Perin Mahler Title


Perin Mahler is an educator and fine artist. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Trinity College, Hartford and an MFA in Painting from Queens College, CUNY in New York City. Over a twenty-year career in education, he has taught at several colleges and universities including The University of Cincinnati, The Art Academy of Cincinnati, Kendall College of Art and Design in Grand Rapids, Michigan and Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. Most recently he has Chaired the MFA program in painting and drawing at Laguna College of Art and Design. His work is represented in several museum collections as well as prominent private collections. He has had numerous group and one-person exhibitions around the country. In 2009, he was honored to be a finalist in the Outwin Boochever portrait competition at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC. His current body of work, titled Autobiographies, is a series of large single and multi-figure paintings dealing with personal subjects including narratives from domestic and professional experiences.