Interactive and Functional Sculpture
Peter Leue (pronounced Loya) (b. 1946) has worked in wood and mixed media for five decades. Peter studied with Wendell Castle and Bill Keyser at the School for American Crafts at the Rochester Institute of Technology, and received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1968. An award-winning artist and craftsman, Peter concentrates on interactive and functional sculpture. As of February 2013, Peter is represented by Leigh Wen Fine Art, founded in 2011 by internationally renowned painter Leigh Wen. In October and November, 2013, Peter's work was featured in two galleries in Taipei, Taiwan: the Guan Xiang Art Gallery, and the Danish Warehouse, and between January and March 2014, in a two-man show in Taipei City Hall, sponsored by the Taipei Puppetry Museum. Peter's newest sculpture, Loving (Albany) Cup 2013, won the Nancy Hyatt Liddle Award for Best in Show at Historic Albany Foundation's BUILT art show, Nov. 2013. This sculpture was chosen for the 2nd Annual Upstate Artists Juried Group Show at the Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville, NY, November 2013-January, 2014.
Loving (Albany) Cup 2013