EXHIBITIONS

Solo exhibits

  • Matthew J. Peake: The RoFrame Overlooks, United People's Bank, Bellows Falls, VT May 2018

  • Matthew J. Peake: Your Turn (The RoFrame Overlooks), Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA, Jan-Feb 2018

  • Matthew J. Peake: The Overlooks, United People's Bank, Bellows Falls, VT Aug-Sep 2016

  • Matthew J. Peake: The Overlooks, Flat Iron Exchange, Bellows Falls, VT, November 30, 2015-January 20, 2016

  • Turn, Turn, Turn: An Interactive Exhibition featuring The RoFrame Overlooks, T.W. Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT, November 16, 2015-January 15, 2016

  • Turn, Turn, Turn: An Interactive Exhibition featuring The RoFrame Overlooks, Crowell Gallery, Newfane, VT, November 1-30, 2016

  • Matthew J. Peake: The Pastel Overlooks, Main Street Arts, Saxtons River, VT July 3- August 14, 2015

  • Turn, Turn, Turn: An Interactive Exhibition, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT, May 9-June 14, 2015, featuring The RoFrame Overlooks

  • Figuratively Speaking, McGrath Fine Art Gallery, Wilmington, VT, May 2010

  • About Face, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, May, 2008

  • Featured Artist of the Month, The Framery of Vermont, Bellows Falls, VT, February 2007

Group exhibits

  • Vermont Pastel Society Juried Show, Laumeister Art Center, Bennington, VT Sep-Nov 2018

  • Southern Vermont Art Center Juried Show, SVAC, Manchester, VT August 2018

  • Southern Vermont Art Center Members’ Summer Show, SVAC, Manchester, VT July 2018

  • Vermont Pastel Society Members' Exhibition, Chaffee Art Center, Rutland, VT June 2018

  • Vermont Pastel Society Juried Show, Coolidge Hotel, WRJ, VT Sep-Dec 2017

  • Biennial Regional Jurors' Choice Competition, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH Jun-Sep 2017

  • Vermont Pastel Society Members' Exhibition, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT May 2017

  • Vermont Pastel Society Juried Exhibition, Compass Music and Arts Center, Brandon, VT, Jun-Jul, 2016

  • International Association of Pastel Societies 28th Juried Show, Salmagundi Club, NY, NY, Jun 2016

  • Academic Artists' Association 66th Annual National Exhibition, Arts Center East, Vernon, CT, Apr-May 2016

  • Vermont Pastel Society Members' Exhibition, Arts Alive, Burlington, VT Apr 2016

  • Fragmented Reality, Agora Gallery, NY, NY Feb 2016

  • Vermont Pastel Society Juried Exhibition, Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT, May 9-June 14, 2015

  • Biennial Regional Jurors’ Choice Competition at the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH, Jan-Mar 2015

  • 21st Annual Renaissance in Pastel 2013 Show, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, October/November 2014

  • Vermont Pastel Society Juried Exhibition, Arabella’s Gallery, Windsor, VT, September/October 2014

  • Vermont Pastel Society Members’ Exhibition, Chandler Gallery, Randolf, VT, March-May 2014

  • Vermont Pastel Society Members’ Exhibition, Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, November 2013·

  • 20th Annual Renaissance in Pastel 2013 Show, Slater Memorial Museum, Norwich, CT, October/November 2013

  • 63rd Annual Exhibition of the Academic Artists Association, Vernon Community Arts Center, Vernon, CT, July/August 2013

  • Monadnock Area Artists Association Exhibition, Jaffrey Civic Center, Jaffrey, NH, June/July 2013

  • IAPS (International Association of Pastel Societies) Pastelworld Show, Albuquerque, NM, June 2013

  • Vermont Pastel Society Juried Exhibition, Emile A. Gruppe Gallery, Jericho, VT, April/May 2013

  • Breaking All the Rules, Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH Jan-Feb, 2013

  • Biennial Regional Jurors’ Choice Competition, Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH, Jan-Mar 2013,

  • River Gallery School Faculty Art Exhibit, Brattleboro, VT September-October, 2012

  • The Sky’s the Limit, Robert Lincoln Levy Gallery, Portsmouth, NH July-August, 2012

  • 8th Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition, Old Forge, NY, May-June 2012 (Juried Show)

  • Academic Artists Association 62nd National Exhibition of Contemporary Realism, Springfield, MA, April 2012, (Juried Show)

  • Finalist in Portraits/Figure category of The Artist's Magazine 28th Annual Art Competition 2011 for Bearing Fruit #30

  • The Exhibition at Grafton 2011, Grafton, VT, Aug/Sept 2011 (Juried Show)

  • Newfane Fine Art Show 2011, Newfane, VT, July 2011 (Juried Show)

  • 7th Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition, Old Forge, NY May-June 2011 (Juried Show)

  • Pastel Society of New Mexico Signature Members Show, Taos, NM May/Jun 2011

  • The Vermont Pastel Society Members Show 2011, T.W. Wood Gallery & Arts Center, Montpelier, VT, February-March 2011

  • The Exhibition at Grafton 2010, Grafton, VT, Aug/Sept 2010 (Juried Show)

  • Newfane Fine Art Show 2010, Newfane, VT, July 2010 (Juried Show)

  • Lake Placid National Juried Art Competition at A Point of View Gallery, Lake Placid, NY September 2009 (Juried Show)

  • The Exhibition at Grafton 2009, Grafton, VT, Aug/Sept 2009 (Juried Show)

  • Newfane Fine Art Show 2009, Newfane, VT, August 2009 (Juried Show)

  • Biennial Regional Jurors’ Choice Competition at the Thorne-Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH, January 2009

  • An Exhibition of Giclee Prints, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT March 2009

  • An Exhibition of Door Panels for the Vermont Veterans’ Home, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, February, 2009

  • New Beginnings, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, January 2009

  • 17th Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition of the Pastel Society of New Mexico (PSNM), Albuquerque, NM, November, 2008

  • The Exhibition at Grafton 2008, Grafton, VT, Aug/Sept 2008 (Juried Show)

  • Miller Art Center Judged Art Show, Springfield, VT, July 2008

  • Red, Black, and Blue: Patriotism, Planet, and Politics, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, July, 2008

  • 16th Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition of the Pastel Society of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, November 2007

  • Exquisite Corpse Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, September 2007

  • Vermont Pastel Society (three person show) Southern Vermont Arts Center, Manchester, VT, July 2007

  • Word & Image: A Collaboration, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, June 2007

  • Vermont Pastel Society Regional Exhibit, The VAULT Gallery, Springfield, VT, June 2007

  • Works on Paper, Windham Art Gallery, Brattleboro, VT, April 2007

  • 15th Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition of the Pastel Society of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, November 2006

  • Academic Artists Association of Springfield, MA, April 2006,

  • 14th Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition of the Pastel Society of New Mexico (PSNM), Albuquerque, NM, November, 2005

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • “Seriously, Do a Series” Award in the Vermont Pastel Society Members' Exhibition, Rutland, VT June 2017 for Overlook #35 In Concert

  • Third Place in the Vermont Pastel Society Juried Show, White River Junction, VT Sep-Dec 2017 for Overlook #30 Duets

  • Most Figuratively Speaking Award in the Vermont Pastel Society Members' Exhibition, Manchester, VT May 2017 for Overlook #31 Saguaro with Dance

  • Second Place in the Vermont Pastel Society Juried Exhibition, Brandon, VT Jun-Jul 2016 for Overlook #26 Partners in Time

  • Most Figuratively Speaking Award in the Vermont Pastel Society Members' Exhibition, Burlington, VT for Overlook #24 Gravitas

  • Honorable Mention in the 25th IAPS Juried Exhibition-Webshow 2014 for Overlook #19 Shadow Play

  • Second Place in the Vermont Pastel Society Juried Exhibition, Windsor, VT, September/October 2014 for Overlook #18 Like It?

  • Fifth Place in the Monadnock Area Artists Association Exhibition, Jaffrey, NH, June/July 2013 for Overlook#8 “You Are Here”

  • Third Place in the Vermont Pastel Society Juried Exhibition, Jericho, VT, April/May 2013 for Overlook #7 “Honored in the Breach”

  • Best in Show at the 3rd Newfane Arts Show, Newfane, VT, July 2011 for Estranged Bedfellows.

  • First Place in Painting at the 2nd Newfane Arts Show, Newfane, VT July 2010 for Repose on Paul’s Ledges.

  • Best in Show for Pastel at the Lake Placid National Juried Art Competition, A Point of View Gallery, Lake Placid, NY September 2009 for Bearing Fruit #23.

  • First Honorable Mention at the 17th Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition of the Pastel Society of New Mexico (PSNM), Albuquerque, NM, November, 2008 (Juried Show) for Bearing Fruit #17.

  • First Place at the Miller Art Center Judged Art Show, Springfield, VT, July 2008 for pastel Bearing Fruit #16

  • Mt Vision Pastel Co. Honorable Mention Award at the14th Annual National Pastel Painting Exhibition of the Pastel Society of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, November, 2005, for Prairie Longing.

  • First Place at the Keene Art Association Spring Exhibition 2005 for pastel Mocha Toes

  • Designed the Vermont Public Radio Mug for the Winter 2005 Fundraising Drive