Peter Demetz was born in Bolzano in 1969. From 1983 to 1984 he attended the Art Institute of Ortisei, and after an apprenticeship at the Atelier of Master Heinrich Demetz gets the Master Sculptor Diploma. From 1995 to 2002 he taught at Ortisei Professional School and Professional School for Sculptors of Selva.
Demetz is an artist who knew how to give hands-on Val Gardena: it is president of the “Arts and Crafts Gardena” and president of the UNIKA Group from 1997 to 2000. From 2002 to 2006 he was Head Teacher at the Course of Art Studies sculpture Lignea University of Zwickau in Germany, and at the Faculty of Applied Arts of Schneeberg, at Daetz-Centrum in Lichtenstein.
Among the various awards:
2007_ Competition “Nova” the province of Bolzano, opera: “Dialogue”; 1st Prize in the competition for the 60th anniversary of the Bolzano Fair, opera: “Pavilion 1″; 2008_ “Art Award” of the magazine Art- Giorgio Mondadori, opera: “The Mirror”; 2009_ Competition “eroism-inier, ncuei, duman” at the Councillor for the Ladin culture in collaboration with the “South Tyrol Artists” 2010_Winner of the art competition “III Triennial Ladin” Ladin Museum in San Martino in Badia; 1st Prize at the “Archer Award” in Sant ‘Antioco in Sardinia, opera: “The illiterate”; 1st Prize at the “Premio Sulmona XXXVII”, international exhibition of contemporary art in Sulmona (AQ), opera: “Remembrance”; 2014_1 Prize “Pio Alferano Award” in the competition “Murat is alive” in Castellabate (SA),opera “nelle strade di Pizzo”.