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.
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