Justin Peyser was born in Boston in 1964 and grew up in Livingston, New Jersey. He studied Visual & Environmental Studies at Harvard College, and Painting at the Art Students League of New York and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Bologna, Italy. He lives and works in New York.
2016 Rende (Cosenza) City Hall: "Alla Deriva/Diaspora"
Siena: "Open Mind," Orto de' Pecci
2015 San Quirico d'Orcia, Siena "Open Mind": July 25 through October 6:
Forme nel Verde - one person show in Renaissance Garden
2014 Jersey City, NJ December 29, St. Bridget, a permanent outdoor sculptural commission at St. Bridget's Senior Residence
2013 Diaspora/Alla Deriva IV Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome, Italy, curated by Francesca Pietracci.
Channels at Galeria Emmeotto, Rome, Italy, curated by Francesca Pietracci. Download Catalog
Museo all’Aperto Bilotti (MAB) Cosenza, Italy, curated by Francesca Pietracci.
2012 Diaspora Palazzo Arti Napoli (PAN), Naples, Italy, curated by Francesca Pietracci.
Civic Museum of Castel Nuovo-Maschio Angioino, Naples, Italy, curated by Francesca Pietracci.
2010 Alla Deriva, Ca' Zenobio, Ex-Collegio Armeno, Venice, Italy, curated by Roberta Semeraro.
2019 Lajatico (Pisa) Teatro del Silenzio, “Sculptural Benches” / Sedili d’Autore
2018-19, East Hampton, NY FolioEast Gallery Off the Wall. December 8 to January 13
2018 Siena, Fortezza Medicea, New York-Siena : Artists Compared. 7 to 28 September, curated by Fabio Mazzieri
2016 Rome, Museo della Memoria IMI, (Prisoner of War Museum) Permanent Collection, Dignity
2015 Buonconvento (Siena) Palazzo Borghese, September 26 - October 31, The knapsack of the pilgrim.
2014 Rome, Energia per L'arte, at Cofely GDF Suez Via Ostiense 333
Artists in memory of the Holocaust, The Hungarian Academy of Rome, curated by Pal Nemeth and Francesca Pietracci
2012 East Hampton, NY., Neoteric Fine Art, "Amagansett Audiovision Festival," curated by Scott Bluedorn.
2010 Sorano, Italy Il Cortilone Mostra Internazionale d'Arte Contemporanea, 10th Edition, curated by Chris Warren.
2009 SoHo, New York City, Space Greene, Justin Peyser and Ruggero Vanni, curated by Ruggero Vanni.
Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY. Honorable mention, selected by MoMA curator Jodie Hauptman, for Bullish.
La Nazione, September 23, 2014
Rosita Gangi, “La Danza di Justin Peyser,” Il Quotidiano September 11, 2012
Paola de Ciuceis, "Peyser, Forme e immagini che raccontano una diaspora,” Il Mattino, September 14, 2012
Clarissa Ricci Welshman, "Justin Peyser, Ca' Zenobio," Sculpture Magazine" 30:2 (March 2011), p. 70.
Samantha Friedman, Teddy Jefferson & Roberta Semeraro, "Alla deriva". Sculture. Venice, 2010. catalog.
Giulia Bruno, "Drifting Works," DDN Design Diffusion News, September 2010, 40-42. Download
"'Alla deriva', sculture di Justin Peyser," Il Gazzettino, 30 July 2010.
Silvia Zanardi. "Derive e un unico approdo: Venezia," Giorno & Notte, 20 July 2010.
Elviro di Meo. "La diaspora dei segni arriva a Venezia," L'Opinione delle Libertá, 22 June 2010.
"Alla deriva, sculture di Justin Peyser," AIDA News, 15 June 2010.
Antonella Iozzo. "Justin Peyser. L'anima scultorea del presente anteriore," BluArte, June 2010.
Antonella Iozzo. "Il metallo è la mia nuova tela," View interview with Justin Peyser, BluArte, June 2010.
Giuseppe Ortolano. "Da New York a Palazzo Zenobio," Il Venerdi di Repubblica, 2010.
Noah Rosenberg. "Community Builder," LIC Magazine, January 2010.
Marco Agostinelli," ...alla deriva," a poem about the work of Justin Peyser, 2009.
Colin M. Graham, "Guild Hall's 71st Annual Members Show Puts An Awe Inspiring Array Of Artists On Display," Hamptons.com, Summer 2009.
Marty Baker, "Focus on Welded Sculpture with Justin Peyser," The World of Welding, Fall 2006.
Marco Agostinelli, ...Alla deriva and Kaleidoscope, Italy, 2010.