Marion Peck

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Marion Peck
Born Marion Peck
(1963-10-03) October 3, 1963 (age 51)
Manila, Philippines
Nationality American
Education Rhode Island School of Design
Known for Painter
Movement Pop surrealism

Marion Peck (born October 3, 1963 in Manila, the Philippines) is a pop surrealist painter based in the United States.


A piece titled "The Bunny," used as the album cover of Waking the Mystics

Marion Peck was born on October 3, 1963 in Manila, the Philippines, 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, at age 18. Subsequently, she studied in two different MFA programs: Syracuse University in New York and Temple University in Rome, after which she lived in Italy for a few years, absorbing art, landscape, and food. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Mark Ryden.[1]

Peck became known for her work in Pop surrealism, and has exhibited her work in Paris, Rome, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle.[2] Her work has also been used for album covers, such as Waking the Mystics by Portland art rock group Sophe Lux. Peck released a book with husband, artist Mark Ryden called Sweet Wishes.[3]

Personal life[edit]

On October 24, 2009 Peck married longtime partner Mark Ryden, also a pop surrealist in the woods of the Pacific Northwest Rainforest.[4][5]


  • 2007: I Cari Estini Exhibition Catalog
  • 2004: Paintings by Marion Peck
  • 2010: Sweet Wishes
  • 2013: Animals


  1. ^ Marion Peck Interview Friday, 04.11.08
  2. ^ [1] Marion Peck Exhibitions
  3. ^ [2] Hi*Fructose Magazine. Sweet Wishes by Marion Peck and Mark Ryden, Wednesday, 30 June 2010
  4. ^ [3] Ryden Peck wedding
  5. ^ Ryden Wedding photo