Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum will host a special exibition on Peter Hunt and his Peasant Village creations May through November, 2005.
Lynn C. Van Dine, author of The Search for Peter Hunt, has opened a Cape Cod-based writing and editing business called Professional Writers & Editors. Check out their services and portfolio!
Eldred's Auction House in Dennis, Mass., often offers Peter Hunt pieces at auction. (This is the same auction house that handled the sale of Hunt's estate back in 1969.) See what items are coming up for sale, or what prices they commanded. Eldred's is great resource for estimating the value or authenticity of your Hunt piece!
Terry Catalano may very well be a modern-day Peter Hunt. An accomplished artist, he is also a terrific salesman who offers area artworks through his Provincetown-based Outer Cape Auctions, where artists can reap the benefits of their labors. He often features Peter Hunt pieces in his actions. Outer Cape Auctions also features an excellent biographical directory of Provincetown artists.
The Society of Decorative Painters' Decorative Arts Center in Wichita, Kansas, has one of the few public exhibits of Peter Hunt pieces. The Center will host a show featuring PH called "The Three Ps of Folk Art: Peter Hunt, Peter Ompir and Per Lynse."
Peter Hunt's apprentice, Nancy Whorf Kelly, is said to paint his peasant designs even better than he did. Now she's a well-known Modern impressionist featured at Berta Walker's Gallery in Provincetown.
Peter Hunt was so taken with the talent of Jack Amoroso, he gave the young artist his own shop in Peasant Village. Now, Amoroso is a much-honored and an internationally known artist based in Coconut Grove, Fla.
The Provincetown Art Association and Museum has two Peter Hunt prints in its collection. In the 1930s, Peter Hunt twice served as a judge in its annual juried show.
The Provincetown Banner offers weekly features on past, current and future local artists. Its archives include two stories: a Peter Hunt History Highlight, and St. Mary of the Harbor, mentioning his art contribution to a local church.
The Local History Company is the brilliant publishing house that took a chance on "The Search for Peter Hunt."
Yellow Umbrella Books owner Eric Linder helped enormously with the research of "The Search for Peter Hunt" by tracking down books and articles related to Peter Hunt from his shop in Chatham, Mass.
Copyright 2004 Lynn Van Dine