Art Brokerage: Peter Plagens American Artist: b. 1941. Peter Plagens was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1941. He received a B.F.A. degree from the University of Southern California in 1962 and an M.F.A. from Syracuse University in 1964. He has been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in Painting and two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in Painting. He was Mellon Distinguished Visiting Professor at Middlebury College in Vermont, Fall 2005. Plagens is known for his paintings as well as his writing on art. Peter Plagen's work has been shown in solo exhibitions at Akron Art Museum, Ohio; Fisher Gallery, L.A., Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Wahington, D.C., and Las Vegas Art Museum. The artist's work has also been shown at the Arkansas Arts Museum, Smithsonian Institution, New York; Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA; High Museum of Art, Contemporary Art, CA; Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, San Antonia, TX; Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA; Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio; among others. His paintings are in the public collections of Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo NY; The Baltimore Museum of Art, MD; The Denver Art Museum, CO; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and more. Plagens is also the author of three books: "Sunshine Muse: Modern Art on the West Coast, 1945-70"; "Moonlight Blues: An Artist's Art Criticism"; and a novel, "Time for Robo." Listings wanted by Art Brokerage.