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 2017 Shows:

Current show: Sacred Species: Exploring the fauna of Morocco and North Africa  •  Tetouan, Morocco
 
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May 1 - July 30, 2017, Upcycle + Re-Purpose/Works on Paper, Out of the Blue Gallery, Cambridge, MA

Upcycle & Repurpose
A dichotomy between trash and treasure or one person’s trash can be another’s gold

A dichotomy is a division or contrast between two things that are or are represented as being opposed or entirely different. In this series, I re-define “trash” by re-purposing discarded materials (cardboard and bubble wrap) into molds used for paper casting. Paper pulp (sourced from recycled paper) is poured into the mold. The cured piece is then enhanced with variations of colored pulp, or, gilded with precious metal.

Although we may see recycling as a modern concept evolved from the 1970s environmental movement, historically it has been common for households to practice conservation and recycling. Composting of organic household waste was known to the Greeks and Romans as a means fertilizing soil. Our efforts to recycle have generally increased from year to year. This success can be traced to wide public acceptance, the improved economics of recycling and laws requiring recycling collections or enforcing recycled content in certain manufacturing processes.

Upcycle + Re-Purpose-Peter Mallen

January 1-31, 2017, Works on Paper, Out of the Blue Gallery, Cambridge, MA

Right: Sacred Species, Bas-relief, lacquer, 24k gold on hand-made paper

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February 24-March 3, ArtAttack/New Orleans  ArtAttack/New Orleans
May-June, 2017, Artist in Residence, Tetouan, Morocco Peter-Mallen-Tetouan-Morocco
 
Provincetown show
Pop-up@Gallery Voyeur  •  Oct. 12 - 19 
444 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA  •  Opening Reception on Oct. 14, 2016, 6-9 pm
Left: Guardian (F), 3 ft high; Center: WAKE, oil on canvas, 4x9 ft.  Right: GUARDIAN, bronze, 3 ft high

Peter Mallen @ Gallery Voyeur, 10/12-19/2016
 
ArtAttack/P-town

ArtAttack/Provincetown

A street installation comprised of thirty paintings distributed around the East End gallery district during Women's Week, focusing on gender equity and equal pay

Paintings uninstalled on October 19 and donated to Helping Our Women
which offers compassion, assistance and support to women on Outer Cape Cod.

 

Sincere thanks to the Vineyard Gazette, and Michael Kotsopoulos, writer and Jeanna Shepard, photographer for the coverage of ArtAttack/OB in today's issue...Visit >>>

ArtAttack Oak Bluffs

ArtAttack/Oak Bluffs
Love more/More Love

Bombings, mass-murder,
hate crimes... what frightening times we live in.

It seems like every day we are faced with a new incident of terrorism, either at home or in the world.
Don't become desensitized.
Remember: there is love in the world

You can create love by giving it in small, but meaningful ways. Be kind...listen to people. Don't become desensitized. You have the power to give love. More love? Love more.

ArtAttack/Oak Bluffs is a series of 52, 9x12" oil paintings on canvas boards. They are installed in, and around,the Oak Bluffs Cultural District, where they were produced. It is a collaborative effort between OB residents Harry Judd and Peter Mallen as a personal response to the escalating terrorism in the world today.

ArtAttack

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and upcoming shows in Provincetown and on Martha's Vineyard.

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Upcoming show:
Gallery Voyeur

Oct. 12-19, 2016

444 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA

Woodcuts, Kyoto Municipal Museum, Kyoto Japan

Part of a twenty painting series of 12x12x3" oil painting of the surface of waterConnect with Peter on Tumblir

Current Show - The Workshop, Beach Road, Vineyard Haven

Peter Mallen- The Workshop, Summer, 2015

December 11, 2014-January 3, 2015

Group Show @ LACDA
104 East Fourth Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013   •   Artists Reception: December 11, 7-9pm (Art Walk)

Plein-Air Summer Breeze Group Show@ The Workshop

Menemsha Katama
Menemsha Katama

CURRENT SHOW!

Nemeth Art Center  •  8/9-9/5/14   •  Midwest Multiples
 annual juried of editioned art, curated  by Hesse McGraw, Vice President for Exhibitions and Public Programs, The San Francisco Art Institute

Oak bluffs Public Library show


 

Left:
Columbarium
cast concrete

 

 

 

Right:
Bodyparts
Norfolk marble


 

 

LACDA

Bokashi Woodcut 

Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts
104 East Fourth Street Los Angeles, CA
12/12/13 - 1/4/14

Solo Show

Art in the Stacks
Vineyard Haven, Martha's Vineyard
8/1/13 - 9/1/13

Island Faces

Featherstone Center for the Arts
Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard
10/14 - 10/30/12

 Personal Vistas: Solo Show

Loeb House, Harvard University
3/29-5/6/12

 

Group Show,

Loeb House, Harvard University
4/8 - 5/13/11

Los Angeles Fine Art Dealers Association Juried Show
1/19 -1/23/11

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