Ralph Peplow Biography

Ralph Peplow




Painter, printmaker, and sculptor Ralph Peplow was born in California in 1907. He received his formal training at the University of Southern California and was an instructor at the Jepson Art Institute. He exhibited frequently, including at the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the Brooklyn Museum, and the San Diego Museum. His work is included in the National Gallery of Art and the Library of Congress.

One Man Exhibits:
Los Angeles Art Association  1949
Santa Barbara Museum of Art  1949
Mid-Twentieth Century Galleries  1950
San Diego Museum of Art  1951
Santa Barbara Museum of Art  1951
Institutional Shows:
Artist West of the Mississippi (Denver) 1951
Carnegie Print Annual  1951
Rochester Memorial  1951
Traveling Exhibits:
American Federation of Artists 1950 - 1951 - 1952
Sculpture Awards:
SF Art Institute 1941
1942 Oakland Art Gallerie
1946 LA Art Week
1946 LA County Museum
1948 California Art Club
1949 National Orange Show
1950 LA Art Week
1950 National Orange Show
1951 National Orange Show
Prints Awards:
1948 LA County Museum
1949 LA County Fair
1951 Western Lithograph
1951 California State Fair
1951 LA County Fair
1952 California State Fair

There is limited information on the life of Peplow and any of his exhibitions after 1952. The list of exhibitions above were found on AskArt.com, who note that it was taken from a hand-written list accompanying a work from a private collector.