I’m a collage maker for much the same reason I’m a curator – I love images. This affection has led me to collect remnant imagery; the largely ignored and seemingly inconsequential bits of ephemera that once had a purpose, still have a presence, but now idle in disuse. I combine, layer, juxtapose, glue, tape and re-contextualize these bits and pieces of detritus in order to … [Read more...]
About Cory Peeke
Cory Peeke received his BFA from Kendall College of Art and Design and his MFA from the University of Idaho. He has exhibited his work in numerous solo and group exhibits throughout the U.S. as well as in Europe and South America.
His work has been published in L’art du collage au Coeur de la creation, Creative Quarterly, Dialogist, Agave magazine and The Artist Catalogue among other publications. His works are included in the permanent collections of Eastern Oregon University, Lockhaven University, Whitman College and the International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction.
In addition to his studio practice, he is a contributing writer for Kolaj magazine. Cory is the Director of the Nightingale Gallery and Professor of Art at Eastern Oregon University.