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Artist Statement

My paintings are texture rich and infused with color built from layers within the main composition. My paintings are often inspired by nature and feature organic shapes, intense colors, with interplay of light and shadow. Art is the opportunity to capture and celebrate what I see as beautiful in the world.   Through de-constructive and building processes each canvas becomes its own story.  My goal is for the viewer to contemplate the nuances and unique qualities of the moment. Layers, depth, and components are to be appreciated, but not to define the whole image. The common thread for my work is the creativity joining representational, raw, and abstract elements. 



Delphine has always been creative; whether it was decorating a room, volunteering to help out with school crafts, or just doodling on a rainy day.  However, it was not until Delphine was faced with her diagnosis of the chronic illness Lupus in 1992 that she began to paint for herself.  Art has been a big part of her life ever since and she enjoys acrylic, collage, and mixed media painting. 


She has been selling and doing commission work for 18 years.  Delphine is an active volunteer in the art community. She works with the Wake Forest Guild of Artists and currently serves on the Wake Forest Public Arts Commission. 






Facebook: @ArtbyDelphinePeller

Instagram: delphine_peller_art

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Recent Awards/Shows

Patterns of Growth

18 paintings featuring trees

Mims Gallery/Dunn Center NC Wesleyan in Rocky Mount NC

March 8-April 8th 2018


Spotlight on Wake Forest 2018

“NC Spring Road”

Public Art award

12 month display beginning summer 2018


Garden Party Invitational

“Magnolia Memories” & “Windflower #4”

Mims Gallery/Dunn Center NC Wesleyan in Rocky Mount NC

May 17- Aug 12th 2018

Abstracts Matter National Juried Show

“Owl Abstract II”

Gallery 311- Raleigh, NC

February 28th-March 29th 2019


Beyond Despair National Juried Show


National Humanities Center – Research Triangle Park, NC

February 14thth-July 29th 2019


Artist’s Oasis National Juried Show

“View from Brockway II”

South Cobb Arts Alliance – Powder Springs, GA

Aug 2nd – Aug 26th 2019


2019 Wake Forest Dance Festival Poster

“Atlas Dances”

Selected as festival poster art

Oct 5th Joyner Park, Wake Forest NC


Small Treasures

“Yellow Lotus”

Cary Gallery of Artists, Cary NC

Online spring 2020


Small Treasures

“Desert Bloom”

Cary Gallery of Artists, Cary NC

March-April 2021


Spotlight on Wake Forest 2021

“Through the Tulip Prism”

Public Art award

24 month display beginning June 2021

Solo Show - November 2022

Chef's Palette Restaurant

3460 Ten Ten Rd, Cary NC

41st Annual Wilmington Art Association

Spring show and sale

"Hosta Cool"

April 7-16th 2023

65th Maria V. Howard Arts Center

National Jury

Rocky Mount, NC

May-Aug 2023

Small Treasures - 15th Annual

“Almost Done”

Cary Gallery of Artists, Cary NC

June 2023

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