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Light In October VI

Saturday October 17 and Sunday October 18, 2009

This fine art and craft sale will be held in the Barcroft Neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia Seven local artists will host an incredible two day show offering in person experience with art patrons. Music and food too.

Returning to my old neighborhood for a repeat two day show like no other. See the artists at

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My Sculptures Now at Lot 12

The owners of the fine restaurant, Lot 12, located in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, have added my sculptures to their gardens. Currently Man and You, Me and Baby, Woman and Embrace are available for sale. Check my webpage "Lot 12" for details.

Also Berkeley Springs is a great day trip or weekend get away



Gallery Representation

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A trip into the Hudson Valley is certainly worth the time. Also visit the sculpture park, Storm King, which has over 500 acres of amazing large scale sculpture. (Not mine...yet!)

The Ice House Gallery

My art has been juried into the Ice House Artist Co-op located in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. More than 20 local artists showcase their work at the Ice House. See the list of artists, directions and happenings at the Ice House Artist Co-op or the Morgan Arts Council.


Also Berkeley Springs is a great day trip or weekend get away.

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Just Fish @ the Ice House

Snap Dragon @ the Ice House



A Few Previous Shows

Bertoni Gallery Show at AHS Light In October Art-O-Matic Art Farm



The Pink Line Prohect and the Northt Capitol Main Street hosted a sculpture walk in the Bloomingdale neighboorhood of Washington DC which ran August 1 - 30, 2009. Loacted along 1st NW between Florida and Rhode Island Avenues. Pick up a map at Big Bear Cafe or Windows Cafe.

My sculpture, To Catch A Dream, was located at 1811 First St Street NW in the front yard.

Check out: for more details.





spirit vessel.jpg (1083723 bytes)Always a crazy and fun experience. I had eight sculptures for this event which took place in a new building right next to the Nationals Ball Park.

May 29 through July 5, 2009
55 M Street, S.E. (at the corner with Half Street), Washington, DC 20003

In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Artomatic was located in Washington, D.C.’s Capitol Riverfront neighborhood.

All About Metal

A group art show of artists across the country at the Ice House in Berkeley Springs, WV, is all about metal. Sculpture, forged iron and other metals arts were on display. June 12 - July 19, 2009

Directions and happenings at the Ice House Artist Co-op or the Morgan Arts Council.

Details of the show here:


Light In October V

Saturday October 18, 2008.

Held in the Barcroft Neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia Eight local artists hosted an incredible one night show offering their fine art for sale.

Returning to my old neighborhood for a repeat one day show like no other. It was great fun to see old friends and some new ones too. See the artists at

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Art Romp 20

Friday September 7

Art Romp 20: The Grand Finale

Warehouse Gallery


Sad to say one of the coolest art places in the DC area will be closing down. But not without having an Art Romp to end all Art Romps! Many repeat artists from past events. I had one wall hanging and two floor pieces at this Art Romp 20. Work was on display from 100 artists from all the years of Art Romps.



All About Metal

A group art show at the Ice House in Berkeley Springs, WV, is all about metal. Sculpture, forged iron and other metals arts were on display from artists throughout the region. I had three new pieces in this show as well as my usual sculptures in the artists' coop gallery at the Ice House.

July 6 - August 12, 2007

directions and happenings at the Ice House Artist Co-op or the Morgan Arts Council.


Not All Things Are Rusty. A Spring artist retreat in West Virginia resulted in several exciting new sculptures created just for this Artomatic event. Nine sculptures were on display, some from rusted steel and a few from new steel. Two sculptures sold during the event.

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I created several wall hangings for those with no outdoor space or want to expand their collection of Peter Wood sculptures to the indoors. I have ventured into new materials and techniques .

See images of all the sculptures on display: AOM 2007

Artomatic Details: Artomatic is an eclectic, engaging...and occasionally even eye-popping...arts extravaganza held regularly since 1999. Artomatic is the region's one-of-a-kind multimedia art featuring more than 600 regional artists and performers. This free five-week event, held April 13-May 20, featured nearly 90,000 square feet of paintings, sculptures, photography and other creative work.

April 13 - May 20, 2007
2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, Va.



Art at the Mill

Hosted by the Clarke County Historical Association at the Burwell-Morgan Mill in Millwood, Virginia. This is a juried show and sale of incredible art from the region.

April 29 through May 13, 2007

More information: Art at the Milll



Brookside Gardens 2007 Sculpture Show

For the eighth year in the row, I was selected to be in the Brookside Gardens Conservatory Sculpture Show. It opened January 20th and ran through April 15, 2007.



Shock &Awe

I had a sculpture in Shock & Awe: Artists look at War
The show ran November 3 through 26, 2006.
Warehouse Gallery & Cafe, 1021 7th Street NW, Washington DC



Sculptures at Aldie Mill

September 2006 - Aldie Mill 9th Annual Art Show and Sale, an outstanding juried art show with works in a variety of media.



Sculptures at Garden Architects in Annapolis Maryland

I did have several sculptures available at Garden Architects in Annapolis, Maryland.  Currently I have not had the inventory to keep them supplied with new work. Still, check out their website: This is a  business that combines garden landscape design services with a garden shop and gallery.



Sculpture at Pearmund Cellars Winery

Currently, I have moved the sculptures from the winery, but they soon will return. Still worth the trip to the winery (



FLORA at the United States Botanic Garden

FLORA was a sculpture exhibition at the U.S. Botanic Garden celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Washington Sculpture Group. Located at the foot of the U.S. Capital, this exciting juried exhibition ran from March 27 though April 26, 2004.  Cut Back was selected for this show and sold during the opening reception.

From the Juror's Statement: "There is a delicious whimsy in many works of art (Andrew Yff's Eight, Donna McCullough's Memory Garden, Bonnie Shelor's April Showers, Peter Wood's Cut Back). Another appealing aspect of the show is the clever use of materials and found objects."



The Ellipse Arts Center's Summer Salon 2003

This was a non-Juried show open to all artists living, working or maintaining a studio in Arlington.  I had one piece in this show. It ran from June 24 through August 16, 2003. The crowded opening reception was held Tuesday, June 24.



Element - Inaugural Exhibition and Sale

Peter's Water Feature, Water RightsA six week long, juried celebration of the arts for the new Falls Church City Arts Center. The show included art from seven local artists. I had seven sculptures in this show, including a newly created water feature. This was a very exciting exhibition to kick off the new Falls Church City Center for the Arts.



Summer Salon 2002

Sitting With PapaSitting With Papa was in the Summer Salon 2002 at the Arlington Ellipse Arts Center from July 23 through August 24, 2002. This show was a juried exhibition of sculpture, photography and fine craft from artists living or working in Arlington, VA.



All Dolled Up

Dressup2.JPG (20807 bytes)Dress Up was in the traveling show "All Dolled Up." The show started at the Suffolk Museum, April 19 through May 15. Then opened at the Arlington Ellipse Arts Center from May 21 through July 26. This show was an invitational exhibition of sculpture, photography and fine craft inspired by shapes and symbolism of dolls.



The Ellipse Arts Center's Summer Salon 2001

This was a non-juried show open to all artists living, working or maintaining a studio in Arlington.  I had one piece in this show called Wallflower which sold! The show ran from June 26 through August 11, 2001.



Arlington Arts Center's 2001 All Media Exhibition

I had two sculptures in this show. One which is a collection of four pieces commissioned by John Harpold.  The sculptures were mounted outside the Arts Center. This exhibition was curated by Trinkett Clark and ran from April 21 through May 18, 2001.



Winter Essence Show

Snowswan SnowdropThe Winter Essence was located at the Crossings in Takoma Park, Maryland. I had two sculptures, Snowswan and Snowdrop, as part of this show located outside on the grounds of Crossings. Crossings is an alternative healing center. 



Man on 7th Street

ManMan was on display at the DC United Sculpture Park from August 2000 until April 2001. It was an honor to have one of my sculptures in park with some of Washington's most fascinating sculptors. The park was located near the corner of 7th & and E Sts. NW, Washington, D.C. Just a few blocks down from the MCI Center!

DC United Sculpture Park was founded by Robert T. Cole, local metal sculptor, with the help of local sculptors, Chas Colburn and Randy Jewart, in October of 1997. The park was closed so yet another building could go up!



Arlington County Central Library

I had 10 sculptures displayed at the Arlington County Central Library on Quincy Street during the month of October, 2000. I would like to express my appreciation to the Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance for sponsoring my art for this show during Gay History Month.



Sculpture Party - A One Man Show

On March 11, 2000, I rented the 1019 Studio and set up 30 sculptures to be enjoyed by many. Over 70 people attended the show.



Residency at the Vermont Studio Center!

I spent four weeks in 2000, learning more about creating metal sculptures. I had lots of studio time and created over 25 sculptures.  The admission in the artist residency was based on 20 slides depicting my work. They received over 400 applications. I received a partial scholarship and a grant. VSC is located in Johnson, Vermont which is about an hour from Burlington, VT. 



Peter Wood, metal sculptor,

creating large scale sculptures for the estate, garden or dramatic interior space

and small scale works for the intimate setting