Peggy Clydesdale (born Peggy Anne Yunker; 1974) is an American artist and painter.
Peggy Clydesdale Wikipedia
Clydesdale grew up in Wenona, Illinois. She has some had formal training through internet correspondence courses via The Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA in 2005-06. This said, she is described as an outsider artist. She creates abstracted figurative paintings in the mediums of acrylic and oil.
Professionally, Clydesdale goes by the moniker White Trash Peg. Clydesdale painted on a part-time basis for most of her adult life before becoming a professional painter in her mid 30's. In 2006 she affiliated herself with the Stuckism International art movement, founding the Reno Stuckists. In 2008, Clydesdale became acquainted with Irish artist Gary Farrelly, and was invited to join the Defastenist movement. She is a member The New Obsessives collective. Her work is displayed in private collections worldwide. In October 2013, Clydesdale became a gallerist, opening "White Trash Gallery" in LaSalle, Illinois.
Clydesdale is a paranormal enthusiast, as she has maintained an online website focused on ghost mapping since the late 1990s. Her collected stories have been recounted in newspaper publications, magazines and in radio interviews. She is the former editor in chief of the regional Mensa magazine for northern Nevada, entitled Neva-Mind, and continues to contribute articles as well as illustrations to the art and culture zine The New Obsessive and the paranormal skeptic's magazine "Who Forted" Her short story, "My Gigolo Winter" was included in the book "Do You Love Me: The Gene Gregorits File"05/2015 solo show: "Rutland, Illinois, 1983"; Bucktown Center For The Arts ~ Davenport, IA
12/2014 group show, curator: "Santarotica", White Trash Gallery, LaSalle, IL, with Dan Belton, James Woodbridge Hedges, DJ Glitter Queef
08/2014 featured artist, "Magi of the Second Coming", The Gallery at Kinderhook Tap, Oak Park, IL
05/2014 group show, "derangeant de la femme", squat l'Onyx Bagnolet M Gallieni, Paris
03/2014 group show, curator: EUROTRASH!!. White Trash Gallery, LaSalle, IL, with David Hoyle, Iza Zaro, Sophie Iremonger, Troy Henriksen, Douglas Brodoff, Gary Farrelly, Matt Bray (founding member of Remodernism movement)
10/2013 group show, curator: "Children of the Scorn", White Trash Gallery, LaSalle, IL
8/2013-10/2013 group show, The Deaf Cat, 83 High Street, Rochester (Medway) UK
12/7/2012-1/7/2013 featured artist,"Skyrim Ruined My Life", The Gallery at Kinderhook Tap, Oak Park, IL
5-9/2011 guest artist, "She Was An American Girl" pop-up shop; Muskauer Strasse 49 ~ Berlin, Germany
1/28/2011-2/18/2011 guest artist/solo show "Round Up Ready"; Star Dog Gallery at Bucktown Center for the Arts ~ Davenport Iowa
8/2010 - 9/2010 guest artist/solo show "L'exhibition D'oeuvres des Sauvages et Beauf (White Trash Art Show)" NCIAW Gallery at The Willows ~ Utica, IL
8-9/2009 group show, "I Pray Daily for Michael", Galerie Chappe ~ Paris, France; with Bill Plympton, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, Gary Farrelly, Play Paul, Marc Sich
2-3/2009 group show, Art: Raw Gallery ~ New York, NY
8/2008 group show, I Pray Daily for Amy, Galerie Chappe ~ Paris, France; with Claire Price, Jean-Marc Dallanegra, Fred Bred, Troy Henriksen, Katrin Fridriks, M. Chat, Regis-R, Gary Farrelly
2006 group show, Academy of Arts University "Spring Show" ~ San Francisco, CA
5/1992 Illinois Valley Community College "Portfolio Scholarship 1st Place Winner Solo Exhibition", Oglesby, IL