Peter Cusack is a publisher, producer, writer, and painter. He is the founder of Cornwall Contemporary Art (COCOA). Peter has degrees from Syracuse University and Ecole Albert Dufois. His work can be found in the Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, the New York Transit Museum, and the United States Air Force Art Collection. His thoughts on art and drawing appear in “An Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers” by Danny Gregory, and “Drawing Inspiration: Visual Artists At Work” by Michael Fleishman. 

Solo Exhibitions

 

 

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Solo Exhibitions

2023  New Work, McNider Museum, Mason City, Iowa

2021 A Leter to Zola, Judy Black Memorial Park, Washington Depot, CT

2020 American Dream, Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, Gadsden, AL

2020New Paintings, Old Ideas, Studio Exhibition, Torrington, CT

2019 American Dream, Five Point Gallery Annex, Torrington, CT

The Pageant of Summer, Oliver Walcott Library, Litchfield, CT

2014 From Life, Cornwall Bridge Gallery, West Cornwall, CT

 

Group Exhibitions

2021 Rose Algrant Show, West Cornwall, CT

2019 Rose Algrant Show, West Cornwall, CT

2018 Mana Open, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

2017 Mana Open, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

2016 Mana Open, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

2015 Washington Arts Association, Washington Depot, CT

(Curated by William Bailey) 

2011 The Fragile Earth, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

Members Open, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

2009 Faculty Exhibition, St John’s University, Queens, NY

Members Open, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

2008 The Rose Algrant Show, West Cornwall, Connecticut

2007 The Still Life, , Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA

Society of Illustrators 49th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY

Members Open, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

2006 Society of Illustrators 48th Annual Juried Exhibition, New York, NY

Members Open, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

Iron Works Gallery, New York, NY

2004 Syracuse University Graduate Show, Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse, NY

2002 Bronxville Art Center and Gallery, Bronxville, NY

2001 Bruno Billard, (France, Saudi Arabia, Syria]

2000 Paul Toner Gallery, NYC

1999 Student Show, L’ Ecole Albert Dufois, France

 

Collections

The New York Transit Museum, NY

United States Air Force Collection, Washing DC

Museum of American Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, NY

 

Publications

The Visual Artist at Work, Michael Fleishman

Illustrated Life: Drawing Inspiration from the Private Sketchbooks of Artists, Illustrators and Designers, Danny Gregory

Illustrators 48, Illustrators 49, Illo8, illo9, illo10

 

Education

Syracuse University, Syracuse, New York, 2004, MA, Illustration

State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, 1994 ,BA, English, Art History

Arts Students League, New York, 2001-2004

L’ Ecole Albert Dufois, Les Cerqueux Sous Passavant, France, 1998

Private Study 1997-1999, Andrew Reiss, Painter