Sylvia Peter. Image: Florian Hammerich

Vita

Sylvia Peter (b. 1970 Kaufbeuren, Germany)

1994 – 97
Academy of Fine Arts, Burg Giebichenstein, Halle
1990 – 93
Technical School for Glass and Porcelain Painting, Kaufbeuren / Neugablonz

Collections

2019 Hunt Institute Collection, Pittsburgh USA
2012, 2005 Städtische Werke Landsberg am Lech
2002 The Shirley Sherwood Collection of Contemporary Botanical Artists, London
2000 Swabian Artists of the 20th Century, Marktoberdorf

Selected Exhibitions

2021 "Exploring Botany", Museum for Japanese Art and Technology Manggha, Krakow (C)
2020 „LIAN inside - Special Botanical Illustration Exhibition for Wuhan", Botanic Gardens, Wuhan
"Medicinal plants", Kashirke Art Gallery - Society of Artists of Botanical Arts SABA Moscow (C)
2019 "MODERN MASTERPIECES OF BOTANICAL ART The Shirley Sherwood Collection Exhibition", Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London
"16th International Exhibition of Botanical Art and Illustration", Hunt Institute of Botanical Art and Illustration, Pittsburgh (C, Cover)
2018 "Botanical Art Worldwide - Presentation of Austria and Germany: Flora's new Masters", Forum Botanische Kunst Thüngersheim
"Florentia - International Exhibition of Botanical Art", Villa Bardini, Florence (C)
2017 "Small works", Annual Meeting of the American Society of Botanical Artists, San Francisco
"Secrets of Nature", IMBA Galerie Hamburg
2015 "Different - Identical" (with herman de vries, Martin J. Allen), Forum Botanische Kunst, Thüngersheim (C)
2014 “Small Works”, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Botanical Artists, Denver (C, Cover)
2012 “Fleur fatale“ (with Claire Basler, Verena Redmann, Beate Sellin, Luzia Simons, Fiona Strickland), Forum Botanische Kunst, Thüngersheim
2009 “Society of Botanical Artists“, Central Hall Westminster, London
“The Power of Plants”, The Shirley Sherwood Gallery, Royal Botanic Gardens of Kew, London
“Fliegen und Landen”, Künstlerstiftung Kaufbeuren (S,C)
2006 “A Passion for Plants“- The Shirley Sherwood Collection Contemporary Botanical Masterworks, Sompo Museum of Arts, Tokyo
“Neuer Realismus – die Sicht von 12 Frauen”, Galerie Nering und Stern, Berlin
2004 “Pflanzenportraits“, Orangerie der Residenz, Würzburg
2001 “Florale Grotesken”, Schwäbisches Bildungszentrum Kloster, Irsee (S)
“Florale Grotesken”, Hofgartensaal der Residenz, Kempten (S,C)

Bibliography

Sherwood, Dr. Shirley and Kress, Dr. W. John, The Art of Plant Evolution, London, 2010

Peter, Sylvia und Stein, Norbert, Fliegen und Landen, Forum Botanische Kunst, Thüngersheim, 2009

Hücking, Dr. Renate, Blumenmalerinnen, Callwey, München, 2012