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Degas Collage  29.5x30x2.5, 2011.  A raised relief collage composed of fragments of Degas prints mounted on foamcore. The support is a wooden box covered with canvas. 


The artist will be happy to provide details and additional photos.

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   show, a project of the Edge of Humanity
  Magazine, April, 2021 

Shahinian Fine Art,

   Rhinebeck, NY, 2014

Shahinian Fine Art,

   Poughkeepsie,  NY, 2004

Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, 1991


In Tandem - Pleiades Gallery
  members show NYC, 2022 

East End Arts Winner's Show,

  Riverhead NY, 2015

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition,
   juried Recycle exhibition, 2015

Peter Marcelle Project,

  Southampton, NY, 2015

The Flow of Art Gallery,

  Norwalk,  CT,  2007 & 2008

Momenta Art, Philadelphia, 1989

The Painted Bride, Philadelphia, 1989

Mangel Gallery, Philadelphia, 1986

Dana Reich Gallery, San Francisco, 1977

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Don Perley is an abstract artist who began his career in 1975 after finishing his college years in New Jersey. A Midwest native, Don has lived in various parts of the country, establishing affiliations with the Dana Reich Gallery, San Francisco, showing collage, the Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, Albert Shahinian Fine Arts in upstate New York, and The Flow of Art Gallery, Norwalk, CT, showing paintings.

Don has won multiple awards in juried competitions and has had several solo gallery shows. He currently lives and works in Stamford, CT.

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