1978 BFA Painting, Rhode Island School of Design,

Minors: Glass with Dale Chihuly, Ceramics with Jun Kaneko

2010 Watercolor Workshop with Alvaro Castegnet

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1994-2006 Seasonally, Galleria Della Rocca, San Gimignano, IT

2002 Cantina Divino, Frankfurt, DE

1999 The Katonah Museum, Katonah, NY

1977 Carr House Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

1972 Main Office Horace Greeley High School, Chappaqua, NY

1972 Westchester Gallery, Chappaqua, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 SDWS International Exhibition, San Diego, CA

2012 Northern Arizona Watercolor Society Juried exhibit, Sedona, AZ

2007-2011 Show Held Annually: Sedona Arts Center Juried Members Exhibit, Sedona, AZ

2006-2011 Show Held Annually: Sedona Arts Center Faculty Exhibit, Sedona, AZ

2007 Sedona Visual Artists Coalition Annual Show, Sedona, AZ

2007-2008 Show Held Annually: Sedona Arts Center Miniature Exhibition, Sedona, AZ

2007 Villa Galleria, Sedona, AZ

2006 The Sedona Art Collection, Sedona, AZ

1998-2003 Seasonally, Studio D’Arte Della Rocca, San Gimignano, IT

2002 Il Pozzo, Cortona, IT

2001 La Bottega,

1998 Artists Market, Norwalk, CT

1997 Tuscan Square, New York, NY

1978 Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI


2017 3-Panel Mural 4’x12’, Inner Circle Farm, Patterson, NY

2016 3-Panel Mural 5’x12’, Commission, King Soopers, Erie, CO

2016 Mural 6’x 25.5’, Commission, Elevations Credit Union, Boulder CO

2008 Banners: 6.5’x7.5’, 6.5’x7.5’, 2.5’x 8’, Ringing Rocks Foundation, Sedona, AZ

2008 Entranceway Mural 6’x10’, Private Commission, Sedona, AZ

2007 Ceiling & Wall Mural, approx 15’x15’, Private Commission, Sedona, AZ

2007 Mural 3’x5’, Private Commission

2007 2-Panel Mural 8’x8’; Mystic Bazaar, Sedona, AZ

2006 3-Panel Mural 4’x12’, Eric Shrode & Nancy Plum, Landscaper’s Challenge, Sedona AZ


King Soopers, Erie CO

Elevations Credit Union, Boulder, Co

Ringing Rocks Foundation, Sedona Az

Hotel Leon Bianco, San Gimignano, IT

Works Held in Private Collections in Europe and America

Grants & Awards

2016 King Soopers Mural Contest

2016 Elevations Credit Union Mural Contest   

2009 Marilyn Sunderman Teachers Grant

2007 City of Sedona Professional Artists Grant

2006 HGTV Landscaper’s Challenge Winning Team

197517 Magazine February 1975, Annural Illustration Contest, First Prize

1972 17 Magazine February 1972, Annural Illustration Contest, Honorable Mention


2007-2012 Core Instructor Sedona Arts Center, Watercolor, Composition and Drawing

2007 Guest Instructor NAU, Foundation Drawing

2003-2017 Workshop Instructor, Drawing, Watercolor, Composition, Color Theory

1993-2017 Private Instructor, Drawing, Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic, Color Theory, Composition & Creativity, Collage

Media & Publications

2016Eland Passage”, Spencer Fine Jewelery Catalog, p.11, 7/21/17

2016 “No Words Running inside my Brain”, Punya, Osho News, 7/8/2016

2016 “Here’s To Community Art, Meet Peggy”, Christy Aumer, Elevations CU, 7/7/16

2011 “Beautiful Women Over 50, Peggy Sands”, Sadhvi, OOPS50 2/25/2011

2010 “Peggy: Graphic design, Watercolours and Murals’, Punya, Osho News 9/18/2010

2009 “Sedona Tourism Industry Feeling Recession’s Pinch”, John Paxson, KNAU Arizona Public Radio 8/25/2009

2007 “Sedona Serenity”, HGTV Landscapers Challenge, Season 12, Episode 8, 12/2/2007

2006 “Pienza”, Sedona Arts Center, Cover, Summer Catalogue 2006

2001 “Master Painters of the World Europe Showcase”, International Artist Magazine, Vol.18, April/May 2001 p.84-87

1975“The Park”, 17 Magazine February 1975 p.104, Annual Illustration Contest, first prize

1972 17 Magazine February 1972, Annual Illustration Contest, Honorable Mention


2010 Jurist, Sedona Art Festival

Licensed Images

Cover, The Myth of Mediation Neutrality, Epis Press, Missoula Mo

Cover, Vivantonomy, Zero Point Press, Missoula Mo

Header Image, Watercolor Critique Facebook Group

Sedona Wine Fest 2012 Festival Image (used in all marketing for the Winefest)

Professional Activities

2014-2017 Watercolor Critique, Moderator

2016 Sedona Collaborative Forum on the Arts

2012 Panel: Discussion On Future Endeavors, Arts & Culture Commission

2010 Panel: Discussion On A Vision for Sedona’s Future, Mayor Rob Adams

2009 Panel: Discussion On Unifying the Arts in Sedona, Sedona Arts Centerr