Peter Klubek

Artist Bio

Peter Klubek is a Louisiana based artist and art research librarian at the University of Louisiana. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and he has written several articles and reviews for RUSQ, and ARLIS/NA Multimedia and Technology reviews. He was a featured artist at the Battery Park Outdoor Art festival in New York, NY, The Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition and Exhibition at Cedarhurst center for the Arts in Mt. Vernon, IL and has participated in the Iowa Sculpture and Fine Arts Festival in Newton, IA. He was awarded for his portraits of college athletes, he completed two study abroad/artist residencies at Hospitalfield House in Arbroath, Scotland and an internship at the Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama. More recently, he was a 2022 recipient of IVLA's Deborah Pratt Curtiss Artist Scholarship in Jyvaskyla, Finland. He can often be found actively promoting art making and art place-making through the Nunu Art Collective in Arnaudville, LA.

  • Works in Permanent Collections

 Brooklyn Art Library Brooklyn, NY

Hillard Art Museum University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Awards and Recognition

2023 Samuel H Kress Foundation International Travel Award

2022 International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA)  Deborah Pratt Curtis Artist Scholarship Award

2003 3rd Place Award SIUC Athlete Portrait Competition

2001 2nd Place Viewers Choice Award Art Alley SIUC Student Center

  • Press

(2022, December 21). Cajun Creations. Daily Iberian, The (New Iberia, LA).

Peter klubek’s “I have one of those faces.” (2022, September 15). Country Roads Magazine.

"Lafayette artist captures the pandemic stories behind those Zoom faces in online project." Wyatt, M. The Advocate February 2022 from

WESTBROOK, S. P. B. L. (n.d.). ACA.zoomart.adv.002.JPG. NOLA.Com. February from

"Deaux Bayou Collective Group Exhibit." Country Roads Magazine. November 2021 

"The Canvas Project Exhibition Catalog." Art House LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

"Moods Without Limits." Islip Bulletin, July 9. West Islip, New York.

"Art in the City" volume 1, issue 4. Minutemen Press Falls Church, Virginia.

  • Group Exhibitions (Featured Artist)

(2011) 21st Mid-Atlantic Art Exhibition
D'Art Center
Norfolk, VA

(2010) America's 2010: All Media
Nortwest Art Center
Minot, ND

(2009) Battery Park Outdoor Art festival
Battery Park
New York, NY

(2009) The Southern Illinois Artists Open Competition and Exhibition
Cedarhurst center for the Arts
Mt. Vernon, IL

  • Selected Publications.

"Art institute of Chicago online collection." (n.d.). ARLIS/NA Multimedia & Technology Reviews. April 2022

"Beyte Saar: Call and Response Review" Multimedia and technology Reviews. December 2020

"Claude Monet: The Water Lilies and Other Writings on Art Review"Multimedia and Technology Reviews. August 2019.

"Faces of Frida Review"Multimedia and technology Reviews October 2018.

  • Presentations and Speaking Events

2023 "Information At the Crossroads of Art and Record." Ways of Seeing: IVLA Conference 

Co-presented with Brian Kelly and Benjamin Hickey 2023 51st Annual ARLIS Conference "Outside the Library with The Marais Press: Printmaking Collaborations at the University of Louisiana- Lafayette

Co-presented with Tiffany Ellis 2022 LUC “Outreach, Creativity, and You: Based on the True Life Story of Dupre Library and an Arts and Culture Collective

W/Marty Miller Art Librarian Louisiana State University. Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) Southeast Chapter Conference 2021 “Opening Up the Arts: Experiences with the LOUIS Interactive OER for Dual Enrollment”

W/Marty Miller Art Librarian Louisiana State University. International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA) 2021 Annual Conference “Open Access to Visual Literacy: Coordinating Creation of Pilot OERs in Visual and Performing Arts”

  • Selected Solo Exhibitions

(2022) I Have One Of Those Faces
Nunu's Art and Cultural center
Deux Bayou Gallery
Arnaudville, LA  

Online Virtual Exhibtion
Worldwide Web

(2019) At face Value + Trains of Thought
LeCoin Gallery Nunu’s Art Collective
Arnaudveille, LA

(2018) Recent Works
Firehouse Gallery
Baton Rouge, LA

(2012) Recent Works
Museum Without Walls
Islip, NY

(2012) All about Pipes
Museum Without Walls
Islip, NY

  • Selected Group Exhibitions

(2023) Cur Non

Acadiana Center for the Arts

Lafayette, LA

(2023) Passeport Pour la Louisiane

Centre des artes de Shawinigan

Shawnigan, Quebec

(2022) Introspection-Land Of Misfit Toys
Nunu's Art and Cultural center
Deux Bayou Gallery
Arnaudville, LA

(2021) Cancer: Never Give Up
Ontario, Canada

(2021) Open Studio Tours
Acadiana Center for the Arts
Lafayette, LA

(2021) Twenty Years of Marais Press: imprinting

a Campus and Collection. Hilliard Art Museum.

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, LA

(2021) Deux Bayous Artists Group Show

Deux Bayou Gallery

Arnaudville, LA

 (2018) Railroad Art
Prairie Arts Center
North Platte, NE

 (2018) Every Woman
Deux Bayous Gallery
Arnaudville, LA

 (2016) Baton Rouge Community College

Faculty Exhibition
Magnolia Gallery Baton Rouge Community College
Baton Rouge, LA

 (2014) Sketchbook Project
Miami Botanical Garden
Miami, FL

(2014) ARLIS/NA Members Art Exhibition
Grand Hyatt Washington Conference Center
Washington, DC

 (2013) World Art print
Lessedra Art Gallery
Sofia, Bulgaria