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Artists Exhibit at Peoples Library New Kensington – Peter Cehily

Peter Cehily

ptcehily@consolidated.net   412-979-2953

As a painter I often focus on subject matter that has an obsessive pull for me and colors that have a compulsive feel as well, especially ones that remind me of certain objects, shapes or memories or that evoke the feel of a certain time, place or person.

Education

  • BA Indiana University of Pennsylvania 1987
  • Studied painting, drawing at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
  • Studied under abstraction artist Mary Collins

 

Juried Exhibits, Awards

  • Sweetwater Center of the Arts, In the Belly of the Beast 2012,
  • Greensburg Art Center, Best of the Bunch 2012,
  • Westmoreland Art Nationals, Westmoreland Arts and Heritage Festival 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Hoyt Center for the Arts Regional Juried Show 2015, 2017
  • SPCARTS Regional Juried Exhibition Southern Alleghenies Museum 2015, 2016
  • Butler Art Center, Butler Pa – 2nd place Spring Exhibit 2015 Painting Category for “Alloy”
  • 2016 Invitational Exhibit AABC Butler Art Center, Butler PA
  • 2018 Biennial Greensburg Art Center, Complementary

 

Other Exhibitions (group and solo)

  • Butler Art Center, Butler Pa, Artform Gallery, Penn State New Kensington Gallery ESAL & AVLA Shows,
  • CCAC Boyce Campus ESAL Shows, Latrobe Art Center, Allegheny YMCA Northside, Peoples Library New Kensington and Lower Burrell, Murrysville Library, Oakmont Carnegie Library, Redstone Highlands Center, Tazza D’oro Café Highland Park, Espresso a Mano Café Lawrenceville, ArtSpace Café Point Breeze Heritage Museum Tarentum AVAL Group Exhibit, New Kensington Art Center AVLA Group Shows
  • USA Fitness AVLA Group Exhibit, Saxonburg Fine Art Fall Festival
  • Boulevard Gallery Verona Pa “Going Abstract” One Man Show August 2015

 

Membership

  • ESAL East Suburban Artists League, Allegheny Valley Artists League, Associated Artists of Butler County

 

Artist Statement

As a painter I often focus on subject matter that has an obsessive pull for me and colors that have a compulsive feel as well, especially ones that remind me of certain objects, shapes or memories or that evoke the feel of a certain time, place or person

 

Contact Infoptcehily@consolidated.net   412-979-2953