Peggy Bates is a New York based artist with a history of successful solo exhibitions, participation in international art fairs, recipient of grants and awards, and effusive critical praise and context in nationally recognized media sources such as The New York Times, Art in America, Vanity Fair, and Elle. Bates has been exhibiting actively in New York since the early 1990’s. She has received numerous awards including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant. Her work has been highly exposed by her exhibited in several art fairs such as Art Miami Context, AQUA Art Miami, and Scope. She participated in “70 Years of Abstract Painting” at the Jason McCoy Gallery.