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Bio Peek graduated with an MFA in painting from the University of California, Berkeley and BA in Art History from Wellesley College, Boston. She has taught painting at the San Francisco Art Institute, Diablo Valley College, Academy of Art University, Dominican University in San Rafael, California, and been a visiting lecturer at University of California at Berkeley.

Awards and honors include Visiting Artist at the American Academy in Rome, Borso di Studio in Florence, Italy, J. Ruth Kelsey Travel Grant, Susan B. Irwin Scholarship in the Visual Arts, Virginia McPheter-Stoltz Fellowship and recent nominations for Fleishhacker Foundation Eureka Fellowship and the SECA award at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020

“Refuge,” 555 California Street Plaza Lobby, Jan Casey & Associates, San Francisco CA

“Refuge and Renewal,” 425 Market Street Lobby, Jan Casey & Associates, San Francisco, CA

2017

“Uniform Language,” Gallery TI-115, Treasure Island, San Francisco Curated by Satellite of.Love

2016

"Certain Riches," Post-Montgomery Center, San Francisco, CA "Deeper," 45 Fremont Street Lobbies, San Francisco, CA

2015

Stanford Art Spaces, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA Offices of Supervisor Scott Wiener, San Francisco, CA

2014

425 Market Street Lobby, Jan Casey & Associates, San Francisco, CA 2013

"Harvest," Mondavi Gallery, Robert Mondavi Winery, Napa, CA Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkley, CA 2012

"Certain Riches," Bank of America, Lobby Gallery , Jan Casey & Associates, San Francisco, CA 2011

"Certain Riches," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Artists' Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2009

"Uncertain Riches," Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2007

"Falling Leaves," Thoreau Galleries, San Francisco, CA 2006

"Stillness," Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA (catalog) 2005

"Still Light," Friesen Gallery, Seattle WA 2003

"Survival Tactics," Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2002

"Return to Form," Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA 2000

"Endless Life," Museo ItaloAmericano, San Francisco, CA "Spectra," Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1999

"Corona," Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID 1998

"Dark Arcadia," Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA "Arcadia," Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID 1997

"Refuge," Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA "Sogni di Giardini," Comune di Rignano, Florence, Italy (catalog) "Refuge," Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID 1993

California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 “31 Women,” Whitney Modern Gallery, Los Gatos, CA, Curated by Marianne McGrath

2019 “Art Auction to benefit the Artists #4,” Incline Gallery, San Francisco , CA“Optimism,” Andra Norris Gallery, Burlingame, CA “Art Auction fo Benefit the Artist #4,” Incline Gallery, San Francisco, CA “Allowance for Form,” Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA Artist Books by EDIZIONI CANOPO, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY

“Parallels,”Agrella Gallery, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA Great Highway Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2018

“Metamorphosis,” Andra Norris Gallery, Burlingame, CA “Design San Francisco,’ Sloan Miyasato, San Francisco, CA “NiteLife,“ Offices of  Senator Scott Weiner, San Francisco, CA “Holding the Center,“ Skyline College Art Gallery, San Bruno, CA “After Nature,” Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA “Generation,” Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California at Berkeley, Show of Small Paintings,” Andra Norris Gallery, Burlingame, CA

2016 - 2017

“Et in Arcadia Ego,” NUMU, New Museum Los Gatos CA and The William Rolland Gallery of Fine Art, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA (Catalog)

“Holiday Show,” Satellite of. Love Pop-up at Sortie, San Francisco, CA “Holiday Show,” Satellite of. Love, San Francisco, CA 2016

"Carbon," Gallerie Citi, Burlingame CA Satellite of Love, San Francisco CA “Airborne,” Robert Hartman–Alumni Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley CA “Falling Leaves,” The Offices of Supervisor Scott Wiener, City Hall, San Francisco CA

2015

"Luster," Gallerie Citi, Burlingame, CA Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco, San Mateo, CA Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT 2014

"All in the Family," Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA Arion Press Open Studios, San Francisco, CA "Filtered: What Does Love Look Like?"Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

2013 "Summer Salon," Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

2012 Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA San Francisco Decorator Showcase, San Francisco CA 2010 "Spring Exhibition," Orchard Gallery, San Jose, CA "Fifty Years of Artwork," Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008 “Beatific Soul,” New York Public Library, New York, NY "Nature:Themes & Variations," Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT "Recent Paintings," Heritage Bank, San Jose, CA "Small Works," Susan Street Fine Art, San Diego, CA "Time Will Tell," Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007 "The Camo Show," Dominican University, San Rafael, CA (catalog) Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA 2006 Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA Art Works, San Rafael, CA Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT 2005 Oakland Museum of California, CirCA Gallery, Oakland, CA Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2004

New York Public Library, New York, NY MoveOn.org, ICAN Gallery, San Francisco, CA Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

2003

MR Wolfe & Associates, San Francisco, CA “Surface,” Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA Argazzi Art, Lakeville, CT “Arcadia,” SomArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002

“Celestial Musings,” Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001

The Center for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Prato, Florence, ITALY “40th Anniversary, Part II,” Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID “Gems,” Friesen Gallery. Seattle, WA Gensler Architecture, San Francisco, CA Sussman Memorial Art Exhibition, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA 2000

Califia Books, San Francisco, CA The Gap Inc., San Francisco, CA Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA University of Hawaii, Hilo, Hawaii Columbia College, Columbia, MO Minot State University, Minot, ND Pacific Art League of Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA Sanchez Art Center, Pacfica, CA 1999

Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Sonoma, CA City College of San Francisco, CA Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID Artists’ Alliance, Tahoe, CA Amos Eno, New York, NY

1998

Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA Mad River Post, San Francisco, CA Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA Hayward State University, Hayward, CA Emmie Smock Gallery, San Francisco, CA Modesto Junior College, Modesto, CA Heritage Bank, San Jose, CA

1997

Worth Ryder Gallery, University of California, Berkeley Gallery of the University of California, San Diego, CA Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA Shasta College Gallery, Shasta College, Redding, CA Susan Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM Heritage Bank, San Jose, CA The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

1996

University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA Triangle Gallery, San Francisco, CA Museo d'Art Extremeneno e Iberamericano, Badajoz, Spain

1995

Worth Ryder Art Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1994

Grey Gallery, New York University, New York City, NY Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA Bade Museum, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, TX Joan Roebuck Gallery, Lafayette, CA The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, New Castle, PA San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA

1993

S.F. Art Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN Lewis & Clark State College, Lewiston, ID Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, MT

1992

Mills College, Prieto Gallery, Oakland, CA Skyline College, San Bruno, CA Mississippi State University , Mississippi State, MS San Bernardino County Museum, Redlands, CA Washington State University, Pullman, WA


Selected Awards

2007

S.E.C.A. Nominee, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA 2003

S.E.C.A. Nominee, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA 1997

Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, Italy Borsa di Studio, Comune di Rignano, Florence, Italy 1996

J. Ruth Kelsey Travel Grant 1995

Susan B. Irwin Scholarship in the Visual Arts 1994

Virginia McPheter-Stoltz Fellowship

Selected Bibliography

2020

“Art on the Edge,” Micro-documentary Hunters Point Shipyard, by Damari/Karlin Studio

“Paintings as Protection: Refuge and Renewal,” Online art talk, Metropolitan Club, San Francisco, CA

2015

Elise Morris, The Studio Work/2015/10 2014

San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, Feb 2012

Inquiring Mind, Spring, Vol. 28, No. 2 2009

"Tom and Jack," Henry Adams, Bloomsbury Press, p.234 Smithsonian Magazine, Smithsonian.com/pollack, December, p. 32 Henry Adams, www.henryadams-cleveland.com/news_events.html Paintblog, Eric Cator, March, www.paintblog.ca/2009/03/24/ Art Business, Kathryn Arnold/DeWitt Cheng, December,Venetian Red, Christie Cariati, September 23,venetianred.net/index.php?s=peek 2008 San Francisco Examiner, Anne Ray, "The Eye," Section C, July 21 2007 C Magazine, Diane Dorrans Saeks, “Northern Light,” Oct 2007, p 74-75 2006 Artweek, Frank Cebulski, Dec 06/Jan 07, Vol.37, Issue 10, pp.15-16 2005 Inquiring Mind, Fall, Vol. 22, No.1, Fall 2005, Cover 2004

San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, Section D, p. 10, September 4 2003 Kyoto Journal, Carl Freire, Kyoto, JAPAN, Summer 2003, #54, pp. 42-49 Coast, Lauri Mendenhall, August 2003, pp.161-171 Artweek, Christine Brenneman, February, p. 13 2002 San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, Section D, p. 12, December 27 San Francisco Examiner, Bill Picture, Section C, p. 1, March 4 2001

San Francisco Examiner, Anne Crump, Section C, p. 2, March 9 2000 Inquiring Mind, Spring, Vol. 17, No. 1 Christian Science Journal, October,Vol. 118, No. 10, p13 The Press Enterprise, Riverside, CA, Devorah L. Knaff, February 1 The Poly Post, Riverside, CA, Jared Paul, January 25 Edwina Leggett, Califia, Autumn 2000 NextMonet, Julie Nelson 2000 1999

Christian Science Journal, December, Vol. 117, No. 12, p.23 IONS, Noetic Sciences Review, Dec 99 - Mar 00, #50. p. 8 1998

Seattle Post Intelligencer, January 15 Mountain Express, Ketchum, ID, October 20 1997

“Giardini del Sogno,” Comune di Rignano, Florence, Italy Corriere della Sera, Florence, ItalY, August Artweek, Casey Fitzsimmons, July 1996

Journal of Art & Ideas, University of California at Berkeley, CA Berkleyan, Quintero, Fernando, “Works by Seven Student Artists,” May 1995

Time Capsule: A Women's Anthology for the Fourth Intl. Women's Conference, Beijing, China 1994

“Bay City Bests,” San Francisco Examiner Magazine, Rina Keppler, May 1 1993

KALX Radio “Women in the Arts,” aired 90.7FM, October 12, Berkeley, CA “Promotional Copy,” Editor Robin Kahn, Publisher Mimi Somerby, New York


Teaching/Art Related Experience

2008

Instructor, Painting, Dominican University of California, San Rafael, CA 2003-05

Off Site Graduate Advisor, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA 2005-10

Juror: SF Women Artists, San Francisco, CA 2001

Instructor, Diablo Valley College, Painting, Drawing, Design, Pleasant Hill, CA 2000

Visiting Lecture, University of California, Berkeley, CA 1997

Visiting Lecture, University of California, Berkeley, CA 1996

Teaching Substitute, University of California, Berkeley CA 1972-92

Owner/Artist, Stephanie Glaspell Peek Design (graphic design studio)


Education 1996

University of California, Berkeley, MFA 1962

Boston Museum School 1961

Wellesley College, BA

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