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Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition;

October 7 - November 12, 2023
The Hall Awa Japanese Handmade Paper
Kawahigashi 141, Yamakawa-cho, Yoshinogawa City, Tokushima 779-3401

Peter Mallen Hummingbird1

Hull Artists Open Studios 

July 8 and 9, 2023

Peter Mallen - Lilac in my studio, August, 2023

Peter Mallen - Weavers of the Daisy Chain

Weavers of the Daisy Chain Gang Chorus Ties That Bond
Participating Artist

NYC AIDS Memorial, 76 Greenwich Avenue @ 12th Street, June 10,2023
Performance/Action presented by Peter Cramer and Jack Waters

Hull Artists First Annual Artisans Craft Show 

October 22, 2022
Hull Yacht Club
5 Fitzpatrick Way, Hull, MA

Read Cohasset Anchorage coverage by Kevin Locke

Peter Mallen Jewelry

Peter Mallen - Ocean Study, August, 2022

Hull Artists Winter Show
Sept 1 - Dec 1, 2022

Gallery Nantasket

Winner, Boston Magazine Best of the South Shore 2022
121 Nantasket Ave, Hull, MA

Awagami International Mini-Print Exhibition
October 9 - November 7, 2021
Awa Washi Traditional Industry Center and Inbe Art Space, 136 Kawahigashi, Yoamakaw-cho, Yoshinogawa-shi, Tokushima JAPAN 779-3401 Sponsor: Japan Print Association, Traditional Crafts Industry Promotion Association AIMPE2021 commemorates the anniversary of the opening of the Awa Washi Traditional Industry Center, a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Gladys Louise Judd

Combatting Fear and Violence With Love and Creativity
by Mike Kotsopoulos - press coverage of ArtAttack OB

Art Attack Oak Bluffs

Peter Mallen - The Gay Liberation Front Zine

Rising Together
a Digital Archive/Exhibition of Zines with a Social Conscience
The Gay Liberation Front
The College Book Art Association (CBAA)

Keeping their Story Alive   •   The Upstairs Lounge Tragedy   •   1973
Artist-in-Residence Project  •  Peter Mallen   
February - March, 2019   •   ARTKLUB NOLA   •   1491 Arts Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

The entire body of work of our ARTKLUB NOLA residency project is now archived permanently in The Historic New Orleans Collection, and housed in the French Quarter. MORE >>>

View a YouTube video of the show...

ArtAttack NOLA 2019 - Notorious Harry + Peter

Notorious Harry + Peter Street installation of 55 oil on canvas panels in the St Claude area of New Orleans. Coinciding with the Upstairs Lounge show at the ARTKLUB NOLA, Feb- March 2019

ArtAttack NOLA 2019 - Notorious Harry + Peter ArtAttack NOLA 2019 - Notorious Harry + Peter

Wish You Were Here 17 Postcard Show

A.I.R. Gallery
155 Plymouth Street   Brooklyn NY

May 24 - June 24, 2018
Opening Night Party & Sale: May 24th 6-8 PM

This show is dedicated to immigrant rights and reproductive justice advocate, Alejandra Pablos, who was detained on March 7th for protesting against the Department of Homeland Security at a rally in Virginia early this year. She was released on April 19th on an $8,000 bond, but now must continue to fight against her deportation case.

Sacred Species: Exploring the fauna of Morocco and North Africa  •  Tetouan, Morocco
View Instagram post of recent Provincetown show + installation video  follow peter on instagram

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

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


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.


Visit again for updates on ArtAttack/Oak Bluffs, our new project: ArtAttack/P-Town
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


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


cast concrete




Norfolk marble




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


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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