Cyphers painting investigates and finds inspiration in the processes of Evolution and Entropy.
Cyphers most recent series of large scale paintings and works on vellum, 'DISASTER SPECTACLE, " document and channel the horror and magnificent processes of human destructive forces and natural phenomena as they impact on the human species.
Peggy Cyphers was born and raised in Baltimore and Chesapeake Beach, Maryland. Cyphers has been working and living in New York City and Brooklyn for over 25 years.
Cyphers has had one person exhibitions nationally and internationally since her first show in the East Village in 1984. Her exhibitions have been reviewed in the New York Times, New York Observer, Art in America and San Francisco Chronicle, among others. Most recent exhibitions include "Animal Spirits" at Noma Gallery, San Francisco, (November 2009) "Animal Spirits" at Creon Gallery, New York City (May 2009) and "Animal Spirits" a two person show at the Kleinert James Arts Center in Woodstock, New York . (Oct 2009. She is co-founder of the curatorial project BROADTHINKING with the most recent show “Slow News International” in Sept. 2009 in Honolulu, Hawaii .