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Peggy Cyphers

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Baltimore and Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

Lives in
New York City

Works in
New York City


Representing galleries
showing at The Proposition, NYC, CREON Gallery, NYC and Noma Gallery, San Francisco

graffiti/street-art, abstract, performance

Current Exhibitions and Events
Mar, 2015 Rites of Spring
Van Der Plas Gallery Project Space
Mar, 2015 Rites of Spring
Van Der Plas Gallery Project Space


 PAINTINGS  2008 - 2012  

 A series of paintings with compositional qualities that reflect spaces of weightlessness and expansive consciousness. Focus on predatory birds as visual reference - color, pattern, gravitational and mental freedom.

Cyphers painting investigates and finds inspiration in the processes of Evolution and Entropy.

Cyphers's earlier large scale paintings document and channel the horror and magnificent processes of human destructive forces and natural phenomena.


Peggy Cyphers was born and raised in Baltimore and Chesapeake Beach, Maryland.  Cyphers has been working and living in New York City and Brooklyn for over 25 years. Cyphers has had one person exhibitions nationally and internationally since her first show in the East Village in 1984. Her exhibitions have been reviewed in the New York Times, New York Observer, Art in America, Brooklyn Rail, ArteryNYC, and San Francisco Chronicle, among others. Most recent exhibitions include "Animal Spirits" at The Proposition, 2012, Noma Gallery, San Francisco, (November 2009) "Animal Spirits" at Creon Gallery, New York City, (May 2009) and "Animal Spirits" a two person show at the Kleinert James Art Gallery in Woodstock, New York. (October 2009)

Recent Exhibits

Peggy Cyphers participated in these exhibits:

Jan, 2015 Places and Things
Dorian Grey Gallery
Nov, 2014 Red, Yellow and Orange
Van Der Plas Gallery
Oct, 2014 Prairie Conversation / Threshold
Jun, 2014 Metaglyphic
Elena Ab Gallery Tribeca
Dec, 2013 Holiday Popsicle Show
Gallery onetwentyeight
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