Don Perley is an award-winning artist, creating paintings and deep-relief collages for over 40 years. He is entirely self-taught. His style is improvisational and direct, displaying a sense of joy and an uninhibited inventiveness. Don’s work marries the freedom of improvisation with complex, layered gestures, colors and textures.
Originally from the Midwest, Don now lives and works in Stamford. He has had affiliations and shows with Albert Shahinian in the Hudson Valley, The Flow of Art in Norwalk, and Schmidt/Dean in Philadelphia.
His work has been featured in various juried group shows in the New York area. Don won best in show, 3rd Annual National Juried Art Competition, East End Arts, Riverhead, NY. He also won the Dagny Hultgreen Griswold award for painting, 97th Annual Juried Exhibition, Greenwich Art Society. Don can be found in the artist registry of CT Artlist.