“Rio Grande Sonata”
36 x 48 in.
A second-generation Arizonan born in Phoenix, Peggy Immel grew up traveling the world as the daughter of a career Air Force veteran. She now lives with her husband in Taos, New Mexico, where her landscapes are inspired by her love of the outdoors and the Southwest’s exotic beauty.
Peggy’s work has been included in national juried exhibitions and has received numerous awards, including a most recent Trustees Best of Show for her painting “Fresh Snow” at the 2014 Millicent Rogers Museum Miniature Show in Taos.
Her educational background includes architectural studies at Arizona State University and classes at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the DeCordova Museum School in Lincoln, Massachussetts, and the Silvermine Arts Center, in New Canaan, Connecticut, where she studied with Jack Pellew. In addition she has taken individual workshops from Charles Gruppe, Tony Van Hasselt, Jeanne Mackenzie, Laura Robb and Koo Schadler.
Peggy is a Signature Member of Plein Air Painters of New Mexico and Plein Air Artists Colorado and is a Full Member of the National Society of Painters in Casein and Acrylic.
Her work is represented by Wilder Nightingale Fine Art in Taos, New Mexico; Sorrel Sky Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico; and Zforrest Gallery in Tubac, AZ.