Marie Peter-Toltz
Marie Peter-Toltz

Born in Mulhouse, France in 1981. She lives and works in Los Angeles. 


Solo Exhibitions

2018        Tonight Think of Me, Nanda/Hobbs, Sydney, Australia 

2017        Mes Prédatrices, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, US 

2016        Je Suis Le Tigre dans la Montagne, MFA Thesis Exhibition, The New York Studio School, New York, US

2015        Downtown Demoiselles, BMG, Adelaide, Australia

                Prologues, Gaffa Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2010         Les Trois Visages D’Eve, Centre Relais des Arts, Paris, France

2009         Enigma Variations, Art at Home Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2008         Because of You, Depot Gallery/Danks Street, Sydney, Australia


Prizes And Residencies (Selected)

2018        All Art Works, Winner/ Exhibition inclusion Award/ selected and curated by Tyler Loftis, Michigan, US

2016         ART SEEN, Winner/ Representing the New York Studio School, NY, US

                National Association of Women Artists, Membership Award, NY, US

2015         CONCORDIA Award, New York Studio School, NY, US

                LCU Award for Women, NY, US

                Fellowship Award, New York Studio School, NY, US

                Scholarship Award, New York Studio School, NY, US

2011         Gertrude Whitney Conner Scholarship Award for Excellence, US (not undertaken)

                Scholarship Award, New York Studio School, US (not undertaken)

2010         Artist Grant and Artist Residency, The Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, US

2009         Artist residency, Atelier en Commun, Paris, France

2008         Portia Geach Memorial Award, finalist, S.H Irvin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

                Waverley Art, finalist, Sydney, Australia

                Pyrmont Art Festival, finalist, Sydney, Australia 

                Herald Sun Rotary Art Show, finalist, Camberwell, Victoria, Australia


Group Exhibitions (Selected)



Engines of Eros, curated by Malado Balwin, catalogue essay by Julia Friedman. Artists include Katelynn Mills (curator & artist), Narcissister, Nicole Wittenberg, Josephine Wister Faure and Marie Peter-Toltz, College of the Arts Santa Ana, California, US 


All Artworks, curated by Tyler Loftis, Grand Rapids, Michigan, US

 Narraciones Extraordinarias, alongside Rocío García (curator and artist), La Havana, Cuba (October 2018)

West Coast Connection, curated by Karen Wilkin, Hackett Mill Gallery, San Francisco, US



 UBS / Chifley Tower Building curatorial selection Nanda/Hobbs, Sydney, Australia

X Marks the Spot: Women of the New York Studio School, curated by Malado Baldwin and Maia Ibar, New York Studio School, New York, US (July 2018)


FRAN FESTIVAL SYMPOSIUM (Feminism Renewal Art Network), Invitational, Multiple Locations, Fran Fest Curatorial Committee Adelaide, South Australia

EV(e)OLUTION VII, curated by Mike Depompeo, Riverside Library, New York, US

 BARED, curated by Sally Deskins and Laura Madeline Wiseman, Morgantown, US 


Artistic Soirée, Guest Artist Marie Peter-Toltz, curated by Britt Magnuson (Magnus Art) and Ren Gallery, Los Angeles, US

Halo Foundation Benefit Auction, curated by Irina Protopopescu, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Hieronymus Bosch: Contemporary Artists Celebrating the Master, curated by Max Teicher, National Arts Club, New York

MFA National Competition Award, curated by Lance Esplund, First Street Gallery, New York, US

Small Images/Grand Visions, curated by Nadine Wagner, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney, Australia 

Small Images/Grand Visions (Traveling Exhibition), Linton & Kay Galleries, Perth, Australia


Christmas Exhibition, curated by Trudyanne Brown, BMG Fine Art, Adelaide, Australia

Small Images/Grand Visions 40x40, curated by Nadine Wagner, Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Hollow Bone, curated by Robert Banat, Ray Smith Studio, Brooklyn, New York

Provenance, curated by Ingrid Kellenbach, Art Central South Australia, Adelaide, Australia


 TELLING, alongside Chelsea Lehmann (curator and artist), Anna Platten, VR Morrisson, Nerissa Lea, Art Central South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

2013        Summertime, Skidmore Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, US

2012        Tell Us A Story, curated by Yiwon Park, Sheffer Gallery, Sydney, Australia

                40 x 40, Brunswisk Street Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2011         Twenty Art Shows in Twenty Days, Damien Minton Annex Space, Sydney, Australia

                NARS Annual Open Studio, Brooklyn, New York, US

2010         Journée de la Femme, Centre Relais des Arts, Rueil MalMaison, Paris, France

                31st Annual Arts Festival, Lindfield, Sydney, Australia

2009         Salon De Petits Tableaux,The Milk Factory Gallery, Bowral, Australia

                Les Corps D’Anora avec Anora Bora, Le Carrosse, Paris, France

                Bonjour Paris, Festival des Ouvertures Utiles, Le Carrosse, Paris, France

2007         Group Exhibition, Student Gallery New York Studio School, New York, US

Education and Related Experience

2014-2016         Master of Fine Arts in Painting, New York Studio School, New York, USA

2011                New York Studio School, Drawing Marathon with Graham Nickson, New York, USA

2008                National Art School, Painting, Sydney, Australia

2007                New York Studio School, Drawing and Painting Marathon, New York, USA

                        Art Students League of New York, Painting and Drawing, New York, USA

2006                 Assistant Manager: Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia

                        National Art School, Figure Painting, Sydney, Australia

2005                College of Fine Art, Oil Painting, Sydney, Australia

2003                 Spanish Filology Degree, Latin American Art History, Madrid, Spain

1999                 Universitat Wien, Contemporary Art History, Vienna, Austria