Mandy Peltier is a mixed media artist and instructor whose exhibition artwork is predominantly created using colored pencil in the style of realism. Mandy’s artwork is available at the Highland Galerie in Columbus, GA and it has been displayed in several gallery and museum exhibitions, in private collections, and her artwork and tutorials have also been published in various books and magazines, such as Fine Art Connoisseur, Colored Pencil Magazine, and more. Mandy has achieved her signature status through American Women Artists and her CPSA and CPX signature statuses through the Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA). Mandy has travelled the country teaching workshops, and she is currently an artist collaborator for Winsor & Newton using various media. Through Winsor & Newton, Mandy writes tutorials, records and edits videos, and teaches online classes for companies such as Michaels Craft Stores and Jo-Ann Stores. Mandy also served as the Membership Director for CPSA from 2018-2021 and enjoyed advocating for the fine art medium of colored pencil in that capacity. When Mandy is not creating art or teaching an art class, she enjoys spending time with her family in West Central Georgia, working out, reading, drinking copious amounts of coffee, gardening, as well as other creative interests such as crocheting, sewing, soap making, playing the piano, and singing.
To learn more about Mandy and her art process, watch her artist talk that took place at the Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery on December 4, 2019 or click on the image below to listen to the podcast episode of The Sharpened Artist where Mandy was interviewed:
Mandy’s handle across all social media platforms is @mandypeltierartist.