The paintings of Michael Peery have been accepted into juried shows throughout New York City and the Northeast, including exhibitions at the Dahesh Museum and the Arnot Museum, as well as in Indiana at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art. He holds a BFA from Utah State University and an MFA from the New York Academy of Art. Peery has taught at the New York Academy of Art, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Woodstock School of Art and Rhode Island School of Design. His work hangs in public and private collections, including Jean-Louis Dumas-Hermes, the Prince of Wales Foundation and the Forbes Foundation. He was the recipient of the RISD Continuing Education 2012–2013 Teacher of Excellence Award.