• Profile:

    Peter Mallo received his BFA from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit in 2001. He received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York in 2005. Peter has exhibited his sculpture, drawing, and painting, nationally and internationally. In addition to his art practice, he also serves as Chief of Framemaking at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. In this capacity he is deeply involved in research, design, engineering and fabrication. Peter is a practicing luthier who designs and builds multiple custom guitars. In his spare time he enjoys making paints and inventing new tools. 

    Degrees Held:

    BFA College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI, 2001

    MFA School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2005

    Recent Publications:

    "Found in Translation", self-published writings in conjuction with solo exhibition of paintings, April 2019

    "Artists' Frames in Pâte Coulante, History, Design, and Method" publication pending 

    Research Interests:

    material language and properties, art history, design history, late 19th century artist's frames in Paris, lutherie, paint-making

    Current Courses:

    Space/Materiality: (Spring 2020)