2022 Distinguished Alumni Award 2022, Towson University, Baltimore, MD

2018 Pratt Institute Faculty Award

2013 Grin City Art Residency, Grinnell, Iowa

2011 Peter S. Reed Foundation Grant, Award in Painting, New York

2010 Pratt Institute Faculty Award

2008 Tong Xian Art Residency, Beijing, China

2007 Juror Award, 30th Small Works Exhibition, New York University, NY

2002 Santa Fe Art Institute, 9/11 Residency, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2001 Pratt Institute Faculty Award

2000 International Studio Program, Elizabeth Foundation, New York

1998 Art Omi International Residency, Ghent, New York

1997 Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, Award in Painting, New York

1995 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Virginia

1994 Yaddo Artists Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY

1992 Triangle Artists Workshop, Pine Plains, NY

1991 National Studio Award, Clocktower, P.S.1, New York

1989 National Endowment for the Arts, Award in Painting

1987 Igor Foundation Award, Award in Painting


2023 “Peggy Cyphers: Recent Paintings,” Front Room Gallery, Hudson, NY

2018 “Heirs to the Sea,” one person installation, Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, NY

2017 “Modern Fossils,” one person exhibition,” Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY

2016 “Cretan Labyrinth,” Pop-up installation, The Fields, Art Omi, Ghent, NY

2015 “Cyanotypes & Paintings,”, one person exhibition, Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY

2014 “Peggy Cyphers &  Catherine.Howe” two person show, Cross Contemporary, Saugerties, NY

“Prairie Conversation,” two person with Pam Longobardi, Creon Gallery, NYC

2013 “Stacked Waterfall,” HD film installation, Gridspace, Brooklyn, NY

2012 “Animal Spirits,” The Proposition Gallery, New York

2011 “Occupy Wall Street, People Are Talking” installation, CREON Gallery, NY

2009 “Animal Spirits,” Noma Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue essay: Lilly Wei)

             “Animal Spirits,” Kleinert James Art Center, Woodstock, NY

             “Animal Spirits,” Creon Gallery, New York

2007 “Star Nebulae” Pool Art Fair, Miami, FL

2005 “Recent Paintings,” The Proposition Gallery, New York

2003 The Proposition Gallery, New York

2003 Art Resources Transfer, New York

2000 Eckert Fine Art, Naples, FL

1999 “Conversation Exhibition,” Art Resources Transfer, New York

1998 E. M. Donahue Gallery, NYC (catalogue)

1997 “Future Byzantium,” Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalogue)

1996 Ben Shahn Gallery, William Paterson College, NJ

             Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen, Denmark

             Towson University Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1995 “Future Byzantium,” E.M. Donahue Gallery, NYC  (catalogue)

1994 “Botanicals,” Littlejohn/Sternau Gallery, New York

             “New Paintings – Peggy Cyphers,” Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL

1993 “Botanicals,” Frankel Nathanson Gallery, Maplewood, NJ

             “Lexicons of Paradise,” E.M. Donahue Gallery, NYC

             “Lexicons of Paradise,” New York Academy of Sciences, NYC

1992 “Paradise,” Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

1991 “Paradisiacal Lexicon,” E. M. Donahue, New York

             Bannister Gallery, Rhode Island College, Rhode Island

1990 “Peggy Cyphers,” E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York (catalogue)

1989 Mincher-Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988 “Biological Impressionism,” E.M. Donahue, New York (catalogue with essays by Duncan Smith and Robert Morgan)

1987 “Natural Selection,” Ground Zero Gallery, East Village, New York

1986 Limbo Gallery, East Village, New York

1985 “Modern Fossils,” Khiva Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1984 “Modern Fossils,” M-13 Gallery, East Village, New York

“Modern Fossils,” permanent installation mural, Fashion Moda, South Bronx, NY


2023 “Winter Wonderland” Front Room Gallery, Hudson, NY

             “One on One: A Survey of Contemporary Monotypes & Monoprints” Woodstock     Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY Curator: Jen Dragon

             “Holiday” LABspace, Hillsdale, NY

2022 Group Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY Curator: Kyle Staver

             Van Deb Editions, Baltimore Art Fair

             “Distorted Reality,” Front Room Gallery, Hudson, NY

             “Upstate Art Weekend, Hudson, NY

2021 “On the Water,” curated by Front Room Gallery, Art Buoy Kingston, NY

             “VanDeb Editions at the Cleveland Fine Print Fair, Ohio 

             “Four Hudson Artists,” The Shed, Open Studios Hudson, NY 

             “Underground” at Essex Market Pop Up curated by Shane Dietch, New York

2020 “Vital Force: Water Essential” Front Room Gallery, New York

             “Water,” Front Room Gallery, Artsy, New York

             “All Women’s Biennial,” 222 Bowery, New York, NY 

             Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

             Wagmag Benefit, Front Room, New York

             “Home Therapy,” Front Room Gallery, New York, NY

             “Verdant,” Front Room Gallery, New York, NY2019 – Wrap Around 19 at ARENA at Suite 806 at 89 Fifth Ave., New York, NY

             2020 Surface 9, Curated by Renée Riccardo, ARENA at BD, Brooklyn, NY

             “Water,” Front Room on line, Artsy, New York

2019 “All Women’s Biennial,” 222 Bowery, New York, NY

             Five Myles Gallery, benefit, Brooklyn, NY

             Wagmag, auction, Front Room, New York

             “Anthropocene Island,”  Clemente Soto Center, New York, NY

2018 “Holiday Show,” Labspace, Hillsdale, NY

             “Take Home a Nude,” Sotheby’s Suction House, New York, NY

2017 “The Trace,” Lichtundfire Gallery, New York, NY

             “New New York Abstraction,’ The Curator Gallery, New York,NY

             “White Out,” Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY

2016 “Voyage of the Beagle,” Radiator Gallery, Long Island City, NY

             ‘Cowgirls,” Bric Gallery, Catskill, NY

2015 “Fleurs Fatales,” Robert Ober Gallery, Kent, CT

             “Shifting Ecologies II, Athens Cultural Art Center, Athens, NY

             “New New York (Abstraction),” University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii

             Walter Wickiser Gallery, NY

             “Collaborative Practices,” Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, NY

             “Dogs & Cats,” Mark Miller Gallery, NY, NY

             “Places and Things,” Dorian Grey Gallery, East Village, NY

             “100 Women Artists’ Portraits,” Long Island University, Salena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             “Paper Trail,” Van Der Plas Gallery, NY, NY

2014 “Red, Yellow, Orange,” Van Der Plas Gallery, NY

             “Shifting Ecologies,” The Painting Center Chelsea, New York, NY (catalogue)

             “Take Home A Nude,” Sotheby, New York Academy of Art Benefit Auction, NY

             “Metaglyphics.” Elena Abe Gallery, New York

             Five Myles Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             “Second Nature,” Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, GA

             “Feral Objects,”  Creon Gallery, New York, NY

             “Crull & Cyphers,” cur: Anthony Haden-Guest, Roger Smith Hotel, New York

             “Forces of Nature,” curator: L.Banner, Schaffler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2013 “Heat Resistance Chaos” Curator: A. Fanning, Radiator Gallery, LIC, NY (catalogue)

             “Popsicle,” 128 Rivington Gallery, New York

             “Women’s History Month Invitational,” VanDeb Editions, New York, NY

             “Sideshow Nation,” Sideshow Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

2012 “Whale Oil to Whole Foods,” Green County Center for Art, Catskill, NY

             “Cowgirls,” Sideshow, Brik Gallery, Catskill, NY

             “Getting From Here to There,” APF Gallery, NYC,

2011 “Crossing Disciplines: Books”, Schaffler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn

             “Occupy Wall St,” APF Gallery, Curator: J.Wright, New York

2010 “Fracking: Art and Activism Against the Drill,” EXIT ART, New York

             DOOR Art Fair, Pink Gallery, Seoul, Korea

             “Two Way Mirror” Curator: D. Gibson, Zea Mays Print CTR, North Hampton, MA.

             “Dialectical Landscapes,” curated by Alyssa Fanning, Seton Hall University, Newark, NJ

             “Metaphysical Materialism,” Tinney Contemporary Art, Nashville, TE  curator: Pam   Longobardi, catalogue essay by Peter Frank

             BAU Institute Print Portfolio, Preview, Art Finance Partners, New York

             “Color, But No Apologies”, curated by Evan Levine, Broadway Suites, New York, NY

             “A Starter Kit for Collectors,” organized by Tom Corn, Tribes Gallery, New York, NY

             What Matters Most,” organized by Amy Lipton,  Exit Art, New York, NY

             “Ides of March”, ABC No Rio, New York

             “Estonia,” curated by Jaanika Peerna, Estonia House, New York

2009 “Eye/World,” Triple Candy, Harlem, NY

             “Pierogi A Go-Go,” Pierogi Boiler Room, Brooklyn NY

             “Slow News, International” The Arts at Marks Garage, Honolulu, Hawaii

             Broadthinking, Bridge Art Fair, NYC

2008 “Fundamental Abstraction,” Cheryl Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA

             “East Village Revival, Vargas Gallery, Woodstock, NY

             Bridge Art Fair, Miami FL

             “Selections from Imagery Estate Winery Collection,” Carnegie Art Museum, CA

             “ABC No Rio Gala,” Orensanz Foundation for the Arts, NYC

             “White Box Bowery,” Inaugural Benefit, White Box Bowery, NYC

             “Entropic Renovators,” Broadthinking, Art Now Fair, NYC

             “Wagmag Benefit,” Front Room Gallery, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY

             “Cosmological Map”, Broadthinking Installation, ABC No Rio Gallery, NYC

2007 “Pierogi Flat File Show,” Pocket Utopia Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             “Woodstock Biennial,”curated by Nohra Haime, Kleinert James Art Center, Woodstock

             “30th Small Works,” Washington Sq. East Gallery, New York University (Juror Award)

             “Howl,” Bowery Poetry Club, NYC

             “Broadthinking,” Silent Space Gallery, Kingston, NY

             “Affordable Art Fair,” Bryant St. Gallery, NYC

2006 “Aids Benefit,” Sikkema Gallery, New York

             “December Group,” Leslie Heller Gallery, New York, NY

             “Mix-Trix,” Thompkin’s Square Library Gallery, New York

             Silent Space Gallery, Kingston, NY

             “Faculty Exhibition,” Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

             AIR Gallery, New York

2005  “ABC NoRio Benefit, Deitch Projects, New York

             “East Village,” Hal Bromm Gallery, New York

             “Crossing Disciplines – Drawing” Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2004 Yaddo Benefit Exhibition & Auction, New York

             “Girls & Guns,” The Proposition Gallery, New York

             “Howl,” benefit Angel Orensanz Foundation, New York

2003 “Wandering Library,” Jewish Museum, Venice, Italy  (traveling)

             “Genetic Expressions: Art After DNA,” Heckscher Museum, Huntington, NY

             “Howl,” Orensanz Foundation, NYC

2002 “Reactions,” Exit Art, New York

             “Cubarism,” Gallery X, South Bronx, New York

             Yaddo Benefit Exhibition, NYC

             Chicago Art Fair, Chicago

2001 “Yaddo Variations,” benefit exhibition, New York

             “Ground Zero,” Gallery X, South Bronx, NY

             “Ground Zero”, Max Fish, NYC

             “Gallery Group Show,” Donahue Sosinski Gallery, New York

             “Chromatic Cryptology,” Tribes Gallery, New York

2000 “ISP Open Studios Exhibition,” International Studio Program, Tribeca, New York

             “Faculty Exhibition,” Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

             “Postcards from the Edge,” Andrew Krebs Gallery, New York

             “Artwalk,” Coalition for the Homeless, studio tour and exhibition, NYC

             “Choices Painting,” Donahue Sosinski Gallery, New York

             “2000,” Donahue Sosinski Gallery, NYC

             Group Show,” International Artists’ Museum, NYC

1999 “Wildflower,” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York (catalogue)

             “Artwalk,” Coalition for the Homeless, studio tour and exhibition, NYC

             “East Village Revival,” Cortland Jessup Gallery, NYC

             “Group Show,” Art Resources Transfer, NYC

             “Land of 1000 Galleries-East Village,” curated by Gracie Mansion, Life Cafe, NYC

1998 “Absolute Secret,” McKee Gallery, NYC

             “Women Artists in the Vogel Collection,” National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

             “Tribute to Tibet”, Donahue Sosinski Gallery, NYC

             “Group Show,” curated by Bill Bartman,  Art Resources Transfer, New York

1997 “Drawings,” curated by Howard Scott, M-13 Gallery, New York

             “Ten Views”, AAA Gallery,  New York

             “Anniversary Show”, AIR Gallery, New York

             “Artwalk.” Coalition for the Homeless, studio tour & exhibition, NYC

1996 Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany, booth: Galerie Asbaek, Copenhagen, DK

             “Art on Paper,” Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC

             “Prints from Solo Impressions”, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C.

             “Artwalk,” Coalition for the Homeless, studio tour & exhibition, New York

             “New York”, curator: Andrea Pintsch , Munich, Germany

             “Photographism in Painting”, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York (catalogue)

             “Graphics from Solo Impression”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

             “Artist as Curator, Curator as Artist,” Bergen Museum of Art & Science, NJ (catalogue)

1995 “Summer Group at Asbaek,” Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen, Denmark

             “Pulp Fiction”, Gallery A, Chicago, IL

             “Semaphore-Placing the Mark,” Art Initiatives, NYC.

             “Reinventing the Emblem,” Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

             “Celestial to Earthly,” curator: Jane Schneider, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI

1994 “100 Hearts,” Simon Watson Gallery, New York

             “Flooded Camera,” curated by Suzanne Joelson, The Workspace, NYC

             “Invitational Exhibition,” Hunter College Gallery, Hunter College, NYC

             “Prints from Solo Impressions,” College of Wooster Art Museum, Ohio (catalogue)

             “Chicago Art Fair,” Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL

             “A World of Maps,” Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Anchorage, Alaska (catalogue)

             “Blast Benefit,” TZ’Art & Co., NYC

             “Bennington College Benefit,” Matthew Marks Gallery, NYC

1993 “Bomb Magazine Benefit,” Fawbush Gallery, NYC

             “Promotional Copy,” Guggenheim Museum Soho, curated by Robin Kahn, NYC

             “Scratching the Surface,” curated by Stuart Anthony, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

             “Animal Kingdom,” Champion International, Stamford, CT

             “Paper Trails: Eidetic Image,” Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL (catalogue)

             “Songs of Retribution,” curated by Nancy Spero, Richard Anderson Gallery, New York

             “Mating Instinct,” Penine Hart Gallery, New York

             “Malta’s Cradle, Reflections on the Abyss of Time,” Solo Impressions, New York

1992 “Artful Nature,” Evanston Art Center, Chicago, IL (brochure)

             “New Artists,” Anandale-on-Hudson, NY

             “Process as Issue,” College of New Rochelle, curator: A Bayer, New York

             “Nature of Science,” Pratt Manhattan Puck Building Gallery, New York

             “Trans-modern,” Baumgardner Gallery, curator: J.W. Mahoney, Washington, D.C.

             “Consumption of Paradise,” curator: P. Bridgewater , Elise Mott Ives Gallery New York

             “14th Annual Benefit, Center for Photography, Woodstock, New York

             “1992 Chicago International Art Fair, Solo Press & Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago

             “Group Invitational,” David Beitzel Gallery, NYC

             “The Retangled Bank,” E.M. Donahue Gallery,  curated by Frank Gillette, NYC

             “Studio Program Exhibition,” P.S.1, Long Island City, New York

             “Blast Benefit Auction,” New York

             “Points of View: 11 New York Artists,” curated by E. Ginsburg, E. Montana College, Billings, MT

             “Ornament,” John Post Lee Gallery, NYC

1991 “Abstract Information,” curated by Ellen Handy, Sacred Heart University, CT

             “Bion,” Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL

             Chicago Art Fair, Solo Press Booth and Betsy Rosenfield Booth, Chicago

             “New Generations: New York,” curated by Elaine King, Carnegie Institute Gallery,

             Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh (catalogue)

             “Hot off the Press,” Voorhees Zimmerly Museum, Rutgers University, NJ

             “Monotypes,” Graham Modern Gallery, New York

             “13th Annual Benefit,” Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

             “Prints,” Peyton Rule Gallery, Denver, Colorado

             “Blast Benefit,” curated by Jordan Crandall, NY (catalogue)

1990 “Three Artists,” Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL

             Galerie Nadeau, Philadelphia, PA

             Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL

             “Natural History Recreated,” curated by Ellen K. Levy, Center for Photography, Woodstock, NY

             “Collage,” Henry Feiwell, New York

             “Change of Decade,” E.M. Donahue Gallery, NYC

1989 “Climate 89, “E.M. Donahue, New York

             Sydney Peyton Gallery, Denver, CO

1988 Mincher Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco

             “EV” Nancy Bratton Gallery, New York

1987 “East Village,” curated by Baird Jones, Stamford Museum, CT

             “Group Show,” Center for Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

             “Recent Painting”, curated by Mia Feroletto, Hudson River Museum, New York

1986 “East Village Ladies Salute the South Bronx,” Fashion Moda, Bronx, New York

             “Artistic License,” curated by David Ebony, Gallery New York, New York

             “Small Scale Abstraction,” Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York

             Sales Gallery, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Md

             “Illuminations, the Art of Our Future,” Art and Industry, New York

             Summer Show, E.M. Donahue Gallery, New York

             “Invitational,” Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York (catalogue)

             Khiva Gallery, San Francisco, CA

             “The Artist as Theatre,” Limbo Gallery, New York

             “Acquisitions Since, 1980,” Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT

             “Text/Texture, LeWitt, Wong, Cyphers, Eins, etc. Ground Zero Gallery, New York

1985 “Avenue C by the Sea,” Tower Gallery, South Hampton, NY

             “A Summer Place,” curated by David Ebony, Sarah Y. Rentschler, Gallery, New York

             “The Non-Objective World 1985,” curated by Stephen Westfall, Kamikaze, New York

             “Abstract Painting,” Jamie Wolff Gallery, New York

             “Prints February 1985, Phoenix City Gallery, New York

             “Primal Elements,” M-13 Gallery, New York

1984 “Amore Store,” Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

             “Chill-Out New York,” curated by Steven Kaplan, Kenkeliba, New York

             “Abstract Painting,” curated by Per Jensen, Susan Montezino Gallery, Phila, PA

             “Spiritual Abstraction,” Nohra Haime Gallery, New York

             “Artschwager, Benglis, Cyphers, Halley, Obering, Parker,” curated by Lucio Pozzi,

             Christminster Fine Art, New York

1983 “Amore Store,” Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

             “Terminal Show,” Army Terminal Building, Brooklyn, NY

             “3-D Photographs”, Herman Wunsche Gallery, Bonn, Germany

             “Benefit,” Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York

             “3-D Photographs,” Castelli Graphics, New York

             Ceramic Forms in Art, Zim-Lerner, New York

             Recent Acquisitions, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT

1982 “Anti-Apocalypse: Artist Respond to Nuclear Peril,” Curator: N. Einreinhofer, Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ

             “Energism,” Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA

             Solo Installation, Soho Center for Visual Arts, Curator: Larry Aldrich, New York

             “Critical Perspectives,” P.S.1, Long Island City, New York

1981 “First Energist Drawing Show,” Stefanotti Gallery, NYC


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Eileen Watkins, “Artistic trio’s exhibitions target the natures of time and space,” Sunday Star-Ledger, Oct 6 1996

Misfeldt, Mai, “Naturligheder,” Berlingske Tidende, June 3, 1996 (photo)

Cohen, Ronny, “Peggy Cyphers,” ARTFORUM, June 1996 (photo)

Carrier, David, “New York-Autumn exhibitions of painting and drawing,”The Burlington Magazine, March 1996

Ebony, David, “The NYC Top Ten” Art Icons, online review –, January 1996 (photo)

Mahoney, Robert, “Grave Totems of Luminous Buoyancy,” COVER, Jan. 1996 (photo)

Wauson, Kim, “The Depths of Luminescence,” Cyphers catalogue essay December 1995

Wright, Jeff, “Currently Showing, Peggy Cyphers,” COVER, summer, 1995 (photo)

Schleifer, Kirsten Brooke, “ Cyphers – Chicago Reviews,” New Art Examiner, March 1994 (photo)

Ebony David, “Peggy Cyphers,” Art in America, December 1993 (photo)

Zimmer, Bill, “Peggy Cyphers, Primordial States and the Present Day,” The New York Times, Oct 3 1993 (photo)

Saltz, Jerry, Art in America, September 1993

Morgan, Robert C., “Bits of Modernism, Now and Then,” COVER,  August, 1993 (photo)

King, Elaine, catalogue essay, “A Kaleidoscopic Realm of Time,” April 1993

Atterberry, Gisele, “An Art Show for the Eyes and Mind ,Too,” News Gazette, Chicago, March 1993

Artner, Alan, “I Space blazes a trail of American Works on Paper,” Chicago Tribune, July 23, 1993

Wilkin, Karen, “At the Galleries,” Partisan Review, #2 Spring 1993, Vol LL (photo)

Seidel, Miriam, “Wounded Healer,” New Art Examiner, April 1993

Kozik, K.K., “P. Cyphers Makes Her Mark,” Cover, April 1992 (photos)

McCracken, David,  Chicago Tribune, February 28, 1992 (photo)

Handy, Ellen,  Arts Magazine, January1992 (photo)

King, Elaine, “A Precarious Balance of Being,” New Generations:New York, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, 1991 (photo)

McCracken, David, “Artists draw on the science of nature,” Chicago Tribune, Fri, June 28, 1991

Cunniff, Joseph, “Bion,” Inside Lincoln Park, Chicago, July 1991

Perl, Jed, “ Third Season: 1988-89, Peggy Cyphers,” “Gallery Going: Four Seasons in the Art World,” (NY: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991), pp. 231-233

Bulka, Michael, New Art Examiner, January 1991

Brody, Jacqueline, “Prints Published: ” Print Collector’s Newsletter, November 1990 (photo)

Levy, Ellen, “Natural History Recreated,” ICP Journal, Fall 1990

Meyers, Terry, “Peggy Cyphers,” Arts Magazine, September 1990

Pozzi, Lucio, “Surrealisimo Ecologico,” Le Opinioni, Milan, Italy, May 1990

Grunberg, Andy, “Peggy Cyphers,” The New York Times, April 20, 1990

Morgan, Robert C., cata, “Peggy Cyphers,” April 1990

Smith, Duncan, catalogue essay, “Peggy Cyphers,” April 1990

Wright, Jeff,  Cover, April 1990 (photos)

Perl, Jed, “Autumn Alphabet (Peggy Cyphers),” The New Criterion, March 1989

Handy, Ellen, “ Peggy Cyphers,” Arts Magazine, January 1989 (photo)

Kaplan, Steven, “Interview,,” Cover, October 1988 (photos)

Crandall, Jordan, editor, Artist’s Statement, SPLASH, October 1988 (photo)

Smith, Duncan, “Turning the Urn, Painting and Writing from the Perspective of an Emblematic Criticism,” Flash Art, Summer, 1988

Smith, Roberta, “Peggy Cyphers,” The New York Times, Friday, February 13, 1987

Frank, Peter, Michael McKenzie, “New,Used, & Improved Art of the Eighties”, Abbeyville Press, NY 1987 (photo)

Jones, Baird, “East Village Art Report,” Downtown, Feb 11, 1987

Tully, Judd, “ Peggy Cyphers,” Arts Magazine, May 1986 (photo)

Kaplan, Steven, “FIT East Village Show,” East Village Eye, April 1986

Hagenberg, Roland, editor, East Village 1986, A Guide, A Documentary, Pelham Press, New York, 1986 (photos)

Daniels, Demetria, “East Village Report,” SAW, March 5, 1986 (photo)

Torphy, Will, “A Private Geology of the Mind,” Artweek, December 14, 1985 (photo)

Brody, Jackie, “Peggy Cyphers, Recent Prints, Phenix City,” Print Collectors Newsletter, April 1985

Cameron, Dan, “The Groundhog Report,” Arts Magazine, March 1985

Cohen, Ronny, “Peggy Cyphers,” Artforum, February 1985 (photo)

“A Sketch of New York,” Dame, January 1985, Tokyo (photo)

Westfall, Stephen, “Peggy Cyphers,” Arts Magazine, January 1985 (photo)

Hagenberg, Roland, editor, East Village 1985, A Guide, A Documentary, Pelham Press, New York 1985 (photos)

“In New York Notiert,” Aufbau, Berlin, October 26, 1984

Donahue, Victoria, “ Is Abstract Painting Regaining its Popularity,” Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept 14, 1984

Smith, Roberta, “Chill Out, New York,” Village Voice, September 5, 1984

Friedman, Do.,” Philosophical Mural,” Fashion Modal, East Village Eye, June 1984 (photo)

Levit, Linda, editor, “Abstractions,” New Observations 26, New York 1984 (photo)

Nadelman, Cynthia, “Ceramic Forms in Art,” ART News, September 1983 (photo)

Print Collectors Newsletter, review, “ First Energist Book,” May 1983

Zimmer, William, “Aldrich Museum’s Recent Acquisitions,” New York Times, Mar 19,83

McCallister, Jared, “Unconventional Show of Art,” The Daily News, March 23, 1983

Collins, T., and R. Milazzo, editors, “Collaborations,” New Observations 21, NY 1983

Cohen, Ronny, catalogue essay, “Critical Perspectives,” P.S.1, Long Island City 1982

Kuspit, Donald, Critical Perspectives at P.S.1,” ARTFORUM, April 1982


George Washington University, Washington, DC

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle WA (gift of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, NYC)

Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

University Museum, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Alaska

Arthur Anderson Chicago

Chase Manhattan Bank


Imagery Estate Winery Collection, Carnegie Art Museum, CA

Davis, Polk, Wardwell

Dunn & Bradstreet

Tel Aviv Museum, Israel

Sol LeWitt Collection

Sean Scully Collection

Lucio Pozzi Collection

Equitable Life Assurances Society of the U.S.


I.M.C. Fertilizer Group, Inc., Illinois

Johnson & Johnson

Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

National Gallery, Washington, D.C.

New Mexico State University, Las Cruces

National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

Patterson Museum, New Jersey

Prudential Life Insurance, New Jersey

Rutgers University Print Archives, New Jersey

Saks Fifth Avenue

Towson University, MD

Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC


2017 “Malcolm Morley at Sperone Westwater Gallery, www.Art

             “Peggy Cyphers on Goya’s Manuel Osorio,”

2013 “Art Has Gone to the Dogs, Venus Speaks!” Artfuse Winter 2013

2010 “An Optimistic Biennial 2010,” The

2008 “Goosebumps,” Louise Bourgeois at the Guggenheim Museum,

2007 “Manipulations,” catalogue essay, Landmark Arts, Texas Tech University

2005 “Thordis  A.”, review, Tema Celeste, Milan, Italy & New York

2001 “Artist/Gallery Relations.” included in ‘The Practical Handbook for the Emerging Artist,” by  Margaret Lazzari, 2nd Edition, Harcourt College Publishers,  2001

             “Brooklyn Bridge,” New Observations, Travel Issue, NYC

1999 “The Paintings of Markus Hiekkero,” catalogue text, KIASMA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

1998 “Fertility,” New Observations Magazine, Summer 1998

1997 “After The Fall, Aspects of Abstract Painting since 1970,” Snug Harbor Center, SI, NY

1996 “Artists on Art,” edited by  Diane Karp, New Observations, NYC

1993 “Feminism” Tema Celeste, ed; Suzanne Joelson & Andrea Scott, Milan, February

1992 “Forum: On Motherhood, Art, Apple Pie,” MEANING, ed:Mira Schor & Susan Bee, NYC,

             “Consumption of Paradise,”Art Journal, ed:Jackie Brookner, May 1992 (photos)

             “New York in Review,” Arts Magazine,  reviews column,  February, May

1991 “New York In Review,” Arts magazine, review column January, February, March, April, May, Summer, September

             “Sean Scully,” exhibition review, Tema Celeste Magazine, Spring 1991.

             “Geological Time,” Blast, Artist’s statement written for catalogue, New York, 1991. (photo)

             “Biomorphic Impressionism,” New  Generations: NY, Carnegie Mellon Art Gallery, Pitts

1990 “New York in Review,” Arts Magazine, ed: Barry Schwabsky, Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, Summer, Sept, Oct, Dec

1989 “New York in Review,” Arts Magazine, editor Barry Schwabsky, Jan, Feb, March, April, May, June, Summer, Sept, Oct, Dec

             “Arts in New York,” Cover, ed: Jeff C. Wright, monthly reviews

1988 “Biomorphic Impressionism,” Splash, ed: Jordan Crandall, NY, Oct (photo)

             “Progress,” guest editor, issue #57, New Observations, New York.

             “The Global Politics of Progress,” New Observations, #57, New York.

             “Arts New York,” Cover, reviews, monthly throughout the year

1987 “Arts New York,” Cover, reviews, monthly throughout the year


19892019 Professor of Fine Art, CCE, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2014 Guest Critic, New York Academy of Art

2006 & 2007 Fulbright National Screening Committee Juror, United Nations, NY

2002/3  Program Coordinator, Pratt in Tuscany, Luca, Italy

2002/3 Painting Department Coordinator, Pratt Institute, NY

2001 Pratt in Venice, Professor of Painting, summer, Venice, Italy

2001 Visiting Artist, Hofstra University, Long Island, New York

1997 Visiting Artist Lecturer, Royal Academy of Art, Helsinki, Finland

             Lahti Polytechnic Institute, Lahti, Finland

1996 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

1994 Coordinator of Painting & Drawing, Pratt Institute

1990-1996 New York University, New York  Visiting Artist

1986-1997 New York School of Interior Design, New York

1986-1989 Parsons School of Design, New York

1986/1988 School of Visual Arts


2019 New York Public Library, Lecture series, “Artists of Cover Mag,” Panel, October 2019

2019 HRY Group Panel, New York, NY

2014 New York Academy of Art, Visiting Critic, New York, NY

2011 “Art and Activism”, Pratt Institute, NY

2010 “Environmental Art” Leonardo Foundation, LEAF, New York, NY

2002 Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2001 Parsons School of Design, Graduate Department, Visiting Critic, New York, NY

1996 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC

1997 Lahti Polytechnic, Lahti, Finland

1995 Penn State University, Pennsylvania

1992 Cranbrook Academy of Art, Cranbrook, MI

             University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

             “The Gender of Oedipus,” Artist Talk on Art, NYC

             “The Nature of Science”, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Puck Building, NY

             Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ

1991 Bannister College, Providence, RI

             Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

1990 Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

1989 University of Delaware, DE