Peter Evan Costas
Peter Evan Costas is a Chicago-based artist who uses mixed media to reconstruct and unearth memories and imagination.
Through a combination of lens-based work, sound, sculpture, performance, and painting his work drives to both communicate the veteran experience and to use memory as a catalyst for fiction. Much of his practice relies on eliciting sensory experiences around sound and touch and how they affect our heavy reliance on the visual.
Having served on submarines as a Sonar Technician in the US Navy from 2011 to 2016, his personal experience within the military is a constant totem of time, growth, humor, trauma, and secrecy.
Peter Evan Costas received his MFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2022 and is currently the Visiting Lecturer in Photography & Digital Arts at Indiana University Northwest.
He is represented by FLXST Contemporary Gallery in Chicago, IL.