Sammy Peters

Sammy Peters

A SELECTED BIOGRAPHY

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR 2014
LewAllen Contemporary, Scottsdale, AZ 2013
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM 2013
Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA 2013

LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM 2011

Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA 2009
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM 2009
The Heights Gallery, Little Rock, AR, 1986, 1988, 1994, 1998, 2004, 2008

Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ, 2008
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM 2007
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 2005
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, 2005

Craighead/Green Gallery, Dallas, TX Dec. 2004.
Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR, 1995, 1999, 2004.
Hendrix College, Conway, AR 2003.
New Gallery, Houston, TX, 1989, 2002.
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, 1999, 2001, 2003.
Perry Nicole Gallery, Memphis, TN, 2002.
Cindric Meyer Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, 1997.
The Bell Gallery, Birmingham, MI, 1995.
The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 1994.
University of Central Ark., Conway, AR, 1994.
Allene LaPides Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 1992,1994.
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR , 1994.
The Lowe Gallery, Santa Monica,CA, 1992.
Shidoni Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1991.
The Lowe Gallery, Atlanta, GA, 1991.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Little Rock, AR, 1990.
Memphis College of Art, Memphis, TN 1989.
The Wright Gallery, Dallas, TX, 1987.
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM ,1999.
Cindric Meyer Gallery, Boca Raton, FL, 1997,1998.
Allene Lapides Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 1995, 1996.
The New Gallery, Houston, TX, 1995.
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Pine Bluff, AR, 1994.
Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX, 1994.

Selected Group Exhibitions

Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee 2014
Greg Thompson Fine Art, Little Rock, Arkansas 2014
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas 2014
Winthrop Rockefeller Legacy Exhibition, Morrilton, AR 2011
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV, 2010
Alan Avery Art Company, Atlanta, GA 2010
Multiple Impressions, New York, NY, 2007
Historic Arkansas Museum, Little Rock, AR, 2007
Gail Harvey Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, 2006
Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 2005
Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX, 2005.
LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM , 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003.
Contemporanea, Hot Springs, AR, 1995, 1999, 2002.
Perry Nicole Gallery, Memphis, TN, 2002.
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, 2000.
Anita Shapolsky Gallery, New York, NY, 1995, 1997, 1999.
Arkansas Arts Center, "Planes, Trains & Automobiles", 1999.
Paintings from America's Heart, Berlin & Bremen, Germany, 1994-1995.
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, AL, "New
Regional Painting”, 1993.
5th Annual Hendrix College Invitational,
Conway, AR, 1993.
Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York,NY, 1993.
The Collector Gallery, Washington,D.C., 1993.
Stremmel Gallery, Reno, NV, 1993.
The Arkansas Arts Center, "Past Delta Winners" ,1993.
Arts & Science Ctr. of S.E. Arkansas, "Five from Arkansas".
5th Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA, 1990.
Mill Street Gallery, Aspen, CO, 1990.
4th Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA, 1989.
Alice Bingham Gallery, Memphis,TN, 1989.
Art 54 Gallery/The Wright Gallery,The Out-of Towners, New York,NY.
Center Gallery, Holt McPherson Center, High Point, NC, 1988.
Davidson College Art Gallery, Davidson, NC, 1988.
11th Annual United States Print & Drawing Exhibition, 1998.
AES Gallery, Chicago, IL, 1988.
The Arkansas Arts Center, "Monotypes by Arkansas Artists".
Invitational “Images '87”, University of Ark.at Little Rock.
Ark. Artists Registry Small Works Annual, Jonesboro, AR.
2nd Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA.
Film Selection:"End of the Line" 1987-88 release.
Mona Berman Fine Arts, New Haven, CT, 1987.
Ark. Artists Registry, AARt Annual, Little Rock, AR, 1987.
AR Alice Bingham Gallery, Memphis, TN 1987.







Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI, 1986.
16th Annual Works on Paper Exh., San Marcos, TX 1986.
Artsource L.A., Los Angeles, CA, 1986.
Southern Contemporary Art Invitational,
Jacksonville, AL, 1986.
Foster Goldstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX, 1986.
Mary Bell Galleries, Chicago, Illinois ,1985.
Nimbus Gallery, Dallas, TX, 1985.
8th Annual Hot Springs Fine Art Center Annual,
Hot Springs, AR, 1985.
24th Delta Annual, Ark. Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, 1985.

Awards & Fellowships

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 Annua
l.

Selected Collections

The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock
Arkansas Technical College, Russellville, AR
Atkins Insurance Corporation, Little Rock
Baptist Rehabilitation Institute, Little Rock
Brooks-Pollard Advertising, Little Rock
The Communications Group, Little Rock
The Entergy Corporation, Jackson, MS
First Commercial Bank, Little Rock
Gene Hackman, Santa Fe, NM
Hendrix College, Conway, AR
Historical Arkansas Museum, Little Rock
Hot Springs Fine Arts Center, Hot Springs, AR
McDonalds, London
Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard
Estate of Winthrop Rockefeller, Petit Jean, AR
The Rose Firm, Little Rock
Saks Fifth Avenue
Southland Corp., Dallas
Stephens, Incorporated, Little Rock
Twin City Printing, Little Rock
University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock
Worthen Bank & Trust Company, Little Rock
Arthur Young & Company, Little Rock

Catalogues

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

1992
Exposure, Mid-America Alliance/NEA, Fellowships in Painting and Works on Paper, statement by Sabina Ott.

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.

Studies:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR.
Little Rock University, Little Rock, AR .
Arkansas Arts Center School of Arts and Drama, Little Rock, AR.
San Francisco Mime Troupe, San Francisco, CA.

Workshops/Visiting Artist:

Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX, 1994.
Memphis College of Art, 1989, 1991.
Arkansas Arts Center, 1986, 1988, 1990 .
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1988, 1990.