2016 Peto Biennial

Final weeks to see the 2016 Peto Biennial: International Juried Art Exhibition of Contemporary Still Life and Trompe L’Oeil

2016 Peto Biennial

2016 Peto Biennial: International Juried Art Exhibition of Contemporary Still Life and Trompe l’Oeil   brings together nearly 70 original 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional works by notable living artists from across the United States and as far away as Belgium, Greece, and Romania.  This exhibition and competition celebrates the legacy of John Frederick Peto (1854-1907), the renowned 19th century American still life artist and master of trompe l’oeil (French for ‘fool the eye”) painting.

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All of the artworks presented in the show were selected by American art scholar, Dr. Thomas Folk of New York University.  Dr. Folk served as the primary judge, evaluating each of the almost 200 entries of contemporary paintings and sculptures submitted to the competition.

This exhibition is made possible with generous support from The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation, Peter R. & Cynthia K. Kellogg Foundation, Richard A. Askoff, With Heartfelt Support of Garret Peto Ferguson, Gary T. Erbe, E. Steven and Bernadette Doyle, Eve E. Allison, and the Walmart Foundation.

Located at 102 Cedar Avenue, Island Heights, NJ. The museum is open for guided tours of the house and special exhibition Monday through Friday by Appointment and on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 pm to 4 pm. Admission is $10 adults, $5 children, 12 and under FREE. For information call 732-929-4949.

 


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Information: (732) 929-4949 or petomuseum.org.

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