JAM Gallery Artists


perky cohen

Perky Cohen is a Philadelphia born sculptor and woodcarver. She is a protégé of woodcaver/sculptor, Erna Stenzler. She also studied with Leon Sitarchik, Joseph Greenberg, Stephie Greenbaum, Jacques Frabert, Steven Homsher, and John Meehan.

Perky’s primary interest is in the human figure and emotions. Most of her works portray feelings of love, compassion, or sorrow. She is also fascinated by the abstraction of the female form. Perky works in a variety of media including wood, clay, plaster and papier-mâché. Her sculptures have been accepted in both juried and invitational exhibitions including the Washington Square Art Museum in Washington, D.C., Woodmere Art Museum, William Penn Charter School, Abington Art Center, Donnekers Gallery, Tyme Gallery, Cheltenham Center for the Arts, ArtForms Gallery Manayunk, ACX, MCGOPA, Fine Arts People Gallery, New Hope Arts Center and the Noyes Museum in New Jersey. She had a two person exhibition at Martins Run in Media, PA

She actively participates in several galleries and art organizations. Perky was President of ACX (Artists Cultural Exchange) 1998 – 2003. She is also a member of MCGOPA (Montgomery County Guild of Professional Artists), where she served as publicity chairperson for seven years. She was one of the founding members of ArtForms Gallery in Manayunk. Presently, Perky is the director of the Rydal Park Art Gallery. Her works appear in many private collections both in America and England.

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Sculpture by Perky Cohen

Sculpture by Perky Cohen