Peter is represented by the Marion Royael Gallery, Beacon, NY.
Exhibitions and Shows_____________________________
Working/Drawing, a group show featuring artists' working drawings and photos of completed works. Fulton Street Gallery, Albany, NY. Jan. 25 through March 9, 2013.
Upstate Artists, a group show of work by artists from the Albany-Saratoga region curated by Elizabeth Drubben, at the Laffer Gallery, Schuylerville, NY. December 9, 2012 through January 20, 2013.
Fourscore Gateway, commissioned by the Center for Economic Growth and Proctors Theatre for the CEG annual meeting, October 24, 2012. In the arcade at Proctors Theatre, through November 2012.
One-day installation, Crossroads of Imagination, at the opening reception for the MoHu Fest, a 10-day "holiday for the arts" in the Mohawk-Hudson River Region of New York State. This four-county celebration of the arts was held in an unused hangar at the Albany International Airport, with space for the construction of this massive installation, which was 40' X 40' X 22'. October 2012.
Exhibit featuring Deus ex Machina: Reconfigured, with works by Dave Dziemian, Kathleen Erin Lee, Mary Giehl, Alexander Percy and Brian Loatman. Marion Royael Gallery, Beacon, NY. September 2012.
Exhibit featuring Deus ex Machina, with paintings by Kathleen Erin Lee, Mary Giehl, Barbara AG Riddle and Steven Riddle. Marion Royael Gallery, Beacon, NY. August 2012.
Marquis pieces in group show, Crest Hardware Art Show, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, July and August 2012.
Group Show, "Intertwined" at the Desotorow Gallery, Savannah, GA, February 2012.
Group Show, with Mary Giehl, Brian Edwards, David DeCampo, Michael Krasowitz, Marion Royael Gallery, Beacon, NY, October 2011
The Arts Center of the Capital District, Troy, NY "Fence Select Show," July-August, 2011
The Arts Center of the Capital District, "Fence Show," June-July 2011
Marketplace Gallery, Albany, NY, "Structure" Group show with Abe Ferraro, June 2011
Albany Center Gallery show, "Knock it Off," May 2011
“Heavy,” group show organized by Marketplace Gallery, at the Historic Albany Foundation-owned St. Joseph's Church, July 2010.
“Re-Arting Troy,” Troy Atrium Building, Troy, NY, June-October 2009
Albany Center Gallery show, “Knock it Off,” May 2009
Albany Center Gallery show, “Then and Now,” January 2009
“Beyond Functional Art” Show, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy, NY, June 1999
16th Northeast Fine Crafts Exhibit, Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY. 1998
“Out of the Woodwork” Invitational show, Catskill Gallery, Catskill, NY, 1981
Fifth Regional Craft Show (juried), Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY, 1975
“Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Man” Invitational show, Short Hills, NJ, 1971
One man show, Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY 1969
Rounds 1, 2, 4 and 5 Showcase Winner in the Artlant.com Artslant Prize 2012 Showcase.
One of Top Fifty Winners of the Third Ward--Brooklyn Fall Open Call, an international artists' competition. January 2012.
First Place in show: 16th Northeast Fine Crafts Exhibit curated by Ursala Ilse-Neuman, curator at the American Crafts Museum, NYC. Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY, 1998.
First Place in annual show, Northeastern Woodworkers Association, 1998
Historic Albany Foundation Individual Preservation Merit Award, for exemplary preservation craftsmanship, 1984
Historic Albany Foundation Preservation Merit Award, for restoration of a Gothic cottage, 2004 (with Nancy M Burton)
Articles and Reviews ____________________________
Hudson Valley Parent (online magazine), "Albany artist takes kid's toys and makes them GIANT sized," September 2012
YNN News, "Giant erector set on display at local art gallery," first aired August 9, 2012.
life@home, a Times Union Publication: "The Fun of the Craft: the funny, punny furniture and sculpture of Peter Leue," March 2012
SpotlightNews.com: “The artists of ‘Then and Now’ keep the mood light at Albany Center Gallery,” 12/30/08 (also in regional print weeklies)
Hudson Valley Magazine: “Picture Perfect: Beneath half a ton of stucco, Peter Leue and Nancy Burton discovered--and then lovingly restored—a Gothic Revival gem in Albany,” November 2005
Albany Times Union: “A new shed, in an old style,” 11/28/2004
Albany Times Union: “Hole in the Wall gallery offers visitors interactive art,” 8/13/2000
Albany Times Union: “Whimsy art delights: Levity rules in ‘Beyond Functional Art,’ combining craft and artistry” 6/27/1999
Schenectady Gazette: “Woodworking takes top prize at Northeast Fine Crafts Exhibit,” 4/16/1998
Schenectady Gazette: “As Wood as New—Custom craftsmen create designs from originals,” 5/16/1993
Capital District Business Review: “Peter Leue carving his initials in wood on Albany cityscape,” 10/27/1986
Schenectady Gazette: “Clues of Past Abound in House Paint, Plaster,” 11/18/1985
The Albany Times Union: Manchester, VT. “Hotel columns get new life,” 5/3/1985
The Albany Times Union: “Albany rehabs honored,” May 19, 1984
Albany Knickerbocker News: “Craftsman gives Albany house a Gothic illusion,” 8/1/1983
Albany Union-Star: “Albany Designer places creative accent on form,” 12/69
Albany Times Union: “Animal-Like Furniture Work of Young Albany Designer,” 12/12/1969
House and Garden, “What’s New,” April 1969
Home Furnishings Daily, “Animal Forms in Furniture,” 12/3/1968
Self employed artist and master craftsman, 1968-Present, full time since 1981.
Consultant for set design/technical services for the award-winning Albany High School Theatre Ensemble, Albany City School District, 2006-2011
Furniture Making Classes, Hudson Valley Community College Crafts for Credit, classes sponsored by Rensselaer County Council on the Arts, (now The Arts Center of the Capital District) 1994-1999
Woodworking Instructor, Continuing Education, Bethlehem High School, Delmar, NY, 1979-1998
Parts Warehouse Manager, Historic Albany Foundation, Albany, NY, part time, 1989-1994
Vocational Instructor (full-time)--Woodshop, New York State Division for Youth, Camp #1, Rensselaerville, NY, 1976-1981
Vocational Instructor (full-time)--Woodshop, Berkshire Farm for Boys, Canaan, NY 1968-1973
BFA 1968, Woodworking and Furniture Design, Rochester Institute of Technology, School for American Craftsmen.
--Studied with master craftsmen Wendell Castle and William Keyser.
Graduate work (41 credit hours at various institutions) required for permanent New York State teacher certification.
New York State Education Department: permanent certification in Industrial Arts.
New York State Education Department: permanent certification in Construction (Carpentry)