Artist Bio

Alyce Peifer has exhibited extensively in the North and South Fork areas in Long Island as well as New York City. The light reflected on the bays the ocean and the farm vistas are evident in her landscape and seascape paintings. Alyce paints with other area artists enjoying the rich tradition of plein aire painting in the area. Alyce has traveled extensively throughout Europe, Asia, and the Middle East which provides further inspiration for painting scenes and the study of reflected light. Subtle color palette, glazing, and attention to composition are hallmarks of her painting. Her paintings include scenes from her travels and of the bays, the farm lands, and the ocean included in the beautiful environs of the magnificent Hampton area. Alyce also studies and paints portraits and still life in order to continue and enhance her study of composition and light. Alyce holds a Masters of Science in Education from Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, and has been an educator and department chair in a New York college and New York State schools.

Alyce has served on the Board of the Artists Alliance of East Hampton, NY, and has helped coordinate the annual Artists Studio Tour of the The Hamptons, Let’s Talk Art, and the AAEH Members Shows. She is also a member of Guild Hall of East Hampton, NY; The Water Mill Museum at Water Mill, NY; and the East End Arts Council in Riverhead, NY, where she has had her paintings exhibited in juried shows. She has had a two artist show with Georgette Sinclair at The Salmagundi Club, Fifth Avenue, New York City; and curates theme centered shows of The Wednesday Group, plein air painters of the East End, and other art shows in New York and The Hamptons.


This year Alyce organized the 1st Hamptons Plein Air Invitational. Plein air artists from the area will meet the last weekend in June at Ashawagh Hall, Springs, New York, to show and paint together. The show will be held on June 28 and 29 with the “paint out” on Saturday, June 28, from 10 am to 4 pm.