South Arts Prize Spotlight: Pete Schulte

Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, As Within / So Without, site-specific wall drawing, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville.

Birmingham artist Pete Schulte is known for his minimalist graphite drawings and site-specific wall drawings that use simple geometric forms and an austere palette to subtly flirt with perception. He was the state finalist for the inaugural Southern Prize given by South Arts, for which he received $5,000.

Schulte received his MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Iowa in 2008, and now teaches at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, With his wife, artist Amy Pleasant, he runs the art space Fuel and Lumber Company, which currently has an installation as part of Atlanta Contemporary’s On-Site series. Schulte earned an MFA in painting and drawing from the University of Iowa.

Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, Dark Corner / For No Witness, Site-Specific Wall Drawing, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson, New York
Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, Dark Day, site-specific wall drawing, Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta.
Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, The Belletrist
Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, The Braid III (No More Snake Oil Blues), Framed work on paper, leans against wall. Left – full view. Right – detail
Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, Blixa
Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, Cosmic American Music
Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, As Above / So Below
Pete Schulte
Pete Schulte, Gallis Pole
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