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Penny Oliphant Celebrates a Successful Career as an Artist

Ms. Oliphant has been painting for over 30 years and taking photographs for nearly a decade

A solo exhibition of new work will be shown at New York's Artifact Gallery in 2022.

    PITTSFIELD, ME, August 10, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Penny Oliphant has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Well regarded for her images of everyday life in small towns, Ms. Oliphant's art offers a fresh look at the unappreciated aspects of Maine's rural landscape. She is gratified to have had her work displayed in a multitude of solo and group exhibitions, public collections and juried exhibitions. Throughout her career, Ms. Oliphant has maintained professional affiliations with the Boothbay Region Art Foundation and the Circle Arts Foundation.

Ms. Oliphant has been drawing since before she attended elementary school. At four years old, she completed her first drawing of a horse. Inspired by her mother, who worked as a draftsperson, and her grandmother, who graduated from the Pratt Art Institute, she has dedicated her life to her career as an artist. Looking toward the future, Ms. Oliphant is proud to have completed training at the Portland School of Art in 1972 and the Art Institute of Boston in 1975.

For her exceptional work, Ms. Oliphant has received such accolades as a third place award from the Danforth Gallery "Emerging Artists," the Harry Faust Memorial Award from the Maine Open Juried Show and an honorable mention from the Art in Maine Juried Show. Additionally, she has been recognized as an Artist of Distinction by the Stillpoint Art Gallery. In 2017, 18 of her photographs were featured at Out of the Blue Art Gallery in Boston. A selected portfolio of Ms. Oliphant's work can be found on her Instagram page, @penny_oliphant.

Ms. Oliphant's recent work has been exhibited internationally at the Yukyung Museum of South Korea as well as galleries in Athens, Berlin and Melbourne.

Her dramatic black and white images chosen for the 2021 Stillpoint Art Gallery Show, "The Art of Isolation," earned Best in Show.

A solo exhibition of new work will be shown at New York's Artifact Gallery in 2022.

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