35-A Alden Street
Provincetown, MA 02657  USA
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solo exhibitions
2008 Hutson Gallery Provincetown, MA
2005 Lands End Mural premiere, Portuguese Festival, PAAM Provincetown, MA
2000-04 Robyn Watson Gallery Provincetown, MA
1999-2000 CJG - Cortland Jessup Gallery Provincetown, MA
1989-97 Rising Tide Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1995 James R. Bakker Gallery, Boston, MA
1988 Phoenix Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1987 Julie Heller Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1985-86 Open Studio, Provincetown, MA
1984 Outermost Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1983 Marie Pellicone Gallery, New York, NY
1982 Provincetown Group Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1981-82 Spiritus, Sea Fox, Provincetown, MA
1981 Edwige Provincetown, MA
1979-80 Art in the Banks, Cape Cod Bank & Trust, Provincetown, MA
1977-78 Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1976 Angie's, Provincetown, MA
1975 The Hollow Reed, Portland, ME
1973 The Nouvelle Gallery, Northampton, MA
1971 Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA

selected group exhibitions
2008 Hutson Gallery Provincetown, MA
2000-2004 Robyn Watson Gallery Provincetown, MA
2001 Bridges, Sakai City Municipal Museum and Cultural Hall, Sakai, Japan
1998-00 Cortland Jessup Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1973-01 Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Provincetown, MA
1995-99 James R. Bakker Gallery, Boston, MA
1977-01 Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1989-97 Rising Tide Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1985-93 Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Dennis, MA
1986 Crosscurrents, Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, NY
1984-85 Saugatuck Gallery, Westport, CT
1984-85 Outermost Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1984 Veerhoff Gallery, Washington, DC
1984 The Dance Center, New York, NY
1984 Falmouth Artists Guild, Falmouth, MA
1983 Marie Pellicone Gallery, New York, NY
1982 Provincetown Group Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1978-81 East End Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1980 Work Center Invitational, Long Point Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1978-80 Arwin Gallery, Detroit, MI
1977 Cape Cod as an Art Colony, Heritage Plantation Museum, Sandwich, MA
1970-73 Student Union Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

murals, commissions
2003-05 Lands End Mural, indoor mural, Lands End Marine Supply Provincetown, MA
1989 Hawthorne with His Students, temporary mural, PAAM Provincetown, MA
1985 38th Annual Blessing of the Fleet, logo Provincetown, MA
1984 Virgin Polyester, storefront mural, Crayons Provincetown, MA
1982 Assorted props, Provincetown Theater Company Provincetown, MA
1982-83 Parrots and Songbirds, storefront murals, The Moors Rest. Provincetown, MA
1980 Poster design, Fall Arts Festival Provincetown, MA
1980 A Stage, storefront mural, As You Like It Provincetown, MA
1979-80 Five murals, many other Community Art Projects (CAPS) Provincetown, MA
1979 The Gazebo, mural, White Wind Inn Provincetown, MA
1979 Collage, storefront murals, Johnson Street Provincetown, MA
1978 Custom painted automobiles Provincetown, MA
1973 The Dance, backdrop, commissioned, rock group Rain Northampton, MA
1973 Sunrise/Sunset, mural commission Athol, MA
1972 Bamboo, mural commission New Salem, MA
1972 Stairwell Landscape, mural, Bartlett Hall, Univ. of Mass. Amherst, MA
1972 Mandala, floor, mural commission North Hadley, MA
1971 The Blue Wall, mural, Campus Center, Univ. of Mass. Amherst, MA
1970 The Snail, mural, Campus Center, Univ. of Mass. Amherst, MA

awards, honors, grants
1985-86 Twice nominated, Academy of Arts and Letters New York, NY
1985 Finalist, Massachusetts Artists Foundation Boston, MA
1979 Grant recipient, America the Beautiful Fund, CAPS Washington, DC
1977-78 Visual artist fellow, Fine Arts Work Center Provincetown, MA
1976 Purchase award, National Print & Drawing Comp., PAAM Provincetown, MA
1968-73 Grant recipient, National Educational Opportunity Amherst, MA
1967 Elected delegate, National Youth Conference on the Atom Chicago, IL

selected public collections
Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) Provincetown, MA
University of Massachusetts (UMASS) Amherst, MA
Also represented in many private collections in the US and abroad.

6/23/05 In the Arts, Susan Rand Brown, Provincetown Banner
2/5/04 Piecing Together a Town from Photos and Memory, Sue Harrison, Provincetown Banner
8/24/01 Portrait of an Artist, by Stuard Derrick, Provincetown Magazine, vol.24, issue 20
3/6/97 Peter Macara, an Interview with Karen Krahulik, MediaOne TV and WOMR-FM radio
6/25/93 Artists' Statements, Peter Macara, Provincetown Arts, vol.9, annual issue
7/25/91 Provincetown Artist Puts His Opinions on the Map, Cindy Nickerson, Cape Cod Times
5/25/91 Painter Rooted in Fishing Community, Sara London, The Cape Codder
9/10/87 Macara Departs from Usual Work, Rosemary McGloughlin, Provincetown Advocate
7/22/83 The Art of Being, Carmen Lambert, Provincetown Magazine, vol.2, issue 12
9/2/82 Provincetown, The Human in Art, Mary Abell, Artspeak, NY
6/25/82 A.R.T. Focus, interview, Jay Critchley, WOMR-FM radio
1/29/81 Artists See a Bright Winter Picture, Elise Brett, Cape Cod Times
8/21/80 Peter Macara, Catherine Gammon, Provincetown Advocate
4/6/79 CETA Paints the Town, E. J. Kahn III, The Cape Codder
12/1/79 Storefront Facelift an Art Project, Mary Bauer, Provincetown Advocate
9/20/79 P'town is Where It's Art, Robert Garret, Boston Herald American
8/6/78 An Artist Profile, Mary Klein, Cape Cod Times
7/14/77 Macara Grows to Become Artist, Gregory Katz, Provincetown Advocate
5/8/77 Art on the Cape, Robert Taylor, The Boston Globe
5/8/77 Why Cape Cod?, Gwen Wells, Cape Cod Times

work seen in print, other media
5/4/97 Toward the Spiritual: The Artist & Creative Process, video by Drs.T. & M. Herskovic
6/5/91 Five Families of Massachusetts, Chronicle, WCVB-TV5, Boston, MA
3/26/91 War on Canvas, Sara London, Cape Cod Antiques & Arts
3/4/88 Art Associations, Bonnie Quigley, The Review, March/April issue
2/17/83 The New Figurative Freedom, Artspeak, NY, vol.IV, no.13
10/6/83 And Doing It With Style, Provincetown News, vol.1, issue 27
6/14/82 Preview, You Gotta Have Arts, WBZ-TV4, Boston, week of June 14-21/82
1979-82 Fall Arts Festival, special supplement, Provincetown Advocate, September
1979-94 Graphic layout/design, Provincetown Art Association and Museum
1977 Cape Cod as an Art Colony, exhibition catalog
1972 Spectrum, Woodland Publishing Co., vol.V, no.II, May issue

lectures, memberships, appointments
1973-2008 Member artist, PAAM Provincetown, MA
1995-2001 NEMA conference participant Springfield, MA, Portsmouth, NH and Lexington, MA
1989 Computers and Collections Management Workshops, Smithsonian Institution Washington, DC
1986 Guest lecturer, Crosscurrents exhibition, Guild Hall Museum East Hampton, NY
1984-85 Chairman, Provincetown Art Commission Provincetown, MA
1979-81 Board of Directors, Lower Cape Arts & Humanities Council Provincetown, MA
1979-80 Curator of C.C.B.& T. and Seamen's Bank exhibitions Provincetown, MA
1979-80 Program coordinator, Community Art Projects (CAPS) Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet, MA
1979 Visiting artist lecturer, Provincetown High School Provincetown, MA

1979-2008 Assistant Director/Registrar, PAAM, Provincetown, MA
2001 Collage workshop, PAAM Provincetown, MA
1978-2000 Painting instructor, adult education, Community Center, COA Provincetown, MA
1978 Painting instructor, MA College of Art/Project Provincetown Provincetown, MA
1977-78 Painting/drawing instructor, Cape Cod Community College Banstable, MA
1976-77 Private tutor, travel guide Provincetown, MA
1976 Substitute teaching, public schools Provincetown, Truro
1975 Head of Art Dept., Charles River School, summer session Dover, MA
1974 Visiting artist, instructor, North Yarmouth Academy Yarmouth, ME
1971-72 Volunteer tutor, N.E.S., American International College Springfield, MA

2002 Havana, Santa Clara and Trinidad, Cuba
2001 Osaka, Sakai, Kyoto, etc., Japan
1998-99 Shanghai, Beijing and Xian, China
1998 Curacao, N.W.I.
1997 St. Petersburg and the Hermitage, Russia
1995 Venice, Florence, Rome, and elsewhere in Italy
1993 Cairo and the Nile, Egypt, via London
1990 Netherlands, Belgium, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Turkey
1989 Belize, Guatemala
1987 Mexico City, Oaxaca, and Zihuatanejo, Mexico
1986,92,97 Jamaica
1983 Rome, Italy, Athens, and Delphi, Greece
1982 San Juan and elsewhere in Puerto Rico
1978 El Salvador, Sicily, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, England
1974-75 Canada, coast to coast

1968-74 BFA in painting and art education, Univ. of Massachusetts Amherst, MA
1968 Provincetown High School, graduating with honors Provincetown, MA
1950-68 Born and raised on Brewster Street, in Provincetown; influenced by many artists at an early age.

current gallery affiliations
Hutson Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM), Provincetown, MA

updated: 2008

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