In this two-person exhibition, the pattern-based accumulative works of Providence sculptor Bayne Peterson and Sacramento printmaker Graham McDougal are shown together for the first time.
Bayne Peterson was born in Palo Alto, California, in 1984, and lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island. His work has been exhibited during the past year in Abstraction in Art Since 1950: Modern and Contemporary Selections from the Collection at RISD Museum, Providence; Underlying System is Not Known at Western Exhibitions, Chicago; and Psychedelic Providence at Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Chicago, and within a two-artist presentation for Kristen Lorello Gallery at NADA Miami Beach. Peterson received a BA from Vassar College and a MFA in sculpture from the Rhode Island School of Design. His work is included in the collection of the RISD Museum.
Graham McDougal was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1976, and lives and works in Sacramento, California. His work has been exhibited recently at Regina Rex, NY, Firstdraft and KNULP, in Sydney and Outside Gallery, North Adams MA. His prints and multiples have been included in projects at the Print Center Philadelphia, Printed Matter Inc. and Picture Room, NY. He has received grants from the Scottish International Education Trust, New York Foundation for the Arts and Cornell Council for the Arts. He has participated as an artist in the Nesnadny + Schwartz Visiting Curator Program, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, and residencies at the Byrdcliffe Art Colony, Woodstock, NY and Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA. McDougal studied at Cumbria College of Art and Design and at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, Scotland, before earning a MFA at Southern Illinois University. He is an assistant professor of art at University of California Davis.