Cyd Peroni is a freelance writer and fine art photographer living in the Sonoran desert of Arizona. She is currently one of 11 juried members at eye lounge, a contemporary art space established in 2001 committed to fostering emerging and established visual artists in downtown Phoenix and founder of Salon 60, a small group of artists dedicated to photographic education and exploration.

Her work is held in private collections, has appeared in various publications, and has been shown nationally in solo and juried group exhibitions such as Medium Festival of Photography (San Diego, CA); A Smith Gallery (Johnson City, TX); Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ); Los Angeles Center of Photography; Lenscratch Online Gallery; Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center (Wheeling, WV); Schorr Gallery (West Jordan, UT); University of Utah Museum of Natural History (Salt Lake City, UT); and Kimball Arts Center (Park City, UT).


Awards & Recognition

December 2018
Accepted into the 11-member Eye Lounge Artist Collective
Phoenix, AZ

March 2017
Arizona Commission on the Arts
Professional Development Grant

Summer 2016
Desert Foothills Library Photography Exhibit & Competition
Honorable Mention

May 2016
Admission as Juried Member of Sonoran Arts League
Cave Creek, AZ

December 2007
Admission as Juried Member of Artworks Around Town Gallery
Wheeling, WV

July 1996
Schorr Gallery, West Jordan Arts Council Juried Exhibition - West Jordan, UT
First Prize for “Blankets, Benson Grist Mill”

October 1995
Kimball Art Center, Park City UT
A Celebration, American Association of University Women
Juror: Ellen Garvens
“Mom with Hat Attitude” (Triptych - Solarized Gelatin Silver Prints) selected as one of 22 pieces from the group exhibit to travel the state for the Utah Arts Council Traveling Exhibits Program

Publications

Issue 22 (October 2018)
The HAND Magazine

February 2017
saltfront magazine #5
Editorial images

March/April 2006 Front Cover
Southwest Graphics Magazine - Phoenix, AZ
Digital Photography and Art Direction

2005 Southwest Graphics
Buyer’s Guide Competition - Phoenix, AZ
Editorial image


2019 Exhibitions

Solo Exhibition – Eye Lounge (Phoenix, AZ)
Geology of Spirit – Holland Gallery of Fine Art (Scottsdale, AZ)
2019 Contemporary Art Exhibit – Desert Foothills Gallery (Cave Creek , AZ)
Art Detour 31 - In the Blink of an Eye - Eye Lounge (Phoenix, AZ)
Arizona Photography Alliance – FOUND:RE (Phoenix, AZ)
All Eyes - Eye Lounge (Phoenix, AZ)

2018 Exhibitions

Unique: Alternative Processes - A Smith Gallery (Johnson City, TX)
Juror: Diana Bloomfield

Forgotten - A Smith Gallery (Johnson City, TX)
Juror: Blue Mitchell

No Strangers - Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)

All Art Arizona - Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)

Light Sensitive - Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)
Juror: scott b. davis

InFOCUS, Phoenix Art Museum Support Group
Members Exhibition - Found:RE Hotel (Phoenix, AZ)

Sparkle and Flash
Sonoran Arts League Gallery (Cave Creek, AZ)

2017 Exhibitions

Little By Little - Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)
Juror: Dr. Julie Sasse, Chief Curator & Curator of Modern, Contemporary, and Latin American Art, Tucson Museum of Art

Size Matters 2017 - Medium Festival of Photography
Juror: Katherine Ware, Curator of Photography at the New Mexico Museum of Art (Santa Fe)

No Strangers
Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)

Los Angeles Center of Photography
Members Show - Virtual Gallery
Juror: Paula Tognarelli

Near to Far: 3 Views of the World
Three Person Exhibition - Fearless Art Works Gallery (Carefree, AZ)

All Art Arizona Juried Exhibition
Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)

Four Students Invitational
Desert Foothills Library (Cave Creek, AZ)
Curated by Jerry Sieve

InFOCUS, Phoenix Art Museum Support Group
Members Exhibit - The University Club (Phoenix, AZ)

Light Sensitive 2017
Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)
Juror: Ann M. Jastrab, Director, Rayko Photo Center

Anthem Public Art Project
City Building (Anthem, AZ)
Juror: Mickey Meulenbeek

Contemporary Art Exhibition (Cave Creek, AZ)
Juror: Jeff Zischke, Art | Object

2016 Exhibitions

No Strangers Exhibition
Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)

Lenscratch - Signs of Life Online Exhibition

All Art Arizona Juried Exhibition
Art Intersection (Gilbert, AZ)

Hot Art/Cool Show Juried Exhibition
Desert Foothills Library (Cave Creek, AZ)

INFOCUS, Phoenix Art Museum Support Group
Members Exhibition

Sonoran Arts League Contemporary Art Exhibit (Cave Creek, AZ)
Juror: Robrt Pela

2007 Exhibitions

Artworks Around Town Gallery (Wheeling, WV)
New Members Exhibition

Crosscurrents Juried Exhibition
Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center (Wheeling, WV)
Jurors: Bryan Rapp and Karen S. Honaker

1995-96 Exhibitions

Solo Exhibition
Lamb’s Restaurant (Salt Lake City, UT)
 
Photographic Print Society Juried Exhibition
Markosian Library, Salt Lake Community College (UT)

Schorr Gallery
West Jordan Arts Council Juried Exhibition (UT)

Grantsville Historical Society (UT)
Centennial Celebration Exhibition
Season Opening of Benson Grist Mill

Vital Arts Gallery (Salt Lake City, UT)
Persona: The Human Image in Contemporary Utah Photography
Juror: Tim Gallagher

University of Utah - Museum of Natural History
Traces: The Confluence of Nature and Humanity
Juror: Freeman Patterson

Kimball Art Center (Park City UT)
A Celebration, American Association of University Women
Juror: Ellen Garvens