Peter Kephart, born in New Jersey, spent a number of years in sales, marketing, and advertising prior to embarking on a more creative career path. He has lived and worked in numerous towns and cities in the mid-Atlantic region, and now does so in the wooded mountains of West Virginia, where he has been since 2001. He departed for a sabbatical from corporate America in 1990 to study studio arts at Kutztown University in Kutztown, PA.
January 2011: The Hill Rag, Washington DC Review of Firepainting exhibit at Zenith Gallery
December 2010: Fox News, WTTG Washington DC Live interview with Holly Morris, Fox morning news
April 2006: West Virginia Magazine, feature article
Jain Marunouchi Gallery, New York NY Group exhibit; firepaintings
December 2010-February 2011: Zenith Gallery, Washington DC Solo exhibit; firepaintings
October 2010: Swann House, Washington DC Sponsored private solo exhibit; firepaintings
February-March 2010: Amsterdam Whitney gallery, New York NY Group exhibit; firepaintings.
December 2009-March 2010: Select Office Suites, New York NY Sponsored private solo exhibit, two locations; firepaintings.
September 2007: Swann House, Washington DC Sponsored private solo exhibit; firepaintings.
August 2007: Rosenfeld gallery, Philadelphia, PA New talent group exhibit; firepaintings.
November 2006: Ranquist Development, Chicago, IL Sponsored private solo exhibit; firepaintings.
October 2006: AB Development Inc., Philadelphia, PA Sponsored private solo exhibit; firepaintings.
July 2006: Berkshires Arts Festival, Berkshire mountains, MA Outdoor arts fair, group: firepaintings.
May 2006: Swann House, Washington DC Sponsored private solo exhibit; firepaintings.
March 2006: Artexpo, Javitz Center, New York NY
November 2005: Cirkers Fine Arts, New York NY Sponsored private solo exhibit; firepaintings, works on metal.
October 2004: Smithtown Twp. Arts Council, Mill Pond NY Selected for juried group exhibit, Donald Kuspit, juror: drawing
September 2004: Caladan Gallery, Beverly MA Selected for juried group exhibit; works on metal.
October 2003: Wohlfarth Galleries, Washington DC Solo exhibit; works on metal, fingerpainted landscapes.
November 2002: Swann House, Washington DC Sponsored private solo exhibit; fingerpainted landscapes.
2001-2002: Levels, WV Dismantled and reconstructed a late 19th century country store, into a dream home and studio.
1999-2001: Washington DC Devoted nearly all time to the practice and creation of art, specifically fingerpainting in oils.