Peter Gutkin is an American Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1944. Their work was featured in an exhibition at the Modernism, Inc. Peter Gutkin's first artwork to be offered at auction was Purple Heart at Christie's Online in 2018.
A sought after artist and designer, Peter Gutkin continually pursues his fine art/design career. The Whitney Museum of American Art (www.whitney.org), Laforet Museum (Tokyo), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (www.sfmoma.org), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (www.mcachicago.org), the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia (www.icaphila.org), and many others have exhibit his work. Gutkin received his Bachelor of Fine Art from Tyler School of Art of Temple University (www.temple.edu/tyler) and received his Master of Fine Art from the San Francisco Art Institute (sfai.edu). He acquired a wide variety of skills including stone and wood carving, metalsmithing, bronze and plaster casting, low and high fire ceramics, and fine art fundamentals.
For over twenty years he worked closely with his late wife, interior designer Vicky Doubleday, collaborating on residential and commercial projects such as Scharffenberger Cellars (scharffenbergercellars.com) and NASA Ames Research Center (www.arc.nasa.gov) for which he not only designed interior space but also designed and produced site-specific furniture. Since then Gutkin has produced countless pieces of one-off furniture for clients. He has designed lighting fixtures for Boyd lighting (www.boydlighting.com). His art and furniture are included in many public and private collections for enjoyment as well as a future investment.