Visual Arts

Artists Seen: Peter Sowiski

by / Mar. 16, 2016 12am EST

Peter Sowiski is a visual artist and educator based in Buffalo. He received a BA in Studio Art from Oberlin College, and an MFA in Printmaking from Ohio State University. He has become primarily known as a pulp painter, with work in numerous public and private collections in America. Since the early 1970s, he has shown in over 180 regional, national, and international group and solo exhibitions. Over the last 35 years he has held over eighty workshop, lecture, and visiting artist posts locally and internationally. Sowiski is an Emeritus Professor of Fine Arts at Buffalo State College, where he taught from 1974- 2007. He has worked at Abaca Press since its inception. For more on his work, visit


Artists Seen: Photographs of Artists in the 21st Century is an ongoing project by photographer David Moog in partnership with the Burchfield Penney Art Center at SUNY Buffalo State. Moog has set out to make portraits of every self-identified working artist and arts professional in Western New York. To be included in the project, call David Moog directly at 716-472-6721 or contact the center at 716-878-4131. Artists working in all media are welcome; visit for more information.