Undergraduate Fine Arts

Perky Edgerton


M.F.A., Tyler School of Art

B.F.A., Boston University

Grants and Prizes include: Pennsylvania Council for the Arts recipient (1987 and 1985), National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship recipient (1981), Walter Murch Scholarship to Skowhegan, Boston University (1976), Skowhegan Drawing Purchase Prize (1976). Solo exhibition scheduled for April 2016, Gross-McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A.    

Selected Solo exhibitions include: Gross-McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A. (2013), List Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, P.A. (2003), The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H. (1996), More Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A. (1992, 1987, 1986), Noel Butcher Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A. (1983), Wilcox Gallery, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, P.A. (1981), Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy (1980).

Selected Group exhibitions include: Woodemere, Juried Exhibition, 2015. Wayne Art Center, Wayne, P.A. (2013), Levy Gallery, Moore College of Art , Philadelphia, P.A. (1989), Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, P.A. (1988), More Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A. (1988, 1984), Noyes Museum, Oceanville, N.J. (1987), Organization for Independent Artists, New York, N.Y. (1984), Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, P.A. (1984), Noel Butcher Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A. (1983), Frumkin/Struve Gallery, Chicago, I.L. (1983), Marion Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, P.A. (1982). 

Publications include: Pipiolo and the Roof Dogs, Dutton Children’s Books, Penguin Putnam, New York (2003), Bravo Tavo, Dutton Children’s Books, Penguin Putnam, New York (2007).

Experience traveling/living abroad: Belize, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, England, France, Guatemala, Germany, Greece, Holland, India, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Mexico, Monaco, Nepal, Peru, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Tanzania, Turkey, and Switzerland.


  • Lela

    Oil on Canvas, 30 x 30 inches
  • Begonia

    Oil on Canvas, 40 x 32 inches
  • Cocktail Party

    Oil on Canvas, 42 x 60 inches
  • Listening for Monkeys

    Oil on Canvas, 46 x 46 inches