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Our Members – Peg Alston

Peg Alston Fine Arts


407 Central Park West, Suite 1C, between 100 & 101 streets.
New York, NY 10025 (Gallery visits are by appointment only)


t: +1 212-663-8333

Peg Alston Fine Arts, established in 1971, specializes in works by African-American artists and exhibits works by national and international artists.

Peg Alston has sold works by the following artists: Romare Bearden, Norman Lewis, Frank Bowling, Elizabeth Catlett, Edward Clark, Aaron Douglas, Sam Gilliam, Barkley Hendricks, Jacob Lawrence, Al Loving, Howardena Pindell, Faith Ringgold, Betye Saar, Lolita Valderama Savage, Charles White, Stanley Whitney, Jack Whitten, Brazilian artist, Terciliano, Chinese artist, Gang Zhao, Ethiopian artist, Skunder Boghassian, Nigerian artists, Jimoh Buraimoh, Rufus Ogundele, Chief Z.O. Oloruntoba, Philippine artist and African-British artist, Lubaina Himid, et al., in addition to African sculpture.

Corporate and other exhibitions by Peg Alston Fine Arts have included an exhibit of four African-American female artists at Barnard College (New York); Paintings by Pheoris West at Uniworld Group, Inc. (New York); an exhibit at American Express, World Financial Center (New York); Pfizer Corporation, and the first exhibit of African-American artists in Ivory Coast, West Africa. She has served as an art consultant to John Jay College, The New York Chapter of 100 Black Women; The Greater Westchester Chapter of 100 Black Women, and the Tokyo/New York Sister City Project.

Peg is active with The Studio Museum in Harlem; was selected to work, as a volunteer for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in the 1980’s; was the first volunteer for The Studio Museum of Art. Peg was also nominated to serve as a panel member for the New York State Council on the Arts. She gives seminars on collecting art, and has appeared on television and radio. Peg Alston Fine Arts has appeared in the following magazine articles: Black Enterprise, Essence, National Scene, Art & Auction, The International review of African Art, and the magazine, Boule. Many of her exhibits have been positively reviewed by art critic Piri Halasz in her art newsletter, From the Mayor’s Doorstep, and she has appeared on Consuela Mack’s, Wealth Track on WLIW, in a series ‘Investing in Art’.

Peg was selected by The History Makers, an archival project of a national video- oral history of African Americans for outstanding achievements in their fields. She has also received honors from Community and Educational Arts Organizations.

Peg Alston is a former chairperson of the Arts Committee of the New York Coalition of 100 Black Women; She is a member of ArtTable, a national organization of female art dealers, curators and consultants; was selected for membership to the Private Art Dealers Association, and is a former Board Member.


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