Joseph Peller


Joseph Peller’s paintings, works on paper, and sculpture explore isolation and ambivalence in modern life. He works in oil, pastel, printmaking, drawing, and sculpture.

The artist has been honored with solo exhibitions and group exhibitions in the United States, Canada, and Europe. Mr. Peller’s work has received mention in ARTnews, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. He is the recipient of the Alden Bryan Memorial Award, the Dr. David Soloway Memorial Award, and the National Sculpture Society Award. Mr. Peller was awarded a four-week printmaking residency at the Guanlan Printmaking Base in Guanlan, China, as a guest of the People’s Republic of China in 2013 and 2016. His most recent exhibitions included Trackwork: 100 years of New York city's Subway at ACA Galleries in New York, Ink New Prints at Site Brooklyn Gallery in New York and 8th Guanlan International Print Biennial 2023 in Guanlan, China.

Mr. Peller traces his artistic lineage to American painters Charles W. Hawthorne and George Bellows, teachers of his mentor Canadian artist A. K. Scott. During his study at the School of Architecture at the University of Toronto, he worked with Canadian painters Kenneth Forbes and Cleve Horne. His development continued in New York with Thomas Fogarty, Jr. and Hilary Holmes at The Art Students League, and Ron Sherr at the National Academy of Design.

Mr. Peller’s is represented by ACA Galleries in New York and Roberts Gallery in Toronto. His work can be found in public, corporate, and private collections. He works out of his studio in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.

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