Monday, November 23, 2015

Barnitz Art - 2015 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series National Juried Finalist - SCOPE Miami International Contemporary Art Exhibition

Peter Barnitz' artwork, Formation (Bed of Nails) was chosen from thousands of submissions to be part of 2015 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Finale - National Juried Exhibition and will be on view at SCOPE Miami International Contemporary Art Exhibition.  

Twelve artists from around the United States of America were selected to be part of the exhibition and will be on view (December 1st - 6th) in Miami Beach, Florida.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Peter Barnitz Photography @ The Louvre - Paris, France

The Mighty Mississippi, (photograph/projection/print/catalog)
Part of THE NATURE COLLECTION - Exposure Awards Exhibition
The Louvre Museum- Paris, France 

Friday, July 17, 2015

Peter Barnitz @ The Ogden Museum of Southern Art - 2015 Louisiana Contemporary Exhibition- curated by Brooke Davis Anderson (August 1 - September 20)

Opening Reception on White Linen Night:  August 1st, 2015 (6 - 9 PM)
Ogden Museum of Southern Arts, New Orleans, LA

Exhibition dates:
(August 1 - September 20)

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Thursday, May 14, 2015

2nd Annual Kenner Discovery Health and Sciences Academy Art Exhibition

Opening Reception: Monday, May 18th
(5 - 8 PM)

Curated by Peter Barnitz (BarnitzArt)

I am very proud of all my students!  They have worked hard all year to create some amazing art.
The exhibit includes hundreds of works from all grade levels.
Thanks for your support!

Saturday, April 25, 2015

ACSI Art Festival Guest Artist and Speaker

Honored to be the guest artist/speaker at the ACSI Art Festival.
Inspiring young artists to create patterns!

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Monday, April 13, 2015

Barnitz ART

Assembly, charcoal, acrylic, enamel on canvas, 30 x 40 inches, 2014

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Peter Barnitz at TEN Gallery NOLA - March 7th - 29th

 New Life, Mixed-media on canvas, 30 x 48 inches, 2014

Emerging artist Peter Barnitz returns to TEN Gallery with AFTER THE DUST SETTLES, a dynamic collection of new mixed-media paintings on canvas, centered on ideas of healing and new life.  Minimal yet full of life, the paintings choreograph geometric structure with visceral gesture to form a Balanchine-esque ballet of concentration, patience, poise and the human spirit.  The combination of these values encourage a contemplative, tranquil and balanced response, where the onlooker is engulfed in a cloud of networks, persuading them to explore the surface and yield to their own understanding.  The paintings are composed of complex multiple layered patterns using lines, planes and brushwork, which prompt a tango between the foreground and the background and encourage a dialogue between organic forms, geometric structure, and abstract landscapes.

“The repetitive patterns created are not only a symbol of hard work and determination, but a celebration of life, science, up close or from a far, where the process of creation collides with a spiritual and meditative goal.  It is a way of life, a discipline, a place of peace and reflection.  It is a dance of depth, space and motion, simple and complex, like a song or silence between beats of a drum.” 

Peter Barnitz received his B.F.A from Loyola University of New Orleans in 2004 and earned his M.F.A. in Sculpture and Painting from the University of New Orleans in 2011.  In 2012, he established the Barnitz Academy of Fine Arts, where he instructs art workshops for children and adults. He is a collective member of TEN Gallery and currently works as the artist-in-residence at Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy.  In 2014, Mr. Barnitz was appointed by Mayor Mike Yenni as an inaugural member of the Kenner Rivertown Arts Council, where he serves as the Vice Chairman.  Mr. Barnitz was born and raised in Metairie, LA and currently lives and works out of his home studio in Kenner, LA.