Demetz Peter

1969 _Born in Bolzano ( Italy ), lives and works in Ortisei (BZ).

1983-84 _Art school in Ortisei

1984-90 _Apprenticeship at Heinrich Demetz’s workshop.

1993 _Achievement of the diploma „maestro scultore“

1993-09 _Participation at collective exhibitions in Ortisei (UNIKA), Milan, Vail/Colorado, Leipzig, Lichtenstein/Germany, Gent, Vienna, Florence, Lecce, Bolzano,Istanbul, Palma de Mallorca and Roma. Orders in Italy, Austria, Germany, USA and Iceland.

1995-02 _Teacher at the vocational school in Ortisei and Selva Gardena.   Subjects:  drawing, history of art und sculpture.

1997-00 _Chairman of the association „Artigianato Artistico Gardenese“ and of the UNIKA group.

1999-02 _Courses in pedagogy, didactics, educational and developmental psychology.

since 2001 _Lectures and seminars on wood sculpture as well as courses on working with wood and clay, drawing, design and anatomy; among others, for the design centre of the company Swarovski in Wattens (A), the LKJ-Sachsen in Leipzig, the Daetz-Centrum in Lichtenstein (Ger) and the Academy of Fine Arts in Carrara

2002-06 _ Leading teacher of the course on wood sculpture of the Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau , Department of Applied Arts Schneeberg, at the Daetz-Centrum in Lichtenstein ( Germany ).

since 2007 _Collaboration with the Artforum Gallery of contemporary art, Bologna ( Italy ).

since 2011 _Collaboration with the White Room Art System Gallery of contemporary art, Capri/Positano ( Italy ).


2007 _Honour award for the sculpture “dialogo” (dialogue) at the competition “Nova” held in the province of Bolzano

2007 _1st prize at the competition for the 60th anniversary of the Bolzano fair for the work “padiglione 1” (hall 1)

2008 _Honour award at the „Premio Arte“ of magazine "Arte"- Giorgio Mondadori, work: „the mirror“ 60 cm x 50 cm, 2008

2009 _ Honour award at the art competition “eroism – inier, ncuei, duman” held in the province of Bolzano, work: “… hero …”, 70 cm x 60 cm, 2009

2010 _Winner at the art competition "III Trienala Ladina" on the Museum Ladin in San Martino in Badia (Italy)

2010 _1st prize at the art prize "Premio Arciere" of Sant' Antioco in Sardegna (Italy) for the work: "L'analfabeta", 45 x 37 cm, (catalogue)

2010 _1st prize at the international artprize "XXXVII Premio Sulmona ", in Sulmona (AQ), for the work: "Remember", 60 x 49 cm, (catalogue)

2014 _1st prize "Premio Pio Alferano" at the art prize "Murat è vivo" in Castellabate (SA), for the work: "nelle strade di Pizzo", 85 x 100 cm, (catalogue)

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