Peter Gerakaris’ work is featured in many prominent public and private collections in the United States and abroad including: the U.S. Department of State Art in Embassies Program Permanent Collection, Libreville, Gabon; Citibank, New York City; the Shirley L. & Herbert J. Semler Foundation, Portland, Oregon; the John H. Friedman Collection, Stamford, Connecticut; the Stephen P. Hanson Collection, New York City; the Patrick McMullan Collection, New York City; Jinho Cho Collection, Seoul; and the Beth Rudin DeWoody Collection, New York City.
In addition to solo shows at Wave Hill and Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York City, Gerakaris has exhibited at Shizaru Gallery, London; Chinese Contemporary Gallery, Beijing; the Doors Feature Exhibition, Seoul; Rocketart, Newcastle, Australia; Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, California; Bronx Museum of the Arts; Loretta Howard Gallery, New York City; Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles; and the National Academy of Fine Arts, New York City.
Gerakaris earned his B.F.A. from Cornell University in 2003 and his M.F.A. from the City University of New York’s Hunter College, where he also received the Tony Smith Prize. Additional distinctions include: the Edwin Austin Abbey Fellowship at the National Academy of Fine Arts, the Clowes Foundation Full-Fellowship Award at the Vermont Studio Center; and the Sun Room Honorarium at Wave Hill. Gerakaris has held residencies at the Red Gate Gallery, Beijing and the Bronx Museum of the Arts.