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1961 BA Degree, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 
1962-63 Brooklyn Museum School of Art, Brooklyn, NY

Teaching Experience
1988 Center for the Arts and Humanities, Sun Valley, ID
1970-71 California State University, Hayward, CA
1970 Summer Workshop, N. Illinois University, De Kalb, IL
1968-70 University of Illinois, Chicago Circle Campus, Chicago, IL
1968 North Shore Art League, Winnetka, IL
1968 Oxbow Summer School of Painting, Saugatuck, MI
1962-63 Fort Hamilton Army Base Brooklyn, NY

One-Person Shows
2013 "High Sierras" Sewell Gallery, Eureka, CA
2012 "Colorado Plateau" Morris Graves Museum, Eureka, CA
2012 "Canyons" Scottsdale Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2011 "Peter Holbrook - Colorado Plateau" July to November 2011 Lobby-333 Bush St. S.F.
2009 "Rock of Ages" Peterson-Cody Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2009 "A View from the Edge" Leslie Levy Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2008 "Marina" Humboldt Baykeeper Eureka, CA
2008 "Peter Holbrook" Piante Gallery, Eureka, CA
2007 "R.A.F.T. Paintings" Leslie Levy Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2007 "Canyon Textures" Peterson-Cody Gallery, Santa Fe, NM 
2006 "Dry Canyons / Wet Canyons" Piante Gallery, Eureka, CA
2006 "Overlook" Leslie Levy Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ
2005 "Harbor", Cody-Pettit Gallery, Eureka, CA
2004 Auraria Library, University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO
2002 Lanning Gallery, Sedona, AZ
2001 Charlene Cody Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2001 Wm. F. Cody Gallery, Eureka, CA
1999 Charlene Cody Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1998 Lanning Gallery, Sedona, AZ
1997 Charlene Cody Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1996-97 "Peter Holbrook: Paintings" (tour) Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ; N.I.U. Art Museum, De Kalb, IL Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
1992 Equitable Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992 Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, MD
1991 Shaklee Terrace Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991 Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL
1991 John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990 Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA
1990 Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, MD
1989 Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA
1989 Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, MD
1988 Louis Newman Galleries, Beverly Hills, CA
1988 Bell Gallery, Woodstock, NY
1987 Tatistcheff Gallery New York, NY
1987 Capricorn Galleries, Bethesda, MD
1986 Larry Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1985 Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL
1983 Kauffman Gallery, Houston, TX
1982 Mattingly-Baker Gallery, Dallas, TX
1982 Frumkin Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL
1980 Frumkin Struve Gallery, Chicago, IL
1978 ADI Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1977 ADI Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1976 Nautilus Gallery, Arcata, CA
1976 Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
1975 William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1973 Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
1970 Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
1970 Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
1969 Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
1968 Unitarian Church, Chicago, IL
1967 Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
1966 Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
1964 Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, IL
1960 Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Museum Exhibitions (Group)
2008 "Masters of Illusion" Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe, AZ
2006 "The Grand Canyon, From Dream to Icon" Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2005 "Landscape Interpretations" Grace Hudson Museum, Ukiah, CA
2004 "West by Southwest" Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX
2002 "Magnifying the Mark" (Prints) Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA
2000 "Images of Water" 14th Annual Photography Competition & Exhibition, Eureka City Hall, Eureka, CA
2000 "Ten Painters" Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA
1999 "Contemporary American Realist Drawings (The Davidson Collection)" The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1999 "Green Woods and Crystal Waters: The American Landscape Tradition Since 1950" Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK 
1997 "Canyon Walls!" Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO
1994 "Grand Canyon Exhibition", N.A.U. Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ
1994 "Fish out of Water", Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ
1994 "Visual Treasures of the Living Gorge", Hunter Art Museum, Chattanooga, TN
1990 "The Big Picture" Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
1987 "Close Focus", National Museum of Art, Washington, DC
1987 "Mainstream America: The Collection of Philip Desind", Butler Institute, Youngstown, OH
1987 "Capturing the Canyon", Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ
1986 "Watercolor USA 1986, The Monumental Image", Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
1985 "American Realism, The Janss Collection", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1985 "Recent Paintings" College of the Redwoods, Eureka, CA
1984 "R.A.F.T. Show" Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1984 "A New Look at American Landscape" Rahr=West Museum, Manitowoc, WI
1984 "California Watercolor and Drawing" Cultural Center, Eureka, CA
1983 "New Figure Painting" Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
1983 "Invitational Watercolor Exhibition" Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
1982 "Contemporary American Watercolor" U. of Wisconsin, Illinois State U.
1982 "Watercolor USA" Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
1982 "The Davidson Collection" Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art Philadelphia, PA
1981-82 "California Watercolor and Drawing" Cultural Center, Eureka, CA
1981 "Southern Humboldt Artists" Cultural Center, Eureka, CA
1980 "Realism" Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
1978 "Fine Art Presses" Walnut Creek Civic Arts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
1979 "Koffler Foundation Collection" Traveling Exhibition, Illinois Arts Council
1978 "Contemporary American Artist Exhibition" Tokyo Central Museum, Japan
1971 Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
1970 Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
1969 "Figure in the 60s" Beloit College, Beloit, WN
1969 "Musuem Purchase Fund Collection" American Federation of the Arts, Chicago, IL
1969 "Chicago and Vicinity" Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1968 "Chicago 6 Artists" N. Illinois University, De Kalb, IL
1968-69 "The Figure International" The American Federation of Arts
1968 "Artist's Response" The Bergman Gallery, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1968 "Violence" Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago IL
1967-68 "Chicago and Vicinity" Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1967 "Chicago Area Artists" Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
1966 "Phalanx 4" Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
1966 "Black and White" Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
1965 "The Figure" National Institute of Design" University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
1965 "Phalanx 3" Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL
1965 "Vegetable Kingdom" Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
1965 "Society of Contemporary Art Show" Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1965 "Chicago and Vicinity" Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
1965 "Twelve Chicago Painters", Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Museum Collections
U.S. State Dept. Loans to U.S. Embassies (Moscow and Nairobi)
Indiana State University, Indianapolis, IN
National Collection of Fine Arts, (Smithsonian) Washington, D.C.
Northern Illinois University, De Kalb, IL
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Cornell College, Mount Vernon, IA
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ 
Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX
University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO
Achenbach Collection, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA.
The Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO
Frederick R. Weisman Art Musuem, U. of MN, Minneapolis, MN

2013 "Art of the National Parks" Fresco Fine Art Press, Santa Fe, NM 2013
2011 "Paths We Have Taken- Dartmouth Class of 1961", Malin's Point Press, Quebec, 2011
2011 "Getting Real, Peter Holbrook Records the Lay of the Land", Southwest Art magazine, Jan.2011
2009 "Rock of ages", American Art Collector magazine, Sept. 2009
2009 "Canyons of permanence", American Art Collector magazine, Feb. 2009
2008 "Close to the Land" Mary Anderson, Times Standard, Eureka, CA Sept. 16, 2008
2007 Canyon Paintings (catalog) Peter Holbrook, Bug Press, Arcata, CA
2007 "Canyon Textures", American Art Collector magazine, June, 2007
2006 "Aclaimed Artists, sweeping careers" Times Standard, Eureka, CA
2006 "Peter Holbrook", American Art Collector magazine, April 2006
2004 "Peter Holbrook" Dale Walton, Art Life-Arizona, Volumn 17, 2004
2004 "Peter Holbrook, Ever Changing Landscapes" Vista magazine, Fountain Hills, AZ Fall 2004
2003 "Interview: Q&A with Peter Holbrook", John Jarvis, Art-Talk newspaper, Scottsdale, AZ May 2003
2003 "Nocturne" Scott McMillion This Week magazine, Big Sky Publishing (MT) Nov, 14 2003
2002 "Elemental Forces", Helene Bourne, Focus/Santa Fe magazine, Oct./Nov./Dec. 2002
2000 "Painting the American West", Donald Hagerty, Southwest Art magazine, February, 2000
1999 Contemporary American Realist Drawings (Davidson Collection), Fine, Hernandez-Duran and Pascale, The Art Institute of Chicago, Hudson Hills Press, New York, NY
1999 "Searching for the Abstract in Nature", Gussie Fauntleroy, Focus/Santa Fe, Aug./Sept.
1999 Green Woods and Crystal Waters; The American Landscape Tradition, John Arthur, The Philbrook Museum, Tulsa, OK
1999 The Artist's Illustrated Encyclopedia: Terms, Techniques, and Materials, Phil Metzger, North Light Books, Cincinnatti, OH
1999 "The Aesthetics of Presence: The Landscape Paintings of Peter Holbrook", Katharine Tehranian, PROSPECTS: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, MA
1998 The Artist and the American Landscape, Driscoll and Skolnick, First Glance Books Cobb, CA 
1998 Majesty of the Grand Canyon: 150 Years in Art, Kinsey and Skolnick, First Glance Books, Cobb, CA
1997 An American Landscape Collection, Wm. Struve, Zurick Zurick Distributors Inc. Chicago, IL
1997 Leading the West: One Hundred Contemporary Painters and Sculptors, Donald Hagerty, Northland Publishing, Flagstaff, AZ
1996 "Nature's art unadorned", Bill Jones, Arizona Republic, Phoenix, AZ, August 8, 1996
1996 Peter Holbrook: Paintings A Catalog of the Touring Exhibition 1996-1997, Platypus Press, Garberville, CA
1996 Canyon de Chelly, 100 Years of Painting and Photography, Donald Hagerty, Gibbs-Smith Publisher, Salt Lake City, UT
1993 Enliven Your Paintings With Light, Phil Metzger, North Light Books 
1992 "Peter Holbrook, The Living Landscape", The World and I magazine, June 1992 
1990 "The Lure of The Golden State", Kathy Neal, U.S. ART Magazine, October 1990
1989 The American Painting Collection of the Sheldon Menorial Art Gallery, Geske and Jahovy, U. of Nebraska Press
1989 Spirit of Place, John Arthur, Bullfinch Press, 1989
1987 Capturing the Canyon, Artists and The Grand Canyon,by Holly Mitchem and Marvin Schenck, The Mesa Southwest Museum, Mesa, AZ
1986 American Realism 20th Century Drawings and Watercolors (Janss Collection) San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Harry Abrams Inc. Publishers, New York 1986
1984 "Peter Holbrook", American Artist, March 1984
1983 "Ten Contemporary Painters", American Artist, Feb. 1983
1977 "Three Artists" Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, March 1977


Gallery Representation

Scottsdale Fine Art Gallery
Beth Lauterbach, Owner
7116 East Main Street
Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Phone (480) 990-3100

Sewell Gallery Fine Art
Jack and Amy Sewell, Owners
423 F Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Phone: 707 269 0678