefront gallery in Chicago’s Westtown neighborhood, championing issues of artist’s intentionality, art objects’ discretion and the conversation between makers and viewers.

  • Goddess (2012)

  • Large Goddess (2012)

  • Can the Sun Sea? (2013)

  • Maybe the Sun is God and the See is God? (2013)

  • Is God Two? (2013)

  • Does the See Laugh at us? (2013)

  • Adam and Eve (2012)

  • Would there be paint with out the Sun or the See? (2013)

  • Does the Sun laugh at us? (2013)

  • so we carry the Sun and See inside of us? (2013)

  • What brings the Sun to the See? (2013)

  • Adam and Eve at the Beach (2012)

  • Goddess III (2012)

  • Goddess II (2012)

  • Goddess I (2012)

  • Palette Goddess 2 (2012)

  • Palette Goddess 3 (2012)

  • What about smoke? (2013)

  • Maybe we do live in the See, only it's thinner up here? (2013)

  • Noon Bather (2012)