Shauna Peck lives and works in San Diego California and has exhibited nationally and internationally. She received her MFA from Claremont Graduate University in 1986 and shortly thereafter was nominated for the New Talent Award-Los Angeles County Museum. Peck has lectured on art at colleges and universities throughout Southern California. She has been included in private collections as well as prestigious museum collections-San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Oakland Museum of Art, California Center for the Arts. Escondido, and Chase Bank New York and most recently she was invited to exhibit her work in conjunction with the COP21 in Paris. Peck’s exhibitions have been reviewed in major publications by celebrated art writers most notably- Peter Frank, Robert Pincus, Kenneth Baker, David Pagel and Marlene Donahue. Peck’s work and exhibitions, now spans almost three decades and is revered for her deftness in the use of a variety of materials; as well as her investigation of universal metaphors and contemporary narratives, with particular emphasis exploring mortality and the appropriated natural landscape.