ABOUT THE ARTIST

 

Peggy Murray

      Lee, NH 03861
      pegmurray@comcast.net

GALLERY:      Ceres Gallery,  Portsmouth NH

AFFILIATIONS:  New Hampshire Art Association  Portsmouth
                            Seacoast Art Association, Exeter NH
                            Newburyport Art Association,  Newburyport MA

EXHIBITIONS
     Juried
     Omar T. Lassonde Annual Exhibition   New Hampshire Art Association    
                2016
                2015 (Honorable Mention)
                2014
                2012

     NHAA Annual Joan L. Dunfey Exhibition  New Hampshire Art Association
                2016
                2010

     Solo Shows

    Ceres Bakery, Portsmouth  August, 2018     

    Chamber of Commerce, Concord, NH   December  2017

     Pittsburgh Perspectives   Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery     June 2016

     Group Shows

     CAFE LIFE  with Debra Woodward, photographer Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery August 2017

     SAA Member Awards Show     Exeter Town Hall    November  2016

     Art of the Landscape I & II    Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery  October  2015, 2016

     Experience New Hampshire   The Capitol, Washington, DC    2015,  2016

     Painting with Adeline            Portsmouth Public Library     June 2015

     Seacoast Repertory Theater, Invited            June 2013

     100 Market Street Gallery   Portsmouth NH
             November-January   2012
             November-January   2011
             January-March  2010
             September-November  2009
             June-August  2006 

      Out of the Box II: A Still Life Show       Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery     Spring 2012  

      NHAA:  Art for Giving                      Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery    December 2010

      Out of the Box: A Still Life Show     Portsmouth Art Exchange November – December 2010

      NHAA:  New Members Exhibit      Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery   March 2009

      Ocean Views        Kennedy Gallery   Portsmouth, NH   Spring 2008

      Durham by the River    Mill Pond Center  Durham, NH    September 2007

      Still and Life Studies    Collector’s Art Gallery   Rye, NH    November 2007

      16 Ways to See           Studio 25   Portsmouth, NH    May 2004

      Paintings and Drawings    Sobo Café    South Berwick, ME    May 2001

      Ongoing monthly theme shows, NHAA          2009 – 2016

OTHER VENTURES
      fanciful gourds, painted furniture & clocks, and papier mache pets 2010 - 2013
      
      Set painter for Robert Eggers film, Hansel and Gretel        2005

STUDIES
      2001 – 2009    Basic and Advanced Drawing and Painting studio classes and plein air workshops                                                                with Adeline Goldminc-Tronzo

      Additional coursework with Michael Tronzo,  E. M. Saniga, Carol Morley

      Summer 2005    Intensive Painting Workshop  Provence, France

      Summer 2005    Intensive Painting Workshop  Provence, France

SERVICE

        NHAA Gallery Use Implementation Proposal and Evaluation  2014 - 2016, Committee Member

 Community Outreach:    

                      Art Connects New Hampshire 2016  (mural project created with residents at Chase Home) 

                      Arts in Reach   2013 – 2015 (art programming with adolescent girls)

                      Art of Recovery2014   (joint venture of NHAA and Seacoast Mental Health)

                      Oyster River Players       Children’s Theater Art and Set Designer 2002-2012

EDUCATION

          Ph.D.,  1991, University of New Hampshire, Literacy Education  

          M.Ed., 1985, University of New Hampshire, Research Methods and Statistics

          B.S., Psychology, 1980, California State University, Long Beach

TEACHING/CONSULTING
For a dozen years (1985 – 1997) I taught in the education department at the University of New Hampshire various courses including Human Development, Teaching of Reading, Applied Cognitive Processes in Learning and consulted in the development of teachers of reading and writing in schools around New England.