Artist Peter Seltzer

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Peter Seltzer’s paintings in oil and pastel have been exhibited at numerous public venues including the Butler Institute of American Art (OH) where his work has appeared multiple times in their annual Mid-Year Exhibit and other group shows.  The Butler has also given him a solo show featuring his paintings in pastel.  He has also shown at the New Britain Museum of American Art (CT), the Noyes Museum of Art (NJ), Canton Museum of Art (OH), National Arts Club (NYC), National Academy of Design (NYC) and the Salmagundi Club (NYC).  In addition, his work is represented in the permanent collections of the Butler Institute of American Art, the New Britain Museum of American Art, Harvard University (MA) and the New Haven Paint and Clay 100+ year collection (CT).
Many in depth articles about his work and technique have appeared in American Artist Magazine, the Artist’s Magazine, Pastel Journal and Connecticut Magazine.  In addition, his paintings have been included in fine art books such as The Best of Pastel 1 and 2, The Best of Sketching and Drawing and Pure Color: The Best of Pastel.  He has been honored with the designation Master Pastelist by the Pastel Society of America and has received a “by invitation only” membership from Allied Artists of America.  Among his 100+ awards are four Gold and five Silver Medals in international exhibitions.  
More paintings in oil and pastel can be seen on his website:  PeterSeltzerfineart.com 
Dr. Zona's Statement
Peter Seltzer is one of those rare talents that is so identified with the mastery of a medium that his name becomes synonymous with that medium.  Is there a more accomplished still life artist in America? I sincerely believe there is not.  One constantly needs to be reminded that it is the medium of Pastel that is being employed.  The pastel medium, [...]

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