Carol Peligian Carol Peligian lives and works in New York City, where she is currently an associate professor at Parsons, the New School of Design. She has also taught at Rhode Island School of Design. Her drawings, paintings, and sculptures have been shown and commissioned in the United States and Europe. Each body of work has a unique expression, but all are concerned with extreme beauty, time, and transformation. The recipient of several grants and awards, she is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and has also studied at Brown University, the Sorbonne, and Sarah Lawrence College. She is represented by Dean Project
Fine Art

“It’s Like Alchemy”—A Day in the Life of an Artist

By Carol Peligian
"I go into my studio every day and play with my muse. I draw the way I drew at Rhode Island School of Design, every morning, like a meditation. The phone rings, I paint, the phone rings again—it’s the fabricator. I daydream, I’m hungry, a visitor stops by with marble remains of a church, I’m hungry, I cast. I pace around thinking I’m not working, but I’m really processing fairy dust."
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