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is a United States painter born on October 3, 1963 in Manila
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, the Philippines
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, while her family was on a trip around the world. She grew up in Seattle, Washington, the youngest of four children.
Peck received a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1985. Subsequently, she studied in two different MFA programs: Syracuse University in New York
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and Temple University
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, after which she lived in Italy for a few years, absorbing art
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, and food. She is the partner of the well-renowned Mark Ryden who also is a pop surrealist.
Since 1994 she has lived mostly in Seattle, returning frequently to Italy
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and also spending some time in New York and, more recently
, Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, California
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with husband Mark Ryden
-Early life:Ryden is the son of Barbara and Keith Ryden, born in Medford, Oregon but raised in Southern California. He has two sisters and two brothers, one a fellow artist named Keyth Ryden....
She has exhibited her work in Paris, Rome, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle.
Peck released a book with husband, artist Mark Ryden called Sweet Wishes
On October 24, 2009 Peck married longtime partner Mark Ryden in the woods of the Pacific Northwest Rainforest.
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