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Sammy Peters Works Biography

SAMMY PETERS

American b. 1939

 

EDUCATION

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Arts Center School of Arts and Drama, Little Rock, AR

San Francisco Mime Troupe, San Francisco, CA

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS / Since 2000

2019   LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM (forthcoming)

Sammy Peters: Then and Now Survey Exhibition, Angelo State University, San Marcos, TX (forthcoming)

2018   Sammy Peters: Recent Work; Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

2017   Sammy Peters: Then and Now Survey Exhibition; Butler Center Galleries/Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock, AR

Sammy Peters: Then and Now Survey Ancillary Exhibition; Greg Thompson Fine Art, Little Rock, AR

LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2016   Sammy Peters: Then and Now Survey Exhibition; Memphis, TN

Sammy Peters: Then and Now Survey Exhibition; University of Arkansas-Fort Smith Fort Smith, AR

2015   LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2014   Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR

2013   LewAllen Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ

LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA

2011   LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2009   Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA

LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2008   The Heights Gallery, Little Rock, AR

Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ

2007   LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2005   Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2004   Craighead/Green Gallery, Dallas, TX

2003   Hendrix College, Conway, AR

LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2002   New Gallery, Houston, TX

Perry Nicole Gallery, Memphis, TN

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS / Since 2000

2018   Winfield Gallery, Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA

M A Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK

2017   Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2016   Greg Thompson Fine Art, Little Rock, AR

The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee

Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV

2015   Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock, AR

2014   Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee

Greg Thompson Fine Art, Little Rock, Arkansas

The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AR

2011   Winthrop Rockefeller Legacy Exhibition, Morrilton, AR

2010   Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV

Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA

2009   Kouros Gallery, New York, NY

2007   Multiple Impressions, New York, NY

Historic Arkansas Museum, Little Rock, AR

2006   Gail Harvey Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2005   Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX

2003   LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2002   Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR

Perry Nicole Gallery, Memphis, TN

2000   The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

 

AWARDS and FELLOWSHIPS

2019 Edwards Trust Lectureship, Angelo State University

2003 VSC Press Printmaking Fellowship

2001 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship

2000 MacDowell Fellowship

1992 M-AAA/NEA Fellowship

1967 Juror’s Award, 10th Delta Annual

1965 Juror’s Top Award, 10th Annual Mid-South Exhibition 1965

Juror’s Special Mention Award, 6th Dixie Annual

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Technical College, Russellville, AR

Atkins Insurance Corporation, Little Rock, AR

Baptist Rehabilitation Institute, Little Rock, AR

Brooks-Pollard Advertising, Little Rock, AR

The Communications Group, Little Rock, AR

The Entergy Corporation, Jackson, MS

Regions Bank, Little Rock, AR

Gene Hackman, Santa Fe, NM

Hendrix College, Conway, AR

Palazzo Resort Hotel, Las Vegas, NV

Hot Springs Fine Arts Center, Hot Springs, AR

McDonalds, London, England

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard, Little Rock, AR

Estate of Winthrop Rockefeller, Petit Jean, AR

The Rose Firm, Little Rock, AR

The Venetian Resort Hotel, Macao, China

Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

Southland Corporation, Dallas, TX

Stephens Incorporated, Little Rock, AR

Twin City Printing, North Little Rock, AR

University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, AR

Bank of America, Little Rock, AR

Arthur Young & Company, Little Rock, AR

JPMS Cox PLLC, Little Rock, AR

 

CATALOGS

2017   Sammy Peters: Then and Now–Butler Center Galleries. Essay by Peter Frank, 30 color plates

2016   Sammy Peters: Then and Now–Memphis College of Art. Essay by Peter Frank, 30 color plates

2016   Sammy Peters: Then and Now–University of Arkansas / Fort Smith. Essay by Peter Frank, 28 color plates

2015   Disparate Acts Redux: Bailin, Criswell, Peters; Introduction by Leslie N. Peacock, essay by Warren Criswell, 13 color plates

 

2007   Silent Metronome, Works from 2006-2007; Sammy Peters interviewed by Ruth Pasquine, Ph.D., 18 color plates

2001   Sammy Peters/ Portals and Intentions, LewAllen Contemporary, solo exhibit, essay by Peter Frank, 22 color plates

1994   Sammy Peters/ Paintings on Paper and Canvas, The Arkansas Arts Center, solo exhibit, essay by Donald Kuspit, introduction by Townsend Wolfe and Ruth Pasquine. 16 color plates

1989   Baser Matter, Traveling Exhibition, 14 color plates, Essays by John S. Slorp and Lloyd W. Benjamin

1986   Dated Works, Traveling Exhibition, 10 color plates, Essay by Michael Preble

 

 

VISITING ARTIST / WORKSHOPS

Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN 1989, 1991, 2016

Hendrix College 1996, Conway, Arkansas

Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX 1994

Arkansas Arts Center 1986, 1988, 1990

University of Arkansas at Little Rock 1988, 1990