June - August, 2011
John Peña is a multidisciplinary artist and educator who grew up in Washington State. John’s projects have explored racing with clouds, sending a letter to the Pacific Ocean every day for the last seven years and creating a pirated radio station that played extinct birds sounds.
He received his B.F.A. in Painting. He completed his M.F.A. at Carnegie Mellon University and then traveled to Cali, Colombia on a Fulbright Fellowship. John has attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and taught as an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon University. John has exhibited works at The Mattress Factory Museum in Pittsburgh, Kevin Kavanaugh Gallery in Dublin, Kate Werble Gallery in NYC, and The Bumbershoot Arts Festival in Seattle.